The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 151 122 142
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 56 54 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.13% 1.50% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.80% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 44 35 38
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £29,700 £26,500
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%
Automated Testing
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4102 3008 2977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.62% 83.67% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3197 2328 2491
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -46 40 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Halifax +5 13 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Wakefield -2 1 £22,500 -15.09%
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (42.75%) Test Scripting
2 52 (39.69%) QA
3 40 (30.53%) SOAP
4 39 (29.77%) SQL
5 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (28.24%) ISEB
7 35 (26.72%) Regression Testing
8 33 (25.19%) Test Strategy
9 30 (22.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 28 (21.37%) .NET
10 28 (21.37%) Web Services
11 26 (19.85%) Project Management
12 24 (18.32%) C#
12 24 (18.32%) XML
12 24 (18.32%) Selenium
12 24 (18.32%) User Acceptance Testing
13 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
13 20 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
14 19 (14.50%) Non-Functional Testing
15 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
16 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
16 17 (12.98%) Scrum
16 17 (12.98%) Manual Testing
16 17 (12.98%) Agile Testing
17 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
17 16 (12.21%) Test Management
18 15 (11.45%) MVC
18 15 (11.45%) Degree
19 14 (10.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (9.92%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.05%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.76%) Redis
Development Applications
1 24 (18.32%) Selenium
2 19 (14.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (12.98%) Visual Studio
4 13 (9.92%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (8.40%) WinRunner
6 10 (7.63%) LoadRunner
6 10 (7.63%) ReSharper
7 7 (5.34%) SoapUI
8 6 (4.58%) SpecFlow
8 6 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.53%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.76%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.76%) NUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.76%) JUnit
10 1 (0.76%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (7.63%) Finance
2 3 (2.29%) Games
2 3 (2.29%) Banking
2 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 60 (45.80%) Analyst
2 57 (43.51%) Test Analyst
3 38 (29.01%) Senior Analyst
3 38 (29.01%) Senior Test Analyst
4 28 (21.37%) Test Engineer
5 17 (12.98%) Developer
6 16 (12.21%) Senior Test Engineer
7 15 (11.45%) Software Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) .NET Developer
8 12 (9.16%) Lead Test Analyst
9 11 (8.40%) Software Test Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Tester
10 8 (6.11%) Test Leader
10 8 (6.11%) Agile Test Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (5.34%) Software Tester
12 6 (4.58%) Software Test Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) QA Analyst
12 6 (4.58%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (30.53%) SOAP
2 28 (21.37%) Web Services
2 28 (21.37%) .NET
3 24 (18.32%) XML
4 11 (8.40%) ASP.NET
5 9 (6.87%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (4.58%) WCF
6 6 (4.58%) jQuery
6 6 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (3.05%) WinForms
7 4 (3.05%) .NET Remoting
8 3 (2.29%) XSD
8 3 (2.29%) WSDL
8 3 (2.29%) HTML
9 2 (1.53%) LAMP
9 2 (1.53%) CSS
10 1 (0.76%) J2EE
10 1 (0.76%) Java EE
10 1 (0.76%) Ajax
10 1 (0.76%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) NHS
2 4 (3.05%) DTV
2 4 (3.05%) IVR
2 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.76%) Firmware
4 1 (0.76%) Open Source
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.82%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (42.75%) Test Scripting
2 38 (29.01%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.72%) Regression Testing
4 33 (25.19%) Test Strategy
5 26 (19.85%) Project Management
6 24 (18.32%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (15.27%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (14.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 18 (13.74%) E-Commerce
10 17 (12.98%) Scrum
10 17 (12.98%) Manual Testing
10 17 (12.98%) Agile Testing
11 16 (12.21%) Test Management
12 15 (11.45%) MVC
13 14 (10.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 14 (10.69%) Business Analysis
13 14 (10.69%) Software Testing
13 14 (10.69%) Waterfall
14 13 (9.92%) Project Planning
15 9 (6.87%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (29.77%) SQL
2 24 (18.32%) C#
3 8 (6.11%) Java
4 5 (3.82%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
5 2 (1.53%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.53%) PHP
5 2 (1.53%) C
6 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (28.24%) ISEB
2 30 (22.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (11.45%) Degree
4 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (39.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (15.27%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.05%) Typemock
2 4 (3.05%) Red Gate
3 3 (2.29%) Citrix
4 1 (0.76%) ATG
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago