The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Testing
Rank 13 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +5
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 45 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 11.90% 3.73% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.57% 5.22% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 43 0 3
Average salary £30,000 - £22,000
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 - £20,400
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 115 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 76.46% 71.43% 71.83%
Number of salaries quoted 223 86 138
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,400 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Software Testing
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Software Testing across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Testing Salary Histogram in Halifax

Software Testing
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 56 (100.00%) QA
2 54 (96.43%) Test Scripting
3 52 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 45 (80.36%) Regression Testing
4 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (76.79%) HP Quality Center
6 42 (75.00%) Project Management
7 31 (55.36%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
9 8 (14.29%) .NET
9 8 (14.29%) Finance
10 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (5.36%) ISEB
12 2 (3.57%) SQL
12 2 (3.57%) XML
12 2 (3.57%) Selenium
12 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
12 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
13 1 (1.79%) Test Management
13 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
13 1 (1.79%) Manual Testing
13 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
13 1 (1.79%) Linux
13 1 (1.79%) Python
13 1 (1.79%) Web Services

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 31 (55.36%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 2 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 46 (82.14%) Analyst
1 46 (82.14%) Test Analyst
2 43 (76.79%) Test Engineer
3 42 (75.00%) QA Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Test Manager
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Test Manager
5 3 (5.36%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (3.57%) Tester
6 2 (3.57%) Software Tester
6 2 (3.57%) QA Tester
7 1 (1.79%) Agile Test Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.79%) Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Lead Developer
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) XML
3 1 (1.79%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (96.43%) Test Scripting
2 52 (92.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 45 (80.36%) Regression Testing
3 45 (80.36%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (75.00%) Project Management
5 9 (16.07%) Test Strategy
6 6 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.57%) Automation Testing
8 1 (1.79%) Test Management
8 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (1.79%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (5.36%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 43 (76.79%) HP Quality Center
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