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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 124 169 171
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 69 53 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.86% 1.20% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 1.35% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 67 32 50
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
3347 3940 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.19% 89.06% 88.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2921 3212 3521
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,459 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 6 December 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 6 December 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 +31 51 £42,500 +21.42% 4
Bradford +4 15 £42,500 -5.55%
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
Halifax - 1 £40,000 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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.

1 118 (94.40%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (69.60%) QA
3 73 (58.40%) Test Automation
4 70 (56.00%) Selenium
5 63 (50.40%) Software Testing
6 51 (40.80%) Finance
7 50 (40.00%) Scrum
8 44 (35.20%) Automated Testing
9 43 (34.40%) SQL
10 42 (33.60%) Waterfall
11 41 (32.80%) Test Management
12 39 (31.20%) E-Commerce
13 38 (30.40%) ISEB
13 38 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (29.60%) Functional Testing
15 36 (28.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 36 (28.80%) Software Delivery
16 35 (28.00%) Retail
16 35 (28.00%) ISTQB
17 34 (27.20%) Java
18 33 (26.40%) Legal
18 33 (26.40%) Banking
19 30 (24.00%) Oracle
19 30 (24.00%) Mentoring
20 29 (23.20%) Defect Tracking
21 28 (22.40%) SoapUI
22 27 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
23 26 (20.80%) Regression Testing
24 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
24 24 (19.20%) Relational Database

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 1 (0.80%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.80%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.20%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.80%) GIS
4 1 (0.80%) MySQL
4 1 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 70 (56.00%) Selenium
2 28 (22.40%) SoapUI
3 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
4 22 (17.60%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (9.60%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (9.60%) TeamCity
6 11 (8.80%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.60%) JIRA
7 7 (5.60%) TestDirector
8 6 (4.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
8 6 (4.80%) LoadRunner
8 6 (4.80%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.40%) HP UFT
10 2 (1.60%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.80%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.80%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.80%) GitLab
11 1 (0.80%) JMeter
11 1 (0.80%) Testopia
General
1 51 (40.80%) Finance
2 35 (28.00%) Retail
3 33 (26.40%) Banking
3 33 (26.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (44.80%) Test Engineer
2 40 (32.00%) Senior Test Engineer
3 36 (28.80%) Analyst
4 34 (27.20%) Test Analyst
5 19 (15.20%) Web Analyst
5 19 (15.20%) Web Test Analyst
6 17 (13.60%) Test Manager
7 16 (12.80%) Lead Test Analyst
8 14 (11.20%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (11.20%) Test Automation Engineer
9 13 (10.40%) Software Test Engineer
10 12 (9.60%) Mobile Test Analyst
11 10 (8.00%) Test Leader
12 8 (6.40%) Senior Analyst
12 8 (6.40%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (6.40%) Tester
13 7 (5.60%) Consultant
13 7 (5.60%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (5.60%) Test Automation Consultant
13 7 (5.60%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.00%) .NET
2 10 (8.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.60%) Oracle Fusion
4 3 (2.40%) SOAP
5 1 (0.80%) Django
5 1 (0.80%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.80%) REST
5 1 (0.80%) Web Services
5 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.60%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.80%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.80%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (94.40%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (58.40%) Test Automation
3 63 (50.40%) Software Testing
4 50 (40.00%) Scrum
5 44 (35.20%) Automated Testing
6 42 (33.60%) Waterfall
7 41 (32.80%) Test Management
8 39 (31.20%) E-Commerce
9 38 (30.40%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (29.60%) Functional Testing
11 36 (28.80%) Software Delivery
12 30 (24.00%) Mentoring
13 29 (23.20%) Defect Tracking
14 27 (21.60%) User Acceptance Testing
15 26 (20.80%) Regression Testing
16 23 (18.40%) Kanban
16 23 (18.40%) Logistics
17 22 (17.60%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (16.00%) Test Scripting
19 19 (15.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 43 (34.40%) SQL
2 34 (27.20%) Java
3 17 (13.60%) C#
4 11 (8.80%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.40%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.60%) Python
6 2 (1.60%) Ruby
7 1 (0.80%) PHP
7 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (30.40%) ISEB
2 36 (28.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 35 (28.00%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (0.80%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (69.60%) QA
2 1 (0.80%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (24.00%) Oracle
2 13 (10.40%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.80%) Zend
Leeds
iSource IT
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago