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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 197 177 182
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 59 87 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.94% 1.21% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.37% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 62 48
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
5495 6339 5713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.19% 88.41% 85.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4571 5201 4318
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 11 February 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 11 February 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
(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
West Yorkshire -25 48 £40,000 +6.66% 8
South Yorkshire +14 5 £40,000 +40.35%
North Yorkshire +3 4 £32,250 -28.33% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (38.71%) ISEB
3 42 (33.87%) ISTQB
4 40 (32.26%) QA
5 37 (29.84%) Test Scripting
6 34 (27.42%) SQL
7 33 (26.61%) Test Management
8 32 (25.81%) Finance
9 28 (22.58%) .NET
10 27 (21.77%) Selenium
11 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
12 24 (19.35%) User Experience
13 23 (18.55%) Non-Functional Testing
13 23 (18.55%) Oracle
14 22 (17.74%) Project Management
14 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
15 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
16 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
16 20 (16.13%) Scrum
17 19 (15.32%) Functional Testing
18 18 (14.52%) High Availability
18 18 (14.52%) Automation Testing
18 18 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
18 18 (14.52%) Software Testing
19 17 (13.71%) Performance Testing
19 17 (13.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 17 (13.71%) Big Data
20 15 (12.10%) Retail
20 15 (12.10%) SOA
21 14 (11.29%) XML

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 (9.68%) IIS
1 12 (9.68%) JBoss
1 12 (9.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.42%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.71%) Big Data
2 8 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (4.84%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.23%) MySQL
5 3 (2.42%) DB2
5 3 (2.42%) OLAP
5 3 (2.42%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (21.77%) Selenium
2 14 (11.29%) LoadRunner
2 14 (11.29%) SoapUI
3 13 (10.48%) Introscope
4 8 (6.45%) Cucumber
5 7 (5.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.23%) MSTest
7 3 (2.42%) DbUnit
7 3 (2.42%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.42%) JUnit
8 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
8 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.81%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.81%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.81%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.81%) Subversion
8 1 (0.81%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.81%) Toad
General
1 32 (25.81%) Finance
2 15 (12.10%) Retail
3 11 (8.87%) Marketing
4 8 (6.45%) Banking
5 7 (5.65%) Legal
6 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 34 (27.42%) Analyst
2 32 (25.81%) Test Manager
3 31 (25.00%) Test Analyst
4 27 (21.77%) Test Engineer
5 25 (20.16%) Tester
6 13 (10.48%) Architect
6 13 (10.48%) QA Analyst
6 13 (10.48%) QA Tester
7 11 (8.87%) Performance Architect
7 11 (8.87%) Systems Tester
8 10 (8.06%) QA Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) QA Test Analyst
8 10 (8.06%) QA Test Engineer
8 10 (8.06%) Systems Test Engineer
9 8 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
9 8 (6.45%) QA Manager
9 8 (6.45%) QA Test Manager
9 8 (6.45%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.65%) Agile Test Manager
10 7 (5.65%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (22.58%) .NET
2 14 (11.29%) XML
3 13 (10.48%) Ajax
3 13 (10.48%) J2EE
4 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.42%) Middleware
4 3 (2.42%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (1.61%) jQuery
6 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.81%) Behat
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
6 1 (0.81%) JSON
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 26 (20.97%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (19.35%) User Experience
3 3 (2.42%) AS400
3 3 (2.42%) Credit Risk
3 3 (2.42%) iSeries
3 3 (2.42%) IVR
3 3 (2.42%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.81%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.26%) Windows
2 6 (4.84%) Android
2 6 (4.84%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.84%) Unix
3 4 (3.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (50.81%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (29.84%) Test Scripting
3 33 (26.61%) Test Management
4 23 (18.55%) Non-Functional Testing
5 22 (17.74%) Mentoring
5 22 (17.74%) Project Management
6 20 (16.13%) Scrum
7 19 (15.32%) Functional Testing
8 18 (14.52%) Automation Testing
8 18 (14.52%) High Availability
8 18 (14.52%) Software Testing
8 18 (14.52%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (13.71%) Performance Testing
10 15 (12.10%) SOA
11 14 (11.29%) Analytics
11 14 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (10.48%) Performance Engineering
13 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (9.68%) Manual Testing
13 12 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (27.42%) SQL
2 9 (7.26%) Java
3 4 (3.23%) PowerShell
3 4 (3.23%) VB
4 3 (2.42%) C#
4 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.61%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.81%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.81%) C++
6 1 (0.81%) PHP
6 1 (0.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (38.71%) ISEB
2 42 (33.87%) ISTQB
3 17 (13.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (7.26%) ISEB Practitioner
5 6 (4.84%) Degree
6 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
6 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (32.26%) QA
2 3 (2.42%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (10.48%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (10.48%) CA Wily
1 13 (10.48%) HP SiteScope
2 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 23 (18.55%) Oracle
2 21 (16.94%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.48%) Citrix
3 13 (10.48%) Dynatrace
3 13 (10.48%) HP
3 13 (10.48%) VMware
4 3 (2.42%) Cisco
4 3 (2.42%) Verint
5 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £36000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Pension, 25 Days Holiday etc.
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Artemis Search Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits & Progression
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Incredible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: £competitive plus 12% bonus, pension, PHI etc
Posted: 22 days ago