The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the North Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 89 87 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 0.61% 0.85% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.02% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 13
Average salary £30,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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 North Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
884 885 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 89.38% 83.97% 82.93%
Number of salaries quoted 808 675 529
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the North Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the North Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Harrogate -13 2 £30,000 -7.69%
York - 2 £28,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (48.00%) HP UFT
3 11 (44.00%) QA
4 10 (40.00%) Selenium
5 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 9 (36.00%) HP
5 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
5 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
5 9 (36.00%) Test Management
6 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (32.00%) eggPlant
6 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
6 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
6 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
6 8 (32.00%) JMeter
6 8 (32.00%) Finance
6 8 (32.00%) Usability Testing
6 8 (32.00%) JIRA
6 8 (32.00%) TDD
6 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
7 7 (28.00%) C#
7 7 (28.00%) Java
8 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.00%) Degree
10 4 (16.00%) VBScript
10 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
11 3 (12.00%) ISEB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the North Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) BASE24
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) HP UFT
2 10 (40.00%) Selenium
3 8 (32.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (32.00%) eggPlant
3 8 (32.00%) JMeter
3 8 (32.00%) JIRA
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (76.00%) Test Analyst
1 19 (76.00%) Analyst
2 11 (44.00%) Tester
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Analyst
3 8 (32.00%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (20.00%) Test Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (20.00%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Functional Tester
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
7 1 (4.00%) Test Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Test Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.00%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (36.00%) Performance Testing
2 9 (36.00%) Test Management
2 9 (36.00%) Test Strategy
3 8 (32.00%) Usability Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (32.00%) TDD
3 8 (32.00%) Business Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (8.00%) User Stories
7 2 (8.00%) People Management
7 2 (8.00%) Time Management
7 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (28.00%) C#
2 7 (28.00%) Java
3 4 (16.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (44.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) HP
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) Apple
3 2 (8.00%) Google