The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 25 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 8 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 4.60% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 3.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
Automated Testing
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
160 291 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 91.95% 82.91% 80.72%
Number of salaries quoted 105 226 93
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £21,960
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £58,700
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Halifax

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
3 10 (62.50%) QA
4 9 (56.25%) Web Services
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
4 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) CISSP
6 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
6 5 (31.25%) Information Security
6 5 (31.25%) CISA
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
6 5 (31.25%) Retail
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) Selenium
8 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Product Management
8 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
9 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (56.25%) SoapUI
2 2 (12.50%) Selenium
2 2 (12.50%) Ranorex
3 1 (6.25%) Firebug
3 1 (6.25%) Fiddler
General
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
1 5 (31.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Analyst
3 7 (43.75%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) QA Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Tester
4 1 (6.25%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (56.25%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Project Management
2 14 (87.50%) Test Scripting
3 10 (62.50%) Regression Testing
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (56.25%) Test Strategy
5 6 (37.50%) Mentoring
6 5 (31.25%) Cyber Security
6 5 (31.25%) Information Security
6 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (31.25%) Business Analysis
6 5 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (31.25%) Risk Management
6 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 2 (12.50%) Integration Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Product Management
8 1 (6.25%) Test Planning
8 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
8 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) CISSP
1 5 (31.25%) CISA
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.25%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
1 1 (6.25%) Cognos
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft