The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Yorkshire / Halifax
Rank 38 - 29
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 3.21% - 4.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.42% - 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Median salary £40,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 146 160 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 93.59% 89.39% 79.57%
Number of salaries quoted 131 133 87
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £35,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Halifax citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Halifax

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Halifax

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 7 (70.00%) C#
2 7 (70.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 6 (60.00%) ISEB
3 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) TDD
3 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Agile Testing
3 6 (60.00%) Open Source
3 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 6 (60.00%) BDD
3 6 (60.00%) V-Model
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) QA
3 6 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 5 (50.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
6 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (20.00%) Groovy
8 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (10.00%) Test Planning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Selenium
1 10 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (10.00%) JMeter
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Testing Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Automation Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) SOAP
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Testing
1 6 (60.00%) BDD
1 6 (60.00%) Exploratory Testing
1 6 (60.00%) Open Source
1 6 (60.00%) Software Testing
1 6 (60.00%) TDD
1 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (60.00%) V-Model
1 6 (60.00%) Waterfall
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (40.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) ISEB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 5 (50.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago