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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 141 137 142
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 69 63 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.40% 1.38% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.66% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 25
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £33,450 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £46,650
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
4305 3795 3044
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.08% 83.01% 80.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3445 2991 2454
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +9 45 £32,500 -7.14% 12
Halifax 0 9 £37,500 -30.55%
Bradford +2 8 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 65 (50.78%) Test Scripting
2 64 (50.00%) Finance
3 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (37.50%) ISEB
5 47 (36.72%) Project Management
6 46 (35.94%) ISTQB
7 43 (33.59%) QA
7 43 (33.59%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (28.91%) Regression Testing
9 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
10 33 (25.78%) Scrum
11 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
12 27 (21.09%) SQL
13 26 (20.31%) Test Management
14 25 (19.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (19.53%) Mentoring
15 24 (18.75%) Coaching
16 23 (17.97%) Team Foundation Server
17 20 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
18 18 (14.06%) PCI DSS
18 18 (14.06%) Software Testing
18 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
19 16 (12.50%) Web Services
19 16 (12.50%) Degree
20 14 (10.94%) SoapUI
21 13 (10.16%) Line Management
21 13 (10.16%) Business Analysis
22 12 (9.38%) Selenium
22 12 (9.38%) .NET

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 8 (6.25%) IIS
2 4 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 18 (14.06%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.03%) MS Office
3 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.34%) MS Project
4 1 (0.78%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server 2012
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server
1 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 11 (8.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (7.81%) OLAP
2 10 (7.81%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Power View
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.78%) ProClarity
Development Applications
1 23 (17.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.94%) SoapUI
3 12 (9.38%) Selenium
4 6 (4.69%) JUnit
5 4 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (3.13%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.56%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.78%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.78%) WatiN
7 1 (0.78%) TestComplete
7 1 (0.78%) JMeter
7 1 (0.78%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.78%) WATIR
General
1 64 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (6.25%) Law
3 5 (3.91%) Games
3 5 (3.91%) Retail
4 4 (3.13%) Banking
5 3 (2.34%) Legal
5 3 (2.34%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 46 (35.94%) Analyst
2 35 (27.34%) Test Analyst
3 25 (19.53%) Tester
4 23 (17.97%) Test Manager
5 22 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
5 22 (17.19%) Senior Test Analyst
6 11 (8.59%) Developer
6 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 10 (7.81%) Systems Tester
7 10 (7.81%) Business Analyst
8 9 (7.03%) Consultant
8 9 (7.03%) Software Tester
8 9 (7.03%) Lead Business Analyst
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Developer
9 8 (6.25%) Security Consultant
9 8 (6.25%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 7 (5.47%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.47%) Head of Development
11 5 (3.91%) Lead Test Analyst
12 4 (3.13%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.50%) Web Services
2 12 (9.38%) .NET
3 7 (5.47%) XML
4 5 (3.91%) SOAP
5 3 (2.34%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (7.03%) Client/Server
2 9 (7.03%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.78%) IVR
3 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.56%) UNIX
2 1 (0.78%) Windows
2 1 (0.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.78%) Test Scripting
2 49 (38.28%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (36.72%) Project Management
4 43 (33.59%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (28.91%) Regression Testing
6 33 (25.78%) Scrum
7 28 (21.88%) Automated Testing
8 26 (20.31%) Test Management
9 25 (19.53%) Mentoring
10 24 (18.75%) Coaching
11 20 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 18 (14.06%) Software Testing
13 13 (10.16%) Line Management
13 13 (10.16%) Business Analysis
14 12 (9.38%) Manual Testing
15 11 (8.59%) System Testing
15 11 (8.59%) RAD
15 11 (8.59%) RUP
15 11 (8.59%) ETL
15 11 (8.59%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 27 (21.09%) SQL
2 6 (4.69%) Java
3 2 (1.56%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.78%) Perl
4 1 (0.78%) PHP
4 1 (0.78%) C#
4 1 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (37.50%) ISEB
2 46 (35.94%) ISTQB
3 25 (19.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 16 (12.50%) Degree
5 8 (6.25%) CISSP
5 8 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 6 (4.69%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (33.59%) QA
2 18 (14.06%) PCI DSS
3 8 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (26.56%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.81%) IBM
3 9 (7.03%) BT
4 8 (6.25%) Splunk
4 8 (6.25%) ArcSight
5 5 (3.91%) CODA
6 1 (0.78%) Avaya
6 1 (0.78%) Empirix
6 1 (0.78%) Compuware
6 1 (0.78%) HP
6 1 (0.78%) Citrix
6 1 (0.78%) Northgate
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £38,000 to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago