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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 29 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 3.33% 1.07% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.03% 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
149 303 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 82.78% 80.80% 76.22%
Number of salaries quoted 78 231 88
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £21,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 28 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (100.00%) Project Management
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
2 10 (66.67%) QA
2 10 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
3 9 (60.00%) Web Services
3 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
5 5 (33.33%) Retail
5 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Information Security
5 5 (33.33%) CISA
5 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (33.33%) CISSP
5 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) MS Office
6 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
7 2 (13.33%) Product Management
7 2 (13.33%) SQL
7 2 (13.33%) XML
8 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Project Management
1 15 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 10 (66.67%) Test Strategy
3 6 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 5 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (33.33%) Information Security
4 5 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 5 (33.33%) ITIL
5 2 (13.33%) Product Management
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CISSP
1 5 (33.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft