Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Strategy
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 83 101
Rank change year-on-year +27 +18 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 32 29 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.87% 2.09% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.32% 2.46% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 30 20 17
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,525 £35,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £43,750 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +9.76%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 965 1180 1404
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 86.62% 85.14% 87.15%
Number of salaries quoted 814 969 1236
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +5.48%
10th Percentile £25,825 £26,250 £24,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy in South Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Strategy in South Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Strategy in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Strategy in South Yorkshire

Test Strategy
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Strategy within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield +18 27 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Doncaster +14 5 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 17 (53.13%) Selenium
5 16 (50.00%) QA
6 15 (46.88%) HP
6 15 (46.88%) HP UFT
7 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
7 14 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
8 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
9 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
10 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
11 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
11 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
11 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
11 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
11 4 (12.50%) System Testing
11 4 (12.50%) Subversion
11 4 (12.50%) Finance
11 4 (12.50%) TDD
11 4 (12.50%) OO
11 4 (12.50%) Java
12 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
12 3 (9.38%) SQL
12 3 (9.38%) C#
12 3 (9.38%) HTML

Test Strategy
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (3.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
1 3 (9.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (9.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
2 15 (46.88%) HP UFT
3 14 (43.75%) SoapUI
4 4 (12.50%) Subversion
5 3 (9.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
5 3 (9.38%) Gradle
5 3 (9.38%) IntelliJ
5 3 (9.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.38%) JUnit
5 3 (9.38%) Maven
5 3 (9.38%) NUnit
6 1 (3.13%) eCATT
6 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Electronics
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Test Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) QA Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Software QA Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Software Quality Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Analyst
4 7 (21.88%) Test Analyst
5 6 (18.75%) Test Manager
6 5 (15.63%) Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Test Analyst
7 4 (12.50%) Manual Tester
7 4 (12.50%) Senior QA Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 4 (12.50%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Java Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 3 (9.38%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
1 3 (9.38%) Backbone.js
1 3 (9.38%) CSS
1 3 (9.38%) Hibernate
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML5
1 3 (9.38%) JMS
1 3 (9.38%) JPA
1 3 (9.38%) JSON
1 3 (9.38%) Node.js
1 3 (9.38%) RESTful
1 3 (9.38%) SOAP
1 3 (9.38%) Spring
1 3 (9.38%) Spring Boot
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
1 3 (9.38%) XML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Test Automation
3 18 (56.25%) Test Scripting
4 14 (43.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 9 (28.13%) Software Testing
5 9 (28.13%) Waterfall
6 8 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
8 4 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) Software Delivery
8 4 (12.50%) System Testing
8 4 (12.50%) TDD
8 4 (12.50%) Test Planning
8 4 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (9.38%) Integration Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Mathematics
9 3 (9.38%) OOD
9 3 (9.38%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (9.38%) C#
2 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
2 3 (9.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) Degree
3 1 (3.13%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.13%) PMP
3 1 (3.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) HP
2 1 (3.13%) SAP