The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 100 144 130
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 113 29 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.31% 0.83% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.78% 0.99% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79 17 19
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +22.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,200 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4065 2917 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.15% 82.99% 79.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3227 2207 2320
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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 +5 73 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Halifax +2 15 £32,500 - 1
Bradford 0 4 £45,000 - 1
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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.

1 102 (50.25%) QA
2 81 (39.90%) Project Management
3 50 (24.63%) E-Commerce
4 48 (23.65%) Test Scripting
5 47 (23.15%) Finance
6 45 (22.17%) ISEB
7 39 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (18.72%) Scrum
9 34 (16.75%) User Acceptance Testing
10 27 (13.30%) Automated Testing
10 27 (13.30%) SQL
10 27 (13.30%) Web Services
10 27 (13.30%) XML
11 26 (12.81%) Java
11 26 (12.81%) Test Management
12 25 (12.32%) SOAP
12 25 (12.32%) Selenium
13 24 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
14 23 (11.33%) ISTQB
14 23 (11.33%) Performance Testing
15 22 (10.84%) Regression Testing
16 19 (9.36%) TDD
16 19 (9.36%) Information Management
16 19 (9.36%) JUnit
16 19 (9.36%) BDD
17 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
17 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (7.88%) Business Analysis
18 16 (7.88%) Load Testing
19 15 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 5 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.49%) ATM
1 1 (0.49%) LAN
1 1 (0.49%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.49%) WAN
1 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.49%) 3G
1 1 (0.49%) VLAN
1 1 (0.49%) LTE
1 1 (0.49%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (4.93%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (4.43%) OLAP
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.99%) Redis
5 2 (0.99%) Riak
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 25 (12.32%) Selenium
2 19 (9.36%) JUnit
3 15 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (6.90%) SoapUI
5 11 (5.42%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.43%) JMeter
7 7 (3.45%) JBehave
8 5 (2.46%) QuickTest Pro
9 4 (1.97%) Behat
9 4 (1.97%) LoadRunner
10 3 (1.48%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (23.15%) Finance
2 5 (2.46%) Banking
2 5 (2.46%) Games
3 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
3 2 (0.99%) Retail
4 1 (0.49%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 81 (39.90%) Analyst
2 68 (33.50%) Test Analyst
3 49 (24.14%) Agile Test Analyst
4 47 (23.15%) Test Manager
5 26 (12.81%) Tester
6 24 (11.82%) Test Engineer
7 15 (7.39%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (6.90%) Developer
9 11 (5.42%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.43%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.94%) Business Developer
12 7 (3.45%) QA Manager
12 7 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
12 7 (3.45%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Lead Tester
13 6 (2.96%) SQL Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Performance Tester
13 6 (2.96%) Lead Test Analyst
14 5 (2.46%) Software Developer
14 5 (2.46%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (13.30%) Web Services
1 27 (13.30%) XML
2 25 (12.32%) SOAP
3 11 (5.42%) .NET
4 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (2.96%) WinForms
4 6 (2.96%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.96%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.94%) Management Information System
1 8 (3.94%) NHS
2 6 (2.96%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.96%) DTV
3 3 (1.48%) iSeries
4 1 (0.49%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.49%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.93%) Windows
2 9 (4.43%) UNIX
3 6 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.96%) Windows 8
3 6 (2.96%) Android
4 2 (0.99%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.99%) Solaris
5 1 (0.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (39.90%) Project Management
2 50 (24.63%) E-Commerce
3 48 (23.65%) Test Scripting
4 39 (19.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (18.72%) Scrum
6 34 (16.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (13.30%) Automated Testing
8 26 (12.81%) Test Management
9 24 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
10 23 (11.33%) Performance Testing
11 22 (10.84%) Regression Testing
12 19 (9.36%) TDD
12 19 (9.36%) Information Management
12 19 (9.36%) BDD
13 18 (8.87%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (7.88%) Business Analysis
14 16 (7.88%) Load Testing
15 15 (7.39%) Test Automation
16 14 (6.90%) Service Delivery
16 14 (6.90%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.30%) SQL
2 26 (12.81%) Java
3 10 (4.93%) C#
4 4 (1.97%) Ruby
4 4 (1.97%) PHP
4 4 (1.97%) C++
5 2 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.49%) Python
6 1 (0.49%) Perl
6 1 (0.49%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (22.17%) ISEB
2 23 (11.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.94%) Degree
4 7 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.46%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (50.25%) QA
2 4 (1.97%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
1 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (4.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.45%) Oracle
3 4 (1.97%) ServiceNow
3 4 (1.97%) FrontRange
3 4 (1.97%) Remedy
3 4 (1.97%) HP
3 4 (1.97%) BMC
4 3 (1.48%) IBM
5 2 (0.99%) VMware
5 2 (0.99%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.99%) Sage
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Salary: car
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago