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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 10 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.76% 0.51% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.04% 0.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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
142 178 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 95.95% 90.82% 80.21%
Number of salaries quoted 126 137 108
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £61,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Software Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Software Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (58.33%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) JMeter
5 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (41.67%) Analytics

Software Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax 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:

Development Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA