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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Strategy
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 15 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.47% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.56% - -
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
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
142 98 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 80.23% 77.78% 77.94%
Number of salaries quoted 135 82 123
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 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 26 (100.00%) QA
2 25 (96.15%) Test Scripting
2 25 (96.15%) Web Services
2 25 (96.15%) XML
2 25 (96.15%) Regression Testing
3 24 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
4 22 (84.62%) Automated Testing
4 22 (84.62%) SOAP
5 21 (80.77%) Project Management
6 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
7 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
7 4 (15.38%) SQL
8 3 (11.54%) ISEB
8 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
9 1 (3.85%) Product Management
9 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
9 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
9 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
9 1 (3.85%) Finance

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) SoapUI
2 1 (3.85%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Test Engineer
1 15 (57.69%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.85%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (96.15%) Web Services
1 25 (96.15%) XML
2 22 (84.62%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (96.15%) Regression Testing
1 25 (96.15%) Test Scripting
2 24 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (84.62%) Automated Testing
4 21 (80.77%) Project Management
5 4 (15.38%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.54%) Software Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Product Management
7 1 (3.85%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (100.00%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago