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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 121 129 153
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 90 89 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.83% 1.74% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.06% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 66 57 24
Average salary £42,500 £39,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +13.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
4275 4316 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.94% 84.43% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3341 3471 2501
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,500
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 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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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
Leeds +2 62 £44,000 +25.71% 4
Bradford -1 14 £51,000 +7.36%
Halifax +11 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Bingley - 2 £47,500 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 62 (41.06%) ISEB
2 60 (39.74%) Finance
2 60 (39.74%) Test Scripting
3 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (33.77%) ISTQB
4 51 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
5 48 (31.79%) Project Management
6 44 (29.14%) SQL
7 43 (28.48%) QA
8 39 (25.83%) Regression Testing
9 33 (21.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 31 (20.53%) Scrum
11 30 (19.87%) Mentoring
12 29 (19.21%) Coaching
13 28 (18.54%) Software Testing
14 25 (16.56%) Degree
15 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
16 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
16 23 (15.23%) System Testing
16 23 (15.23%) PCI DSS
16 23 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
17 21 (13.91%) Test Management
17 21 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (12.58%) Automated Testing
18 19 (12.58%) Java
19 18 (11.92%) Selenium
20 15 (9.93%) .NET
20 15 (9.93%) Performance Testing
20 15 (9.93%) Integration Testing
21 14 (9.27%) Performance Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 13 (8.61%) IIS
2 3 (1.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.61%) MS Office
2 10 (6.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
1 10 (6.62%) OLAP
1 10 (6.62%) Data Warehouse
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 10 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
1 10 (6.62%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 23 (15.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (11.92%) Selenium
3 9 (5.96%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (5.96%) SoapUI
4 7 (4.64%) JUnit
5 4 (2.65%) WebDriver
6 3 (1.99%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.32%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
8 1 (0.66%) WATIR
8 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.66%) TestComplete
8 1 (0.66%) JMeter
8 1 (0.66%) WatiN
8 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 60 (39.74%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Law
3 6 (3.97%) Retail
4 5 (3.31%) Banking
5 4 (2.65%) Games
6 3 (1.99%) Legal
6 3 (1.99%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 40 (26.49%) Analyst
2 34 (22.52%) Tester
3 29 (19.21%) Test Manager
3 29 (19.21%) Test Analyst
4 19 (12.58%) Software Tester
5 14 (9.27%) Senior Test Analyst
5 14 (9.27%) Consultant
5 14 (9.27%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (8.61%) Security Consultant
7 12 (7.95%) Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Business Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Systems Tester
8 10 (6.62%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 9 (5.96%) Lead Business Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.30%) Lead Test Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Head of Development
12 6 (3.97%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.93%) .NET
2 11 (7.28%) Web Services
3 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.99%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.99%) Apache Flex
4 2 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.96%) Client/Server
2 9 (5.96%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.66%) IVR
3 1 (0.66%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.66%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) UNIX
2 5 (3.31%) Windows
3 1 (0.66%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (39.74%) Test Scripting
2 59 (39.07%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (33.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (31.79%) Project Management
5 39 (25.83%) Regression Testing
6 31 (20.53%) Scrum
7 30 (19.87%) Mentoring
8 29 (19.21%) Coaching
9 28 (18.54%) Software Testing
10 23 (15.23%) System Testing
11 21 (13.91%) Test Management
11 21 (13.91%) Stakeholder Management
12 19 (12.58%) Automated Testing
13 15 (9.93%) Integration Testing
13 15 (9.93%) Performance Testing
14 14 (9.27%) Performance Management
15 13 (8.61%) Security Architecture
15 13 (8.61%) Portfolio Management
15 13 (8.61%) Vulnerability Management
15 13 (8.61%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (29.14%) SQL
2 19 (12.58%) Java
3 13 (8.61%) C#
4 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.66%) Python
5 1 (0.66%) Ruby
5 1 (0.66%) Perl
5 1 (0.66%) PHP
Qualifications
1 62 (41.06%) ISEB
2 51 (33.77%) ISTQB
3 33 (21.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 25 (16.56%) Degree
5 13 (8.61%) CISSP
6 1 (0.66%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (28.48%) QA
2 23 (15.23%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.61%) Splunk
2 13 (8.61%) ArcSight
3 10 (6.62%) IBM
4 9 (5.96%) BT
5 5 (3.31%) CODA
6 3 (1.99%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) Avaya
7 1 (0.66%) Empirix
7 1 (0.66%) Compuware
7 1 (0.66%) HP
7 1 (0.66%) Northgate
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago