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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 140 151 122
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 54 61 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.37% 1.32% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.45% 2.60%
Number of salaries quoted 49 48 79
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
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
3588 4217 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.81% 91.32% 86.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3026 3371 3318
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +16 29 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Bradford +1 22 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Halifax - 2 £50,000 -
Batley - 1 £32,500 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 90 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (60.87%) QA
3 56 (48.70%) Selenium
4 53 (46.09%) Test Automation
5 51 (44.35%) Software Testing
5 51 (44.35%) Finance
6 46 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 38 (33.04%) Test Scripting
7 38 (33.04%) Stakeholder Management
8 36 (31.30%) Scrum
8 36 (31.30%) ISTQB
9 31 (26.96%) Retail
10 30 (26.09%) Waterfall
10 30 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 29 (25.22%) Functional Testing
11 29 (25.22%) Legal
11 29 (25.22%) ISEB
12 28 (24.35%) E-Commerce
12 28 (24.35%) Banking
13 27 (23.48%) SQL
13 27 (23.48%) SoapUI
14 26 (22.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 25 (21.74%) SDLC
16 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
17 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
18 21 (18.26%) Test Management
19 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (16.52%) C#
20 17 (14.78%) .NET
21 15 (13.04%) Manual 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 10 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.83%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.74%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.43%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 56 (48.70%) Selenium
2 27 (23.48%) SoapUI
3 19 (16.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (5.22%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (5.22%) TeamCity
4 6 (5.22%) WebDriver
5 5 (4.35%) TestDirector
6 2 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.74%) HP UFT
6 2 (1.74%) JBehave
6 2 (1.74%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.74%) JIRA
6 2 (1.74%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.74%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.74%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.87%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.87%) Testopia
General
1 51 (44.35%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) Retail
3 29 (25.22%) Legal
4 28 (24.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) Analyst
2 53 (46.09%) Test Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Test Engineer
4 20 (17.39%) Lead Test Analyst
4 20 (17.39%) Web Analyst
4 20 (17.39%) Web Test Analyst
5 17 (14.78%) Tester
6 16 (13.91%) Test Manager
7 15 (13.04%) UAT Analyst
7 15 (13.04%) UAT Lead
7 15 (13.04%) UAT Test Analyst
7 15 (13.04%) UAT Test Lead
7 15 (13.04%) Web Applications Analyst
8 13 (11.30%) SQL Analyst
9 12 (10.43%) Systems Tester
10 11 (9.57%) QA Tester
10 11 (9.57%) Senior Manager
10 11 (9.57%) Systems Analyst
10 11 (9.57%) Systems Test Analyst
11 9 (7.83%) Senior UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.78%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.87%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (0.87%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.87%) Windows
1 1 (0.87%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (46.09%) Test Automation
3 51 (44.35%) Software Testing
4 46 (40.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 38 (33.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 38 (33.04%) Test Scripting
6 36 (31.30%) Scrum
7 30 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
7 30 (26.09%) Waterfall
8 29 (25.22%) Functional Testing
9 28 (24.35%) E-Commerce
10 25 (21.74%) SDLC
11 24 (20.87%) Automated Testing
12 21 (18.26%) Test Management
13 15 (13.04%) Automation Testing
13 15 (13.04%) Manual Testing
14 14 (12.17%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (12.17%) Regression Testing
15 13 (11.30%) Project Management
16 12 (10.43%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (23.48%) SQL
2 19 (16.52%) C#
3 13 (11.30%) Java
4 5 (4.35%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
7 1 (0.87%) Python
Qualifications
1 36 (31.30%) ISTQB
2 29 (25.22%) ISEB
3 26 (22.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (60.87%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.35%) Oracle
3 1 (0.87%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car, bonus scheme, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
aap3
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago