The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 192 157 159
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 21 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 0.67% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.70% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 11
Average salary £32,500 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% +8.57%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4928 3733 3569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 95.95% 96.01% 97.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4013 3007 3019
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,100 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -26 21 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
3 24 (70.59%) Test Scripting
4 19 (55.88%) SQL
5 18 (52.94%) Selenium
6 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
7 16 (47.06%) Degree
7 16 (47.06%) .NET
7 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (44.12%) WebDriver
9 11 (32.35%) QA
10 10 (29.41%) User Stories
10 10 (29.41%) ISEB
11 7 (20.59%) C#
11 7 (20.59%) TDD
11 7 (20.59%) BDD
11 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
12 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
13 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
13 3 (8.82%) Spring
13 3 (8.82%) HTML
13 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.82%) CSS
13 3 (8.82%) JIRA
14 2 (5.88%) Games
14 2 (5.88%) Online Games
15 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
15 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
15 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
15 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 18 (52.94%) Selenium
2 15 (44.12%) WebDriver
3 7 (20.59%) SoapUI
4 3 (8.82%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (5.88%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) .NET
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) HTML
2 3 (8.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Test Automation
2 24 (70.59%) Test Scripting
3 17 (50.00%) Automation Testing
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (29.41%) User Stories
6 7 (20.59%) TDD
6 7 (20.59%) BDD
7 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (82.35%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 7 (20.59%) C#
4 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (47.06%) Degree
2 10 (29.41%) ISEB
3 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center