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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 114 124 151
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 90 93 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.01% 1.85% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.32% 2.16% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 76 59 19
Average salary £45,000 £39,750 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +10.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,000 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
3885 4304 3009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.70% 85.77% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3014 3497 2344
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 58 £45,000 +13.20% 6
Bradford -2 19 £51,000 +13.33%
Bingley - 2 £47,500 -
Halifax +6 1 - -
Huddersfield - 1 £45,000 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 67 (42.14%) ISEB
2 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (36.48%) SDLC
4 56 (35.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 53 (33.33%) Test Scripting
6 51 (32.08%) Regression Testing
7 50 (31.45%) Finance
8 48 (30.19%) SQL
9 47 (29.56%) QA
10 46 (28.93%) ISTQB
11 43 (27.04%) Project Management
12 33 (20.75%) System Testing
13 28 (17.61%) Integration Testing
13 28 (17.61%) Mentoring
14 27 (16.98%) Coaching
14 27 (16.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 27 (16.98%) Degree
15 26 (16.35%) Software Testing
15 26 (16.35%) Java
16 24 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
17 23 (14.47%) Scrum
18 22 (13.84%) C#
18 22 (13.84%) UNIX
18 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (13.84%) Test Management
18 22 (13.84%) Compatibility Testing
19 19 (11.95%) PCI DSS
20 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
20 17 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
21 16 (10.06%) Microsoft

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 13 (8.18%) IIS
2 3 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (8.18%) MS Office
2 6 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.89%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.63%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.66%) OLAP
2 9 (5.66%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (5.66%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (8.81%) Selenium
3 9 (5.66%) SoapUI
4 8 (5.03%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (3.77%) JIRA
6 4 (2.52%) JUnit
6 4 (2.52%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.26%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.63%) Visual Studio
General
1 50 (31.45%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Law
3 6 (3.77%) Retail
4 4 (2.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.89%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.89%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Games
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Analyst
2 37 (23.27%) Test Manager
3 30 (18.87%) Test Analyst
4 27 (16.98%) Tester
5 19 (11.95%) Software Tester
6 14 (8.81%) Consultant
6 14 (8.81%) Developer
6 14 (8.81%) Test Leader
7 13 (8.18%) Security Consultant
7 13 (8.18%) QA Manager
8 12 (7.55%) Lead Test Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Analyst
9 11 (6.92%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (5.66%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.66%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (5.03%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.40%) Systems Tester
12 7 (4.40%) Head of Development
12 7 (4.40%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.92%) .NET
1 11 (6.92%) Web Services
2 3 (1.89%) .NET Framework
2 3 (1.89%) Apache Flex
2 3 (1.89%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.26%) XML
4 1 (0.63%) JSP
4 1 (0.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (13.84%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.77%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.63%) IVR
5 1 (0.63%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.84%) UNIX
2 4 (2.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (38.36%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (36.48%) SDLC
3 56 (35.22%) User Acceptance Testing
4 53 (33.33%) Test Scripting
5 51 (32.08%) Regression Testing
6 43 (27.04%) Project Management
7 33 (20.75%) System Testing
8 28 (17.61%) Integration Testing
8 28 (17.61%) Mentoring
9 27 (16.98%) Coaching
10 26 (16.35%) Software Testing
11 24 (15.09%) System Integration Testing
12 23 (14.47%) Scrum
13 22 (13.84%) Test Management
13 22 (13.84%) Compatibility Testing
14 17 (10.69%) Stakeholder Management
15 15 (9.43%) Automated Testing
15 15 (9.43%) Performance Testing
16 14 (8.81%) Performance Management
17 13 (8.18%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (30.19%) SQL
2 26 (16.35%) Java
3 22 (13.84%) C#
4 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (42.14%) ISEB
2 46 (28.93%) ISTQB
3 27 (16.98%) Degree
3 27 (16.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (8.18%) CISSP
5 1 (0.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.56%) QA
2 19 (11.95%) PCI DSS
3 13 (8.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.18%) Splunk
2 13 (8.18%) ArcSight
3 7 (4.40%) BT
3 7 (4.40%) IBM
4 3 (1.89%) CODA
4 3 (1.89%) Citrix
5 1 (0.63%) Avaya
5 1 (0.63%) Northgate
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