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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 166 120 135
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 43 47 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.88% 1.33% 1.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 1.61% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 45
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 £29,600 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £53,832 £42,500 £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
4054 2918 2770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.87% 79.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3229 2207 2300
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 24 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 24 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 27 £42,500 +21.42% 14
Halifax +1 13 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 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 56 (38.62%) SOAP
2 48 (33.10%) Test Scripting
3 46 (31.72%) QA
4 44 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (25.52%) Test Management
6 35 (24.14%) ISEB
7 32 (22.07%) E-Commerce
7 32 (22.07%) SQL
7 32 (22.07%) Selenium
7 32 (22.07%) Agile Testing
8 27 (18.62%) Test Strategy
9 24 (16.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 24 (16.55%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (15.86%) Project Management
10 23 (15.86%) Web Services
10 23 (15.86%) .NET
11 20 (13.79%) C#
11 20 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
12 19 (13.10%) XML
12 19 (13.10%) Microsoft
13 18 (12.41%) Regression Testing
13 18 (12.41%) Scrum
13 18 (12.41%) Team Foundation Server
14 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
14 17 (11.72%) QuickTest Pro
15 16 (11.03%) Degree
15 16 (11.03%) Manual Testing
16 15 (10.34%) WinRunner
17 14 (9.66%) LoadRunner
17 14 (9.66%) SQL Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (0.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (7.59%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.69%) MySQL
6 1 (0.69%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (22.07%) Selenium
2 18 (12.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (11.72%) QuickTest Pro
4 15 (10.34%) WinRunner
5 14 (9.66%) LoadRunner
6 11 (7.59%) Visual Studio
7 9 (6.21%) ReSharper
8 7 (4.83%) SoapUI
9 5 (3.45%) SpecFlow
9 5 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (1.38%) MSTest
10 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.38%) FitNesse
10 2 (1.38%) NUnit
11 1 (0.69%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (8.28%) Games
2 9 (6.21%) Finance
3 3 (2.07%) Banking
3 3 (2.07%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.69%) Advertising
4 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 63 (43.45%) Analyst
2 60 (41.38%) Test Analyst
3 45 (31.03%) Test Engineer
4 36 (24.83%) Senior Test Analyst
4 36 (24.83%) Senior Analyst
5 32 (22.07%) Software Engineer
6 28 (19.31%) Software Test Engineer
7 20 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
8 16 (11.03%) Lead Test Analyst
9 11 (7.59%) Developer
9 11 (7.59%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.52%) Agile Test Analyst
10 8 (5.52%) .NET Developer
11 7 (4.83%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (4.83%) Test Manager
11 7 (4.83%) Tester
11 7 (4.83%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (4.14%) Software Tester
13 5 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
13 5 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (38.62%) SOAP
2 23 (15.86%) Web Services
2 23 (15.86%) .NET
3 19 (13.10%) XML
4 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET
5 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (3.45%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (3.45%) jQuery
6 4 (2.76%) .NET Remoting
6 4 (2.76%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.76%) WinForms
7 3 (2.07%) WCF
8 2 (1.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (1.38%) CSS
8 2 (1.38%) WSDL
8 2 (1.38%) HTML
8 2 (1.38%) XSD
8 2 (1.38%) LAMP
9 1 (0.69%) Java EE
9 1 (0.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.52%) IVR
2 6 (4.14%) NHS
2 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.76%) DTV
3 4 (2.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.69%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.83%) Windows
2 4 (2.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (33.10%) Test Scripting
2 44 (30.34%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (25.52%) Test Management
4 32 (22.07%) E-Commerce
4 32 (22.07%) Agile Testing
5 27 (18.62%) Test Strategy
6 24 (16.55%) User Acceptance Testing
7 23 (15.86%) Project Management
8 20 (13.79%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (12.41%) Regression Testing
9 18 (12.41%) Scrum
10 17 (11.72%) Waterfall
11 16 (11.03%) Manual Testing
12 14 (9.66%) Software Testing
13 13 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (8.28%) MVC
15 11 (7.59%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 11 (7.59%) Business Analysis
16 10 (6.90%) Project Planning
17 9 (6.21%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (22.07%) SQL
2 20 (13.79%) C#
3 7 (4.83%) T-SQL
4 4 (2.76%) Java
5 3 (2.07%) PHP
6 2 (1.38%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.69%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (24.14%) ISEB
2 24 (16.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (11.03%) Degree
4 8 (5.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (31.72%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.76%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.69%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (2.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (13.10%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.83%) Citrix
3 4 (2.76%) Typemock
3 4 (2.76%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.69%) ATG
4 1 (0.69%) IBM
4 1 (0.69%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Yeadon, Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: £40k to £65k depending on level of experience
Posted: 22 days ago