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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 171 150 153
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 78 73 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.10% 1.37% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.67% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 63 47 56
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 £29,200 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,884 £42,000 £40,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5672 4376 4337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.32% 82.22% 78.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4425 3374 3548
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 £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 30 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 30 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 -44 46 £35,000 - 14
North Yorkshire -18 15 £32,500 -7.14% 6
South Yorkshire -7 12 £37,750 +30.17% 2
East Yorkshire -3 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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 79 (38.16%) QA
2 66 (31.88%) Test Scripting
3 60 (28.99%) SOAP
4 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (25.60%) SQL
5 42 (20.29%) ISEB
6 40 (19.32%) Selenium
6 40 (19.32%) Test Strategy
7 37 (17.87%) Test Management
8 34 (16.43%) Manual Testing
9 33 (15.94%) E-Commerce
10 31 (14.98%) Agile Testing
11 29 (14.01%) Web Services
12 28 (13.53%) .NET
13 27 (13.04%) XML
13 27 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
14 26 (12.56%) Software Testing
14 26 (12.56%) Scrum
15 25 (12.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 24 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
16 24 (11.59%) Microsoft
16 24 (11.59%) QuickTest Pro
17 22 (10.63%) Project Management
18 21 (10.14%) Regression Testing
18 21 (10.14%) C#
18 21 (10.14%) HTML
18 21 (10.14%) Java
18 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
19 19 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
19 19 (9.18%) Finance

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (3.38%) Node.js
2 5 (2.42%) Apache
3 4 (1.93%) IIS
4 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.42%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.48%) Rackspace Cloud
1 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (3.86%) MySQL
4 7 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.48%) Redis
7 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (19.32%) Selenium
2 24 (11.59%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (9.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (7.73%) WinRunner
5 15 (7.25%) LoadRunner
6 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.83%) Git (software)
8 9 (4.35%) Subversion
8 9 (4.35%) ReSharper
8 9 (4.35%) SoapUI
9 7 (3.38%) Toad
9 7 (3.38%) JIRA
9 7 (3.38%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.42%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.42%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.97%) Behat
11 2 (0.97%) FitNesse
11 2 (0.97%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.48%) Eclipse
General
1 19 (9.18%) Finance
2 13 (6.28%) Games
3 7 (3.38%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.45%) Banking
4 3 (1.45%) Investment Banking
5 2 (0.97%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (43.96%) Analyst
2 82 (39.61%) Test Analyst
3 57 (27.54%) Test Engineer
4 38 (18.36%) Senior Test Analyst
4 38 (18.36%) Senior Analyst
5 31 (14.98%) Software Engineer
6 27 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
7 22 (10.63%) Senior Test Engineer
8 20 (9.66%) Lead Test Analyst
9 19 (9.18%) Developer
10 18 (8.70%) Tester
11 11 (5.31%) Test Leader
12 10 (4.83%) QA Analyst
13 9 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
14 8 (3.86%) Agile Test Analyst
14 8 (3.86%) .NET Developer
15 7 (3.38%) Test Manager
15 7 (3.38%) Software Tester
15 7 (3.38%) Automation Test Analyst
15 7 (3.38%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.99%) SOAP
2 29 (14.01%) Web Services
3 28 (13.53%) .NET
4 27 (13.04%) XML
5 21 (10.14%) HTML
6 16 (7.73%) HTML5
7 8 (3.86%) Ajax
7 8 (3.86%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.38%) JSLint
8 7 (3.38%) Backbone.js
9 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.42%) jQuery
10 5 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
11 4 (1.93%) .NET Remoting
11 4 (1.93%) WinForms
12 3 (1.45%) WSDL
12 3 (1.45%) XSD
12 3 (1.45%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.45%) WCF
12 3 (1.45%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.86%) IVR
2 6 (2.90%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.90%) NHS
3 4 (1.93%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.93%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.93%) DTV
3 4 (1.93%) Client/Server
4 2 (0.97%) Open Source
5 1 (0.48%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.48%) Video on Demand
5 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.83%) Windows
2 4 (1.93%) Apple iOS
2 4 (1.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (1.45%) Linux
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.48%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.88%) Test Scripting
2 53 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (19.32%) Test Strategy
4 37 (17.87%) Test Management
5 34 (16.43%) Manual Testing
6 33 (15.94%) E-Commerce
7 31 (14.98%) Agile Testing
8 27 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 26 (12.56%) Software Testing
9 26 (12.56%) Scrum
10 24 (11.59%) Non-Functional Testing
11 22 (10.63%) Project Management
12 21 (10.14%) Regression Testing
12 21 (10.14%) Business Analysis
13 18 (8.70%) Test Automation
14 17 (8.21%) Waterfall
15 15 (7.25%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 14 (6.76%) Project Planning
16 14 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (5.80%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 53 (25.60%) SQL
2 21 (10.14%) C#
2 21 (10.14%) Java
3 16 (7.73%) JavaScript
4 9 (4.35%) PHP
5 6 (2.90%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.93%) VB
7 2 (0.97%) VBScript
8 1 (0.48%) Python
8 1 (0.48%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.48%) C
8 1 (0.48%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (20.29%) ISEB
2 25 (12.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 18 (8.70%) Degree
4 13 (6.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (38.16%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.93%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.48%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (2.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (11.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (3.38%) Citrix
2 7 (3.38%) VMware
3 4 (1.93%) Red Gate
3 4 (1.93%) Typemock
3 4 (1.93%) Oracle
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat
4 2 (0.97%) IBM
5 1 (0.48%) HP
5 1 (0.48%) Apple
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) ATG
5 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + decent benefits.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 + Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Type Agency
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + comprehensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum +bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Healthcare, Dental Plan, Childcare, Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £competitive salary range+bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45707 - £56504 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £450000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago