The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 48 47 39
Rank change year-on-year -1 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 5 16 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.31% 3.46% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.46% 3.86% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 10
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £42,500 £51,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

Test Strategy is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 343 414 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.03% 89.61% 88.38%
Number of salaries quoted 322 388 259
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Bradford

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Bradford.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Bradford

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 12 (75.00%) Finance
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 11 (68.75%) QA
3 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
3 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
4 6 (37.50%) Selenium
5 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Banking
5 5 (31.25%) Retail
5 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
5 5 (31.25%) .NET
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 5 (31.25%) Legal
5 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
5 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
5 5 (31.25%) Coaching
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
6 4 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
6 4 (25.00%) Business Forecasting
6 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
6 4 (25.00%) Web Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Presales

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (6.25%) JMeter
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Legal
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Analyst
2 11 (68.75%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (62.50%) Test Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) Lead Test Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) Senior Web Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) Web Analyst
4 7 (43.75%) Web Test Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (25.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 3 (18.75%) Web Applications Analyst
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
7 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
8 1 (6.25%) Test Leader
8 1 (6.25%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 10 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) E-Commerce
2 10 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (31.25%) Automated Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Mentoring
3 5 (31.25%) Process Improvement
3 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
3 5 (31.25%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 4 (25.00%) Business Forecasting
4 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Feasibility Study
4 4 (25.00%) Resource Allocation
4 4 (25.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Risk Assessment
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA