The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 31 July 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 South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 81 63 71
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.11% 0.55% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.15% 0.66% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
656 606 656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 69.49% 82.79% 77.45%
Number of salaries quoted 538 538 527
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 24 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) ISEB
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
3 1 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
3 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the South 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestDirector
2 1 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (16.67%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
1 1 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Management
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 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 2 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center