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

Test Strategy
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 63 77
Rank change year-on-year 0 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 21 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.85% 1.21% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.20% 1.51% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 9
Median salary £37,500 £28,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.92% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £26,850 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £31,500 £43,000
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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 657 529 821
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 89.15% 80.15% 85.17%
Number of salaries quoted 543 443 693
Median salary £44,750 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.87% +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,050 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 11 £37,500 +33.92%
Doncaster - 7 £35,000 - 1
Barnsley - 1 £32,500 -
Test Strategy
Yorkshire

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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 17 (60.71%) Finance
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) TDD
3 14 (50.00%) Subversion
3 14 (50.00%) OO
4 13 (46.43%) Java
5 11 (39.29%) Process Management
6 10 (35.71%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) C#
7 9 (32.14%) Selenium
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (28.57%) TestNG
8 8 (28.57%) NUnit
9 7 (25.00%) HTML
9 7 (25.00%) SOAP
9 7 (25.00%) Web Services
9 7 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (25.00%) SOA
9 7 (25.00%) Linux
9 7 (25.00%) ISEB
9 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
10 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 6 (21.43%) JPA
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
10 6 (21.43%) HTML5
10 6 (21.43%) BDD
10 6 (21.43%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) Apache Cassandra
1 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
1 6 (21.43%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Subversion
2 9 (32.14%) Selenium
3 8 (28.57%) NUnit
3 8 (28.57%) TestNG
4 6 (21.43%) Eclipse
4 6 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 6 (21.43%) Gradle
4 6 (21.43%) IntelliJ
4 6 (21.43%) Jenkins
4 6 (21.43%) JUnit
4 6 (21.43%) Maven
5 2 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.57%) eCATT
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.57%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (3.57%) SilkTest
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (60.71%) Finance
2 6 (21.43%) Electronics
3 4 (14.29%) Banking
4 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 3 (10.71%) Retail
5 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Developer
1 6 (21.43%) Java Developer
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Developer
1 6 (21.43%) Senior Java Developer
2 5 (17.86%) Automation Tester
2 5 (17.86%) Test Manager
2 5 (17.86%) Tester
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics Manager
3 3 (10.71%) Digital Analytics Manager
3 3 (10.71%) QA Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Test Leader
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Tester
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Programme Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) SAP Test Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.57%) Test Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) HTML
1 7 (25.00%) SOAP
1 7 (25.00%) Web Services
1 7 (25.00%) XML
2 6 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 6 (21.43%) Backbone.js
2 6 (21.43%) CSS
2 6 (21.43%) Hibernate
2 6 (21.43%) HTML5
2 6 (21.43%) JMS
2 6 (21.43%) JPA
2 6 (21.43%) JSON
2 6 (21.43%) Node.js
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
2 6 (21.43%) Spring
2 6 (21.43%) Spring Boot
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
4 1 (3.57%) XBRL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) User Experience
2 3 (10.71%) Digital Media
3 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 14 (50.00%) OO
3 14 (50.00%) TDD
4 11 (39.29%) Process Management
5 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SOA
7 6 (21.43%) BDD
7 6 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 6 (21.43%) Microservices
7 6 (21.43%) OOD
8 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 4 (14.29%) Test Planning
10 3 (10.71%) Benchmarking
10 3 (10.71%) Data Analysis
10 3 (10.71%) Digital Analytics
10 3 (10.71%) Multichannel Retail
10 3 (10.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) C#
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) ISEB
2 6 (21.43%) Degree
2 6 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.57%) PMP
4 1 (3.57%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) HP
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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