The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 143 178 171
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 111 35 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.57% 0.66% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.96% 0.81% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 23 24
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,300 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,400 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5660 4327 4303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.19% 81.87% 78.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4438 3338 3512
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Strategy
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +44 108 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North Yorkshire -11 1 £28,500 -21.37%
South Yorkshire -12 1 £55,000 +37.50%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 110 (51.16%) QA
2 80 (37.21%) Project Management
3 59 (27.44%) Test Scripting
4 49 (22.79%) E-Commerce
5 47 (21.86%) ISEB
5 47 (21.86%) Finance
6 39 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 39 (18.14%) Automated Testing
7 37 (17.21%) Scrum
8 36 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
9 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (13.49%) SQL
10 29 (13.49%) Test Management
11 27 (12.56%) Web Services
11 27 (12.56%) XML
12 26 (12.09%) Java
13 25 (11.63%) SOAP
13 25 (11.63%) Business Analysis
13 25 (11.63%) Selenium
14 23 (10.70%) Performance Testing
14 23 (10.70%) Regression Testing
14 23 (10.70%) ISTQB
15 19 (8.84%) TDD
15 19 (8.84%) Information Management
15 19 (8.84%) JUnit
15 19 (8.84%) BDD
16 17 (7.91%) SQL Server
16 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
17 16 (7.44%) Software Testing
17 16 (7.44%) Load Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (5.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.72%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.47%) ATM
1 1 (0.47%) LAN
1 1 (0.47%) 3GPP
1 1 (0.47%) WAN
1 1 (0.47%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.47%) 3G
1 1 (0.47%) VLAN
1 1 (0.47%) LTE
1 1 (0.47%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (4.19%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (3.72%) OLAP
4 8 (3.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.93%) Redis
5 2 (0.93%) Riak
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 25 (11.63%) Selenium
2 19 (8.84%) JUnit
3 14 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (6.51%) SoapUI
4 11 (5.12%) Cucumber
5 9 (4.19%) JMeter
6 7 (3.26%) JBehave
7 6 (2.79%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (2.33%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.86%) Behat
10 3 (1.40%) Visual Studio
11 2 (0.93%) TestDirector
12 1 (0.47%) Ranorex
General
1 47 (21.86%) Finance
2 6 (2.79%) Banking
3 5 (2.33%) Games
4 3 (1.40%) Retail
5 2 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.47%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (43.72%) Analyst
2 81 (37.67%) Test Analyst
3 48 (22.33%) Agile Test Analyst
4 47 (21.86%) Test Manager
5 26 (12.09%) Tester
6 25 (11.63%) Test Engineer
7 16 (7.44%) Senior Test Engineer
8 13 (6.05%) Developer
9 12 (5.58%) Non-Functional Test Analyst
10 11 (5.12%) Business Analyst
11 10 (4.65%) Lead Test Analyst
12 8 (3.72%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (3.26%) QA Manager
13 7 (3.26%) Business Developer
13 7 (3.26%) Lead Tester
13 7 (3.26%) QA Test Manager
14 6 (2.79%) Performance Tester
15 5 (2.33%) SQL Developer
15 5 (2.33%) Senior Analyst
15 5 (2.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (12.56%) Web Services
1 27 (12.56%) XML
2 25 (11.63%) SOAP
3 12 (5.58%) .NET
4 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.79%) WinForms
4 6 (2.79%) .NET Framework
4 6 (2.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.72%) NHS
1 8 (3.72%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.79%) DTV
2 6 (2.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (1.40%) iSeries
4 1 (0.47%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.47%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.47%) Handset
4 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.65%) Windows
2 9 (4.19%) UNIX
3 6 (2.79%) Android
3 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (2.79%) Windows 8
4 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.93%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.93%) Solaris
5 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (37.21%) Project Management
2 59 (27.44%) Test Scripting
3 49 (22.79%) E-Commerce
4 39 (18.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (18.14%) Automated Testing
5 37 (17.21%) Scrum
6 36 (16.74%) User Acceptance Testing
7 32 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (13.49%) Test Management
9 25 (11.63%) Business Analysis
10 23 (10.70%) Regression Testing
10 23 (10.70%) Performance Testing
11 19 (8.84%) BDD
11 19 (8.84%) TDD
11 19 (8.84%) Information Management
12 17 (7.91%) Business Intelligence
13 16 (7.44%) Software Testing
13 16 (7.44%) Load Testing
14 15 (6.98%) Test Automation
14 15 (6.98%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.49%) SQL
2 26 (12.09%) Java
3 10 (4.65%) C#
4 4 (1.86%) C++
4 4 (1.86%) PHP
4 4 (1.86%) Ruby
5 2 (0.93%) C
5 2 (0.93%) VBScript
6 1 (0.47%) VB
6 1 (0.47%) Python
6 1 (0.47%) Tcl
6 1 (0.47%) Perl
Qualifications
1 47 (21.86%) ISEB
2 23 (10.70%) ISTQB
3 9 (4.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.72%) Degree
5 5 (2.33%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (51.16%) QA
2 4 (1.86%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (0.93%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (5.12%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (6.51%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.26%) Oracle
3 4 (1.86%) Remedy
3 4 (1.86%) HP
3 4 (1.86%) BMC
3 4 (1.86%) FrontRange
3 4 (1.86%) ServiceNow
4 3 (1.40%) IBM
5 2 (0.93%) VMware
5 2 (0.93%) Cognizant
5 2 (0.93%) Sage
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Salary: car
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum 16% Pension + generous holidays
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago