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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 170 133 193
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +60
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 71 126 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.06% 1.75% 0.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 2.13% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +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
5958 5926 4515
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.73% 82.53% 85.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4892 4591 3531
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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 -42 61 £50,000 +14.28% 5
East Yorkshire - 10 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 85 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (46.75%) ISEB
3 66 (39.05%) SDLC
4 64 (37.87%) SQL
5 63 (37.28%) QA
6 50 (29.59%) Regression Testing
7 49 (28.99%) ISTQB
8 45 (26.63%) System Testing
9 43 (25.44%) Finance
10 41 (24.26%) Test Management
11 40 (23.67%) Software Testing
12 38 (22.49%) UNIX
13 37 (21.89%) Java
13 37 (21.89%) Test Scripting
14 36 (21.30%) Integration Testing
15 34 (20.12%) Project Management
16 32 (18.93%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (17.75%) C#
17 30 (17.75%) Compatibility Testing
17 30 (17.75%) System Integration Testing
17 30 (17.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 23 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (12.43%) Scrum
20 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
21 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
21 19 (11.24%) Test Automation
22 17 (10.06%) Degree
23 16 (9.47%) Selenium
23 16 (9.47%) Performance Testing
24 15 (8.88%) Data Warehouse

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (3.55%) IIS
2 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (5.92%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.73%) MS Office
3 2 (1.18%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) HTTP
1 2 (1.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (8.88%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (5.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.33%) OLAP
2 9 (5.33%) OLAP Cube
3 7 (4.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.55%) Big Data
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (9.47%) Selenium
3 9 (5.33%) JIRA
4 8 (4.73%) HP UFT
5 2 (1.18%) JUnit
5 2 (1.18%) Toad
5 2 (1.18%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.59%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.59%) Ranorex
General
1 43 (25.44%) Finance
2 8 (4.73%) Banking
3 7 (4.14%) Retail
3 7 (4.14%) Legal
4 6 (3.55%) Law
5 2 (1.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 68 (40.24%) Test Manager
2 31 (18.34%) Test Analyst
2 31 (18.34%) Analyst
3 25 (14.79%) Tester
4 19 (11.24%) QA Manager
5 17 (10.06%) Test Leader
6 16 (9.47%) Developer
7 14 (8.28%) Software Tester
8 11 (6.51%) Systems Tester
9 10 (5.92%) Lead Test Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Test Engineer
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Head of Testing
11 7 (4.14%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Programme Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Consultant
12 6 (3.55%) Security Consultant
12 6 (3.55%) Programme Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) SOAP
3 3 (1.78%) Web Services
3 3 (1.78%) XML
3 3 (1.78%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.78%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.18%) HTML
5 1 (0.59%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.73%) IVR
3 6 (3.55%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.96%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.18%) GIS
6 1 (0.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 38 (22.49%) UNIX
2 10 (5.92%) Windows
3 6 (3.55%) Android
3 6 (3.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.18%) AIX
4 2 (1.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (50.30%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.05%) SDLC
3 50 (29.59%) Regression Testing
4 45 (26.63%) System Testing
5 41 (24.26%) Test Management
6 40 (23.67%) Software Testing
7 37 (21.89%) Test Scripting
8 36 (21.30%) Integration Testing
9 34 (20.12%) Project Management
10 32 (18.93%) User Acceptance Testing
11 30 (17.75%) Compatibility Testing
11 30 (17.75%) System Integration Testing
12 21 (12.43%) Scrum
13 20 (11.83%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (11.24%) Test Automation
15 16 (9.47%) Performance Testing
16 15 (8.88%) ETL
16 15 (8.88%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (8.88%) Mentoring
17 14 (8.28%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 64 (37.87%) SQL
2 37 (21.89%) Java
3 30 (17.75%) C#
4 2 (1.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.18%) VBScript
4 2 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 79 (46.75%) ISEB
2 49 (28.99%) ISTQB
3 30 (17.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (10.06%) Degree
5 8 (4.73%) SC Cleared
5 8 (4.73%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.55%) CISSP
7 2 (1.18%) IBM Certification
8 1 (0.59%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (37.28%) QA
2 11 (6.51%) PCI DSS
3 6 (3.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.18%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.55%) Capita
2 6 (3.55%) Splunk
2 6 (3.55%) ArcSight
3 4 (2.37%) Verint
3 4 (2.37%) Cisco
4 2 (1.18%) IBM
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle
4 2 (1.18%) HP
4 2 (1.18%) Citrix
4 2 (1.18%) VMware
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car allowance, bonus scheme etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago