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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 36 23 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.35% 6.81% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 8.23% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 1
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
188 158 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 84.68% 82.72% 82.44%
Number of salaries quoted 141 146 87
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 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 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 5 (62.50%) CISA
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Retail
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) QA
4 2 (25.00%) Selenium
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) QlikView
5 1 (12.50%) Firebug
5 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
5 1 (12.50%) SoapUI

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 (12.50%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (12.50%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (12.50%) Firebug
2 1 (12.50%) Fiddler
2 1 (12.50%) SoapUI
2 1 (12.50%) Ranorex
General
1 5 (62.50%) Banking
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Tester
2 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) SOAP
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Project Management
2 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 5 (62.50%) Information Security
3 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
3 5 (62.50%) ITIL
3 5 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (62.50%) Risk Management
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (12.50%) Scrum
5 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CISSP
1 5 (62.50%) CISA
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Cognos