Period
to 12 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 6 months to 12 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
6 months to
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 131 142
Rank change year-on-year +15 +11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 53 64 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.76% 1.66% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 1.81% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 73
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +27.39%
10th Percentile £37,625 £35,000 £33,250
90th Percentile £82,000 £67,500 £55,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% +17.65%

Test Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 2,830 3,527 4,625
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 93.86% 91.30% 94.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2,422 2,929 3,893
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,447 £64,800 £63,650
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Test Strategy as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Leeds

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Leeds

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Leeds over the 6 months to 12 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Leeds

For the 6 months to 12 November 2019, IT jobs citing Test Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Test Automation
3 32 (60.38%) Software Testing
4 30 (56.60%) API Testing
5 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (41.51%) Functional Testing
7 19 (35.85%) DevOps
7 19 (35.85%) Defect Management
8 15 (28.30%) Open Source
9 14 (26.42%) Finance
9 14 (26.42%) Java
10 13 (24.53%) Marketing
11 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
11 12 (22.64%) Selenium
11 12 (22.64%) DNA
11 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
11 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
12 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (18.87%) QA
14 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
14 8 (15.09%) JIRA
14 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
14 8 (15.09%) PHP
15 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
15 7 (13.21%) Banking
15 7 (13.21%) Retail
15 7 (13.21%) Google
15 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
15 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
15 7 (13.21%) G Suite

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) G Suite
1 7 (13.21%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) BlazeMeter
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
1 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (22.64%) Cucumber
1 12 (22.64%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) Jenkins
2 8 (15.09%) JIRA
3 6 (11.32%) HP UFT
4 5 (9.43%) SpecFlow
5 4 (7.55%) Appium
5 4 (7.55%) JUnit
5 4 (7.55%) TestNG
6 3 (5.66%) PHPUnit
7 2 (3.77%) JMeter
7 2 (3.77%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.89%) Gatling
8 1 (1.89%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.89%) Ranorex
8 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.89%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 13 (24.53%) Marketing
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
3 7 (13.21%) Retail
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Test Leader
2 19 (35.85%) Agile Test Manager
2 19 (35.85%) Test Manager
3 9 (16.98%) Test Automation Engineer
3 9 (16.98%) Test Engineer
4 7 (13.21%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) Automation Test Lead
5 5 (9.43%) QA Leader
5 5 (9.43%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Tester
7 3 (5.66%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) QA Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) QA Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium Automation Tester
8 2 (3.77%) Selenium Tester
9 1 (1.89%) QA Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) Symfony
2 1 (1.89%) LAMP
2 1 (1.89%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.89%) REST
2 1 (1.89%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.77%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.89%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Android
1 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (84.91%) Test Automation
3 32 (60.38%) Software Testing
4 30 (56.60%) API Testing
5 23 (43.40%) Stakeholder Management
6 22 (41.51%) Functional Testing
7 19 (35.85%) Defect Management
7 19 (35.85%) DevOps
8 15 (28.30%) Open Source
9 12 (22.64%) Business Analysis
9 12 (22.64%) Continuous Delivery
9 12 (22.64%) DNA
10 11 (20.75%) Non-Functional Testing
11 7 (13.21%) Coaching
11 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (13.21%) Waterfall
12 6 (11.32%) Benchmarking
12 6 (11.32%) Scrum
12 6 (11.32%) Software Delivery
12 6 (11.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 14 (26.42%) Java
2 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
2 8 (15.09%) PHP
3 4 (7.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) C#
5 1 (1.89%) Python
5 1 (1.89%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.87%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (11.32%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 7 (13.21%) Google
2 6 (11.32%) CA