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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 148 143 164
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 69 43 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.34% 1.10% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 1.29% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 58 33 25
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +13.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £27,100 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £38,500 £34,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £36,000
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
4330 3335 3007
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.00% 85.53% 80.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3346 2714 2492
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 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 21 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 53 £33,500 +11.66% 11
Halifax - 13 £35,000 - 1
Wakefield - 3 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 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 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (40.91%) QA
3 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
4 36 (32.73%) Manual Testing
4 36 (32.73%) SQL
4 36 (32.73%) Web Services
5 35 (31.82%) Regression Testing
6 34 (30.91%) Test Strategy
7 30 (27.27%) Project Management
7 30 (27.27%) .NET
8 28 (25.45%) C#
8 28 (25.45%) SOAP
9 27 (24.55%) XML
9 27 (24.55%) Selenium
10 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (22.73%) MVC
11 24 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
12 20 (18.18%) Visual Studio
13 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
14 18 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (15.45%) TDD
16 16 (14.55%) ISEB
17 15 (13.64%) Java
18 14 (12.73%) Degree
18 14 (12.73%) Automation Testing
19 13 (11.82%) SoapUI
19 13 (11.82%) Scrum
19 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
20 12 (10.91%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 (0.91%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.27%) SQL Server
2 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (6.36%) MySQL
3 7 (6.36%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (24.55%) Selenium
2 20 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 17 (15.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 13 (11.82%) SoapUI
5 11 (10.00%) ReSharper
6 8 (7.27%) SpecFlow
6 8 (7.27%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (7.27%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (4.55%) WebDriver
8 4 (3.64%) LoadRunner
8 4 (3.64%) WinRunner
9 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.91%) JUnit
10 1 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.91%) NUnit
10 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.91%) Ranorex
10 1 (0.91%) eggPlant
General
1 7 (6.36%) Finance
2 3 (2.73%) Banking
2 3 (2.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 46 (41.82%) Analyst
1 46 (41.82%) Test Analyst
2 36 (32.73%) Senior Test Analyst
2 36 (32.73%) Senior Analyst
3 28 (25.45%) Developer
4 17 (15.45%) Test Engineer
5 15 (13.64%) .NET Developer
6 14 (12.73%) Senior Developer
7 11 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
8 9 (8.18%) PHP Developer
9 8 (7.27%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (6.36%) Software Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) DevOps Engineer
12 5 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
12 5 (4.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 5 (4.55%) Test Leader
12 5 (4.55%) Automation Analyst
13 4 (3.64%) Team Leader
13 4 (3.64%) Software Test Engineer
14 3 (2.73%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (32.73%) Web Services
2 30 (27.27%) .NET
3 28 (25.45%) SOAP
4 27 (24.55%) XML
5 12 (10.91%) ASP.NET
6 9 (8.18%) WCF
6 9 (8.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (7.27%) jQuery
8 7 (6.36%) Symfony
9 4 (3.64%) HTML
10 3 (2.73%) WinForms
10 3 (2.73%) .NET Remoting
10 3 (2.73%) KnockoutJS
10 3 (2.73%) HTML5
11 2 (1.82%) LAMP
11 2 (1.82%) XSD
11 2 (1.82%) WSDL
11 2 (1.82%) CSS
12 1 (0.91%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.45%) NHS
2 3 (2.73%) DTV
2 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.09%) Windows
2 7 (6.36%) Linux
3 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (48.18%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (37.27%) Test Scripting
3 36 (32.73%) Manual Testing
4 35 (31.82%) Regression Testing
5 34 (30.91%) Test Strategy
6 30 (27.27%) Project Management
7 25 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (22.73%) MVC
8 24 (21.82%) User Acceptance Testing
9 17 (15.45%) TDD
10 14 (12.73%) Automation Testing
11 13 (11.82%) Scrum
12 12 (10.91%) OO
13 11 (10.00%) Fault Management
14 10 (9.09%) Unit Testing
14 10 (9.09%) Software Testing
14 10 (9.09%) E-Commerce
15 9 (8.18%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 9 (8.18%) Project Planning
15 9 (8.18%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 36 (32.73%) SQL
2 28 (25.45%) C#
3 15 (13.64%) Java
4 9 (8.18%) PHP
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.64%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.73%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.73%) C
8 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (16.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 16 (14.55%) ISEB
3 14 (12.73%) Degree
4 6 (5.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (40.91%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.73%) Firmware
1 3 (2.73%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.91%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.91%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.36%) Zend
3 3 (2.73%) Red Gate
3 3 (2.73%) Typemock
4 1 (0.91%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: c£40-£45K + 20% Bonus + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum TO £40K
Posted: 5 days ago
City, Leeds
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago