Period
to 21 July 2017

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 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Yorkshire > Halifax
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 52 46
Rank change year-on-year +16 -6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Halifax 7.12% 1.03% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.48% 1.14% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 0 4
Halifax median annual salary £40,000 - £32,500
10th Percentile £33,750 - £31,250
90th Percentile £100,000 - £37,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.75% - +14.29%

Test Automation 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 254 263 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Halifax 95.13% 90.38% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 223 236 234
Halifax median annual salary £45,000 £42,946 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.78% +17.66% -2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £48,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Halifax

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Halifax over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
1 16 (84.21%) SoapUI
2 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (63.16%) C#
4 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
5 10 (52.63%) BDD
5 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (52.63%) TDD
5 10 (52.63%) Java
5 10 (52.63%) SOAP
5 10 (52.63%) ISEB
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
6 9 (47.37%) .NET
6 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
6 9 (47.37%) XML
6 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 8 (42.11%) Open Source
7 8 (42.11%) JMeter
8 7 (36.84%) QA
9 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
10 5 (26.32%) V-Model
11 4 (21.05%) Agile Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
11 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
12 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
12 3 (15.79%) Finance
12 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing

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:

Development Applications
1 16 (84.21%) Selenium
1 16 (84.21%) SoapUI
2 11 (57.89%) Jenkins
3 10 (52.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (42.11%) JMeter
5 1 (5.26%) Hudson
5 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Senior Test Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Selenium Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Systems Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) SOAP
2 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 9 (47.37%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (52.63%) BDD
3 10 (52.63%) TDD
4 8 (42.11%) Open Source
5 6 (31.58%) Waterfall
6 5 (26.32%) V-Model
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Exploratory Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
7 4 (21.05%) Software Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Web Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Analytics
9 2 (10.53%) Customer Requirements
9 2 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (10.53%) Test Planning
9 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) C#
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53600 - £71500 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £53000 - £71500 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 days ago