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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 138 120 133
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 61 90 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.53% 2.01% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.26% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 53 75 58
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,207 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,908
% change year-on-year
- +0.20%
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
3648 3977 4408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.29% 88.73% 87.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2970 3089 3596
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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
Leeds -3 43 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bradford +6 19 £40,000 -21.56% 2
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 74 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (47.83%) Selenium
3 50 (43.48%) QA
4 44 (38.26%) ISTQB
4 44 (38.26%) Test Scripting
5 41 (35.65%) ISEB
6 38 (33.04%) SQL
6 38 (33.04%) Software Testing
7 37 (32.17%) Finance
8 36 (31.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (26.96%) Scrum
9 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
9 31 (26.96%) SoapUI
10 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
11 29 (25.22%) Waterfall
12 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
13 26 (22.61%) .NET
13 26 (22.61%) Non-Functional Testing
14 24 (20.87%) Automation Testing
14 24 (20.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
16 20 (17.39%) Legal
16 20 (17.39%) Test Management
16 20 (17.39%) Retail
16 20 (17.39%) Functional Testing
17 19 (16.52%) Banking
18 18 (15.65%) Regression Testing
18 18 (15.65%) E-Commerce
19 17 (14.78%) Oracle
20 16 (13.91%) Java

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.09%) IIS
1 7 (6.09%) JBoss
1 7 (6.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.96%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Network Security
2 1 (0.87%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Big Data
3 6 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (47.83%) Selenium
2 31 (26.96%) SoapUI
3 9 (7.83%) Cucumber
4 7 (6.09%) Introscope
4 7 (6.09%) LoadRunner
4 7 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.61%) WebDriver
6 2 (1.74%) JBehave
General
1 37 (32.17%) Finance
2 20 (17.39%) Legal
2 20 (17.39%) Retail
3 19 (16.52%) Banking
4 5 (4.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (42.61%) Analyst
2 48 (41.74%) Test Analyst
3 32 (27.83%) Test Engineer
4 25 (21.74%) Tester
5 18 (15.65%) Systems Tester
6 15 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
6 15 (13.04%) Test Manager
7 14 (12.17%) QA Analyst
7 14 (12.17%) QA Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) QA Test Analyst
7 14 (12.17%) QA Test Engineer
7 14 (12.17%) QA Tester
7 14 (12.17%) Systems Test Engineer
8 12 (10.43%) Test Leader
9 11 (9.57%) SQL Analyst
9 11 (9.57%) Web Engineer
10 9 (7.83%) UAT Lead
10 9 (7.83%) UAT Test Lead
10 9 (7.83%) Web Applications Analyst
10 9 (7.83%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) .NET
2 8 (6.96%) ASP.NET
3 7 (6.09%) Ajax
3 7 (6.09%) J2EE
3 7 (6.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) User Experience
2 11 (9.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.87%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.22%) Windows
1 6 (5.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (64.35%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (38.26%) Test Scripting
3 38 (33.04%) Software Testing
4 36 (31.30%) User Acceptance Testing
5 31 (26.96%) Scrum
5 31 (26.96%) Test Automation
6 29 (25.22%) Waterfall
7 28 (24.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 26 (22.61%) Non-Functional Testing
9 24 (20.87%) Automation Testing
10 20 (17.39%) Functional Testing
10 20 (17.39%) Test Management
11 18 (15.65%) E-Commerce
11 18 (15.65%) Regression Testing
12 16 (13.91%) Mentoring
12 16 (13.91%) SDLC
13 14 (12.17%) Manual Testing
14 13 (11.30%) Performance Management
15 11 (9.57%) Automated Testing
16 9 (7.83%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 38 (33.04%) SQL
2 16 (13.91%) Java
3 9 (7.83%) C#
4 5 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 5 (4.35%) VB
5 2 (1.74%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.74%) PHP
5 2 (1.74%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 44 (38.26%) ISTQB
2 41 (35.65%) ISEB
3 24 (20.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (43.48%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (6.09%) CA Wily
1 7 (6.09%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (14.78%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) HP
4 7 (6.09%) Citrix
4 7 (6.09%) Dynatrace
4 7 (6.09%) VMware
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