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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 139 122 120
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 59 87 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.52% 1.90% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.12% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 48 73 74
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +6.14%
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
3540 4111 4346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.93% 89.56% 88.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2973 3262 3476
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 £35,000 -22.22% 5
Bradford +14 18 £40,000 -21.56% 1
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 77 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (52.99%) QA
3 61 (52.14%) Selenium
4 48 (41.03%) Finance
4 48 (41.03%) Software Testing
5 47 (40.17%) Test Scripting
6 45 (38.46%) ISTQB
7 43 (36.75%) Test Automation
8 42 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 37 (31.62%) ISEB
10 35 (29.91%) SQL
10 35 (29.91%) Scrum
10 35 (29.91%) SoapUI
11 34 (29.06%) Waterfall
12 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
13 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
15 27 (23.08%) Retail
16 26 (22.22%) .NET
17 25 (21.37%) Legal
17 25 (21.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 24 (20.51%) Functional Testing
19 23 (19.66%) Automation Testing
19 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
19 23 (19.66%) Banking
20 22 (18.80%) Test Management
21 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
22 20 (17.09%) SDLC
23 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
24 16 (13.68%) Mentoring

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 (5.98%) IIS
1 7 (5.98%) JBoss
1 7 (5.98%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.98%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.98%) Big Data
4 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (52.14%) Selenium
2 35 (29.91%) SoapUI
3 12 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (5.98%) Introscope
4 7 (5.98%) LoadRunner
5 6 (5.13%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.56%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.71%) JBehave
General
1 48 (41.03%) Finance
2 27 (23.08%) Retail
3 25 (21.37%) Legal
4 23 (19.66%) Banking
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (48.72%) Analyst
2 56 (47.86%) Test Analyst
3 30 (25.64%) Test Engineer
4 27 (23.08%) Tester
5 20 (17.09%) Systems Tester
6 19 (16.24%) Lead Test Analyst
7 15 (12.82%) QA Analyst
7 15 (12.82%) QA Engineer
7 15 (12.82%) QA Test Analyst
7 15 (12.82%) QA Test Engineer
7 15 (12.82%) QA Tester
7 15 (12.82%) Systems Test Engineer
8 14 (11.97%) UAT Analyst
8 14 (11.97%) UAT Lead
8 14 (11.97%) UAT Test Analyst
8 14 (11.97%) UAT Test Lead
8 14 (11.97%) Web Analyst
8 14 (11.97%) Web Applications Analyst
8 14 (11.97%) Web Test Analyst
9 13 (11.11%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.22%) .NET
2 11 (9.40%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.98%) Ajax
3 7 (5.98%) J2EE
3 7 (5.98%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.69%) User Experience
2 7 (5.98%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.27%) Windows
1 5 (4.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (65.81%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (41.03%) Software Testing
3 47 (40.17%) Test Scripting
4 43 (36.75%) Test Automation
5 42 (35.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 35 (29.91%) Scrum
7 34 (29.06%) Waterfall
8 31 (26.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (25.64%) Non-Functional Testing
10 24 (20.51%) Functional Testing
11 23 (19.66%) Automation Testing
11 23 (19.66%) E-Commerce
12 22 (18.80%) Test Management
13 20 (17.09%) SDLC
14 17 (14.53%) Regression Testing
15 16 (13.68%) Mentoring
16 15 (12.82%) Manual Testing
17 14 (11.97%) Performance Management
18 13 (11.11%) Project Management
19 12 (10.26%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 35 (29.91%) SQL
2 14 (11.97%) C#
3 13 (11.11%) Java
4 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.42%) VB
5 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.71%) PHP
6 1 (0.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (38.46%) ISTQB
2 37 (31.62%) ISEB
3 25 (21.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (52.99%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.98%) CA Wily
1 7 (5.98%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.71%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Oracle
3 9 (7.69%) HP
4 7 (5.98%) Citrix
4 7 (5.98%) Dynatrace
4 7 (5.98%) VMware
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