The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 142 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 59 90 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.39% 1.90% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 2.15% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 52 68 56
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,414 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3833 4194 4489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.10% 88.48% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3123 3249 3625
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -22 40 £39,000 -13.33% 9
Bradford -1 17 £40,000 -21.56% 2
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.14%) Selenium
3 47 (42.34%) ISEB
4 44 (39.64%) Test Scripting
4 44 (39.64%) QA
5 43 (38.74%) ISTQB
6 42 (37.84%) SQL
7 34 (30.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 29 (26.13%) Software Testing
8 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
9 28 (25.23%) Finance
10 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
10 27 (24.32%) Scrum
10 27 (24.32%) SoapUI
11 26 (23.42%) .NET
12 25 (22.52%) Non-Functional Testing
13 24 (21.62%) Automation Testing
13 24 (21.62%) Waterfall
13 24 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (17.12%) Oracle
15 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
16 18 (16.22%) Test Management
16 18 (16.22%) Retail
16 18 (16.22%) Functional Testing
17 17 (15.32%) Regression Testing
17 17 (15.32%) Legal
17 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
18 16 (14.41%) Banking
18 16 (14.41%) E-Commerce

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.21%) IIS
1 8 (7.21%) JBoss
1 8 (7.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Network Security
2 1 (0.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.11%) Big Data
2 4 (3.60%) MySQL
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.80%) DB2
4 2 (1.80%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 49 (44.14%) Selenium
2 27 (24.32%) SoapUI
3 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
4 8 (7.21%) Introscope
4 8 (7.21%) LoadRunner
5 4 (3.60%) MSTest
6 2 (1.80%) DbUnit
6 2 (1.80%) FitNesse
6 2 (1.80%) JBehave
6 2 (1.80%) JUnit
6 2 (1.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.80%) WebDriver
General
1 28 (25.23%) Finance
2 18 (16.22%) Retail
3 17 (15.32%) Legal
4 16 (14.41%) Banking
5 5 (4.50%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 43 (38.74%) Analyst
2 40 (36.04%) Test Analyst
3 34 (30.63%) Test Engineer
4 28 (25.23%) Tester
5 18 (16.22%) QA Analyst
5 18 (16.22%) QA Tester
5 18 (16.22%) Test Manager
6 17 (15.32%) Systems Tester
7 16 (14.41%) QA Engineer
7 16 (14.41%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (14.41%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (14.41%) Systems Test Engineer
8 12 (10.81%) Lead Test Analyst
9 11 (9.91%) Test Leader
10 10 (9.01%) Web Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (8.11%) Web Applications Engineer
12 8 (7.21%) Architect
12 8 (7.21%) Senior Test Engineer
12 8 (7.21%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (23.42%) .NET
2 8 (7.21%) Ajax
2 8 (7.21%) J2EE
2 8 (7.21%) XML
3 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.80%) Middleware
3 2 (1.80%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (11.71%) User Experience
2 2 (1.80%) AS400
2 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
2 2 (1.80%) iSeries
3 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.90%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
1 6 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (65.77%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (39.64%) Test Scripting
3 34 (30.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 29 (26.13%) Software Testing
5 27 (24.32%) Scrum
6 25 (22.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 24 (21.62%) Automation Testing
7 24 (21.62%) Stakeholder Management
7 24 (21.62%) Waterfall
8 19 (17.12%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.22%) Functional Testing
9 18 (16.22%) Test Management
10 17 (15.32%) Manual Testing
10 17 (15.32%) Regression Testing
11 16 (14.41%) E-Commerce
12 15 (13.51%) Automated Testing
12 15 (13.51%) Mentoring
13 12 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (9.91%) SDLC
15 10 (9.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 42 (37.84%) SQL
2 14 (12.61%) Java
3 5 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 5 (4.50%) VB
4 2 (1.80%) C#
4 2 (1.80%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.80%) PHP
4 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (42.34%) ISEB
2 43 (38.74%) ISTQB
3 21 (18.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.50%) Degree
5 4 (3.60%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (39.64%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (7.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) CA Wily
1 8 (7.21%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (3.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 19 (17.12%) Oracle
3 10 (9.01%) HP
4 8 (7.21%) Citrix
4 8 (7.21%) Dynatrace
4 8 (7.21%) VMware
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