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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 74 70 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.28% 0.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.32% 0.17% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £28,500 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.65%
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
627 581 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 87.94% 86.59% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 535 473 419
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,400 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015, 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 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) FitNesse
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Banking
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 2 (50.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Test Management
3 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Functional Testing
3 2 (50.00%) User Stories
3 2 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP