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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 109 146 117
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -29
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 90 67 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.04% 1.35% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.58% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 62 49 52
Average salary £40,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £25,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
3822 4253 3037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.75% 85.75% 82.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3008 3455 2368
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 May 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 May 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 +37 66 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Bradford - 10 £42,500 -
Halifax +12 7 £32,500 - 1
Wakefield - 1 £39,000 -
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 130 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (48.98%) SQL
3 60 (30.61%) C#
4 56 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 50 (25.51%) .NET
6 47 (23.98%) QA
7 46 (23.47%) ISEB
8 45 (22.96%) TDD
9 43 (21.94%) Java
9 43 (21.94%) SQL Server
10 42 (21.43%) Regression Testing
11 41 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
13 38 (19.39%) HTML
13 38 (19.39%) Test Automation
14 35 (17.86%) Agile Testing
14 35 (17.86%) Integration Testing
15 34 (17.35%) Selenium
16 33 (16.84%) HTML5
16 33 (16.84%) Web Services
17 31 (15.82%) OO
18 30 (15.31%) BDD
18 30 (15.31%) Retail
19 28 (14.29%) Manual Testing
19 28 (14.29%) SoapUI
19 28 (14.29%) MVC
20 27 (13.78%) MS Excel
20 27 (13.78%) SDLC
21 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (2.04%) IIS
2 3 (1.53%) MTS
3 1 (0.51%) Jetty
3 1 (0.51%) nginx
3 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.51%) Apache
Applications
1 27 (13.78%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.51%) SaaS
2 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.51%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.51%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) SSL
2 1 (0.51%) DHCP
2 1 (0.51%) FTP
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.51%) DNS
2 1 (0.51%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (21.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (11.22%) MySQL
3 19 (9.69%) Relational Database
4 18 (9.18%) Big Data
5 16 (8.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.04%) QlikView
8 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.51%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 34 (17.35%) Selenium
2 28 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 26 (13.27%) ReSharper
4 21 (10.71%) SpecFlow
5 19 (9.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (8.67%) Moq
7 15 (7.65%) Visual Studio
8 14 (7.14%) FitNesse
9 12 (6.12%) Cucumber
10 9 (4.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (4.59%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.53%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.53%) LoadRunner
12 2 (1.02%) Rational Robot
12 2 (1.02%) JUnit
12 2 (1.02%) JIRA
12 2 (1.02%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.02%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.02%) OpenSTA
13 1 (0.51%) PHPUnit
General
1 30 (15.31%) Retail
2 25 (12.76%) Pharmaceutical
3 23 (11.73%) Finance
4 6 (3.06%) Banking
5 3 (1.53%) Marketing
6 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.51%) Electronics
6 1 (0.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (38.78%) Analyst
2 75 (38.27%) Test Analyst
3 47 (23.98%) Developer
4 24 (12.24%) Software Engineer
5 19 (9.69%) Senior Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) Senior Test Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) PHP Developer
6 18 (9.18%) Applications Developer
6 18 (9.18%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.14%) Tester
8 13 (6.63%) Senior PHP Developer
8 13 (6.63%) Agile Test Analyst
9 12 (6.12%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Senior Applications Developer
11 10 (5.10%) Functional Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) Functional Test Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) DBA
11 10 (5.10%) SQL DBA
12 9 (4.59%) SQL Developer
13 7 (3.57%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (25.51%) .NET
2 38 (19.39%) HTML
3 33 (16.84%) HTML5
3 33 (16.84%) Web Services
4 26 (13.27%) ASP.NET
5 24 (12.24%) XML
6 22 (11.22%) WPF
7 19 (9.69%) Doctrine
7 19 (9.69%) Symfony
8 17 (8.67%) SOAP
9 12 (6.12%) Gherkin
9 12 (6.12%) jQuery
10 10 (5.10%) WCF
10 10 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
12 6 (3.06%) Velocity
13 5 (2.55%) Apache Flex
13 5 (2.55%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.55%) CSS
14 3 (1.53%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.67%) Private Cloud
2 5 (2.55%) NHS
2 5 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.04%) User Experience
3 4 (2.04%) Clustering
3 4 (2.04%) Replication
4 2 (1.02%) RIA
4 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.51%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.76%) Windows
2 22 (11.22%) UNIX
3 21 (10.71%) Linux
4 17 (8.67%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.51%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (66.33%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 56 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 45 (22.96%) TDD
4 42 (21.43%) Regression Testing
5 41 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (19.39%) Test Automation
7 35 (17.86%) Agile Testing
7 35 (17.86%) Integration Testing
8 31 (15.82%) OO
9 30 (15.31%) BDD
10 28 (14.29%) Manual Testing
10 28 (14.29%) MVC
11 27 (13.78%) SDLC
12 26 (13.27%) E-Commerce
13 23 (11.73%) Compatibility Testing
13 23 (11.73%) Software Engineering
14 22 (11.22%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (10.71%) Scrum
16 20 (10.20%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 96 (48.98%) SQL
2 60 (30.61%) C#
3 43 (21.94%) Java
4 23 (11.73%) PHP
5 7 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.53%) Ruby
7 3 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.02%) C++
8 2 (1.02%) VBA
9 1 (0.51%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.51%) Scala
9 1 (0.51%) C
9 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 46 (23.47%) ISEB
2 16 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 8 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.06%) Degree
5 5 (2.55%) CISSP
5 5 (2.55%) CISA
6 3 (1.53%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (23.98%) QA
System Software
1 17 (8.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.51%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.51%) Puppet
2 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (19.90%) Microsoft
2 19 (9.69%) Zend
3 17 (8.67%) Apple
4 5 (2.55%) Citrix
5 4 (2.04%) Cognos
5 4 (2.04%) Business Objects
6 3 (1.53%) HP
7 2 (1.02%) Oracle
8 1 (0.51%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.51%) Google
8 1 (0.51%) SAP
8 1 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.51%) Perforce
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £41225 - £56140 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£45K + 10% Bonus + Flexible working
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £26,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Jet2.com
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago