The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Software Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Software Testing over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 30 -
Rank change year-on-year 0 -  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.84% 0.88% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.98% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £40,000 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -  
UK excluding London median salary £35,750 £35,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year +2.14% -3.44%  

Software Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 115 102 189
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 96.64% 90.27% 88.73%
Number of salaries quoted 100 92 139
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Software Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Testing in Halifax

Software Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Testing in Halifax.

Salary trend for Software Testing in Halifax

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing Software Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Software Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (80.00%) XML
2 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (20.00%) QA
5 1 (20.00%) JMeter
5 1 (20.00%) Finance
5 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements

Software Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 5 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (20.00%) JMeter
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) SOAP
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 5 (100.00%) V-Model
1 5 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (20.00%) Analytics
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (80.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA