The first table below looks at the demand for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 18 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 124 148 136
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 91 35 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.77% 0.90% 0.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.14% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 56 23 27
Average salary £37,375 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.78% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,200 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4228 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.32% 79.17% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 2428 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +15 69 £35,000 - 3
Halifax -3 8 £32,500 -32.98% 1
Bradford +3 5 £47,500 +8.57%
Wakefield - 4 £40,000 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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 78 (54.93%) QA
2 53 (37.32%) Test Scripting
3 41 (28.87%) ISEB
4 39 (27.46%) User Acceptance Testing
5 35 (24.65%) Project Management
6 31 (21.83%) Scrum
7 29 (20.42%) Software Testing
8 22 (15.49%) Manual Testing
9 21 (14.79%) Finance
9 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce
10 20 (14.08%) Automated Testing
11 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (13.38%) Test Management
12 18 (12.68%) ISTQB
13 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
14 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
15 15 (10.56%) Java
15 15 (10.56%) Agile Testing
15 15 (10.56%) HP Quality Center
16 14 (9.86%) MS Office
16 14 (9.86%) Information Management
16 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
17 13 (9.15%) Service Management
17 13 (9.15%) ITIL
17 13 (9.15%) Performance Testing
17 13 (9.15%) Selenium
18 12 (8.45%) Load Testing
18 12 (8.45%) BDD
18 12 (8.45%) JUnit
18 12 (8.45%) .NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.41%) SAS
2 1 (0.70%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (11.97%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.86%) MS Office
3 2 (1.41%) SPSS
3 2 (1.41%) Stata
Business Applications
1 11 (7.75%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.70%) VLAN
1 1 (0.70%) ATM
1 1 (0.70%) LAN
1 1 (0.70%) WAN
1 1 (0.70%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.11%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.41%) QlikView
4 2 (1.41%) Redis
4 2 (1.41%) Riak
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.70%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (9.15%) Selenium
2 12 (8.45%) JUnit
3 5 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.52%) JMeter
3 5 (3.52%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (2.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (2.11%) JBehave
4 3 (2.11%) SoapUI
4 3 (2.11%) Ranorex
5 2 (1.41%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (14.79%) Finance
2 7 (4.93%) Banking
3 6 (4.23%) Games
4 3 (2.11%) Retail
5 1 (0.70%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (33.80%) Analyst
2 41 (28.87%) Test Manager
3 39 (27.46%) Test Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) Agile Test Analyst
4 18 (12.68%) Tester
5 12 (8.45%) Consultant
6 10 (7.04%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (7.04%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.63%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (5.63%) Senior Manager
7 8 (5.63%) Senior Test Manager
7 8 (5.63%) QA Leader
8 7 (4.93%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Lead Business Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) Developer
8 7 (4.93%) Business Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Test Leader
10 5 (3.52%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (2.82%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.45%) .NET
2 10 (7.04%) XML
3 9 (6.34%) Web Services
4 7 (4.93%) SOAP
5 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET
5 4 (2.82%) WinForms
5 4 (2.82%) .NET Framework
5 4 (2.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.23%) NHS
3 4 (2.82%) DTV
3 4 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.41%) Data Integration
4 2 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.70%) iSeries
5 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.63%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Android
2 4 (2.82%) Windows 8
2 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.41%) Solaris
3 2 (1.41%) UNIX
3 2 (1.41%) Ubuntu
3 2 (1.41%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (37.32%) Test Scripting
2 39 (27.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 35 (24.65%) Project Management
4 31 (21.83%) Scrum
5 29 (20.42%) Software Testing
6 22 (15.49%) Manual Testing
7 21 (14.79%) E-Commerce
8 20 (14.08%) Automated Testing
9 19 (13.38%) Stakeholder Management
9 19 (13.38%) Test Management
10 15 (10.56%) Agile Testing
11 14 (9.86%) Information Management
11 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (9.15%) Service Management
12 13 (9.15%) ITIL
12 13 (9.15%) Performance Testing
13 12 (8.45%) Load Testing
13 12 (8.45%) BDD
13 12 (8.45%) TDD
14 11 (7.75%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.56%) Java
2 7 (4.93%) SQL
3 4 (2.82%) C#
4 2 (1.41%) MATLAB
4 2 (1.41%) C
5 1 (0.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.70%) Perl
5 1 (0.70%) VB
5 1 (0.70%) Python
5 1 (0.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 41 (28.87%) ISEB
2 18 (12.68%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.63%) Degree
4 6 (4.23%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (54.93%) QA
2 11 (7.75%) COBIT
3 2 (1.41%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (11.27%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.75%) FrontRange
2 11 (7.75%) HP
2 11 (7.75%) BMC
2 11 (7.75%) Remedy
2 11 (7.75%) ServiceNow
3 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 2 (1.41%) Cognizant
4 2 (1.41%) Hyperion
4 2 (1.41%) Cognos
4 2 (1.41%) Business Objects
4 2 (1.41%) VMware
5 1 (0.70%) Sage
5 1 (0.70%) IBM
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus+HC+Pension= £100K Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Pro Rate + A Fantastic Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago