The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 37 35 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 9 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 2.40% 0.60% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.18% 0.83% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% +21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
283 120 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 75.47% 71.43% 71.70%
Number of salaries quoted 218 85 137
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 £60,000 £62,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,052
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -0.12%
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Halifax

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Strategy across the Halifax region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Test Strategy Salary Histogram in Halifax

Test Strategy
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 16 April 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
1 29 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 29 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Finance
4 7 (24.14%) .NET
5 6 (20.69%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (17.24%) Web Services
7 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
7 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 4 (13.79%) SOAP
8 3 (10.34%) MS Office
8 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
8 3 (10.34%) ISEB
8 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
9 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
9 2 (6.90%) SQL
10 1 (3.45%) Test Management

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (10.34%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (24.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (75.86%) Test Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Test Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Test Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Lead Test Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) .NET
2 6 (20.69%) XML
3 5 (17.24%) Web Services
4 4 (13.79%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 29 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 12 (41.38%) Manual Testing
3 9 (31.03%) Software Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Regression Testing
5 6 (20.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
6 4 (13.79%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Automation Testing
8 1 (3.45%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago