The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 70 82 67
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.82% 0.28% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 0.30% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £28,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.35% -50.43%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Test Strategy
South 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 Sheffield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
513 657 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 84.51% 91.25% 87.41%
Number of salaries quoted 422 561 490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Sheffield

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Force.com
3 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
3 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) JSON
3 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (20.00%) jQuery
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle APEX
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
1 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Lead Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead .NET Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) jQuery
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) Visualforce
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Investment Management
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) Apex Code
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) Java
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Salesforce.com