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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 147 143 109
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -34
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 74 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.28% 1.55% 2.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.72% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 79
Median salary £35,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.32% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £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
3541 4302 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.66% 90.13% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3003 3409 3386
Median salary £44,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +14 39 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Bradford +1 13 £40,000 -21.56%
Halifax +4 1 - - 1
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (56.76%) QA
3 58 (52.25%) Selenium
4 49 (44.14%) Software Testing
5 47 (42.34%) Test Automation
6 45 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
6 45 (40.54%) Finance
7 44 (39.64%) Test Scripting
8 42 (37.84%) ISTQB
9 38 (34.23%) Scrum
10 34 (30.63%) ISEB
11 33 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (29.73%) Waterfall
11 33 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
12 30 (27.03%) SoapUI
12 30 (27.03%) SQL
13 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
14 28 (25.23%) Functional Testing
15 27 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 25 (22.52%) Retail
17 24 (21.62%) Legal
17 24 (21.62%) SDLC
18 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
18 22 (19.82%) Banking
18 22 (19.82%) Test Management
19 20 (18.02%) .NET
20 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
20 19 (17.12%) Automation Testing
21 18 (16.22%) Manual Testing
22 16 (14.41%) C#

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 1 (0.90%) IIS
1 1 (0.90%) JBoss
1 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.21%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.80%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.90%) Big Data
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 58 (52.25%) Selenium
2 30 (27.03%) SoapUI
3 16 (14.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (3.60%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.70%) LoadRunner
6 2 (1.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.80%) JBehave
6 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.80%) JIRA
6 2 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.80%) Robot Framework
6 2 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.90%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.90%) Introscope
7 1 (0.90%) Ranorex
7 1 (0.90%) Testopia
General
1 45 (40.54%) Finance
2 25 (22.52%) Retail
3 24 (21.62%) Legal
4 22 (19.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 56 (50.45%) Analyst
2 55 (49.55%) Test Analyst
3 25 (22.52%) Tester
4 24 (21.62%) Test Engineer
5 18 (16.22%) Lead Test Analyst
6 17 (15.32%) Systems Tester
7 15 (13.51%) Test Manager
7 15 (13.51%) UAT Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) UAT Lead
7 15 (13.51%) UAT Test Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) UAT Test Lead
7 15 (13.51%) Web Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) Web Applications Analyst
7 15 (13.51%) Web Test Analyst
8 14 (12.61%) QA Tester
9 12 (10.81%) QA Analyst
9 12 (10.81%) QA Engineer
9 12 (10.81%) QA Test Analyst
9 12 (10.81%) QA Test Engineer
9 12 (10.81%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.02%) .NET
2 13 (11.71%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.90%) Ajax
3 1 (0.90%) J2EE
3 1 (0.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
1 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.90%) Data Protection Act
2 1 (0.90%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.90%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.80%) Windows
1 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (72.97%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (44.14%) Software Testing
3 47 (42.34%) Test Automation
4 45 (40.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 44 (39.64%) Test Scripting
6 38 (34.23%) Scrum
7 33 (29.73%) Non-Functional Testing
7 33 (29.73%) Stakeholder Management
7 33 (29.73%) Waterfall
8 28 (25.23%) Functional Testing
9 24 (21.62%) SDLC
10 22 (19.82%) E-Commerce
10 22 (19.82%) Test Management
11 19 (17.12%) Automation Testing
11 19 (17.12%) Regression Testing
12 18 (16.22%) Manual Testing
13 14 (12.61%) Project Management
14 13 (11.71%) Automated Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Performance Management
15 12 (10.81%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.03%) SQL
2 16 (14.41%) C#
3 13 (11.71%) Java
4 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.80%) PHP
6 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.90%) Python
6 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (37.84%) ISTQB
2 34 (30.63%) ISEB
3 27 (24.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.60%) Degree
5 1 (0.90%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (56.76%) QA
2 2 (1.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.90%) CA Wily
2 1 (0.90%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.41%) Oracle
3 3 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (0.90%) Citrix
4 1 (0.90%) Dynatrace
4 1 (0.90%) VMware
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