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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Testing
Rank 38 - 21
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.56% - 10.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.61% - 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 20
Average salary £30,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
163 160 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 90.56% 80.81% 70.53%
Number of salaries quoted 122 125 104
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £25,250 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (85.71%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) ISEB
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (42.86%) MS Office
4 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
5 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
5 2 (28.57%) HP
5 2 (28.57%) JMeter
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) ETL
5 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
5 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
5 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Cucumber
1 2 (28.57%) HP UFT
1 2 (28.57%) JMeter
1 2 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (28.57%) LoadUI
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
1 2 (28.57%) SoapUI
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Automation Testing
2 2 (28.57%) ETL
2 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Load Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
2 2 (28.57%) QA Automation
2 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Test Management
3 1 (14.29%) Test Planning
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) HP