The table below looks at the statistics for Test Strategy skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Strategy
Rank 36 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 1 0 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.75% - 4.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.81% - 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Median salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Test Strategy
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
124 158 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 93.23% 83.16% 93.53%
Number of salaries quoted 113 100 163
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

The demand trend of job ads across the Halifax region citing Test Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Strategy Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Strategy
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Test Strategy Salary Trend in Halifax

Test Strategy
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 Halifax region with a requirement for Test Strategy.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) JMeter
3 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Testopia
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) BDD

Test Strategy
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 2 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 2 (66.67%) Ranorex
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) Bugzilla
2 1 (33.33%) JMeter
2 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 1 (33.33%) Testopia
2 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Test Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) V-Model
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) RUP
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Test Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Defect Management
3 1 (33.33%) Exploratory Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center