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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 146 143 184
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +41
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 92 111 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.36% 1.58% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.57% 1.90% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 81 72 23
Average salary £47,500 £41,438 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.63% +3.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £48,300
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
5873 5856 4481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 83.21% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4571 3450
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -14 84 £45,000 +8.59% 6
East Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire +3 1 £50,000 +75.43%
South Yorkshire -1 1 £38,000 -30.90% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (44.21%) ISEB
3 69 (36.32%) SDLC
4 64 (33.68%) QA
5 62 (32.63%) SQL
6 59 (31.05%) Regression Testing
7 55 (28.95%) ISTQB
8 49 (25.79%) Finance
9 47 (24.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 45 (23.68%) Test Scripting
11 42 (22.11%) System Testing
12 39 (20.53%) Test Management
13 38 (20.00%) Integration Testing
14 37 (19.47%) Project Management
15 36 (18.95%) Software Testing
16 35 (18.42%) Java
17 32 (16.84%) UNIX
17 32 (16.84%) System Integration Testing
18 30 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
18 30 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 30 (15.79%) C#
19 28 (14.74%) Degree
20 27 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
21 26 (13.68%) Performance Testing
21 26 (13.68%) Scrum
22 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
23 24 (12.63%) Selenium
24 23 (12.11%) Test Automation
25 22 (11.58%) Mentoring
26 20 (10.53%) Coaching

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (7.37%) IIS
2 3 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) Apache
Applications
1 15 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.84%) MS Office
3 5 (2.63%) MS Project
4 3 (1.58%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.89%) Data Warehouse
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.26%) OLAP
2 10 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (5.26%) OLAP Cube
3 5 (2.63%) Big Data
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.53%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (14.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (12.63%) Selenium
3 18 (9.47%) HP UFT
4 17 (8.95%) JIRA
5 8 (4.21%) eggPlant
5 8 (4.21%) JMeter
6 4 (2.11%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.58%) JUnit
7 3 (1.58%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.05%) Toad
9 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.53%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.53%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.53%) Ranorex
General
1 49 (25.79%) Finance
2 13 (6.84%) Law
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 4 (2.11%) Banking
5 3 (1.58%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.58%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (26.84%) Test Manager
2 45 (23.68%) Analyst
3 43 (22.63%) Test Analyst
4 30 (15.79%) Tester
5 19 (10.00%) Software Tester
6 18 (9.47%) Test Leader
7 17 (8.95%) Developer
8 16 (8.42%) QA Manager
9 14 (7.37%) Lead Test Analyst
10 13 (6.84%) Consultant
10 13 (6.84%) Security Consultant
11 10 (5.26%) Systems Tester
11 10 (5.26%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (5.26%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
12 9 (4.74%) Senior Analyst
12 9 (4.74%) Senior Test Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Test Engineer
13 7 (3.68%) Performance Analyst
13 7 (3.68%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.32%) .NET
2 9 (4.74%) Web Services
3 3 (1.58%) XML
3 3 (1.58%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.58%) Apache Flex
3 3 (1.58%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.58%) SOAP
4 2 (1.05%) HTML
5 1 (0.53%) JSP
5 1 (0.53%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.42%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.84%) Data Centre
3 7 (3.68%) IVR
3 7 (3.68%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.16%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.53%) EMV
5 1 (0.53%) Replication
5 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.84%) UNIX
2 5 (2.63%) Windows
3 1 (0.53%) Android
3 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (45.79%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.32%) SDLC
3 59 (31.05%) Regression Testing
4 47 (24.74%) User Acceptance Testing
5 45 (23.68%) Test Scripting
6 42 (22.11%) System Testing
7 39 (20.53%) Test Management
8 38 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 37 (19.47%) Project Management
10 36 (18.95%) Software Testing
11 32 (16.84%) System Integration Testing
12 30 (15.79%) Compatibility Testing
13 26 (13.68%) Performance Testing
13 26 (13.68%) Scrum
14 23 (12.11%) Test Automation
15 22 (11.58%) Mentoring
16 20 (10.53%) Coaching
17 15 (7.89%) ETL
17 15 (7.89%) Business Intelligence
18 14 (7.37%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (32.63%) SQL
2 35 (18.42%) Java
3 30 (15.79%) C#
4 3 (1.58%) VB
5 2 (1.05%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.05%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 84 (44.21%) ISEB
2 55 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 30 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 28 (14.74%) Degree
5 13 (6.84%) CISSP
6 6 (3.16%) SC Cleared
6 6 (3.16%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (33.68%) QA
2 19 (10.00%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.05%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.16%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.84%) Splunk
2 13 (6.84%) ArcSight
3 9 (4.74%) HP
4 4 (2.11%) Cisco
4 4 (2.11%) Verint
4 4 (2.11%) Capita
5 3 (1.58%) Citrix
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle
6 2 (1.05%) VMware
7 1 (0.53%) Northgate
7 1 (0.53%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
South Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum £35,000 + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + bonus + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago