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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 154 133 161
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 60 51 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.19% 1.38% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.61% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 47 33 28
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
4196 3162 3176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.22% 85.62% 82.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3241 2513 2643
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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 -25 46 £33,500 -4.28% 6
Halifax - 12 £35,000 - 2
Wakefield - 2 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 54 (42.86%) QA
4 48 (38.10%) Manual Testing
5 41 (32.54%) SQL
6 37 (29.37%) Test Strategy
7 36 (28.57%) Regression Testing
8 35 (27.78%) SOAP
8 35 (27.78%) ISEB
9 32 (25.40%) Web Services
10 30 (23.81%) .NET
11 29 (23.02%) Project Management
11 29 (23.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 28 (22.22%) XML
13 27 (21.43%) C#
13 27 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (20.63%) Selenium
15 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
17 19 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
18 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
19 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
19 17 (13.49%) MVC
20 16 (12.70%) Scrum
21 15 (11.90%) Degree
22 14 (11.11%) Java
22 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
22 14 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
23 13 (10.32%) Waterfall
23 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (0.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.79%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.79%) Redis
4 1 (0.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 26 (20.63%) Selenium
2 19 (15.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 11 (8.73%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (7.94%) ReSharper
6 9 (7.14%) SoapUI
7 8 (6.35%) LoadRunner
7 8 (6.35%) WinRunner
8 6 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (4.76%) SpecFlow
9 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
10 2 (1.59%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.79%) eggPlant
11 1 (0.79%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.79%) JUnit
11 1 (0.79%) Eclipse
11 1 (0.79%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.79%) NUnit
General
1 10 (7.94%) Finance
2 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
2 3 (2.38%) Banking
3 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 58 (46.03%) Analyst
2 55 (43.65%) Test Analyst
3 37 (29.37%) Senior Analyst
3 37 (29.37%) Senior Test Analyst
4 25 (19.84%) Test Engineer
5 19 (15.08%) Developer
6 15 (11.90%) Senior Test Engineer
7 13 (10.32%) .NET Developer
8 12 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.14%) Tester
10 8 (6.35%) Software Tester
10 8 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
11 7 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
11 7 (5.56%) Test Leader
12 6 (4.76%) DevOps Engineer
12 6 (4.76%) QA Analyst
13 5 (3.97%) Senior Developer
13 5 (3.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (27.78%) SOAP
2 32 (25.40%) Web Services
3 30 (23.81%) .NET
4 28 (22.22%) XML
5 13 (10.32%) ASP.NET
6 10 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.56%) WCF
8 6 (4.76%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (4.76%) jQuery
9 4 (3.17%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (3.17%) WinForms
10 3 (2.38%) WSDL
10 3 (2.38%) XSD
11 2 (1.59%) LAMP
11 2 (1.59%) HTML
11 2 (1.59%) CSS
12 1 (0.79%) HTML5
12 1 (0.79%) KnockoutJS
12 1 (0.79%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.56%) NHS
2 4 (3.17%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.17%) DTV
3 2 (1.59%) Firmware
3 2 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.79%) Open Source
4 1 (0.79%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.76%) Windows
2 4 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (53.17%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (44.44%) Test Scripting
3 48 (38.10%) Manual Testing
4 37 (29.37%) Test Strategy
5 36 (28.57%) Regression Testing
6 29 (23.02%) Project Management
7 27 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (17.46%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (13.49%) MVC
10 16 (12.70%) Scrum
11 14 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
12 13 (10.32%) Waterfall
13 12 (9.52%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.52%) Software Testing
13 12 (9.52%) Integration Acceptance Testing
14 11 (8.73%) Project Planning
14 11 (8.73%) Automation Testing
15 10 (7.94%) Agile Testing
15 10 (7.94%) Software Engineering
15 10 (7.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 41 (32.54%) SQL
2 27 (21.43%) C#
3 14 (11.11%) Java
4 6 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.38%) PHP
6 2 (1.59%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.59%) C
7 1 (0.79%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 35 (27.78%) ISEB
2 29 (23.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 15 (11.90%) Degree
4 8 (6.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.17%) Red Gate
2 4 (3.17%) Typemock
3 1 (0.79%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.79%) Oracle
3 1 (0.79%) Zend
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