The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 186 203 160
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 18 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.38% 0.16% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.39% 0.17% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 14 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4577 4737 3361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 96.24% 96.95% 94.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3662 3774 2588
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 £25,000 £23,400 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram 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 3 August 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
Leeds +4 8 £27,250 -16.15% 2
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) Selenium
2 22 (73.33%) Java
3 19 (63.33%) ISEB
4 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
5 17 (56.67%) QA
5 17 (56.67%) Automation Testing
6 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
7 15 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 15 (50.00%) Test Planning
7 15 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
7 15 (50.00%) Apache Flex
7 15 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
7 15 (50.00%) HP
7 15 (50.00%) IBM
8 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
9 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (20.00%) SQL
11 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.67%) Windows
11 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
12 4 (13.33%) .NET
12 4 (13.33%) HTML
12 4 (13.33%) XML
12 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
13 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
13 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
13 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
13 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Big Data
4 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Selenium
2 18 (60.00%) WebDriver
3 16 (53.33%) SoapUI
4 15 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
5 3 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 3 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 3 (10.00%) LoadRunner
6 2 (6.67%) Rational Robot
6 2 (6.67%) OpenSTA
7 1 (3.33%) WinRunner
7 1 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (3.33%) JIRA
7 1 (3.33%) JUnit
7 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.33%) Ranorex
7 1 (3.33%) Cucumber
7 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 1 (3.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 4 (13.33%) XML
2 4 (13.33%) HTML
2 4 (13.33%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Automation Testing
2 15 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 15 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 9 (30.00%) Automated Testing
4 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (10.00%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Build Automation
6 3 (10.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) Manual Testing
7 2 (6.67%) System Testing
7 2 (6.67%) V-Model
7 2 (6.67%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.33%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) Java
2 6 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.33%) PHP
4 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.33%) Python
4 1 (3.33%) Ruby
4 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (63.33%) ISEB
2 15 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (50.00%) IBM
1 15 (50.00%) HP
2 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
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