The table below looks at the statistics for Software Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Testing
Rank - 17 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 0 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 9.09% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 13.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 0
Average salary - £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Halifax region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
141 129 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 79.21% 68.98% 73.66%
Number of salaries quoted 127 93 115
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Halifax region.

Software Testing Salary Trend in Halifax

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) SEO
2 2 (50.00%) CMS
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Ajax
2 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) X++
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Software Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Software Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Front-End Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Ajax
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (50.00%) WCF
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
1 2 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) SEO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Design
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) X++
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft