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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 35 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 5.86% 1.14% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.58% 1.30% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 26 4 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
Test Automation
West Yorkshire

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
395 386 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 88.96% 88.33% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 368 302 221
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 25 (78.13%) Stakeholder Management
2 25 (78.13%) E-Commerce
2 25 (78.13%) Non-Functional Testing
3 22 (68.75%) Selenium
4 15 (46.88%) Legal
4 15 (46.88%) Banking
4 15 (46.88%) Retail
4 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
4 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
4 15 (46.88%) QA
4 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
5 14 (43.75%) SDLC
6 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
7 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
7 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Games
8 7 (21.88%) Scrum
8 7 (21.88%) Service Management
8 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
8 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (21.88%) JMeter
8 7 (21.88%) C#
8 7 (21.88%) Java
8 7 (21.88%) .NET
8 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
8 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
8 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
8 7 (21.88%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (68.75%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) SoapUI
3 7 (21.88%) Cucumber
3 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
3 7 (21.88%) JMeter
3 7 (21.88%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Banking
2 15 (46.88%) Legal
2 15 (46.88%) Retail
3 7 (21.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Analyst
1 16 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 9 (28.13%) Applications Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Test Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Web Applications Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Web Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 7 (21.88%) Test Leader
4 6 (18.75%) Lead Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) UAT Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) UAT Lead
4 6 (18.75%) UAT Test Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) UAT Test Lead
4 6 (18.75%) Web Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Web Applications Analyst
4 6 (18.75%) Web Test Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Principal Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (21.88%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (78.13%) E-Commerce
2 25 (78.13%) Non-Functional Testing
2 25 (78.13%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
3 15 (46.88%) Test Strategy
3 15 (46.88%) Waterfall
4 14 (43.75%) SDLC
5 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
6 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (21.88%) Integration Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Regression Testing
7 7 (21.88%) Scrum
7 7 (21.88%) Service Management
8 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Automation Testing
9 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) C#
1 7 (21.88%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (46.88%) QA
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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