The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 26 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.88% 0.73% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% 0.89% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
161 112 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 78.92% 81.75% 79.43%
Number of salaries quoted 147 90 114
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Automated Testing
West Yorkshire

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 18 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 17 (100.00%) QA
2 16 (94.12%) SOAP
2 16 (94.12%) Web Services
2 16 (94.12%) XML
2 16 (94.12%) Test Scripting
2 16 (94.12%) Test Strategy
3 15 (88.24%) Project Management
3 15 (88.24%) Regression Testing
3 15 (88.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) Python
5 1 (5.88%) Selenium
5 1 (5.88%) Scrum
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Product Management
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) SoapUI

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (5.88%) Selenium
2 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
2 1 (5.88%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 16 (94.12%) Test Engineer
2 15 (88.24%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Test Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (94.12%) SOAP
1 16 (94.12%) Web Services
1 16 (94.12%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (94.12%) Test Scripting
1 16 (94.12%) Test Strategy
2 15 (88.24%) Project Management
2 15 (88.24%) Regression Testing
2 15 (88.24%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Scrum
3 1 (5.88%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.88%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
1 1 (5.88%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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