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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 172 140 179
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +39
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 79 112 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.15% 1.58% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 1.91% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 71 80 20
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £35,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
6029 5856 4471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.00% 82.64% 84.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4951 4598 3454
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -30 72 £45,000 - 6
East Yorkshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Test Strategy
England

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 86 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (45.51%) ISEB
3 67 (37.64%) SDLC
4 63 (35.39%) SQL
5 59 (33.15%) QA
6 54 (30.34%) ISTQB
7 53 (29.78%) Regression Testing
8 50 (28.09%) Finance
9 43 (24.16%) System Testing
10 41 (23.03%) Test Scripting
11 39 (21.91%) User Acceptance Testing
12 37 (20.79%) Software Testing
13 36 (20.22%) Integration Testing
13 36 (20.22%) Test Management
13 36 (20.22%) Java
14 34 (19.10%) UNIX
15 30 (16.85%) C#
15 30 (16.85%) Compatibility Testing
15 30 (16.85%) System Integration Testing
16 29 (16.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 27 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
17 27 (15.17%) Project Management
18 24 (13.48%) Scrum
18 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
19 23 (12.92%) Degree
20 21 (11.80%) Selenium
21 20 (11.24%) Test Automation
21 20 (11.24%) Performance Testing
22 19 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
23 17 (9.55%) ETL

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 10 (5.62%) IIS
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
2 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.18%) MS Office
3 3 (1.69%) MS Project
4 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) BASE24
1 1 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.56%) HTTP
1 1 (0.56%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 12 (6.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.74%) OLAP
2 12 (6.74%) OLAP Cube
3 10 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.81%) Big Data
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 27 (15.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (11.80%) Selenium
3 14 (7.87%) HP UFT
4 13 (7.30%) JIRA
5 4 (2.25%) eggPlant
5 4 (2.25%) JMeter
6 3 (1.69%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.12%) JUnit
7 2 (1.12%) Toad
8 1 (0.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.56%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.56%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
General
1 50 (28.09%) Finance
2 9 (5.06%) Law
3 6 (3.37%) Banking
4 5 (2.81%) Legal
5 4 (2.25%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (0.56%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 58 (32.58%) Test Manager
2 39 (21.91%) Analyst
3 38 (21.35%) Test Analyst
4 27 (15.17%) Tester
5 19 (10.67%) Developer
5 19 (10.67%) QA Manager
6 18 (10.11%) Test Leader
7 17 (9.55%) Software Tester
8 13 (7.30%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Senior Developer
10 10 (5.62%) Systems Tester
11 9 (5.06%) Security Consultant
11 9 (5.06%) Consultant
12 7 (3.93%) Software Developer
12 7 (3.93%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.37%) Programme Manager
13 6 (3.37%) Programme Test Manager
13 6 (3.37%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.74%) .NET
2 5 (2.81%) Web Services
3 4 (2.25%) SOAP
4 3 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.69%) XML
4 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.12%) HTML
6 1 (0.56%) JSP
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.56%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.06%) Data Centre
3 8 (4.49%) IVR
4 5 (2.81%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.69%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
6 1 (0.56%) EMV
6 1 (0.56%) GIS
6 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) UNIX
2 6 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Android
3 2 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.56%) AIX
4 1 (0.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (37.64%) SDLC
3 53 (29.78%) Regression Testing
4 43 (24.16%) System Testing
5 41 (23.03%) Test Scripting
6 39 (21.91%) User Acceptance Testing
7 37 (20.79%) Software Testing
8 36 (20.22%) Integration Testing
8 36 (20.22%) Test Management
9 30 (16.85%) Compatibility Testing
9 30 (16.85%) System Integration Testing
10 27 (15.17%) Project Management
11 24 (13.48%) Scrum
12 20 (11.24%) Performance Testing
12 20 (11.24%) Test Automation
13 19 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 17 (9.55%) ETL
14 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (8.43%) Mentoring
16 13 (7.30%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (35.39%) SQL
2 36 (20.22%) Java
3 30 (16.85%) C#
4 3 (1.69%) VB
5 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.12%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 81 (45.51%) ISEB
2 54 (30.34%) ISTQB
3 29 (16.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 23 (12.92%) Degree
5 9 (5.06%) CISSP
6 8 (4.49%) SC Cleared
6 8 (4.49%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (33.15%) QA
2 14 (7.87%) PCI DSS
3 9 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (1.12%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (6.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (13.48%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.06%) Splunk
2 9 (5.06%) ArcSight
3 6 (3.37%) HP
3 6 (3.37%) Capita
4 4 (2.25%) Cisco
4 4 (2.25%) Verint
5 2 (1.12%) Oracle
5 2 (1.12%) Citrix
5 2 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (0.56%) IBM
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