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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 124 158 143
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 68 62 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.77% 1.31% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 1.43% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 66 41 56
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
3497 4322 4447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.93% 91.01% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 3416 3436
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bradford +2 34 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Leeds +30 29 £37,500 -14.77% 2
Halifax - 2 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 2 £40,000 -
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 103 (81.10%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (64.57%) QA
3 63 (49.61%) Finance
3 63 (49.61%) Test Automation
4 60 (47.24%) Software Testing
5 59 (46.46%) Selenium
6 48 (37.80%) Stakeholder Management
7 41 (32.28%) User Acceptance Testing
7 41 (32.28%) Retail
8 38 (29.92%) Banking
8 38 (29.92%) Legal
8 38 (29.92%) E-Commerce
8 38 (29.92%) Waterfall
9 37 (29.13%) Scrum
10 33 (25.98%) ISTQB
11 31 (24.41%) Functional Testing
12 30 (23.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 30 (23.62%) Automated Testing
13 29 (22.83%) Test Scripting
13 29 (22.83%) SoapUI
14 28 (22.05%) ISEB
15 26 (20.47%) SQL
16 25 (19.69%) Test Management
17 23 (18.11%) Non-Functional Testing
17 23 (18.11%) SDLC
18 20 (15.75%) C#
18 20 (15.75%) Java
19 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (14.17%) Mentoring
20 18 (14.17%) Regression Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 7 (5.51%) MS Office
2 4 (3.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.57%) Network Security
2 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (7.09%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 59 (46.46%) Selenium
2 29 (22.83%) SoapUI
3 19 (14.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.51%) Cucumber
4 7 (5.51%) TestDirector
4 7 (5.51%) WebDriver
5 6 (4.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (4.72%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.57%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.57%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.57%) JIRA
6 2 (1.57%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.57%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.57%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.79%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.79%) JBehave
7 1 (0.79%) Testopia
General
1 63 (49.61%) Finance
2 41 (32.28%) Retail
3 38 (29.92%) Banking
3 38 (29.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 52 (40.94%) Analyst
2 51 (40.16%) Test Analyst
3 33 (25.98%) Test Engineer
4 25 (19.69%) Lead Test Analyst
4 25 (19.69%) Web Analyst
4 25 (19.69%) Web Test Analyst
5 24 (18.90%) Senior Test Engineer
6 15 (11.81%) Test Manager
7 13 (10.24%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (10.24%) UAT Analyst
7 13 (10.24%) UAT Lead
7 13 (10.24%) UAT Test Analyst
7 13 (10.24%) UAT Test Lead
7 13 (10.24%) Web Applications Analyst
8 12 (9.45%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 11 (8.66%) Senior Manager
9 11 (8.66%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (8.66%) Systems Analyst
9 11 (8.66%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.24%) ASP.NET
2 12 (9.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.57%) SOAP
4 1 (0.79%) REST
4 1 (0.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.51%) Mobile App
2 6 (4.72%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.57%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.79%) Windows
1 1 (0.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (81.10%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (49.61%) Test Automation
3 60 (47.24%) Software Testing
4 48 (37.80%) Stakeholder Management
5 41 (32.28%) User Acceptance Testing
6 38 (29.92%) E-Commerce
6 38 (29.92%) Waterfall
7 37 (29.13%) Scrum
8 31 (24.41%) Functional Testing
9 30 (23.62%) Automated Testing
10 29 (22.83%) Test Scripting
11 25 (19.69%) Test Management
12 23 (18.11%) Non-Functional Testing
12 23 (18.11%) SDLC
13 18 (14.17%) Mentoring
13 18 (14.17%) Regression Testing
14 17 (13.39%) Software Delivery
15 16 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (12.60%) Web Testing
16 14 (11.02%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (20.47%) SQL
2 20 (15.75%) C#
2 20 (15.75%) Java
3 6 (4.72%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.36%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.57%) PHP
5 2 (1.57%) Python
6 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (25.98%) ISTQB
2 30 (23.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 28 (22.05%) ISEB
4 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 82 (64.57%) QA
2 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (13.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) Oracle
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