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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Strategy
Rank 25 17 41
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 11 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 6.29% 8.76% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.91% 12.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 0
Average salary £37,500 £54,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
139 135 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 79.43% 69.59% 73.68%
Number of salaries quoted 126 99 118
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) Regression Testing
1 23 (95.83%) QA
1 23 (95.83%) User Acceptance Testing
1 23 (95.83%) Test Scripting
2 22 (91.67%) Automated Testing
2 22 (91.67%) Project Management
3 21 (87.50%) Web Services
4 20 (83.33%) SoapUI
5 14 (58.33%) XML
6 11 (45.83%) SOAP
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.67%) MS Office
8 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
9 3 (12.50%) Product Management
9 3 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
10 2 (8.33%) Banking
11 1 (4.17%) Retail
11 1 (4.17%) Data Management
11 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
11 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
11 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
11 1 (4.17%) Release Management
11 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
11 1 (4.17%) UML
11 1 (4.17%) ISEB
11 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development

Test Strategy
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 20 (83.33%) SoapUI
2 4 (16.67%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 23 (95.83%) Analyst
1 23 (95.83%) Test Analyst
2 19 (79.17%) Senior Analyst
2 19 (79.17%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Business Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (4.17%) Change Manager
3 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (87.50%) Web Services
2 14 (58.33%) XML
3 11 (45.83%) SOAP
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Flex
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (95.83%) Regression Testing
1 23 (95.83%) User Acceptance Testing
1 23 (95.83%) Test Scripting
2 22 (91.67%) Project Management
2 22 (91.67%) Automated Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Product Management
4 2 (8.33%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.17%) UML
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Management
5 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (95.83%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
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