Period
to 17 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South Yorkshire > Sheffield
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 63 95
Rank change year-on-year +1 +32 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 19 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.36% 2.05% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 2.51% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 10
Sheffield median annual salary £37,500 £31,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -21.25% -18.37%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £33,750 £44,625
South Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% -18.75% -20.00%

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 Sheffield with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 716 837 1186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 89.05% 81.82% 86.95%
Number of salaries quoted 593 684 1058
Sheffield median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.27% +8.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £62,125 £57,500
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +6.94%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in Sheffield

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Sheffield

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in Sheffield over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) HP
5 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
6 6 (31.58%) Finance
6 6 (31.58%) QA
6 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
6 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
7 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
7 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (26.32%) System Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
8 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
8 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.79%) Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
9 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Behavioural Targeting
9 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
9 3 (15.79%) Analytics
9 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 3 (15.79%) Campaign Analysis
9 3 (15.79%) Customer Segmentation
9 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
9 3 (15.79%) Programme Management

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) HP UFT
3 6 (31.58%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) NUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Subversion
4 2 (10.53%) TestNG
5 1 (5.26%) eCATT
5 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Marketing
2 3 (15.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) QA Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) QA Test Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software QA Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Quality Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Software Test Engineer
1 6 (31.58%) Test Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Manual Tester
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (15.79%) Digital Media
2 3 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.26%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (52.63%) Test Automation
3 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
4 6 (31.58%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 5 (26.32%) Software Testing
5 5 (26.32%) System Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Test Planning
5 5 (26.32%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Waterfall
6 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
6 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
7 3 (15.79%) Analytics
7 3 (15.79%) Behavioural Targeting
7 3 (15.79%) Benchmarking
7 3 (15.79%) Campaign Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Customer Segmentation
7 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
7 3 (15.79%) Digital Marketing
7 3 (15.79%) Process Management
7 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) C#
1 2 (10.53%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
2 2 (10.53%) ISEB
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) PMP
3 1 (5.26%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) HP
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.26%) SAP