The table below looks at the statistics for Keyword-Driven Testing skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Keyword-Driven Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Keyword-Driven Testing
Rank 871 902 884
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -18
Permanent jobs citing Keyword-Driven Testing 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.013% 0.005% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £50,000 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.45% +15.71%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £40,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-25.92% +15.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89248 96221 87010
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.53% 81.95% 79.97%
Number of salaries quoted 72491 78159 71532
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Keyword-Driven Testing
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Keyword-Driven Testing within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Keyword-Driven Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Keyword-Driven Testing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Keyword-Driven Testing within the UK.

Keyword-Driven Testing Salary Trend in the UK

Keyword-Driven Testing
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Keyword-Driven Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Keyword-Driven Testing Salary Histogram in the UK

Keyword-Driven Testing
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Keyword-Driven Testing within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +42 12 £50,000 +23.45% 2
London - 6 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
South East - 3 £30,000 - 1
Leeds - 2 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 1 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

Keyword-Driven Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Keyword-Driven 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 Keyword-Driven Testing.

1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (46.67%) HP
4 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
6 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (20.00%) QA
6 3 (20.00%) Selenium
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
6 3 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (20.00%) VBScript
6 3 (20.00%) VB
6 3 (20.00%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) OO
7 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
7 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (6.67%) WAI

Keyword-Driven Testing
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Keyword-Driven 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 Keyword-Driven Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Tester
1 8 (53.33%) Automation Tester
2 3 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 13 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Automation Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Scrum
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 3 (20.00%) Agile Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Build Automation
6 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) VBScript
2 3 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 6 (40.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (6.67%) WAI
Systems Management
1 7 (46.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) HP
Oxfordshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago