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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 177 159 166
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 76 96 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.29% 1.45% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 1.64% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 66 80 62
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,625
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +13.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,200
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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
5287 5846 6201
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.53% 88.25% 86.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4372 4696 4922
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 27 May 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 27 May 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 -20 62 £40,000 -11.11% 6
North Yorkshire +18 12 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 90 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (41.43%) QA
3 56 (40.00%) Selenium
4 54 (38.57%) Test Scripting
4 54 (38.57%) ISTQB
5 48 (34.29%) Software Testing
6 46 (32.86%) ISEB
6 46 (32.86%) SQL
7 45 (32.14%) Finance
7 45 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
8 40 (28.57%) Waterfall
9 37 (26.43%) Scrum
10 33 (23.57%) SoapUI
11 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
12 31 (22.14%) Non-Functional Testing
13 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
14 29 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (19.29%) .NET
15 27 (19.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 26 (18.57%) Functional Testing
17 25 (17.86%) Automation Testing
18 23 (16.43%) Test Management
19 22 (15.71%) Retail
19 22 (15.71%) MS Excel
20 21 (15.00%) Legal
20 21 (15.00%) Regression Testing
20 21 (15.00%) SDLC
21 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
21 20 (14.29%) Banking
22 19 (13.57%) Oracle

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 7 (5.00%) IIS
1 7 (5.00%) JBoss
1 7 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 11 (7.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.43%) Network Security
2 1 (0.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.00%) Big Data
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.86%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 56 (40.00%) Selenium
2 33 (23.57%) SoapUI
3 10 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 8 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.00%) Introscope
5 7 (5.00%) LoadRunner
6 5 (3.57%) Bugzilla
6 5 (3.57%) JIRA
6 5 (3.57%) Toad
7 4 (2.86%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.43%) JBehave
8 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.71%) Hudson
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
9 1 (0.71%) Subversion
9 1 (0.71%) TeamCity
General
1 45 (32.14%) Finance
2 22 (15.71%) Retail
3 21 (15.00%) Legal
4 20 (14.29%) Banking
5 5 (3.57%) Marketing
6 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 56 (40.00%) Analyst
2 55 (39.29%) Test Analyst
3 33 (23.57%) Test Engineer
4 32 (22.86%) Tester
5 20 (14.29%) Test Manager
6 18 (12.86%) Systems Tester
7 16 (11.43%) Lead Test Analyst
8 15 (10.71%) Test Leader
9 13 (9.29%) QA Analyst
9 13 (9.29%) QA Engineer
9 13 (9.29%) QA Test Analyst
9 13 (9.29%) QA Test Engineer
9 13 (9.29%) QA Tester
9 13 (9.29%) Systems Test Engineer
10 11 (7.86%) SQL Analyst
10 11 (7.86%) Web Engineer
11 10 (7.14%) UAT Lead
11 10 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
11 10 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.29%) .NET
2 10 (7.14%) XML
3 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.00%) Ajax
4 7 (5.00%) J2EE
5 3 (2.14%) SOAP
6 2 (1.43%) HTML
6 2 (1.43%) jQuery
7 1 (0.71%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.71%) CSS
7 1 (0.71%) JSON
7 1 (0.71%) Visualforce
7 1 (0.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (8.57%) User Experience
2 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.57%) Smartphone
3 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.43%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.71%) IVR
5 1 (0.71%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) Unix
1 6 (4.29%) Windows
1 6 (4.29%) Windows Server
2 5 (3.57%) Android
2 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (38.57%) Test Scripting
3 48 (34.29%) Software Testing
4 45 (32.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 40 (28.57%) Waterfall
6 37 (26.43%) Scrum
7 32 (22.86%) Test Automation
8 31 (22.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 29 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (18.57%) Functional Testing
11 25 (17.86%) Automation Testing
12 23 (16.43%) Test Management
13 21 (15.00%) Regression Testing
13 21 (15.00%) SDLC
14 20 (14.29%) E-Commerce
15 19 (13.57%) Mentoring
16 14 (10.00%) Kanban
17 13 (9.29%) Manual Testing
17 13 (9.29%) Performance Management
17 13 (9.29%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (32.86%) SQL
2 18 (12.86%) Java
3 11 (7.86%) C#
4 5 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
4 5 (3.57%) VB
5 3 (2.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.43%) PHP
6 2 (1.43%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 54 (38.57%) ISTQB
2 46 (32.86%) ISEB
3 27 (19.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (41.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (5.00%) CA Wily
1 7 (5.00%) HP SiteScope
2 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 30 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.57%) Oracle
3 9 (6.43%) HP
4 7 (5.00%) Citrix
4 7 (5.00%) Dynatrace
4 7 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) Verint
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