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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 138 161 153
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 46 51 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.31% 1.20% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.35% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 57
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
3131 3775 4119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.30% 88.57% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2720 3165 3331
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +27 43 £42,500 +21.42% 1
Bradford +7 3 £40,000 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 112 (91.06%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (67.48%) QA
3 71 (57.72%) Test Automation
4 66 (53.66%) Software Testing
5 65 (52.85%) Selenium
6 48 (39.02%) Scrum
6 48 (39.02%) Automated Testing
7 46 (37.40%) Finance
8 44 (35.77%) SQL
8 44 (35.77%) ISEB
9 43 (34.96%) Waterfall
10 42 (34.15%) Test Management
11 41 (33.33%) Functional Testing
11 41 (33.33%) Software Delivery
12 40 (32.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 39 (31.71%) Mentoring
13 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
14 37 (30.08%) Java
15 35 (28.46%) Oracle
15 35 (28.46%) E-Commerce
16 34 (27.64%) Stakeholder Management
17 33 (26.83%) Defect Tracking
18 31 (25.20%) Regression Testing
19 30 (24.39%) Retail
19 30 (24.39%) Relational Database
20 29 (23.58%) Banking
20 29 (23.58%) Cucumber
20 29 (23.58%) Legal
21 28 (22.76%) Kanban
21 28 (22.76%) Logistics

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 (0.81%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.88%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (24.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.63%) MySQL
3 2 (1.63%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) GIS
Development Applications
1 65 (52.85%) Selenium
2 29 (23.58%) Cucumber
3 23 (18.70%) SoapUI
4 20 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (10.57%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (10.57%) TeamCity
6 12 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 7 (5.69%) JIRA
7 7 (5.69%) TestDirector
8 5 (4.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.07%) Jenkins
8 5 (4.07%) LoadRunner
8 5 (4.07%) Robot Framework
9 2 (1.63%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.63%) GitLab
9 2 (1.63%) HP UFT
10 1 (0.81%) JMeter
10 1 (0.81%) Ranorex
General
1 46 (37.40%) Finance
2 30 (24.39%) Retail
3 29 (23.58%) Banking
3 29 (23.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (47.97%) Test Engineer
2 45 (36.59%) Senior Test Engineer
3 29 (23.58%) Analyst
4 27 (21.95%) Test Analyst
5 20 (16.26%) Test Manager
6 15 (12.20%) Web Analyst
6 15 (12.20%) Web Test Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) Lead Test Analyst
7 14 (11.38%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (11.38%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) Mobile Test Analyst
9 9 (7.32%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Test Analyst
11 7 (5.69%) Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Test Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Test Automation Consultant
11 7 (5.69%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (13.82%) .NET
2 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.69%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.44%) SOAP
4 2 (1.63%) Django
5 1 (0.81%) Gherkin
5 1 (0.81%) REST
5 1 (0.81%) Web Services
5 1 (0.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (10.57%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.69%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.63%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.81%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.81%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (91.06%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (57.72%) Test Automation
3 66 (53.66%) Software Testing
4 48 (39.02%) Automated Testing
4 48 (39.02%) Scrum
5 43 (34.96%) Waterfall
6 42 (34.15%) Test Management
7 41 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 41 (33.33%) Software Delivery
8 39 (31.71%) Mentoring
9 35 (28.46%) E-Commerce
10 34 (27.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 33 (26.83%) Defect Tracking
12 31 (25.20%) Regression Testing
13 28 (22.76%) Kanban
13 28 (22.76%) Logistics
14 23 (18.70%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (18.70%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (13.82%) Web Testing
16 15 (12.20%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 44 (35.77%) SQL
2 37 (30.08%) Java
3 15 (12.20%) C#
4 13 (10.57%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.50%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.44%) Python
7 2 (1.63%) PHP
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
7 2 (1.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 44 (35.77%) ISEB
2 40 (32.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 39 (31.71%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (0.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (67.48%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 35 (28.46%) Oracle
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.63%) Zend
4 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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