The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 40 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.73% 0.80% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 0
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.79% +4.37%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
321 337 325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 92.51% 90.11% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 293 303 215
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bradford region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bradford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) E-Commerce
2 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 28 (71.79%) SoapUI
3 27 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (64.10%) Automated Testing
5 19 (48.72%) Software Testing
5 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
5 19 (48.72%) QA
6 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
6 17 (43.59%) Banking
6 17 (43.59%) Retail
6 17 (43.59%) Legal
7 10 (25.64%) .NET
7 10 (25.64%) Functional Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Process Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) Coaching
8 9 (23.08%) SDLC
8 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
9 8 (20.51%) Progress
9 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
9 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Web Testing
11 3 (7.69%) ISEB
11 3 (7.69%) ISTQB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
1 28 (71.79%) SoapUI
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
2 8 (20.51%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
General
1 28 (71.79%) Finance
2 17 (43.59%) Banking
2 17 (43.59%) Legal
2 17 (43.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (61.54%) Analyst
1 24 (61.54%) Test Analyst
2 21 (53.85%) Senior Analyst
2 21 (53.85%) Senior Test Analyst
3 16 (41.03%) Senior Test Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) Test Engineer
4 14 (35.90%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
4 14 (35.90%) Test Automation Engineer
5 11 (28.21%) Lead Test Analyst
6 9 (23.08%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (23.08%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (23.08%) Senior Web Analyst
6 9 (23.08%) Web Analyst
6 9 (23.08%) Web Test Analyst
7 5 (12.82%) Test Leader
8 3 (7.69%) Web Applications Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (5.13%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 1 (2.56%) DevOps Manager
10 1 (2.56%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (71.79%) E-Commerce
3 27 (69.23%) Stakeholder Management
4 25 (64.10%) Automated Testing
5 19 (48.72%) Software Testing
5 19 (48.72%) Test Strategy
6 17 (43.59%) Mentoring
7 10 (25.64%) Functional Testing
7 10 (25.64%) Process Improvement
8 9 (23.08%) Coaching
8 9 (23.08%) Regression Testing
8 9 (23.08%) Scrum
8 9 (23.08%) SDLC
9 8 (20.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (20.51%) Manual Testing
10 7 (17.95%) Web Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Automation Testing
11 2 (5.13%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
11 2 (5.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (7.69%) ISEB
1 3 (7.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (48.72%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Progress