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

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 156 194 188
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 74 61 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.37% 0.96% 1.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 1.08% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 71 39 64
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% -8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
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
4815 5630 6725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.85% 88.49% 88.25%
Number of salaries quoted 4141 4571 5383
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,433 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 2 December 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 2 December 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 +37 69 £42,500 +9.67% 5
South Yorkshire +8 5 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (64.14%) QA
3 79 (54.48%) Selenium
4 77 (53.10%) Test Automation
5 69 (47.59%) Software Testing
6 58 (40.00%) Finance
7 52 (35.86%) Scrum
8 51 (35.17%) SQL
8 51 (35.17%) Automated Testing
9 45 (31.03%) Waterfall
10 42 (28.97%) Test Management
11 40 (27.59%) E-Commerce
12 39 (26.90%) ISEB
12 39 (26.90%) ISTQB
12 39 (26.90%) Functional Testing
13 38 (26.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 38 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
14 37 (25.52%) Java
15 36 (24.83%) Regression Testing
15 36 (24.83%) Retail
15 36 (24.83%) Software Delivery
16 33 (22.76%) Banking
16 33 (22.76%) Legal
17 31 (21.38%) User Acceptance Testing
17 31 (21.38%) SoapUI
18 30 (20.69%) Mentoring
18 30 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
18 30 (20.69%) Oracle
19 28 (19.31%) Test Scripting
20 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration

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 1 (0.69%) GeoServer
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) MS Office
2 3 (2.07%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (4.14%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.93%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.69%) GIS
4 1 (0.69%) MySQL
4 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 79 (54.48%) Selenium
2 31 (21.38%) SoapUI
3 24 (16.55%) Cucumber
3 24 (16.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (8.28%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (8.28%) TeamCity
4 12 (8.28%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.21%) JIRA
6 7 (4.83%) HP UFT
6 7 (4.83%) LoadRunner
6 7 (4.83%) TestDirector
7 6 (4.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 6 (4.14%) Jenkins
7 6 (4.14%) Robot Framework
8 3 (2.07%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.07%) eggPlant
8 3 (2.07%) Protractor
9 2 (1.38%) Ranorex
9 2 (1.38%) Toad
10 1 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 58 (40.00%) Finance
2 36 (24.83%) Retail
3 33 (22.76%) Banking
3 33 (22.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (39.31%) Test Engineer
2 45 (31.03%) Analyst
3 43 (29.66%) Test Analyst
4 40 (27.59%) Senior Test Engineer
5 20 (13.79%) Lead Test Analyst
6 19 (13.10%) Test Manager
6 19 (13.10%) Web Analyst
6 19 (13.10%) Web Test Analyst
7 14 (9.66%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (9.66%) Test Automation Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (8.97%) Tester
9 12 (8.28%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 11 (7.59%) Test Leader
11 8 (5.52%) Senior Analyst
11 8 (5.52%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (4.83%) Consultant
12 7 (4.83%) QA Engineer
12 7 (4.83%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (4.83%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (15.17%) .NET
2 11 (7.59%) ASP.NET
3 7 (4.83%) Oracle Fusion
4 5 (3.45%) SOAP
5 3 (2.07%) AngularJS
6 2 (1.38%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.38%) Spring
6 2 (1.38%) Web Services
7 1 (0.69%) Behat
7 1 (0.69%) Django
7 1 (0.69%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.69%) REST
7 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.28%) Enterprise Software
2 9 (6.21%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.38%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.69%) NHS
5 1 (0.69%) Remote Sensing
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.38%) Android
1 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
1 2 (1.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (90.34%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (53.10%) Test Automation
3 69 (47.59%) Software Testing
4 52 (35.86%) Scrum
5 51 (35.17%) Automated Testing
6 45 (31.03%) Waterfall
7 42 (28.97%) Test Management
8 40 (27.59%) E-Commerce
9 39 (26.90%) Functional Testing
10 38 (26.21%) Stakeholder Management
11 36 (24.83%) Regression Testing
11 36 (24.83%) Software Delivery
12 31 (21.38%) User Acceptance Testing
13 30 (20.69%) Defect Tracking
13 30 (20.69%) Mentoring
14 28 (19.31%) Test Scripting
15 27 (18.62%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (17.24%) Kanban
17 23 (15.86%) Logistics
17 23 (15.86%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 51 (35.17%) SQL
2 37 (25.52%) Java
3 20 (13.79%) C#
4 11 (7.59%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.52%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.38%) Python
6 2 (1.38%) Ruby
7 1 (0.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (26.90%) ISEB
1 39 (26.90%) ISTQB
2 38 (26.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (1.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (64.14%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 2 (1.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (20.69%) Oracle
2 14 (9.66%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.76%) HP
4 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.69%) Zend
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