The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 184 164 171
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 70 100 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.11% 1.39% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.57% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 61 69 69
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
Test Strategy
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5548 6370 6447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.22% 88.47% 86.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4552 5066 5024
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Yorkshire region.

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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
West Yorkshire -21 59 £40,000 -11.11% 12
North Yorkshire +6 8 £39,750 +26.19% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.04%) Test Scripting
3 50 (37.31%) Selenium
4 49 (36.57%) QA
5 48 (35.82%) ISTQB
5 48 (35.82%) ISEB
6 45 (33.58%) SQL
7 36 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
8 33 (24.63%) Scrum
8 33 (24.63%) Finance
8 33 (24.63%) .NET
9 32 (23.88%) Software Testing
10 30 (22.39%) Waterfall
11 29 (21.64%) SoapUI
11 29 (21.64%) MS Excel
11 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
12 26 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
13 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
13 24 (17.91%) Oracle
13 24 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (15.67%) Retail
14 21 (15.67%) Mentoring
15 20 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 20 (14.93%) Test Management
16 19 (14.18%) Performance Testing
16 19 (14.18%) Functional Testing
17 18 (13.43%) User Experience
17 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
17 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
18 17 (12.69%) Legal

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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 12 (8.96%) IIS
1 12 (8.96%) JBoss
1 12 (8.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (21.64%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.49%) Network Security
2 1 (0.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.70%) Big Data
2 4 (2.99%) MySQL
2 4 (2.99%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) DB2
3 2 (1.49%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 50 (37.31%) Selenium
2 29 (21.64%) SoapUI
3 13 (9.70%) Introscope
3 13 (9.70%) LoadRunner
4 10 (7.46%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.99%) Bugzilla
5 4 (2.99%) JIRA
5 4 (2.99%) MSTest
5 4 (2.99%) Toad
6 3 (2.24%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.49%) DbUnit
7 2 (1.49%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.49%) JBehave
7 2 (1.49%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.49%) JUnit
7 2 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.75%) Subversion
8 1 (0.75%) TeamCity
General
1 33 (24.63%) Finance
2 21 (15.67%) Retail
3 17 (12.69%) Legal
4 16 (11.94%) Banking
5 5 (3.73%) Marketing
6 4 (2.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (34.33%) Analyst
2 43 (32.09%) Test Analyst
3 37 (27.61%) Tester
4 34 (25.37%) Test Engineer
5 22 (16.42%) Test Manager
6 18 (13.43%) QA Analyst
6 18 (13.43%) QA Tester
6 18 (13.43%) Systems Tester
7 16 (11.94%) QA Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) QA Test Analyst
7 16 (11.94%) QA Test Engineer
7 16 (11.94%) Systems Test Engineer
8 13 (9.70%) Architect
8 13 (9.70%) Test Leader
9 12 (8.96%) Lead Test Analyst
10 11 (8.21%) Performance Architect
11 9 (6.72%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Lead Tester
11 9 (6.72%) Web Applications Engineer
11 9 (6.72%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (24.63%) .NET
2 15 (11.19%) XML
3 13 (9.70%) Ajax
3 13 (9.70%) J2EE
4 3 (2.24%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.49%) HTML
5 2 (1.49%) jQuery
5 2 (1.49%) Middleware
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.49%) SOAP
6 1 (0.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.75%) CSS
6 1 (0.75%) JSON
6 1 (0.75%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.43%) User Experience
2 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.49%) AS400
5 2 (1.49%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.49%) iSeries
6 1 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.75%) IVR
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.48%) Windows
1 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.73%) Unix
3 4 (2.99%) Android
3 4 (2.99%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (60.45%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (41.04%) Test Scripting
3 36 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
4 33 (24.63%) Scrum
5 32 (23.88%) Software Testing
6 30 (22.39%) Waterfall
7 26 (19.40%) Non-Functional Testing
8 24 (17.91%) Automation Testing
8 24 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (15.67%) Mentoring
10 20 (14.93%) Test Management
11 19 (14.18%) Functional Testing
11 19 (14.18%) Performance Testing
12 18 (13.43%) E-Commerce
12 18 (13.43%) Test Automation
13 17 (12.69%) Manual Testing
13 17 (12.69%) Regression Testing
14 15 (11.19%) Automated Testing
14 15 (11.19%) SOA
15 13 (9.70%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 45 (33.58%) SQL
2 15 (11.19%) Java
3 5 (3.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.73%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.73%) VB
4 4 (2.99%) C#
5 3 (2.24%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.49%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.75%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 48 (35.82%) ISEB
1 48 (35.82%) ISTQB
2 20 (14.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (3.73%) Degree
4 4 (2.99%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (36.57%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (9.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (9.70%) CA Wily
1 13 (9.70%) HP SiteScope
2 4 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 29 (21.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.91%) Oracle
3 15 (11.19%) HP
4 13 (9.70%) Citrix
4 13 (9.70%) Dynatrace
4 13 (9.70%) VMware
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.75%) Verint
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