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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 145 196 163
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -33
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 118 21 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.61% 0.39% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.46% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 77 9 39
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,700 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £43,600 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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
6015 4550 4782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.07% 85.06% 81.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4686 3582 3910
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 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +42 92 £42,500 +13.33% 6
North Yorkshire -2 18 £50,000 +37.93% 4
South Yorkshire - 4 £48,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 125 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 115 (50.00%) QA
3 90 (39.13%) Project Management
4 70 (30.43%) Finance
5 56 (24.35%) Test Scripting
6 54 (23.48%) E-Commerce
7 48 (20.87%) ISEB
8 46 (20.00%) Regression Testing
9 44 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 40 (17.39%) Automated Testing
11 39 (16.96%) Test Management
12 38 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 36 (15.65%) SQL
14 35 (15.22%) Scrum
15 34 (14.78%) Web Services
16 32 (13.91%) SOAP
17 31 (13.48%) XML
17 31 (13.48%) Line Management
18 30 (13.04%) Performance Testing
18 30 (13.04%) Microsoft
19 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
20 26 (11.30%) Business Analysis
21 25 (10.87%) Selenium
21 25 (10.87%) Test Automation
21 25 (10.87%) Test Planning
22 24 (10.43%) ISTQB
23 22 (9.57%) SQL Server
23 22 (9.57%) BDD
24 21 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
24 21 (9.13%) SoapUI

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (2.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (1.74%) Apache
2 4 (1.74%) IIS
3 3 (1.30%) SAS
4 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 21 (9.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.04%) MS Office
3 3 (1.30%) SPSS
3 3 (1.30%) Stata
4 1 (0.43%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) 3G
1 1 (0.43%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.43%) LTE
1 1 (0.43%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 16 (6.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (5.22%) OLAP
7 3 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
7 3 (1.30%) QlikView
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.43%) ProClarity
9 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (10.87%) Selenium
2 21 (9.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.13%) SoapUI
3 16 (6.96%) JMeter
4 14 (6.09%) JUnit
5 12 (5.22%) JIRA
6 11 (4.78%) QuickTest Pro
6 11 (4.78%) Cucumber
7 9 (3.91%) eggPlant
8 7 (3.04%) JBehave
9 4 (1.74%) Behat
10 2 (0.87%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.87%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.87%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.87%) LoadRunner
11 1 (0.43%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.43%) Ranorex
General
1 70 (30.43%) Finance
2 9 (3.91%) Banking
3 5 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Law
4 2 (0.87%) Financial Institution
4 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (41.74%) Analyst
2 84 (36.52%) Test Analyst
3 58 (25.22%) Agile Test Analyst
4 56 (24.35%) Test Manager
5 24 (10.43%) Test Engineer
6 19 (8.26%) Tester
7 16 (6.96%) Senior Test Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (6.09%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (5.65%) Developer
9 13 (5.65%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 12 (5.22%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.35%) SQL Developer
12 9 (3.91%) Business Developer
13 7 (3.04%) QA Manager
13 7 (3.04%) QA Test Manager
14 6 (2.61%) Test Leader
15 5 (2.17%) Performance Test Analyst
15 5 (2.17%) Performance Analyst
15 5 (2.17%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (14.78%) Web Services
2 32 (13.91%) SOAP
3 31 (13.48%) XML
4 9 (3.91%) .NET
5 4 (1.74%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (1.74%) WinForms
5 4 (1.74%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.91%) Management Information System
2 7 (3.04%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.74%) Open Source
3 4 (1.74%) Replication
3 4 (1.74%) DTV
3 4 (1.74%) NHS
4 3 (1.30%) Data Integration
4 3 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.87%) iSeries
5 2 (0.87%) Video on Demand
5 2 (0.87%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.43%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.04%) UNIX
2 5 (2.17%) Windows
3 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
3 4 (1.74%) Windows 8
3 4 (1.74%) Android
4 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (39.13%) Project Management
3 56 (24.35%) Test Scripting
4 54 (23.48%) E-Commerce
5 46 (20.00%) Regression Testing
6 44 (19.13%) Stakeholder Management
7 40 (17.39%) Automated Testing
8 39 (16.96%) Test Management
9 38 (16.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 35 (15.22%) Scrum
11 31 (13.48%) Line Management
12 30 (13.04%) Performance Testing
13 28 (12.17%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (11.30%) Business Analysis
15 25 (10.87%) Test Automation
15 25 (10.87%) Test Planning
16 22 (9.57%) BDD
17 19 (8.26%) TDD
17 19 (8.26%) Coaching
18 17 (7.39%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (15.65%) SQL
2 21 (9.13%) Java
3 8 (3.48%) C#
4 4 (1.74%) Ruby
4 4 (1.74%) C++
4 4 (1.74%) PHP
5 3 (1.30%) MATLAB
5 3 (1.30%) R
6 1 (0.43%) C
6 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 48 (20.87%) ISEB
2 24 (10.43%) ISTQB
3 11 (4.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.61%) Degree
5 5 (2.17%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (1.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (1.30%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.30%) COBIT
2 3 (1.30%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.87%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 14 (6.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.48%) Oracle
2 8 (3.48%) HP
3 3 (1.30%) Hyperion
3 3 (1.30%) Business Objects
3 3 (1.30%) Cognos
3 3 (1.30%) FrontRange
3 3 (1.30%) ServiceNow
4 2 (0.87%) Sage
4 2 (0.87%) IBM
5 1 (0.43%) Remedy
5 1 (0.43%) BMC
5 1 (0.43%) Capita
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Yorkshire Staffing Services
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable upon profile
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 19 days ago
York
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Posted: 27 days ago