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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 161 169 155
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 79 95 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.40% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.58% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 81 76
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +9.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year
-4.25% +6.81%
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
4974 6028 6196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.33% 88.65% 86.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4162 4931 4846
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 25 June 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
West Yorkshire -19 59 £40,000 -11.11% 7
North Yorkshire +32 15 £32,500 -35.00%
South Yorkshire +22 5 £31,500 -17.10%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 101 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (48.00%) QA
3 62 (41.33%) Test Scripting
4 61 (40.67%) Selenium
4 61 (40.67%) Software Testing
5 58 (38.67%) ISTQB
6 55 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 55 (36.67%) Finance
7 52 (34.67%) SQL
8 47 (31.33%) Waterfall
9 44 (29.33%) ISEB
10 41 (27.33%) Test Automation
11 39 (26.00%) SoapUI
11 39 (26.00%) Scrum
12 36 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
13 33 (22.00%) Microsoft
14 32 (21.33%) Functional Testing
15 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 29 (19.33%) .NET
18 28 (18.67%) Retail
19 27 (18.00%) SDLC
19 27 (18.00%) Automation Testing
20 25 (16.67%) Legal
21 24 (16.00%) E-Commerce
22 23 (15.33%) Banking
23 22 (14.67%) Test Management
23 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
24 19 (12.67%) Regression Testing
24 19 (12.67%) Mentoring

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in 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 7 (4.67%) IIS
1 7 (4.67%) JBoss
1 7 (4.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.67%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.67%) Big Data
4 6 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 61 (40.67%) Selenium
2 39 (26.00%) SoapUI
3 12 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.33%) Bugzilla
4 8 (5.33%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.33%) JIRA
4 8 (5.33%) Toad
5 7 (4.67%) Introscope
5 7 (4.67%) LoadRunner
6 4 (2.67%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.00%) Protractor
8 2 (1.33%) JBehave
8 2 (1.33%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.67%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.67%) Hudson
9 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.67%) Subversion
9 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
General
1 55 (36.67%) Finance
2 28 (18.67%) Retail
3 25 (16.67%) Legal
4 23 (15.33%) Banking
5 3 (2.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (44.00%) Analyst
2 65 (43.33%) Test Analyst
3 36 (24.00%) Tester
4 34 (22.67%) Test Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 20 (13.33%) Systems Tester
6 19 (12.67%) Test Manager
7 18 (12.00%) QA Engineer
8 15 (10.00%) QA Analyst
8 15 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
8 15 (10.00%) QA Test Engineer
8 15 (10.00%) QA Tester
8 15 (10.00%) Systems Test Engineer
9 14 (9.33%) UAT Analyst
9 14 (9.33%) UAT Lead
9 14 (9.33%) UAT Test Analyst
9 14 (9.33%) UAT Test Lead
9 14 (9.33%) Web Analyst
9 14 (9.33%) Web Applications Analyst
9 14 (9.33%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (19.33%) .NET
2 10 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 10 (6.67%) XML
3 7 (4.67%) Ajax
3 7 (4.67%) J2EE
4 6 (4.00%) SOAP
5 4 (2.67%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.33%) HTML
6 2 (1.33%) jQuery
6 2 (1.33%) Web Services
7 1 (0.67%) CSS
7 1 (0.67%) JSON
7 1 (0.67%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.67%) User Experience
3 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
3 8 (5.33%) Smartphone
4 7 (4.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.33%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.00%) Unix
2 8 (5.33%) Android
2 8 (5.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.00%) Windows
3 6 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (67.33%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (41.33%) Test Scripting
3 61 (40.67%) Software Testing
4 55 (36.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 47 (31.33%) Waterfall
6 41 (27.33%) Test Automation
7 39 (26.00%) Scrum
8 36 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 32 (21.33%) Functional Testing
10 31 (20.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 27 (18.00%) Automation Testing
11 27 (18.00%) SDLC
12 24 (16.00%) E-Commerce
13 22 (14.67%) Test Management
14 19 (12.67%) Mentoring
14 19 (12.67%) Regression Testing
15 18 (12.00%) System Testing
16 17 (11.33%) Integration Testing
16 17 (11.33%) Kanban
16 17 (11.33%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (34.67%) SQL
2 16 (10.67%) C#
2 16 (10.67%) Java
3 5 (3.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.33%) VB
4 2 (1.33%) PHP
4 2 (1.33%) Python
5 1 (0.67%) Apex Code
5 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 58 (38.67%) ISTQB
2 44 (29.33%) ISEB
3 30 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (48.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.67%) CA Wily
1 7 (4.67%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 33 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.33%) Oracle
3 9 (6.00%) HP
4 7 (4.67%) Citrix
4 7 (4.67%) Dynatrace
4 7 (4.67%) VMware
5 1 (0.67%) Cisco
5 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.67%) Verint
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