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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 195 191 173
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 10 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.16% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 8
Average salary £38,750 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,700 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -
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
4878 4292 3804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 97.87% 95.23% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3968 3382 3133
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -14 4 £36,250 +11.53%
Bradford - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
Yorkshire

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Java
5 5 (33.33%) ISEB
5 5 (33.33%) BDD
5 5 (33.33%) QA
6 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
6 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) RAD
6 4 (26.67%) FTP
7 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (20.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
7 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 2 (13.33%) Rational Robot
8 2 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
8 2 (13.33%) System Testing
8 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (13.33%) V-Model

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (86.67%) Selenium
2 10 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 3 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 2 (13.33%) Rational Robot
4 2 (13.33%) OpenSTA
4 2 (13.33%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (6.67%) WinRunner
5 1 (6.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
1 4 (26.67%) XML
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Flex
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 5 (33.33%) BDD
4 4 (26.67%) RAD
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (13.33%) Manual Testing
6 2 (13.33%) System Testing
6 2 (13.33%) V-Model
6 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Test Planning
7 1 (6.67%) ITIL
7 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (6.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 4 (26.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.67%) VCP4
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle
2 1 (6.67%) IBM