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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 152 186 171
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 76 71 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.33% 1.06% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.18% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 72 45 68
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +1.06%
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
5080 6018 6384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.78% 89.87% 85.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4857 4982
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +26 68 £40,000 -20.00% 3
South Yorkshire - 8 £37,500 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 125 (80.13%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (58.33%) QA
3 73 (46.79%) Software Testing
4 72 (46.15%) Finance
5 66 (42.31%) Selenium
5 66 (42.31%) Test Automation
6 53 (33.97%) User Acceptance Testing
7 49 (31.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 48 (30.77%) Waterfall
9 44 (28.21%) Test Scripting
10 43 (27.56%) ISTQB
11 42 (26.92%) Retail
11 42 (26.92%) Scrum
12 41 (26.28%) SQL
13 39 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 39 (25.00%) Legal
13 39 (25.00%) Banking
13 39 (25.00%) Functional Testing
14 35 (22.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 35 (22.44%) Automated Testing
15 34 (21.79%) SoapUI
16 33 (21.15%) ISEB
17 30 (19.23%) SDLC
18 29 (18.59%) Non-Functional Testing
19 27 (17.31%) Regression Testing
20 25 (16.03%) Test Management
21 23 (14.74%) Java
22 22 (14.10%) C#
23 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
23 21 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server

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:

Applications
1 12 (7.69%) MS Office
2 4 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.28%) Network Security
2 1 (0.64%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) Relational Database
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 66 (42.31%) Selenium
2 34 (21.79%) SoapUI
3 21 (13.46%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (4.49%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.49%) JIRA
4 7 (4.49%) TestDirector
4 7 (4.49%) WebDriver
5 6 (3.85%) Bugzilla
5 6 (3.85%) HP UFT
5 6 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 5 (3.21%) Toad
7 3 (1.92%) eggPlant
7 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
7 3 (1.92%) Protractor
8 2 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.28%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.28%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.28%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.64%) Testopia
General
1 72 (46.15%) Finance
2 42 (26.92%) Retail
3 39 (25.00%) Banking
3 39 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 65 (41.67%) Analyst
2 64 (41.03%) Test Analyst
3 35 (22.44%) Test Engineer
4 29 (18.59%) Lead Test Analyst
5 26 (16.67%) Web Analyst
5 26 (16.67%) Web Test Analyst
6 24 (15.38%) Senior Test Engineer
7 20 (12.82%) Test Manager
8 19 (12.18%) Tester
9 14 (8.97%) UAT Analyst
9 14 (8.97%) UAT Lead
9 14 (8.97%) UAT Test Analyst
9 14 (8.97%) UAT Test Lead
9 14 (8.97%) Web Applications Analyst
10 13 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
12 11 (7.05%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (7.05%) Systems Analyst
12 11 (7.05%) Systems Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.97%) .NET
2 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.49%) SOAP
4 3 (1.92%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.92%) Web Services
5 2 (1.28%) Hibernate
5 2 (1.28%) Spring
6 1 (0.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.69%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.21%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.21%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.28%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.64%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.64%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.21%) Android
1 5 (3.21%) Apple iOS
1 5 (3.21%) Unix
2 1 (0.64%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (80.13%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (46.79%) Software Testing
3 66 (42.31%) Test Automation
4 53 (33.97%) User Acceptance Testing
5 49 (31.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 48 (30.77%) Waterfall
7 44 (28.21%) Test Scripting
8 42 (26.92%) Scrum
9 39 (25.00%) E-Commerce
9 39 (25.00%) Functional Testing
10 35 (22.44%) Automated Testing
11 30 (19.23%) SDLC
12 29 (18.59%) Non-Functional Testing
13 27 (17.31%) Regression Testing
14 25 (16.03%) Test Management
15 21 (13.46%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (11.54%) Automation Testing
16 18 (11.54%) Kanban
16 18 (11.54%) Mentoring
17 17 (10.90%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (26.28%) SQL
2 23 (14.74%) Java
3 22 (14.10%) C#
4 6 (3.85%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.92%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.28%) PHP
6 2 (1.28%) Python
7 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (27.56%) ISTQB
2 35 (22.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 33 (21.15%) ISEB
4 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (58.33%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (10.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) HP
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35,000 per annum c£35,000 + 10% Bonus
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