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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 40 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Software Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 2.61% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.76% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 145 162 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 94.77% 90.00% 79.14%
Number of salaries quoted 130 133 89
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £35,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Software Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
2 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
3 10 (83.33%) .NET
3 10 (83.33%) XML
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
3 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 7 (58.33%) QA
4 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
5 6 (50.00%) JMeter
5 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (41.67%) Finance
6 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 5 (41.67%) Analytics

Software Testing
Top Related 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 12 (100.00%) Selenium
1 12 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 11 (91.67%) Jenkins
2 11 (91.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (50.00%) JMeter
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Test Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) SOAP
2 10 (83.33%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 12 (100.00%) BDD
1 12 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 12 (100.00%) Open Source
1 12 (100.00%) TDD
1 12 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 12 (100.00%) V-Model
1 12 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 11 (91.67%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (58.33%) Mentoring
4 6 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
7 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB
2 10 (83.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago