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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 111 169 133
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -36
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 107 42 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.24% 0.86% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.54% 1.01% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 34
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £28,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £49,800 £53,832 £42,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
4216 4170 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.22% 85.56% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3350 3320 2250
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 2015. 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 +54 82 £45,000 +5.88% 11
Bradford - 18 £40,000 - 1
Halifax -14 3 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 134 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (50.70%) SQL
3 68 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
4 60 (27.91%) Java
5 59 (27.44%) C#
6 55 (25.58%) TDD
7 47 (21.86%) Test Scripting
8 43 (20.00%) .NET
8 43 (20.00%) Windows
9 42 (19.53%) Software Testing
9 42 (19.53%) SDLC
10 41 (19.07%) QA
11 40 (18.60%) Integration Testing
12 39 (18.14%) HTML
12 39 (18.14%) BDD
13 38 (17.67%) Web Services
13 38 (17.67%) OO
14 37 (17.21%) MVC
15 34 (15.81%) Test Automation
16 33 (15.35%) SQL Server
17 32 (14.88%) Selenium
18 31 (14.42%) Unit Testing
18 31 (14.42%) PHP
18 31 (14.42%) Finance
19 30 (13.95%) Regression Testing
19 30 (13.95%) MySQL
19 30 (13.95%) Mentoring
20 29 (13.49%) Linux
20 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
20 29 (13.49%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 4 (1.86%) IIS
2 3 (1.40%) Apache
2 3 (1.40%) MTS
2 3 (1.40%) Node.js
3 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (0.93%) Apache Spark
3 2 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.93%) Liferay
4 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.47%) Jetty
4 1 (0.47%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (8.84%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.86%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.93%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
3 2 (0.93%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.79%) Internet
2 3 (1.40%) DNS
2 3 (1.40%) HTTP
3 1 (0.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.47%) DHCP
3 1 (0.47%) FTP
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (15.35%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.95%) MySQL
3 28 (13.02%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
5 11 (5.12%) QlikView
5 11 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.40%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (1.40%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.93%) HBase
9 2 (0.93%) Redis
10 1 (0.47%) Big Data
10 1 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.47%) Impala
10 1 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (14.88%) Selenium
2 24 (11.16%) Visual Studio
3 22 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.58%) Cucumber
5 10 (4.65%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.72%) Mercurial
7 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.26%) HP UFT
7 7 (3.26%) Subversion
8 6 (2.79%) NUnit
8 6 (2.79%) MSTest
9 4 (1.86%) ReSharper
9 4 (1.86%) SoapUI
9 4 (1.86%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.86%) Octopus Deploy
10 3 (1.40%) Maven
10 3 (1.40%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.93%) Rational Robot
11 2 (0.93%) Behat
11 2 (0.93%) Grunt
General
1 31 (14.42%) Finance
2 24 (11.16%) Retail
3 11 (5.12%) Pharmaceutical
4 9 (4.19%) Banking
5 5 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 57 (26.51%) Developer
2 56 (26.05%) Analyst
3 55 (25.58%) Test Analyst
4 27 (12.56%) Tester
5 25 (11.63%) Senior Developer
6 24 (11.16%) PHP Developer
7 23 (10.70%) Software Engineer
7 23 (10.70%) Applications Developer
8 22 (10.23%) Test Engineer
9 18 (8.37%) Senior PHP Developer
10 17 (7.91%) Senior Applications Developer
11 15 (6.98%) Automation Engineer
12 13 (6.05%) Systems Tester
13 11 (5.12%) Senior Test Analyst
13 11 (5.12%) Senior Analyst
13 11 (5.12%) Agile Test Analyst
14 10 (4.65%) DBA
14 10 (4.65%) SQL Developer
14 10 (4.65%) SQL DBA
15 9 (4.19%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (20.00%) .NET
2 39 (18.14%) HTML
3 38 (17.67%) Web Services
4 27 (12.56%) HTML5
5 25 (11.63%) ASP.NET
6 24 (11.16%) Symfony
6 24 (11.16%) Doctrine
7 19 (8.84%) SOAP
8 18 (8.37%) CSS
9 17 (7.91%) WPF
10 15 (6.98%) XML
11 11 (5.12%) J2EE
11 11 (5.12%) Apache Flex
12 10 (4.65%) JSP
12 10 (4.65%) Hibernate
13 9 (4.19%) WCF
13 9 (4.19%) jQuery
13 9 (4.19%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (3.26%) Velocity
14 7 (3.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.05%) NHS
2 10 (4.65%) User Experience
3 8 (3.72%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.79%) Replication
5 4 (1.86%) Clustering
5 4 (1.86%) RIA
5 4 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.93%) Online Games
6 2 (0.93%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.47%) DTV
7 1 (0.47%) Social Media
7 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 43 (20.00%) Windows
2 29 (13.49%) Linux
3 20 (9.30%) UNIX
4 6 (2.79%) Android
4 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.79%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.79%) Apple iOS
4 6 (2.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.93%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (62.33%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (31.63%) Continuous Integration
3 55 (25.58%) TDD
4 47 (21.86%) Test Scripting
5 42 (19.53%) Software Testing
5 42 (19.53%) SDLC
6 40 (18.60%) Integration Testing
7 39 (18.14%) BDD
8 38 (17.67%) OO
9 37 (17.21%) MVC
10 34 (15.81%) Test Automation
11 31 (14.42%) Unit Testing
12 30 (13.95%) Regression Testing
12 30 (13.95%) Mentoring
13 27 (12.56%) Scrum
13 27 (12.56%) Software Engineering
14 25 (11.63%) E-Commerce
15 24 (11.16%) Agile Testing
16 21 (9.77%) System Integration Testing
17 20 (9.30%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (50.70%) SQL
2 60 (27.91%) Java
3 59 (27.44%) C#
4 31 (14.42%) PHP
5 20 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 11 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.79%) C++
7 6 (2.79%) Python
7 6 (2.79%) Ruby
8 4 (1.86%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.40%) Scala
9 3 (1.40%) C
10 2 (0.93%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.93%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.93%) Go
10 2 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (13.49%) ISEB
2 18 (8.37%) Degree
3 10 (4.65%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.33%) CISSP
5 5 (2.33%) CISA
6 3 (1.40%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (19.07%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.93%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.93%) Docker
2 2 (0.93%) HDFS
3 1 (0.47%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.40%) Puppet
1 3 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.93%) Ansible
2 2 (0.93%) Salt
2 2 (0.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.93%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.93%) Nagios
2 2 (0.93%) ZABBIX
2 2 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (13.49%) Microsoft
2 24 (11.16%) Zend
3 11 (5.12%) Cognos
4 5 (2.33%) Citrix
4 5 (2.33%) Oracle
5 3 (1.40%) VMware
5 3 (1.40%) Google
6 2 (0.93%) New Relic
6 2 (0.93%) SaltStack
6 2 (0.93%) HP
6 2 (0.93%) Splunk
6 2 (0.93%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.47%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
In Practice Systems Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + Car, 20% bonus
Posted: 13 days ago