The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 154 142 165
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 102 78 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.42% 1.44% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.73% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 49 46
Average salary £33,000 £35,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.71% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,106 £42,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5746 4506 4569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.05% 83.11% 78.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4441 3532 3751
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -23 56 £35,000 - 8
North Yorkshire -5 27 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South Yorkshire -5 12 £41,750 +43.96%
East Yorkshire +6 5 £40,000 +14.28%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 77 (40.74%) QA
2 65 (34.39%) Test Scripting
3 64 (33.86%) SQL
4 42 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.22%) SOAP
5 41 (21.69%) Regression Testing
5 41 (21.69%) Manual Testing
6 39 (20.63%) ISEB
7 36 (19.05%) Test Strategy
8 32 (16.93%) Web Services
8 32 (16.93%) .NET
9 31 (16.40%) Java
9 31 (16.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 30 (15.87%) Selenium
10 30 (15.87%) XML
10 30 (15.87%) Scrum
11 28 (14.81%) C#
11 28 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 27 (14.29%) HTML
12 27 (14.29%) Project Management
12 27 (14.29%) Software Testing
13 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
14 24 (12.70%) Finance
15 22 (11.64%) HTML5
16 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (10.58%) QuickTest Pro
17 20 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (10.05%) Non-Functional Testing
18 19 (10.05%) MVC
19 18 (9.52%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 8 (4.23%) Node.js
2 4 (2.12%) IIS
2 4 (2.12%) Apache
3 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (8.99%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.53%) SaaS
1 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.99%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.17%) MySQL
4 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.06%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (15.87%) Selenium
2 20 (10.58%) QuickTest Pro
2 20 (10.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.52%) Visual Studio
4 14 (7.41%) Subversion
4 14 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 10 (5.29%) WinRunner
5 10 (5.29%) JIRA
5 10 (5.29%) ReSharper
5 10 (5.29%) LoadRunner
6 9 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 6 (3.17%) SpecFlow
7 6 (3.17%) Toad
7 6 (3.17%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.06%) WebDriver
8 2 (1.06%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.06%) NUnit
8 2 (1.06%) Behat
8 2 (1.06%) FitNesse
General
1 24 (12.70%) Finance
2 9 (4.76%) Retail
3 8 (4.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.65%) Banking
5 4 (2.12%) Games
6 3 (1.59%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (39.68%) Analyst
2 62 (32.80%) Test Analyst
3 45 (23.81%) Test Engineer
4 41 (21.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 41 (21.69%) Senior Analyst
5 27 (14.29%) Developer
6 21 (11.11%) Tester
7 18 (9.52%) Senior Test Engineer
8 15 (7.94%) QA Analyst
9 14 (7.41%) Software Engineer
9 14 (7.41%) .NET Developer
10 13 (6.88%) Automation Engineer
11 11 (5.82%) Lead Test Analyst
12 10 (5.29%) Software Test Engineer
13 8 (4.23%) Test Leader
13 8 (4.23%) Agile Test Analyst
14 7 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (3.70%) Software Test Analyst
14 7 (3.70%) Team Leader
14 7 (3.70%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.22%) SOAP
2 32 (16.93%) Web Services
2 32 (16.93%) .NET
3 30 (15.87%) XML
4 27 (14.29%) HTML
5 22 (11.64%) HTML5
6 12 (6.35%) ASP.NET
7 10 (5.29%) Ajax
7 10 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (4.23%) JSLint
8 8 (4.23%) Backbone.js
9 7 (3.70%) WCF
9 7 (3.70%) jQuery
10 6 (3.17%) AngularJS
10 6 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (2.12%) WinForms
11 4 (2.12%) .NET Remoting
12 3 (1.59%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.59%) WSDL
12 3 (1.59%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.70%) NHS
2 4 (2.12%) DTV
2 4 (2.12%) IVR
2 4 (2.12%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.12%) Open Source
2 4 (2.12%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.12%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.53%) Firmware
4 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.70%) Windows
2 4 (2.12%) Apple iOS
2 4 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.06%) Linux
3 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (34.39%) Test Scripting
2 42 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (21.69%) Regression Testing
3 41 (21.69%) Manual Testing
4 36 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 30 (15.87%) Scrum
6 28 (14.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 27 (14.29%) Software Testing
7 27 (14.29%) Project Management
8 21 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (10.05%) Non-Functional Testing
9 19 (10.05%) MVC
10 18 (9.52%) E-Commerce
10 18 (9.52%) Fault Management
10 18 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 16 (8.47%) Agile Testing
11 16 (8.47%) Test Management
12 15 (7.94%) Waterfall
13 14 (7.41%) Business Analysis
13 14 (7.41%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (33.86%) SQL
2 31 (16.40%) Java
3 28 (14.81%) C#
4 18 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 8 (4.23%) PHP
6 6 (3.17%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.59%) C
8 2 (1.06%) VBScript
8 2 (1.06%) VB
8 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 39 (20.63%) ISEB
2 31 (16.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (8.47%) Degree
4 9 (4.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (40.74%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.12%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (13.23%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.17%) VMware
3 4 (2.12%) Typemock
3 4 (2.12%) Red Gate
4 3 (1.59%) Oracle
4 3 (1.59%) Citrix
5 2 (1.06%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.06%) HP
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.53%) ATG
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + Excellent 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: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + remote working
Posted: 7 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £56000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago