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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 13 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.84% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.00% - -
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -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
130 111 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 88.44% 78.72% 73.71%
Number of salaries quoted 123 90 116
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -9.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Strategy
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 29 (100.00%) QA
2 28 (96.55%) Test Scripting
2 28 (96.55%) Regression Testing
3 27 (93.10%) Web Services
3 27 (93.10%) XML
3 27 (93.10%) User Acceptance Testing
4 25 (86.21%) Automated Testing
5 24 (82.76%) Project Management
5 24 (82.76%) SOAP
6 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
7 4 (13.79%) SQL
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
8 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB
9 2 (6.90%) Finance
9 2 (6.90%) Product Management
10 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
10 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
10 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
10 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
10 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
10 1 (3.45%) MS Office
10 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 11 (37.93%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.45%) Ranorex
2 1 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.45%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (48.28%) Analyst
1 14 (48.28%) Test Analyst
2 13 (44.83%) Test Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Senior Test Engineer
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (37.93%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.45%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) Web Services
1 27 (93.10%) XML
2 24 (82.76%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (96.55%) Test Scripting
1 28 (96.55%) Regression Testing
2 27 (93.10%) User Acceptance Testing
3 25 (86.21%) Automated Testing
4 24 (82.76%) Project Management
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Testing
6 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Product Management
8 1 (3.45%) Non-Functional Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago