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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 147 157 186
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 97 96 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.45% 1.34% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 1.59% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 81 62 24
Average salary £45,000 £39,625 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.56% +9.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £48,200
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,200 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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
5785 6033 4493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.37% 83.99% 82.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4649 4778 3480
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +10 90 £45,000 +13.20% 3
South Yorkshire +1 3 £38,000 +55.10%
East Yorkshire - 3 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.17%) ISEB
3 69 (37.10%) QA
4 61 (32.80%) SDLC
5 57 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 57 (30.65%) Test Scripting
6 55 (29.57%) Finance
7 54 (29.03%) Regression Testing
7 54 (29.03%) SQL
8 50 (26.88%) ISTQB
9 44 (23.66%) Project Management
10 39 (20.97%) Test Management
11 33 (17.74%) Performance Testing
11 33 (17.74%) System Testing
12 32 (17.20%) Selenium
12 32 (17.20%) Software Testing
13 30 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (15.59%) Integration Testing
14 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
15 28 (15.05%) Java
15 28 (15.05%) Degree
15 28 (15.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 28 (15.05%) Mentoring
16 27 (14.52%) Coaching
16 27 (14.52%) Test Automation
17 26 (13.98%) Scrum
18 25 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
18 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
19 24 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
19 24 (12.90%) JIRA

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 15 (8.06%) IIS
2 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) Apache
Applications
1 19 (10.22%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.99%) MS Office
3 5 (2.69%) MS Project
4 3 (1.61%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.84%) OLAP
2 9 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (4.84%) OLAP Cube
3 3 (1.61%) Big Data
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 32 (17.20%) Selenium
2 30 (16.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (13.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (12.90%) JIRA
5 15 (8.06%) eggPlant
5 15 (8.06%) JMeter
6 9 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.15%) JUnit
7 4 (2.15%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.08%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.08%) Toad
8 2 (1.08%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
General
1 55 (29.57%) Finance
2 13 (6.99%) Law
3 6 (3.23%) Retail
4 4 (2.15%) Banking
5 3 (1.61%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (32.26%) Analyst
2 51 (27.42%) Test Analyst
3 38 (20.43%) Test Manager
4 27 (14.52%) Tester
5 19 (10.22%) Software Tester
6 15 (8.06%) Test Leader
7 14 (7.53%) Senior Analyst
7 14 (7.53%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (7.53%) Consultant
7 14 (7.53%) Developer
8 13 (6.99%) Security Consultant
8 13 (6.99%) QA Manager
8 13 (6.99%) Performance Analyst
8 13 (6.99%) Performance Test Analyst
9 12 (6.45%) Lead Test Analyst
10 9 (4.84%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
10 9 (4.84%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.30%) Business Analyst
12 7 (3.76%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.53%) Web Services
2 12 (6.45%) .NET
3 4 (2.15%) XML
4 3 (1.61%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.61%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.61%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.61%) SOAP
5 2 (1.08%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) JSP
6 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.44%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (10.75%) Management Information System
3 13 (6.99%) Data Centre
4 6 (3.23%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.15%) IVR
6 3 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.08%) Replication
8 1 (0.54%) EMV
8 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.37%) UNIX
2 4 (2.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.62%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.80%) SDLC
3 57 (30.65%) User Acceptance Testing
3 57 (30.65%) Test Scripting
4 54 (29.03%) Regression Testing
5 44 (23.66%) Project Management
6 39 (20.97%) Test Management
7 33 (17.74%) System Testing
7 33 (17.74%) Performance Testing
8 32 (17.20%) Software Testing
9 29 (15.59%) Integration Testing
10 28 (15.05%) Mentoring
11 27 (14.52%) Coaching
11 27 (14.52%) Test Automation
12 26 (13.98%) Scrum
13 24 (12.90%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (11.83%) Compatibility Testing
15 21 (11.29%) Business Analysis
16 20 (10.75%) TDD
17 18 (9.68%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (29.03%) SQL
2 28 (15.05%) Java
3 23 (12.37%) C#
4 3 (1.61%) VB
5 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.08%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 71 (38.17%) ISEB
2 50 (26.88%) ISTQB
3 28 (15.05%) Degree
3 28 (15.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (6.99%) CISSP
5 3 (1.61%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.61%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (37.10%) QA
2 19 (10.22%) PCI DSS
3 13 (6.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.08%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (10.22%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (15.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.06%) HP
3 13 (6.99%) Splunk
3 13 (6.99%) ArcSight
4 7 (3.76%) BT
4 7 (3.76%) IBM
5 3 (1.61%) CODA
5 3 (1.61%) Cisco
5 3 (1.61%) Citrix
5 3 (1.61%) Verint
6 2 (1.08%) VMware
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle
7 1 (0.54%) Avaya
7 1 (0.54%) Northgate
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