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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 166 171 180
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 89 79 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 1.12% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 1.35% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 33
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
6381 5851 4613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.12% 83.00% 80.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5173 4458 3700
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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
(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 -4 70 £37,500 -13.12% 11
North Yorkshire +20 14 £31,500 -10.00% 1
South Yorkshire -5 4 £28,500 -18.57% 2
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 99 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (46.15%) QA
3 79 (43.41%) Finance
4 74 (40.66%) Test Scripting
5 62 (34.07%) Microsoft
6 58 (31.87%) ISEB
7 57 (31.32%) Test Management
8 53 (29.12%) Project Management
9 49 (26.92%) ISTQB
9 49 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 46 (25.27%) MS Excel
11 45 (24.73%) User Acceptance Testing
12 42 (23.08%) Regression Testing
12 42 (23.08%) Business Analysis
13 40 (21.98%) Performance Testing
13 40 (21.98%) Selenium
14 38 (20.88%) Test Automation
15 37 (20.33%) TDD
16 36 (19.78%) Scrum
17 35 (19.23%) Management Information System
18 34 (18.68%) JIRA
19 33 (18.13%) JMeter
19 33 (18.13%) SQL
20 32 (17.58%) QuickTest Pro
20 32 (17.58%) eggPlant
21 31 (17.03%) Automated Testing
22 30 (16.48%) HP
22 30 (16.48%) Test Planning
23 29 (15.93%) Usability Testing
23 29 (15.93%) HP Quality Center

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (7.69%) IIS
2 6 (3.30%) Apache
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (25.27%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.95%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS Project
3 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.55%) SPSS
4 1 (0.55%) Stata
4 1 (0.55%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.59%) SQL Server
1 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 11 (6.04%) Data Warehouse
2 11 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (5.49%) OLAP Cube
3 10 (5.49%) OLAP
4 1 (0.55%) ProClarity
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) QlikView
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Power View
Development Applications
1 49 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (21.98%) Selenium
3 34 (18.68%) JIRA
4 33 (18.13%) JMeter
5 32 (17.58%) QuickTest Pro
5 32 (17.58%) eggPlant
6 15 (8.24%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.30%) JUnit
8 4 (2.20%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.65%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.10%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.10%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.55%) WatiN
11 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.55%) TestComplete
11 1 (0.55%) WATIR
General
1 79 (43.41%) Finance
2 8 (4.40%) Law
3 6 (3.30%) Banking
3 6 (3.30%) Retail
4 5 (2.75%) Games
5 3 (1.65%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 80 (43.96%) Analyst
2 67 (36.81%) Test Analyst
3 33 (18.13%) Test Manager
4 26 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 26 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
5 25 (13.74%) Senior Test Analyst
5 25 (13.74%) Tester
5 25 (13.74%) Senior Analyst
6 13 (7.14%) Test Leader
7 12 (6.59%) Business Analyst
8 11 (6.04%) Developer
8 11 (6.04%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 10 (5.49%) Systems Tester
9 10 (5.49%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.95%) Consultant
10 9 (4.95%) Lead Business Analyst
11 8 (4.40%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.40%) Security Consultant
11 8 (4.40%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.89%) Web Services
2 13 (7.14%) .NET
3 8 (4.40%) XML
4 6 (3.30%) SOAP
5 3 (1.65%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.55%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 35 (19.23%) Management Information System
2 23 (12.64%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.95%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.40%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.30%) Replication
5 6 (3.30%) Open Source
6 2 (1.10%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.55%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.55%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.55%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.55%) IVR
7 1 (0.55%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.65%) UNIX
2 1 (0.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (54.40%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (40.66%) Test Scripting
3 57 (31.32%) Test Management
4 53 (29.12%) Project Management
5 45 (24.73%) User Acceptance Testing
6 42 (23.08%) Business Analysis
6 42 (23.08%) Regression Testing
7 40 (21.98%) Performance Testing
8 38 (20.88%) Test Automation
9 37 (20.33%) TDD
10 36 (19.78%) Scrum
11 31 (17.03%) Automated Testing
12 30 (16.48%) Test Planning
13 29 (15.93%) Usability Testing
14 26 (14.29%) Mentoring
15 24 (13.19%) Coaching
16 21 (11.54%) Line Management
16 21 (11.54%) Software Testing
16 21 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
17 18 (9.89%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (18.13%) SQL
2 6 (3.30%) Java
3 2 (1.10%) VB.NET
3 2 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) Python
4 1 (0.55%) MATLAB
4 1 (0.55%) Ruby
4 1 (0.55%) R
4 1 (0.55%) Perl
4 1 (0.55%) PHP
4 1 (0.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (31.87%) ISEB
2 49 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 26 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 17 (9.34%) Degree
5 9 (4.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 8 (4.40%) CISSP
7 6 (3.30%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (46.15%) QA
2 18 (9.89%) PCI DSS
3 8 (4.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.65%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.55%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 29 (15.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 62 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 30 (16.48%) HP
3 10 (5.49%) IBM
4 9 (4.95%) BT
5 8 (4.40%) Splunk
5 8 (4.40%) ArcSight
6 5 (2.75%) CODA
7 1 (0.55%) Northgate
7 1 (0.55%) Citrix
7 1 (0.55%) Avaya
7 1 (0.55%) Empirix
7 1 (0.55%) Hyperion
7 1 (0.55%) Compuware
7 1 (0.55%) Oracle
7 1 (0.55%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.55%) Cognos
West Yorkshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Competitive Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Car, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £27000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York
Eden Lea
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago
East Riding of Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Sheffield
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago