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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 179 146 142
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 73 71 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.04% 1.34% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.30% 1.64% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 63
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,221 £42,150 £40,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5630 4341 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.31% 81.87% 78.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4402 3351 3492
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
West Yorkshire -34 44 £35,000 - 16
North Yorkshire -20 14 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South Yorkshire -8 12 £37,750 +30.17% 2
East Yorkshire -4 2 £40,000 +14.28%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 80 (38.46%) QA
2 66 (31.73%) Test Scripting
3 62 (29.81%) SOAP
4 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
5 50 (24.04%) SQL
6 43 (20.67%) ISEB
7 41 (19.71%) Test Management
7 41 (19.71%) Selenium
8 39 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 36 (17.31%) E-Commerce
10 35 (16.83%) Agile Testing
10 35 (16.83%) Manual Testing
11 28 (13.46%) .NET
11 28 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (12.98%) Web Services
13 26 (12.50%) Scrum
13 26 (12.50%) Software Testing
14 25 (12.02%) XML
15 24 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
15 24 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
15 24 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 23 (11.06%) Project Management
16 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
17 22 (10.58%) Business Analysis
18 21 (10.10%) Regression Testing
18 21 (10.10%) C#
18 21 (10.10%) Java
19 20 (9.62%) HTML
20 19 (9.13%) Finance
20 19 (9.13%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 6 (2.88%) Apache
1 6 (2.88%) Node.js
2 4 (1.92%) IIS
3 2 (0.96%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (6.73%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
1 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.33%) MySQL
2 9 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.44%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) Redis
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (19.71%) Selenium
2 24 (11.54%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (7.69%) WinRunner
5 15 (7.21%) LoadRunner
6 11 (5.29%) Visual Studio
7 9 (4.33%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.33%) ReSharper
8 8 (3.85%) Subversion
8 8 (3.85%) JIRA
8 8 (3.85%) Toad
8 8 (3.85%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.37%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.40%) SpecFlow
10 5 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (0.96%) Behat
11 2 (0.96%) MSTest
11 2 (0.96%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.96%) NUnit
11 2 (0.96%) FitNesse
General
1 19 (9.13%) Finance
2 15 (7.21%) Games
3 6 (2.88%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Banking
4 3 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
5 1 (0.48%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (43.75%) Analyst
2 83 (39.90%) Test Analyst
3 59 (28.37%) Test Engineer
4 36 (17.31%) Senior Test Analyst
4 36 (17.31%) Senior Analyst
5 35 (16.83%) Software Engineer
6 31 (14.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 23 (11.06%) Senior Test Engineer
8 21 (10.10%) Lead Test Analyst
9 18 (8.65%) Tester
10 17 (8.17%) Developer
11 12 (5.77%) Test Leader
12 9 (4.33%) QA Analyst
13 8 (3.85%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (3.85%) Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
13 8 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
13 8 (3.85%) Test Manager
13 8 (3.85%) .NET Developer
14 7 (3.37%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (29.81%) SOAP
2 28 (13.46%) .NET
3 27 (12.98%) Web Services
4 25 (12.02%) XML
5 20 (9.62%) HTML
6 14 (6.73%) HTML5
7 7 (3.37%) Ajax
7 7 (3.37%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.88%) JSLint
8 6 (2.88%) Backbone.js
9 5 (2.40%) jQuery
9 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (2.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.92%) .NET Remoting
10 4 (1.92%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.92%) WinForms
11 3 (1.44%) WCF
12 2 (0.96%) AngularJS
12 2 (0.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 2 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.85%) IVR
2 7 (3.37%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.88%) NHS
4 4 (1.92%) DTV
4 4 (1.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.92%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.96%) Open Source
6 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.77%) Windows
2 4 (1.92%) Linux
2 4 (1.92%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.73%) Test Scripting
2 56 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (19.71%) Test Management
4 39 (18.75%) Test Strategy
5 36 (17.31%) E-Commerce
6 35 (16.83%) Agile Testing
6 35 (16.83%) Manual Testing
7 28 (13.46%) User Acceptance Testing
8 26 (12.50%) Scrum
8 26 (12.50%) Software Testing
9 24 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 23 (11.06%) Project Management
11 22 (10.58%) Business Analysis
12 21 (10.10%) Regression Testing
13 19 (9.13%) Test Automation
14 18 (8.65%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.21%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 14 (6.73%) Project Planning
17 13 (6.25%) TDD
17 13 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 50 (24.04%) SQL
2 21 (10.10%) C#
2 21 (10.10%) Java
3 15 (7.21%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.33%) PHP
5 7 (3.37%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.92%) VB
7 2 (0.96%) VBScript
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (20.67%) ISEB
2 24 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (8.65%) Degree
4 15 (7.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (38.46%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.92%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (3.37%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (11.06%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.85%) VMware
3 7 (3.37%) Citrix
4 5 (2.40%) Oracle
5 4 (1.92%) Typemock
5 4 (1.92%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.96%) JBoss
6 2 (0.96%) IBM
6 2 (0.96%) HP
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.48%) Apple
7 1 (0.48%) ATG
7 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30k per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £32000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Dental Plan, Childcare, Bonus
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
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