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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 50 70
Rank change year-on-year -1 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 2.26% 1.58% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.49% 1.99% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 3
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.92% -26.31%  
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 Sheffield with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 442 403 626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 90.76% 79.49% 84.03%
Number of salaries quoted 368 338 547
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 11 (61.11%) Process Management
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) NUnit
2 8 (44.44%) Subversion
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 8 (44.44%) TestNG
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 6 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) ISEB
3 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
6 3 (16.67%) Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Banking
6 3 (16.67%) Retail
6 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
6 3 (16.67%) Behavioural Targeting
6 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (16.67%) QA
6 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Test Management
6 3 (16.67%) System Testing

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 (5.56%) SAP ERP
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) NUnit
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
1 8 (44.44%) Subversion
1 8 (44.44%) TestNG
2 1 (5.56%) eCATT
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
General
1 11 (61.11%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
2 3 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Automation Tester
1 5 (27.78%) Tester
2 4 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 3 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Test Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Senior Tester
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Programme Manager
5 1 (5.56%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.56%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Process Management
2 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) OO
2 8 (44.44%) TDD
2 8 (44.44%) Test Automation
3 4 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 3 (16.67%) Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Behavioural Targeting
4 3 (16.67%) Benchmarking
4 3 (16.67%) Campaign Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Customer Segmentation
4 3 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Analytics
4 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (16.67%) Multichannel Retail
4 3 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 3 (16.67%) System Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Test Management
4 3 (16.67%) Test Planning
4 3 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) C#
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) ISEB
1 6 (33.33%) ISTQB
2 3 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.56%) PMP
3 1 (5.56%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) SAP