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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 24 26 36
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 7.43% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.29% 1.00% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 3
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
140 100 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 80.00% 76.92% 78.33%
Number of salaries quoted 133 84 120
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,625 £21,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 23 (100.00%) QA
2 22 (95.65%) Regression Testing
2 22 (95.65%) SOAP
2 22 (95.65%) Web Services
2 22 (95.65%) XML
2 22 (95.65%) Test Scripting
2 22 (95.65%) Test Strategy
3 21 (91.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 21 (91.30%) Project Management
4 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
5 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
6 1 (4.35%) Python
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Selenium
6 1 (4.35%) Product Management
6 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 7 (30.43%) SoapUI
2 2 (8.70%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (4.35%) Selenium
3 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Test Engineer
2 15 (65.22%) Senior Test Engineer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (95.65%) SOAP
1 22 (95.65%) Web Services
1 22 (95.65%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Regression Testing
1 22 (95.65%) Test Scripting
1 22 (95.65%) Test Strategy
2 21 (91.30%) Project Management
2 21 (91.30%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Scrum
3 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
3 1 (4.35%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
1 1 (4.35%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (100.00%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
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