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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 158 155 149
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 67 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.14% 1.39% 1.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.57% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 58 33
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -35.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
3873 4257 3625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.38% 88.21% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3239 3449 2795
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 0 36 £36,500 +12.30% 6
Bingley - 7 £55,000 -
Bradford -9 3 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (40.19%) ISEB
3 36 (33.64%) ISTQB
3 36 (33.64%) QA
4 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
4 32 (29.91%) SQL
5 29 (27.10%) Finance
6 27 (25.23%) Test Management
7 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (23.36%) .NET
8 25 (23.36%) Selenium
9 24 (22.43%) User Experience
10 23 (21.50%) Non-Functional Testing
11 22 (20.56%) Mentoring
11 22 (20.56%) Oracle
12 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
12 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
12 19 (17.76%) High Availability
13 18 (16.82%) Functional Testing
14 17 (15.89%) Project Management
14 17 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (15.89%) Big Data
14 17 (15.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 16 (14.95%) Automation Testing
16 15 (14.02%) Performance Testing
16 15 (14.02%) Scrum
16 15 (14.02%) SOA
17 14 (13.08%) HP
17 14 (13.08%) LoadRunner
17 14 (13.08%) Analytics

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (12.15%) WebSphere
2 12 (11.21%) IIS
2 12 (11.21%) JBoss
Applications
1 19 (17.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Oracle Retail
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.89%) Big Data
2 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (4.67%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.74%) MySQL
5 3 (2.80%) DB2
5 3 (2.80%) OLAP
5 3 (2.80%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.93%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Selenium
2 14 (13.08%) LoadRunner
3 13 (12.15%) Introscope
4 12 (11.21%) SoapUI
5 8 (7.48%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (3.74%) MSTest
8 3 (2.80%) DbUnit
8 3 (2.80%) FitNesse
8 3 (2.80%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) HP UFT
General
1 29 (27.10%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Marketing
3 9 (8.41%) Retail
4 7 (6.54%) Banking
5 6 (5.61%) Legal
6 2 (1.87%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 29 (27.10%) Analyst
2 28 (26.17%) Test Manager
3 26 (24.30%) Test Analyst
4 25 (23.36%) Test Engineer
5 18 (16.82%) Tester
6 13 (12.15%) Architect
7 12 (11.21%) QA Analyst
7 12 (11.21%) QA Tester
8 11 (10.28%) Performance Architect
9 9 (8.41%) QA Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) QA Test Analyst
9 9 (8.41%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Systems Test Engineer
9 9 (8.41%) Systems Tester
10 8 (7.48%) Lead Test Analyst
11 7 (6.54%) Agile Test Manager
12 6 (5.61%) Java Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Senior Java Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 6 (5.61%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (23.36%) .NET
2 13 (12.15%) Ajax
2 13 (12.15%) J2EE
3 12 (11.21%) XML
4 3 (2.80%) Middleware
4 3 (2.80%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.87%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) Behat
6 1 (0.93%) LAMP
6 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (24.30%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (22.43%) User Experience
3 3 (2.80%) AS400
3 3 (2.80%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.80%) iSeries
3 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.93%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.41%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Unix
3 5 (4.67%) Android
3 5 (4.67%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.74%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) AIX
5 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.91%) Test Scripting
3 27 (25.23%) Test Management
4 23 (21.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (20.56%) Mentoring
6 19 (17.76%) High Availability
7 18 (16.82%) Functional Testing
8 17 (15.89%) Project Management
8 17 (15.89%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (14.95%) Automation Testing
10 15 (14.02%) Performance Testing
10 15 (14.02%) Scrum
10 15 (14.02%) SOA
11 14 (13.08%) Analytics
12 13 (12.15%) Performance Engineering
12 13 (12.15%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (11.21%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce
14 11 (10.28%) Line Management
15 10 (9.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 32 (29.91%) SQL
2 9 (8.41%) Java
3 4 (3.74%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.74%) VB
4 2 (1.87%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.93%) C#
5 1 (0.93%) C++
5 1 (0.93%) PHP
5 1 (0.93%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (40.19%) ISEB
2 36 (33.64%) ISTQB
3 17 (15.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.41%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (5.61%) Degree
6 1 (0.93%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (33.64%) QA
2 3 (2.80%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (12.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (12.15%) CA Wily
1 13 (12.15%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (20.56%) Oracle
2 19 (17.76%) Microsoft
3 14 (13.08%) HP
4 13 (12.15%) Citrix
4 13 (12.15%) Dynatrace
4 13 (12.15%) VMware
5 1 (0.93%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 19 days ago