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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 38 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 0.82% - 2.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.40% - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £22,500 - £26,500
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
143 73 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 58.61% 73.74% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 106 68 73
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago