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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 123 165 153
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -12
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 92 19 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.82% 0.51% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 0.60% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 61 7 20
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £29,900 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,200 £50,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
4196 3162 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.22% 85.62% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3241 2513 2643
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
(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
Leeds +15 63 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Halifax - 13 £35,000 - 2
Bradford -7 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 106 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (50.74%) QA
3 87 (42.86%) Project Management
4 59 (29.06%) Finance
5 54 (26.60%) E-Commerce
6 53 (26.11%) Test Scripting
7 42 (20.69%) Regression Testing
8 41 (20.20%) ISEB
9 40 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
10 37 (18.23%) Automated Testing
11 35 (17.24%) Scrum
11 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
12 34 (16.75%) Web Services
13 32 (15.76%) SOAP
14 31 (15.27%) XML
15 28 (13.79%) Test Management
16 27 (13.30%) SQL
17 26 (12.81%) Line Management
18 25 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
20 22 (10.84%) ISTQB
21 21 (10.34%) Performance Testing
21 21 (10.34%) Business Analysis
21 21 (10.34%) Java
21 21 (10.34%) SoapUI
22 20 (9.85%) Selenium
23 19 (9.36%) SQL Server
23 19 (9.36%) Coaching
24 17 (8.37%) Test Planning
24 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 5 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.96%) MS Office
3 1 (0.49%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.49%) LTE
1 1 (0.49%) 3G
1 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (7.39%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 12 (5.91%) OLAP
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.49%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 21 (10.34%) SoapUI
2 20 (9.85%) Selenium
3 16 (7.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.90%) JUnit
5 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
6 7 (3.45%) JBehave
6 7 (3.45%) JMeter
7 4 (1.97%) Behat
8 3 (1.48%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 59 (29.06%) Finance
2 4 (1.97%) Banking
3 2 (0.99%) Law
3 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 89 (43.84%) Analyst
2 77 (37.93%) Test Analyst
3 58 (28.57%) Agile Test Analyst
4 48 (23.65%) Test Manager
5 19 (9.36%) Test Engineer
6 17 (8.37%) Tester
7 15 (7.39%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 14 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 13 (6.40%) Developer
9 13 (6.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (5.91%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.93%) SQL Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Business Developer
13 7 (3.45%) QA Manager
13 7 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
14 5 (2.46%) Lead Tester
15 4 (1.97%) Performance Tester
15 4 (1.97%) Test Leader
15 4 (1.97%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (16.75%) Web Services
2 32 (15.76%) SOAP
3 31 (15.27%) XML
4 8 (3.94%) .NET
5 4 (1.97%) WinForms
5 4 (1.97%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET
5 4 (1.97%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (1.97%) Computer Science
1 4 (1.97%) DTV
1 4 (1.97%) NHS
1 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
2 3 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (0.99%) N-Tier
3 2 (0.99%) iSeries
4 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.45%) UNIX
2 5 (2.46%) Windows
3 4 (1.97%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.97%) Android
3 4 (1.97%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (52.22%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (42.86%) Project Management
3 54 (26.60%) E-Commerce
4 53 (26.11%) Test Scripting
5 42 (20.69%) Regression Testing
6 40 (19.70%) Stakeholder Management
7 37 (18.23%) Automated Testing
8 35 (17.24%) Scrum
8 35 (17.24%) User Acceptance Testing
9 28 (13.79%) Test Management
10 26 (12.81%) Line Management
11 25 (12.32%) Business Intelligence
12 21 (10.34%) Performance Testing
12 21 (10.34%) Business Analysis
13 19 (9.36%) Coaching
14 17 (8.37%) Test Planning
15 15 (7.39%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.90%) TDD
16 14 (6.90%) Information Management
16 14 (6.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.30%) SQL
2 21 (10.34%) Java
3 8 (3.94%) C#
4 4 (1.97%) Ruby
4 4 (1.97%) C++
4 4 (1.97%) PHP
5 1 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (20.20%) ISEB
2 22 (10.84%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.96%) Degree
5 5 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (50.74%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) COBIT
3 2 (0.99%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.46%) Oracle
3 3 (1.48%) ServiceNow
3 3 (1.48%) FrontRange
4 2 (0.99%) IBM
4 2 (0.99%) Sage
5 1 (0.49%) Remedy
5 1 (0.49%) HP
5 1 (0.49%) BMC
5 1 (0.49%) Capita
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable upon profile
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago