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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 149 137 158
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 62 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.22% 1.33% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.55% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 50 37 26
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,000 £36,500
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
4229 3235 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.28% 85.81% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3264 2591 2577
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 £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -11 47 £33,500 -4.28% 9
Halifax - 12 £35,000 - 2
Wakefield - 3 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) QA
2 49 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 43 (36.13%) Manual Testing
4 38 (31.93%) SQL
5 36 (30.25%) Test Strategy
6 35 (29.41%) Regression Testing
7 34 (28.57%) Web Services
8 31 (26.05%) SOAP
9 29 (24.37%) Project Management
10 28 (23.53%) .NET
11 27 (22.69%) C#
11 27 (22.69%) ISEB
11 27 (22.69%) XML
11 27 (22.69%) Selenium
12 26 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
13 25 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (16.81%) MVC
16 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
17 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
18 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
19 16 (13.45%) Scrum
19 16 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (12.61%) Java
21 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
21 14 (11.76%) Degree
22 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET
23 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
23 12 (10.08%) Non-Functional Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (0.84%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.36%) MySQL
3 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (22.69%) Selenium
2 18 (15.13%) Visual Studio
3 16 (13.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (9.24%) SoapUI
5 10 (8.40%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (8.40%) ReSharper
6 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
6 7 (5.88%) WinRunner
7 6 (5.04%) SpecFlow
7 6 (5.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (4.20%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.84%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.84%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.84%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.84%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.84%) JUnit
10 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.84%) NUnit
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 3 (2.52%) Banking
2 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (44.54%) Analyst
2 51 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 37 (31.09%) Senior Analyst
3 37 (31.09%) Senior Test Analyst
4 22 (18.49%) Test Engineer
4 22 (18.49%) Developer
5 13 (10.92%) Senior Test Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.24%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.88%) Software Tester
8 7 (5.88%) Tester
8 7 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
9 6 (5.04%) PHP Developer
9 6 (5.04%) Test Leader
9 6 (5.04%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (5.04%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (4.20%) Team Leader
10 5 (4.20%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.57%) Web Services
2 31 (26.05%) SOAP
3 28 (23.53%) .NET
4 27 (22.69%) XML
5 13 (10.92%) ASP.NET
6 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (5.88%) WCF
8 6 (5.04%) jQuery
8 6 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (3.36%) .NET Remoting
9 4 (3.36%) Symfony
9 4 (3.36%) WinForms
10 2 (1.68%) HTML
10 2 (1.68%) CSS
10 2 (1.68%) XSD
10 2 (1.68%) WSDL
10 2 (1.68%) LAMP
11 1 (0.84%) HTML5
11 1 (0.84%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.88%) NHS
2 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.36%) DTV
3 2 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.84%) Open Source
4 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.72%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
2 4 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (51.26%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (41.18%) Test Scripting
3 43 (36.13%) Manual Testing
4 36 (30.25%) Test Strategy
5 35 (29.41%) Regression Testing
6 29 (24.37%) Project Management
7 26 (21.85%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (18.49%) Continuous Integration
9 20 (16.81%) MVC
10 16 (13.45%) Scrum
11 12 (10.08%) Software Testing
11 12 (10.08%) Non-Functional Testing
12 11 (9.24%) TDD
13 10 (8.40%) Integration Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.40%) OO
13 10 (8.40%) Software Engineering
13 10 (8.40%) Business Analysis
13 10 (8.40%) Fault Management
13 10 (8.40%) Project Planning
13 10 (8.40%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.93%) SQL
2 27 (22.69%) C#
3 15 (12.61%) Java
4 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (5.04%) PHP
5 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.68%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.68%) C
7 1 (0.84%) Python
7 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (22.69%) ISEB
2 25 (21.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 14 (11.76%) Degree
4 7 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (41.18%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.36%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.52%) Firmware
3 1 (0.84%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.36%) Zend
2 4 (3.36%) Typemock
2 4 (3.36%) Red Gate
3 1 (0.84%) Rackspace
3 1 (0.84%) Oracle
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
OHO Group
Salary: £40 - £45 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30764 - £405558 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago