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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
England / Yorkshire
Rank 171 181 180
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 50 61 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 1.02% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.16% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 66
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
4592 5271 6214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.20% 88.22% 89.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3930 4378 5091
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +17 46 £42,500 +21.42% 1
South Yorkshire +1 2 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire -7 2 £27,000 -16.92%
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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.

1 120 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (63.43%) QA
3 75 (55.97%) Test Automation
4 72 (53.73%) Selenium
5 66 (49.25%) Software Testing
6 55 (41.04%) Automated Testing
7 50 (37.31%) Finance
8 48 (35.82%) Scrum
8 48 (35.82%) SQL
9 46 (34.33%) Waterfall
10 44 (32.84%) ISEB
11 42 (31.34%) Test Management
12 41 (30.60%) Functional Testing
12 41 (30.60%) Software Delivery
13 40 (29.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 39 (29.10%) Mentoring
14 39 (29.10%) ISTQB
14 39 (29.10%) Java
14 39 (29.10%) Regression Testing
15 37 (27.61%) E-Commerce
16 35 (26.12%) Oracle
17 34 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (25.37%) Defect Tracking
18 30 (22.39%) Relational Database
18 30 (22.39%) Retail
19 29 (21.64%) Banking
19 29 (21.64%) Legal
19 29 (21.64%) Cucumber
20 28 (20.90%) Logistics
20 28 (20.90%) Kanban

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 1 (0.75%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.48%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.39%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.49%) MySQL
3 2 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 72 (53.73%) Selenium
2 29 (21.64%) Cucumber
3 23 (17.16%) SoapUI
4 20 (14.93%) Team Foundation Server
5 13 (9.70%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (9.70%) TeamCity
5 13 (9.70%) WebDriver
6 7 (5.22%) JIRA
6 7 (5.22%) TestDirector
7 6 (4.48%) LoadRunner
8 5 (3.73%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.73%) HP UFT
8 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (3.73%) Robot Framework
9 3 (2.24%) JMeter
10 2 (1.49%) eggPlant
10 2 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 2 (1.49%) GitLab
10 2 (1.49%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 50 (37.31%) Finance
2 30 (22.39%) Retail
3 29 (21.64%) Banking
3 29 (21.64%) Legal
Job Titles
1 59 (44.03%) Test Engineer
2 45 (33.58%) Senior Test Engineer
3 36 (26.87%) Analyst
4 34 (25.37%) Test Analyst
5 22 (16.42%) Test Manager
6 18 (13.43%) Lead Test Analyst
7 15 (11.19%) Web Analyst
7 15 (11.19%) Web Test Analyst
8 14 (10.45%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (10.45%) Test Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.96%) Mobile Test Analyst
10 10 (7.46%) Test Leader
11 9 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (6.72%) Senior Test Analyst
12 7 (5.22%) Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Test Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Test Automation Consultant
12 7 (5.22%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (14.18%) .NET
2 7 (5.22%) ASP.NET
2 7 (5.22%) Oracle Fusion
3 3 (2.24%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.24%) REST
3 3 (2.24%) SOAP
3 3 (2.24%) Web Services
4 2 (1.49%) Django
5 1 (0.75%) Behat
5 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) Spring
5 1 (0.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.70%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (5.22%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.75%) NHS
5 1 (0.75%) Remote Sensing
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (89.55%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (55.97%) Test Automation
3 66 (49.25%) Software Testing
4 55 (41.04%) Automated Testing
5 48 (35.82%) Scrum
6 46 (34.33%) Waterfall
7 42 (31.34%) Test Management
8 41 (30.60%) Functional Testing
8 41 (30.60%) Software Delivery
9 39 (29.10%) Mentoring
9 39 (29.10%) Regression Testing
10 37 (27.61%) E-Commerce
11 34 (25.37%) Defect Tracking
11 34 (25.37%) Stakeholder Management
12 28 (20.90%) Kanban
12 28 (20.90%) Logistics
13 25 (18.66%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (17.91%) User Acceptance Testing
15 17 (12.69%) Web Testing
16 16 (11.94%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.82%) SQL
2 39 (29.10%) Java
3 17 (12.69%) C#
4 15 (11.19%) JavaScript
5 8 (5.97%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.24%) Python
7 2 (1.49%) PHP
7 2 (1.49%) Ruby
7 2 (1.49%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (32.84%) ISEB
2 40 (29.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 39 (29.10%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.24%) Degree
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (63.43%) QA
2 2 (1.49%) SDET
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (26.12%) Oracle
2 7 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.24%) HP
4 2 (1.49%) Zend
5 1 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
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