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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 138 194 159
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 126 26 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.72% 0.48% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.58% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 13 33
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,400 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
5878 4475 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 82.78% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 3493 3697
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
(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 +48 112 £44,500 +18.66% 3
North Yorkshire -5 8 £50,000 +21.95% 3
South Yorkshire -14 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 108 (49.09%) QA
2 85 (38.64%) Project Management
3 58 (26.36%) Finance
4 53 (24.09%) E-Commerce
5 49 (22.27%) Test Scripting
6 46 (20.91%) ISEB
7 43 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
8 39 (17.73%) Scrum
8 39 (17.73%) Regression Testing
9 37 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
10 36 (16.36%) SQL
11 35 (15.91%) Automated Testing
12 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
13 33 (15.00%) Web Services
14 31 (14.09%) XML
15 30 (13.64%) Test Management
16 29 (13.18%) SOAP
17 26 (11.82%) Performance Testing
18 25 (11.36%) Selenium
18 25 (11.36%) Java
18 25 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
19 23 (10.45%) BDD
20 22 (10.00%) ISTQB
20 22 (10.00%) Business Analysis
20 22 (10.00%) SQL Server
21 20 (9.09%) Information Management
21 20 (9.09%) Test Automation
22 19 (8.64%) SoapUI
22 19 (8.64%) TDD
23 18 (8.18%) JUnit

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (2.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (0.91%) SAS
3 1 (0.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
Applications
1 13 (5.91%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.64%) MS Office
3 2 (0.91%) Stata
3 2 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) Radio Access Network
1 1 (0.45%) LTE
1 1 (0.45%) LAN
1 1 (0.45%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.45%) WAN
1 1 (0.45%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.45%) 3G
1 1 (0.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (5.00%) OLAP
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (0.91%) QlikView
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (11.36%) Selenium
2 19 (8.64%) SoapUI
3 18 (8.18%) JUnit
3 18 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.45%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.55%) JMeter
6 8 (3.64%) JBehave
7 6 (2.73%) QuickTest Pro
8 4 (1.82%) JIRA
8 4 (1.82%) Behat
9 3 (1.36%) TestDirector
9 3 (1.36%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.91%) LoadRunner
10 2 (0.91%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.45%) Ranorex
11 1 (0.45%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.45%) Bugzilla
General
1 58 (26.36%) Finance
2 8 (3.64%) Banking
3 4 (1.82%) Retail
4 2 (0.91%) Law
4 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (41.82%) Analyst
2 80 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 56 (25.45%) Agile Test Analyst
4 52 (23.64%) Test Manager
5 23 (10.45%) Tester
6 22 (10.00%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.27%) Senior Test Engineer
8 12 (5.45%) Business Analyst
9 11 (5.00%) Developer
9 11 (5.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.09%) Business Developer
10 9 (4.09%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (3.64%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.64%) QA Manager
11 8 (3.64%) QA Test Manager
12 6 (2.73%) Performance Tester
13 5 (2.27%) Lead Tester
13 5 (2.27%) Lead Test Analyst
14 4 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (15.00%) Web Services
2 31 (14.09%) XML
3 29 (13.18%) SOAP
4 11 (5.00%) .NET
5 6 (2.73%) WinForms
5 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.18%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.73%) DTV
2 6 (2.73%) NHS
2 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.36%) iSeries
4 2 (0.91%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.45%) Open Source
5 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.45%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.45%) Replication
5 1 (0.45%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.64%) Windows
2 7 (3.18%) UNIX
3 6 (2.73%) Android
3 6 (2.73%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.73%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (38.64%) Project Management
2 53 (24.09%) E-Commerce
3 49 (22.27%) Test Scripting
4 43 (19.55%) Stakeholder Management
5 39 (17.73%) Scrum
5 39 (17.73%) Regression Testing
6 37 (16.82%) User Acceptance Testing
7 35 (15.91%) Automated Testing
8 34 (15.45%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (13.64%) Test Management
10 26 (11.82%) Performance Testing
11 25 (11.36%) Business Intelligence
12 23 (10.45%) BDD
13 22 (10.00%) Business Analysis
14 20 (9.09%) Information Management
14 20 (9.09%) Test Automation
15 19 (8.64%) TDD
16 17 (7.73%) Automation Testing
17 16 (7.27%) Migration
18 14 (6.36%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 36 (16.36%) SQL
2 25 (11.36%) Java
3 10 (4.55%) C#
4 4 (1.82%) Ruby
4 4 (1.82%) C++
4 4 (1.82%) PHP
5 2 (0.91%) C
5 2 (0.91%) VBScript
5 2 (0.91%) MATLAB
5 2 (0.91%) R
6 1 (0.45%) Tcl
6 1 (0.45%) VB
6 1 (0.45%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (20.91%) ISEB
2 22 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 11 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.64%) Degree
5 5 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (49.09%) QA
2 4 (1.82%) COBIT
3 2 (0.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.91%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 10 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (8.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.18%) Oracle
3 4 (1.82%) FrontRange
3 4 (1.82%) HP
3 4 (1.82%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.36%) IBM
5 2 (0.91%) Cognos
5 2 (0.91%) Business Objects
5 2 (0.91%) Remedy
5 2 (0.91%) Sage
5 2 (0.91%) BMC
5 2 (0.91%) Hyperion
6 1 (0.45%) Capita
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago