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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 73 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.27% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £41,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
587 394 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 78.90% 82.95% 81.82%
Number of salaries quoted 474 335 414
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £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 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 26 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 1 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) JIRA
1 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
1 2 (66.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) TestDirector
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Management
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Functional Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP