The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 161 118 133
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 46 50 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.94% 1.40% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 1.68% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 36 35 41
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,150 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4058 2971 2829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.10% 83.27% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3219 2249 2348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Leeds -48 30 £40,000 +14.28% 13
Halifax +4 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 53 (37.86%) SOAP
2 49 (35.00%) Test Scripting
3 46 (32.86%) QA
4 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (25.71%) ISEB
6 34 (24.29%) SQL
7 32 (22.86%) Test Management
8 31 (22.14%) Selenium
9 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
10 28 (20.00%) Test Strategy
10 28 (20.00%) Agile Testing
11 25 (17.86%) Web Services
11 25 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 24 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (17.14%) .NET
13 22 (15.71%) Project Management
14 21 (15.00%) XML
15 20 (14.29%) C#
15 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
16 19 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (13.57%) Non-Functional Testing
17 18 (12.86%) Regression Testing
18 17 (12.14%) Scrum
19 16 (11.43%) Degree
19 16 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
19 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
20 15 (10.71%) Manual Testing
21 14 (10.00%) Software Testing
21 14 (10.00%) WinRunner
21 14 (10.00%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.71%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.71%) Redis
6 1 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 31 (22.14%) Selenium
2 19 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (11.43%) QuickTest Pro
4 14 (10.00%) WinRunner
5 13 (9.29%) LoadRunner
6 12 (8.57%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.43%) ReSharper
8 7 (5.00%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.57%) Octopus Deploy
9 5 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.43%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.71%) MSTest
11 1 (0.71%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.71%) NUnit
11 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (6.43%) Games
1 9 (6.43%) Finance
2 3 (2.14%) Banking
2 3 (2.14%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.71%) Advertising
3 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (44.29%) Analyst
2 59 (42.14%) Test Analyst
3 41 (29.29%) Test Engineer
4 35 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 35 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 27 (19.29%) Software Engineer
6 23 (16.43%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (13.57%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (10.71%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (8.57%) Developer
10 10 (7.14%) Test Leader
11 8 (5.71%) .NET Developer
11 8 (5.71%) Agile Test Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.00%) Tester
13 6 (4.29%) Test Manager
13 6 (4.29%) Software Test Analyst
13 6 (4.29%) Software Tester
14 5 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.86%) SOAP
2 25 (17.86%) Web Services
3 24 (17.14%) .NET
4 21 (15.00%) XML
5 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.57%) jQuery
8 4 (2.86%) WinForms
8 4 (2.86%) .NET Remoting
9 3 (2.14%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.14%) WCF
9 3 (2.14%) WSDL
9 3 (2.14%) XSD
10 2 (1.43%) LAMP
10 2 (1.43%) HTML
10 2 (1.43%) CSS
11 1 (0.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 1 (0.71%) Ajax
11 1 (0.71%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.00%) IVR
2 6 (4.29%) NHS
3 5 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.86%) DTV
4 4 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (35.00%) Test Scripting
2 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (22.86%) Test Management
4 29 (20.71%) E-Commerce
5 28 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 28 (20.00%) Agile Testing
6 24 (17.14%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (15.71%) Project Management
8 19 (13.57%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (12.86%) Regression Testing
10 17 (12.14%) Scrum
11 16 (11.43%) Waterfall
12 15 (10.71%) Manual Testing
13 14 (10.00%) Software Testing
13 14 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.57%) MVC
15 11 (7.86%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 11 (7.86%) Business Analysis
16 10 (7.14%) Project Planning
17 8 (5.71%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (24.29%) SQL
2 20 (14.29%) C#
3 6 (4.29%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.86%) Java
5 3 (2.14%) PHP
6 2 (1.43%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.71%) Python
7 1 (0.71%) C
7 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (25.71%) ISEB
2 25 (17.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (11.43%) Degree
4 8 (5.71%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (32.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.71%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.29%) Citrix
3 4 (2.86%) Typemock
3 4 (2.86%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.71%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.71%) IBM
4 1 (0.71%) ATG
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Huddersfield
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago