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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 38 38 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.86% 1.96% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 2.36% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 5
Median salary £29,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% +23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
180 254 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 83.72% 83.01% 94.08%
Number of salaries quoted 162 235 316
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

The demand trend of job ads across the Harrogate 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 Harrogate

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Harrogate

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
3 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
3 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 3 (60.00%) .NET
3 3 (60.00%) JMeter
3 3 (60.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Web Services
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) REST
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (40.00%) SDET

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (60.00%) TestComplete
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (40.00%) REST
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) BDD
3 3 (60.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) API Testing
4 2 (40.00%) ATDD
4 2 (40.00%) Automation Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (40.00%) Product Management
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) QA Automation
4 2 (40.00%) Regression Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Scrum
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Strategy
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) VBScript
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft