The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 31 29 30
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.48% 1.77% 1.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 2.35% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £22,500 £26,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.09% -
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 Wakefield region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 85 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 48.56% 75.22% 78.95%
Number of salaries quoted 83 83 80
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
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 Wakefield

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Wakefield region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Wakefield

Automated Testing
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification