The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 149 179 168
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 106 32 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.51% 0.60% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 0.73% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 69 22 25
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,950 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,400 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5643 4372 4153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.56% 81.54% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 3372 3389
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Strategy
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +36 104 £41,500 +1.21% 10
North Yorkshire -10 1 £28,500 -9.52%
South Yorkshire -12 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 110 (53.14%) QA
2 80 (38.65%) Project Management
3 57 (27.54%) Test Scripting
4 49 (23.67%) E-Commerce
5 45 (21.74%) Finance
6 43 (20.77%) ISEB
7 39 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
8 37 (17.87%) Automated Testing
9 36 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (17.39%) Scrum
10 34 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
11 27 (13.04%) SQL
11 27 (13.04%) Test Management
12 25 (12.08%) Web Services
12 25 (12.08%) XML
13 24 (11.59%) Java
14 23 (11.11%) Performance Testing
15 22 (10.63%) Selenium
15 22 (10.63%) Business Analysis
16 21 (10.14%) SOAP
17 20 (9.66%) ISTQB
17 20 (9.66%) Regression Testing
18 19 (9.18%) Software Testing
19 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
20 17 (8.21%) JUnit
20 17 (8.21%) TDD
20 17 (8.21%) Information Management
20 17 (8.21%) BDD
21 16 (7.73%) Load Testing
22 15 (7.25%) Business Intelligence

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 2 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (0.48%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (5.31%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) ATM
1 1 (0.48%) LAN
1 1 (0.48%) WAN
1 1 (0.48%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.48%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 8 (3.86%) OLAP
5 2 (0.97%) Redis
5 2 (0.97%) Riak
Development Applications
1 22 (10.63%) Selenium
2 17 (8.21%) JUnit
3 14 (6.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (4.83%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.35%) SoapUI
6 8 (3.86%) JMeter
7 6 (2.90%) JBehave
8 5 (2.42%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.42%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.93%) Behat
10 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.97%) TestDirector
General
1 45 (21.74%) Finance
2 7 (3.38%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Games
4 3 (1.45%) Retail
5 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 92 (44.44%) Analyst
2 79 (38.16%) Test Analyst
3 47 (22.71%) Agile Test Analyst
4 44 (21.26%) Test Manager
5 25 (12.08%) Test Engineer
6 23 (11.11%) Tester
7 15 (7.25%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (6.76%) Developer
9 12 (5.80%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 11 (5.31%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.83%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (3.86%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.38%) Business Developer
14 6 (2.90%) QA Manager
14 6 (2.90%) Software Developer
14 6 (2.90%) Performance Tester
14 6 (2.90%) QA Test Manager
15 5 (2.42%) Lead Tester
15 5 (2.42%) SQL Developer
16 4 (1.93%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (12.08%) Web Services
1 25 (12.08%) XML
2 21 (10.14%) SOAP
3 14 (6.76%) .NET
4 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.90%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (2.90%) WinForms
5 1 (0.48%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.83%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.86%) NHS
3 6 (2.90%) DTV
3 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.45%) iSeries
5 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.48%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Windows
2 8 (3.86%) UNIX
3 6 (2.90%) Android
3 6 (2.90%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.97%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.97%) Solaris
5 1 (0.48%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (38.65%) Project Management
2 57 (27.54%) Test Scripting
3 49 (23.67%) E-Commerce
4 39 (18.84%) User Acceptance Testing
5 37 (17.87%) Automated Testing
6 36 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 36 (17.39%) Scrum
7 34 (16.43%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (13.04%) Test Management
9 23 (11.11%) Performance Testing
10 22 (10.63%) Business Analysis
11 20 (9.66%) Regression Testing
12 19 (9.18%) Software Testing
13 17 (8.21%) BDD
13 17 (8.21%) TDD
13 17 (8.21%) Information Management
14 16 (7.73%) Load Testing
15 15 (7.25%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (6.76%) Automation Testing
17 12 (5.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (13.04%) SQL
2 24 (11.59%) Java
3 10 (4.83%) C#
4 4 (1.93%) C++
4 4 (1.93%) PHP
4 4 (1.93%) Ruby
5 2 (0.97%) C
5 2 (0.97%) VBScript
5 2 (0.97%) VB
6 1 (0.48%) Python
6 1 (0.48%) Tcl
6 1 (0.48%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.48%) Perl
Qualifications
1 43 (20.77%) ISEB
2 20 (9.66%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.86%) Degree
4 3 (1.45%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (53.14%) QA
2 4 (1.93%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.97%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (6.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle
3 4 (1.93%) Remedy
3 4 (1.93%) HP
3 4 (1.93%) BMC
3 4 (1.93%) FrontRange
3 4 (1.93%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.45%) IBM
5 2 (0.97%) VMware
5 2 (0.97%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.97%) Sage
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £54,000 per annum plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Elevate Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum to £45K + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Up to 55K Plus Bonus Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £44000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago