The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 67 57 67
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.67% 0.20% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.24% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £100,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-67.50% +185.71%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
560 418 466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 75.57% 83.10% 74.68%
Number of salaries quoted 472 351 421
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
South Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Test Strategy
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
3 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center