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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 34 38
Rank change year-on-year -23 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 4 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 0.85% 6.16% 6.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 6.49% 7.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2 27 34
Median salary £75,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £42,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

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 431 416 484
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 92.09% 94.98% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 356 386 432
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Bradford over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Bradford

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 8 (88.89%) QA
2 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
3 6 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
3 6 (66.67%) Business Forecasting
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
4 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) EDI
5 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
6 1 (11.11%) People Management
6 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 1 (11.11%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
6 1 (11.11%) Coaching
6 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) API Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Presales
6 1 (11.11%) SOA
6 1 (11.11%) ETL
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (11.11%) .NET
6 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio

Test Strategy
Co-occurring 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 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Selenium
1 1 (11.11%) SoapUI
1 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) EDI
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
2 1 (11.11%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 6 (66.67%) Business Forecasting
2 6 (66.67%) Feasibility Study
2 6 (66.67%) Resource Allocation
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Operational Acceptance Testing
4 2 (22.22%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (11.11%) Data Protection
5 1 (11.11%) ETL
5 1 (11.11%) Pair Programming
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) Security Testing
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
1 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft