Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 38 35
Rank change year-on-year +11 -3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 12 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 6.78% 8.13% 4.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.32% 8.58% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 20 16
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% - -
10th Percentile £38,500 £31,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £54,000 £42,500 £38,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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 164 268 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 92.66% 94.70% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 124 247 205
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,750 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £59,400
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.18% - +6.25%

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 23 January 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
3 7 (58.33%) JIRA
3 7 (58.33%) Contract Management
4 4 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 3 (25.00%) DevOps
6 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (16.67%) Progressive Web App
6 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (16.67%) Spring
6 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
6 2 (16.67%) JSON
6 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
6 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (16.67%) RESTful
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) HTTP
1 1 (8.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) Adabas
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) JIRA
2 2 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Sonatype Nexus
2 2 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (8.33%) JMeter
3 1 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (8.33%) Protractor
3 1 (8.33%) Selenium
3 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Senior Manager
1 7 (58.33%) Testing Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps
3 1 (8.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (16.67%) Ionic Framework
2 2 (16.67%) JSON
2 2 (16.67%) RESTful
2 2 (16.67%) Spring
2 2 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (8.33%) Angular 2
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) PhoneGap
3 1 (8.33%) RAML
3 1 (8.33%) React
3 1 (8.33%) REST
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) BDD
2 10 (83.33%) TDD
3 7 (58.33%) Contract Management
4 3 (25.00%) DevOps
5 2 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Progressive Web App
5 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 2 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) ETL
6 1 (8.33%) Logistics
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Validation
6 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) NATURAL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Xamarin
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle