The table below looks at the statistics 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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 84 78 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.48% 0.54% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.73% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -67.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Test Strategy
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 South Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
908 681 590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 87.48% 73.38% 81.04%
Number of salaries quoted 762 572 486
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 £26,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,238
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Doncaster - 3 £39,500 -
Sheffield -10 2 £32,250 -0.76%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) QA
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (57.14%) Test Management
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) VB
5 2 (28.57%) SOAP
5 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Oracle
5 2 (28.57%) MS Project
5 2 (28.57%) VBScript
5 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (57.14%) JIRA
3 2 (28.57%) Toad
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
2 2 (28.57%) SOAP
3 1 (14.29%) .NET
3 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Test Management
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 2 (28.57%) User Stories
4 2 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 2 (28.57%) People Management
4 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Usability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Kanban
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) VB
3 2 (28.57%) VBScript
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
1 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) HP