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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 162 161 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 101 106 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.41% 1.41% 0.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.69% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 23
Average salary £44,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -1.73%
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
6209 6263 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.55% 83.44% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4932 4870 3642
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +9 88 £45,000 +28.57% 12
North Yorkshire +21 6 £31,500 -10.00%
South Yorkshire -4 5 £38,000 +16.92% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 91 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (38.59%) QA
3 68 (36.96%) ISEB
4 64 (34.78%) Finance
4 64 (34.78%) Test Scripting
5 52 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
5 52 (28.26%) ISTQB
6 51 (27.72%) Project Management
7 50 (27.17%) SQL
8 43 (23.37%) Regression Testing
9 42 (22.83%) Test Management
10 41 (22.28%) Selenium
11 40 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
11 40 (21.74%) Microsoft
12 37 (20.11%) Performance Testing
13 36 (19.57%) Test Automation
14 33 (17.93%) Scrum
14 33 (17.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 31 (16.85%) Software Testing
15 31 (16.85%) QuickTest Pro
16 30 (16.30%) Business Analysis
16 30 (16.30%) Mentoring
17 29 (15.76%) Coaching
18 28 (15.22%) TDD
19 27 (14.67%) Management Information System
19 27 (14.67%) MS Excel
19 27 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
19 27 (14.67%) JIRA
20 26 (14.13%) Degree
20 26 (14.13%) System Testing

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 16 (8.70%) IIS
2 3 (1.63%) Apache
2 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (14.67%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.07%) MS Office
3 5 (2.72%) MS Project
4 3 (1.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.89%) Data Warehouse
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
1 9 (4.89%) SQL Server
1 9 (4.89%) OLAP
1 9 (4.89%) OLAP Cube
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 41 (22.28%) Selenium
2 40 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (16.85%) QuickTest Pro
4 27 (14.67%) JIRA
5 22 (11.96%) JMeter
6 21 (11.41%) eggPlant
7 9 (4.89%) SoapUI
8 7 (3.80%) JUnit
9 4 (2.17%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.63%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.63%) Ranorex
10 3 (1.63%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.09%) Toad
12 1 (0.54%) WATIR
12 1 (0.54%) FitNesse
12 1 (0.54%) TestComplete
12 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.54%) WatiN
General
1 64 (34.78%) Finance
2 13 (7.07%) Law
3 5 (2.72%) Banking
3 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 3 (1.63%) General Ledger
4 3 (1.63%) Legal
5 2 (1.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 65 (35.33%) Analyst
2 52 (28.26%) Test Analyst
3 34 (18.48%) Tester
4 31 (16.85%) Test Manager
5 19 (10.33%) Software Tester
6 18 (9.78%) Performance Analyst
6 18 (9.78%) Performance Test Analyst
7 16 (8.70%) Senior Test Analyst
7 16 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
8 14 (7.61%) Consultant
8 14 (7.61%) Test Leader
9 13 (7.07%) Security Consultant
10 12 (6.52%) Business Analyst
11 11 (5.98%) Developer
12 10 (5.43%) Systems Tester
13 9 (4.89%) Senior Developer
13 9 (4.89%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 9 (4.89%) Lead Business Analyst
13 9 (4.89%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.70%) .NET
2 14 (7.61%) Web Services
3 4 (2.17%) XML
4 3 (1.63%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.63%) Apache Flex
4 3 (1.63%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.09%) SOAP
5 2 (1.09%) HTML
6 1 (0.54%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.67%) Management Information System
1 27 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.89%) Client/Server
3 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.63%) Open Source
4 3 (1.63%) Replication
5 2 (1.09%) IVR
5 2 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.54%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.54%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) UNIX
2 5 (2.72%) Windows
3 1 (0.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (49.46%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (34.78%) Test Scripting
3 52 (28.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 51 (27.72%) Project Management
5 43 (23.37%) Regression Testing
6 42 (22.83%) Test Management
7 37 (20.11%) Performance Testing
8 36 (19.57%) Test Automation
9 33 (17.93%) Scrum
10 31 (16.85%) Software Testing
11 30 (16.30%) Business Analysis
11 30 (16.30%) Mentoring
12 29 (15.76%) Coaching
13 28 (15.22%) TDD
14 26 (14.13%) System Testing
15 24 (13.04%) Test Planning
16 21 (11.41%) Usability Testing
17 20 (10.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 20 (10.87%) Automated Testing
18 19 (10.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (27.17%) SQL
2 23 (12.50%) Java
3 16 (8.70%) C#
4 3 (1.63%) VB
5 2 (1.09%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.09%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.09%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) Perl
6 1 (0.54%) PHP
6 1 (0.54%) Python
6 1 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 68 (36.96%) ISEB
2 52 (28.26%) ISTQB
3 33 (17.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (14.13%) Degree
5 13 (7.07%) CISSP
6 1 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (0.54%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (38.59%) QA
2 23 (12.50%) PCI DSS
3 13 (7.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.54%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (11.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.41%) HP
3 13 (7.07%) Splunk
3 13 (7.07%) ArcSight
4 10 (5.43%) IBM
5 9 (4.89%) BT
6 5 (2.72%) CODA
7 3 (1.63%) Citrix
8 2 (1.09%) Oracle
8 2 (1.09%) VMware
9 1 (0.54%) Northgate
9 1 (0.54%) Verint
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) Compuware
9 1 (0.54%) Avaya
9 1 (0.54%) Empirix
Bradford, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Techsearch Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Intapeople
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
IntaPeople
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago