The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Test Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Strategy over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Strategy
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank - - 31
Permanent jobs citing Test Strategy 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax - - 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year - -4.49%  

Test Strategy 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 144 160 149
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 93.51% 89.39% 79.68%
Number of salaries quoted 131 133 87
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,500 £27,000
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%  

Test Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Strategy 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 in Halifax.

Salary trend for Test Strategy in Halifax

Test Strategy
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Strategy 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 Test Strategy.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing

Test Strategy
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 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) BDD
1 1 (100.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 1 (100.00%) Open Source
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (100.00%) V-Model
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA