Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Testing
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 58 42
Rank change year-on-year +22 -16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 1 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 0.58% 1.27% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.37% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Halifax median annual salary - £32,500 £32,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% +7.69%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 166 292 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 95.95% 92.70% 83.60%
Number of salaries quoted 118 271 211
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £77,875 £77,500 £53,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

Software Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Software Testing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

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 20 November 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 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification