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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 74 72 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.60% 1.39% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.08% 1.71% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 5
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,750 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
867 586 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 77.20% 81.28% 74.62%
Number of salaries quoted 715 410 587
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 2014. 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 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Middlesbrough - 5 £30,000 -
York -1 2 - -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (72.97%) SQL
3 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
4 17 (45.95%) Degree
5 16 (43.24%) Java
5 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
6 14 (37.84%) QA
7 10 (27.03%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) XML
8 8 (21.62%) OOP
8 8 (21.62%) OO
8 8 (21.62%) HTTP
8 8 (21.62%) TDD
8 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
8 8 (21.62%) JSON
8 8 (21.62%) Subversion
8 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
8 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (21.62%) iPhone
8 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (21.62%) Mercurial
8 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
9 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
10 6 (16.22%) C#
10 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
10 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
11 5 (13.51%) BDD
11 5 (13.51%) Web Development
11 5 (13.51%) Test Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 8 (21.62%) Subversion
1 8 (21.62%) Git (software)
1 8 (21.62%) Mercurial
2 2 (5.41%) eggPlant
2 2 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.41%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (5.41%) JMeter
General
1 5 (13.51%) Retail
2 2 (5.41%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 16 (43.24%) Tester
1 16 (43.24%) Automation Tester
2 8 (21.62%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
2 8 (21.62%) iOS Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior iOS Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Test Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (16.22%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) XML
2 8 (21.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) iPhone
2 6 (16.22%) Digital Media
2 6 (16.22%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (86.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (56.76%) Test Scripting
3 16 (43.24%) Automation Testing
4 8 (21.62%) iOS Development
4 8 (21.62%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 8 (21.62%) OOP
4 8 (21.62%) OO
5 7 (18.92%) Test Strategy
6 5 (13.51%) Test Management
6 5 (13.51%) Software Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Waterfall
6 5 (13.51%) BDD
6 5 (13.51%) Web Development
7 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (72.97%) SQL
2 16 (43.24%) Java
3 8 (21.62%) Objective-C
4 6 (16.22%) C#
5 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.70%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) C++
6 1 (2.70%) C
6 1 (2.70%) Python
6 1 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 17 (45.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (37.84%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.41%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.41%) HP