The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 134 104 130
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 132 129 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.73% 2.25% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 2.84% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 83 94 78
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6247 4541 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.70% 79.08% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 3528 3643
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -29 104 £33,000 -5.71% 11
East Yorkshire +1 9 £27,000 +17.39% 1
South Yorkshire -10 7 £26,000 -48.00%
North Yorkshire -37 6 £35,000 - 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
1 72 (34.29%) QA
2 68 (32.38%) Test Scripting
3 57 (27.14%) ISEB
4 52 (24.76%) SOAP
5 47 (22.38%) Agile Testing
6 46 (21.90%) Test Management
6 46 (21.90%) Selenium
7 41 (19.52%) SQL
8 40 (19.05%) TDD
9 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
10 38 (18.10%) Microsoft
10 38 (18.10%) Software Testing
11 37 (17.62%) Scrum
12 35 (16.67%) E-Commerce
13 32 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
14 31 (14.76%) Test Strategy
14 31 (14.76%) SQL Server 2005
15 27 (12.86%) Games
15 27 (12.86%) .NET
15 27 (12.86%) Manual Testing
16 25 (11.90%) Windows
17 23 (10.95%) Non-Functional Testing
18 22 (10.48%) ISTQB
19 21 (10.00%) Business Analysis
19 21 (10.00%) Finance
19 21 (10.00%) C#
19 21 (10.00%) JavaScript
20 20 (9.52%) BDD
21 19 (9.05%) Integration Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 14 (6.67%) Apache
2 7 (3.33%) Node.js
3 3 (1.43%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.48%) CMS
5 1 (0.48%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 11 (5.24%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (18.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (15.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 31 (14.76%) SQL Server 2005
4 15 (7.14%) MySQL
5 14 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.48%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 46 (21.90%) Selenium
2 17 (8.10%) NUnit
2 17 (8.10%) MSTest
3 15 (7.14%) FitNesse
3 15 (7.14%) WinRunner
4 14 (6.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 11 (5.24%) LoadRunner
6 9 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (3.81%) WebDriver
8 7 (3.33%) JIRA
9 6 (2.86%) SoapUI
10 5 (2.38%) Cucumber
11 4 (1.90%) QARun
12 2 (0.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 2 (0.95%) eggPlant
12 2 (0.95%) Toad
13 1 (0.48%) Visual Studio
13 1 (0.48%) JUnit
13 1 (0.48%) RequisitePro
13 1 (0.48%) ClearQuest
General
1 27 (12.86%) Games
2 21 (10.00%) Finance
3 7 (3.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.48%) Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 112 (53.33%) Analyst
2 107 (50.95%) Test Analyst
3 41 (19.52%) Test Engineer
4 37 (17.62%) Software Engineer
5 36 (17.14%) Senior Analyst
5 36 (17.14%) Senior Test Analyst
5 36 (17.14%) Software Test Engineer
6 25 (11.90%) Developer
7 23 (10.95%) Tester
8 20 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
9 12 (5.71%) LAMP Developer
10 11 (5.24%) Software Tester
11 10 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
12 9 (4.29%) Test Manager
12 9 (4.29%) Test Leader
12 9 (4.29%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (3.33%) Automation Analyst
14 6 (2.86%) Senior Software Test Engineer
14 6 (2.86%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.76%) SOAP
2 27 (12.86%) .NET
3 13 (6.19%) HTML
4 12 (5.71%) XML
4 12 (5.71%) MSMQ
4 12 (5.71%) LAMP
5 9 (4.29%) Web Services
6 8 (3.81%) HTML5
6 8 (3.81%) Ajax
7 7 (3.33%) Backbone.js
7 7 (3.33%) JSLint
8 6 (2.86%) CSS
9 5 (2.38%) WCF
10 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.90%) Flash
10 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 2 (0.95%) WSDL
11 2 (0.95%) XSD
12 1 (0.48%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.24%) Management Information System
2 8 (3.81%) IVR
3 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.43%) Mobile Games
5 2 (0.95%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.95%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.48%) NHS
6 1 (0.48%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (11.90%) Windows
2 14 (6.67%) Linux
3 2 (0.95%) Android
3 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.95%) Solaris
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (32.38%) Test Scripting
3 47 (22.38%) Agile Testing
4 46 (21.90%) Test Management
5 40 (19.05%) TDD
6 38 (18.10%) Software Testing
7 37 (17.62%) Scrum
8 35 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 31 (14.76%) Test Strategy
10 27 (12.86%) Manual Testing
11 23 (10.95%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (10.00%) Business Analysis
13 20 (9.52%) BDD
14 19 (9.05%) Integration Testing
15 18 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (8.57%) RUP
15 18 (8.57%) DSDM
16 17 (8.10%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (8.10%) Unit Testing
17 16 (7.62%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 41 (19.52%) SQL
2 21 (10.00%) C#
2 21 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 17 (8.10%) T-SQL
4 13 (6.19%) PHP
5 11 (5.24%) Java
6 5 (2.38%) VB
7 2 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 57 (27.14%) ISEB
2 22 (10.48%) ISTQB
3 7 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (34.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.48%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 38 (18.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) Zend
3 7 (3.33%) Citrix
4 4 (1.90%) Oracle
5 2 (0.95%) HP
5 2 (0.95%) JBoss
5 2 (0.95%) IBM
5 2 (0.95%) VMware
6 1 (0.48%) ATG
6 1 (0.48%) Apple
6 1 (0.48%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.48%) Typemock
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Please get in touch to discuss salary information
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £23000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
EMIS
Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago