Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 30 -
Rank change year-on-year +13 - +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 28 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 10.42% 9.66% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.11% 10.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 0
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +15.00% +6.67%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Halifax with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Halifax
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 180 275 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 93.75% 94.83% 91.48%
Number of salaries quoted 161 246 234
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,446
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +3.58% +15.86%
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,750 £30,375
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,125 £64,625
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Halifax

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Halifax.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Halifax

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Halifax region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) C#
3 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 9 (45.00%) SQL
5 8 (40.00%) QA
6 7 (35.00%) .NET
6 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
7 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 6 (30.00%) QlikView
7 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (25.00%) Protractor
8 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
8 5 (25.00%) Selenium
8 5 (25.00%) Java
9 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 4 (20.00%) ETL
9 4 (20.00%) webMethods
9 4 (20.00%) JMeter
9 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 4 (20.00%) WCF
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (30.00%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (30.00%) QlikView
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Protractor
1 5 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (20.00%) JMeter
2 4 (20.00%) SoapUI
2 4 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (10.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 2 (10.00%) Travis CI
3 2 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Business Test Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 5 (25.00%) Tester
3 4 (20.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Developer
5 2 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 2 (10.00%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (10.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) WCF
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (15.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (30.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (30.00%) Data Modelling
3 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 6 (30.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (20.00%) Coaching
5 4 (20.00%) ETL
5 4 (20.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) IT Strategy
6 3 (15.00%) MVC
6 3 (15.00%) System Testing
6 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (40.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 4 (20.00%) webMethods