The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 39 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.44% - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.52% - 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
194 171 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 85.46% 81.82% 81.68%
Number of salaries quoted 147 157 86
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,625 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Halifax region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Halifax

Test Automation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Firebug
1 1 (100.00%) Fiddler
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Planning
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA