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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 168 182 155
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 64 85 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.16% 1.23% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.37% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 53 76 71
Median salary £35,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +3.26%
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
4929 6184 5913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.23% 89.30% 85.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4112 5042 4616
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,125 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -12 45 £35,000 -22.22% 7
North Yorkshire +34 13 £32,000 -36.00%
South Yorkshire - 6 £31,500 - 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 98 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (53.28%) QA
3 64 (46.72%) Software Testing
4 59 (43.07%) Selenium
5 56 (40.88%) User Acceptance Testing
5 56 (40.88%) Finance
5 56 (40.88%) Test Scripting
6 53 (38.69%) ISTQB
7 48 (35.04%) Waterfall
8 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
9 44 (32.12%) SQL
10 41 (29.93%) Scrum
11 37 (27.01%) SoapUI
12 36 (26.28%) Non-Functional Testing
13 35 (25.55%) ISEB
14 33 (24.09%) Functional Testing
15 32 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
16 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
16 30 (21.90%) SDLC
17 29 (21.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 27 (19.71%) Retail
19 25 (18.25%) Legal
20 24 (17.52%) E-Commerce
21 23 (16.79%) Banking
22 22 (16.06%) .NET
22 22 (16.06%) Automation Testing
23 21 (15.33%) Test Management
24 20 (14.60%) System Testing
24 20 (14.60%) Regression Testing
25 18 (13.14%) C#

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.46%) IIS
1 2 (1.46%) JBoss
1 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.68%) MS Excel
2 12 (8.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.49%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.38%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.46%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (43.07%) Selenium
2 37 (27.01%) SoapUI
3 15 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (6.57%) Bugzilla
4 9 (6.57%) JIRA
5 8 (5.84%) Toad
6 4 (2.92%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
7 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.19%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.19%) Protractor
8 2 (1.46%) HP UFT
8 2 (1.46%) Introscope
8 2 (1.46%) JBehave
9 1 (0.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.73%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.73%) Hudson
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.73%) Testopia
General
1 56 (40.88%) Finance
2 27 (19.71%) Retail
3 25 (18.25%) Legal
4 23 (16.79%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 62 (45.26%) Analyst
2 61 (44.53%) Test Analyst
3 35 (25.55%) Tester
4 26 (18.98%) Test Engineer
5 19 (13.87%) Lead Test Analyst
5 19 (13.87%) Test Manager
6 17 (12.41%) Systems Tester
7 15 (10.95%) QA Engineer
7 15 (10.95%) UAT Analyst
7 15 (10.95%) UAT Lead
7 15 (10.95%) UAT Test Analyst
7 15 (10.95%) UAT Test Lead
7 15 (10.95%) Web Analyst
7 15 (10.95%) Web Applications Analyst
7 15 (10.95%) Web Test Analyst
8 14 (10.22%) QA Tester
9 12 (8.76%) QA Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) QA Test Analyst
9 12 (8.76%) QA Test Engineer
9 12 (8.76%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.06%) .NET
2 13 (9.49%) ASP.NET
3 6 (4.38%) SOAP
4 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
4 4 (2.92%) XML
5 2 (1.46%) Ajax
5 2 (1.46%) J2EE
5 2 (1.46%) Web Services
6 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.73%) HTML
6 1 (0.73%) jQuery
6 1 (0.73%) JSON
6 1 (0.73%) Spring
6 1 (0.73%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.84%) Mobile App
1 8 (5.84%) Smartphone
2 7 (5.11%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.46%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.46%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.73%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.57%) Unix
2 8 (5.84%) Android
2 8 (5.84%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.19%) Windows
3 3 (2.19%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (71.53%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (46.72%) Software Testing
3 56 (40.88%) Test Scripting
3 56 (40.88%) User Acceptance Testing
4 48 (35.04%) Waterfall
5 46 (33.58%) Test Automation
6 41 (29.93%) Scrum
7 36 (26.28%) Non-Functional Testing
8 33 (24.09%) Functional Testing
9 32 (23.36%) Stakeholder Management
10 30 (21.90%) SDLC
11 24 (17.52%) E-Commerce
12 22 (16.06%) Automation Testing
13 21 (15.33%) Test Management
14 20 (14.60%) Regression Testing
14 20 (14.60%) System Testing
15 17 (12.41%) Integration Testing
15 17 (12.41%) Kanban
15 17 (12.41%) Manual Testing
16 14 (10.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 44 (32.12%) SQL
2 18 (13.14%) C#
3 15 (10.95%) Java
4 4 (2.92%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.46%) PHP
5 2 (1.46%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.46%) Python
5 2 (1.46%) VB
6 1 (0.73%) Apex Code
6 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.73%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (38.69%) ISTQB
2 35 (25.55%) ISEB
3 29 (21.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.65%) Degree
5 1 (0.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (53.28%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.46%) CA Wily
2 2 (1.46%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.73%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 30 (21.90%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.84%) Oracle
3 5 (3.65%) HP
4 2 (1.46%) Citrix
4 2 (1.46%) Dynatrace
4 2 (1.46%) VMware
5 1 (0.73%) Cisco
5 1 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.73%) Verint
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