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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 36 29 28
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.36% 5.60% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 6.86% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
192 204 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 86.88% 81.60% 85.31%
Number of salaries quoted 143 176 91
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,525 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 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 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 5 (45.45%) CISA
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) CISSP
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
4 5 (45.45%) Banking
4 5 (45.45%) Retail
4 5 (45.45%) QA
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
5 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
7 1 (9.09%) SOAP
7 1 (9.09%) XML
7 1 (9.09%) Cognos
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (9.09%) ISEB
7 1 (9.09%) Scrum

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) SoapUI
2 2 (18.18%) Selenium
3 1 (9.09%) Firebug
3 1 (9.09%) Fiddler
3 1 (9.09%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (45.45%) Banking
1 5 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (36.36%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) SOAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Project Management
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 6 (54.55%) Mentoring
4 5 (45.45%) Business Analysis
4 5 (45.45%) Cyber Security
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (45.45%) Risk Management
4 5 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (45.45%) ITIL
4 5 (45.45%) Information Security
5 4 (36.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) Product Management
7 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) CISSP
1 5 (45.45%) CISA
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos