The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 73 74 83
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 20 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.89% 0.30% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 0.35% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £36,250 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% +45.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
849 579 797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 80.02% 86.29% 78.37%
Number of salaries quoted 736 398 641
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the North Yorkshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +6 11 - - 3
Harrogate -7 8 £50,000 +21.95%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy.

1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) JIRA
2 12 (57.14%) QA
2 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 12 (57.14%) JMeter
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 12 (57.14%) eggPlant
3 10 (47.62%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (33.33%) Usability Testing
5 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
5 7 (33.33%) HP
5 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (33.33%) Selenium
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (28.57%) SQL
7 5 (23.81%) IIS
7 5 (23.81%) Apache
7 5 (23.81%) ISEB
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Replication
7 5 (23.81%) Open Source
7 5 (23.81%) Line Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire region citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) IIS
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 12 (57.14%) JIRA
1 12 (57.14%) JMeter
1 12 (57.14%) eggPlant
2 7 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (33.33%) Selenium
2 7 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Analyst
1 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Test Analyst
2 7 (33.33%) Performance Analyst
3 6 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Performance Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 5 (23.81%) Replication
2 5 (23.81%) Open Source
2 5 (23.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (9.52%) Video on Demand
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (95.24%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 10 (47.62%) Test Management
4 8 (38.10%) Waterfall
4 8 (38.10%) BDD
5 7 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 7 (33.33%) Usability Testing
5 7 (33.33%) TDD
5 7 (33.33%) Business Analysis
6 5 (23.81%) Line Management
7 3 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
8 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (57.14%) QA
2 3 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 7 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) HP
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent salary DOE + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 27 days ago