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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 10 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.43% 5.81% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.81% 7.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 0
Average salary £35,000 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.18% -
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
187 131 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 92.12% 76.16% 71.98%
Number of salaries quoted 164 109 145
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,950 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 24 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 24 (100.00%) QA
1 24 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 23 (95.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (91.67%) Web Services
3 22 (91.67%) XML
4 21 (87.50%) Automated Testing
5 20 (83.33%) Project Management
6 18 (75.00%) SOAP
7 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
8 5 (20.83%) SQL
9 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Ranorex
10 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
10 3 (12.50%) Product Management
10 3 (12.50%) MS Office
10 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.50%) ISEB
10 3 (12.50%) Finance
11 1 (4.17%) Banking
11 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
11 1 (4.17%) Mentoring

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 14 (58.33%) SoapUI
2 3 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Analyst
1 18 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (58.33%) Senior Test Analyst
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Test Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Test Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (91.67%) Web Services
1 22 (91.67%) XML
2 18 (75.00%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 24 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 23 (95.83%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (87.50%) Automated Testing
4 20 (83.33%) Project Management
5 4 (16.67%) Automation Testing
6 3 (12.50%) Product Management
6 3 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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