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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 48 49 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 1.83% 3.24% 4.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.11% 3.74% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 12
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
Test Automation
North 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 Harrogate region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
332 348 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 86.68% 86.78% 81.14%
Number of salaries quoted 301 312 199
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Harrogate region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Harrogate

Test Automation
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) C#
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 4 (33.33%) VBScript
5 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 2 (16.67%) Line Management
7 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Test Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Tester
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Test Automation Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Functional Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Software Team Leader
5 2 (16.67%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
5 2 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 2 (16.67%) Line Management
6 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
2 5 (41.67%) Java
3 4 (33.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree