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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 74 70 86
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 1.95% 1.01% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 1.19% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 7
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £33,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
870 589 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in North Yorkshire 80.78% 85.24% 76.27%
Number of salaries quoted 753 406 616
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -6 10 £41,250 +26.92%
Middlesbrough - 6 £30,000 - 1
York +4 5 - - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (60.00%) SQL
3 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
4 16 (45.71%) QA
5 14 (40.00%) Degree
6 13 (37.14%) Java
6 13 (37.14%) Automation Testing
7 12 (34.29%) TDD
8 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
9 8 (22.86%) Test Management
10 7 (20.00%) .NET
11 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 6 (17.14%) C#
11 6 (17.14%) Retail
11 6 (17.14%) Web Development
11 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
11 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
12 5 (14.29%) Selenium
12 5 (14.29%) JSON
12 5 (14.29%) JIRA
12 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
12 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
12 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
12 5 (14.29%) BDD
12 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (14.29%) iPhone
12 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
12 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in North Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.29%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 5 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (14.29%) JMeter
1 5 (14.29%) Subversion
1 5 (14.29%) JIRA
1 5 (14.29%) Selenium
1 5 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 5 (14.29%) Mercurial
1 5 (14.29%) eggPlant
General
1 6 (17.14%) Retail
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Automotive
3 1 (2.86%) Games
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Tester
1 13 (37.14%) Automation Tester
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Test Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Automation Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Test Automation Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) QA Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) iOS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.71%) Test Team Leader
7 1 (2.86%) Integration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (14.29%) XML
2 5 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 5 (14.29%) iPhone
2 4 (11.43%) Digital Media
2 4 (11.43%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (82.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (54.29%) Test Scripting
3 13 (37.14%) Automation Testing
4 12 (34.29%) TDD
5 10 (28.57%) Test Strategy
6 8 (22.86%) Test Management
7 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Automated Testing
7 6 (17.14%) Web Development
8 5 (14.29%) Usability Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (14.29%) Waterfall
8 5 (14.29%) BDD
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) OOP
8 5 (14.29%) OO
8 5 (14.29%) iOS Development
8 5 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 5 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) SQL
2 13 (37.14%) Java
3 6 (17.14%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) C#
4 5 (14.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.86%) C
5 1 (2.86%) Python
5 1 (2.86%) Tcl
5 1 (2.86%) C++
5 1 (2.86%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (45.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 5 (14.29%) HP
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