The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills 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 Testing over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 169 162 168
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 44 49 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.91% 1.00% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.17% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 8
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £31,500 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
Automation Testing
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 West Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4260 4203 3081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.57% 85.37% 85.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3403 3340 2341
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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
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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 -7 28 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Halifax -6 4 £32,500 +0.77%
Bradford - 2 £25,000 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing.

1 41 (59.42%) Selenium
2 33 (47.83%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) QA
4 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (40.58%) ISEB
6 24 (34.78%) SoapUI
7 23 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 21 (30.43%) HP
8 21 (30.43%) IBM
8 21 (30.43%) Selenium IDE
8 21 (30.43%) Test Planning
9 19 (27.54%) ISEB Practitioner
9 19 (27.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 15 (21.74%) Apache Flex
11 14 (20.29%) SQL
12 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
13 11 (15.94%) Scrum
14 10 (14.49%) Project Management
14 10 (14.49%) .NET
15 9 (13.04%) ISTQB
15 9 (13.04%) C#
15 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
16 8 (11.59%) Finance
16 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
17 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
17 7 (10.14%) Degree
17 7 (10.14%) HP UFT
17 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
18 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
19 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.35%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.90%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (2.90%) QlikView
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 41 (59.42%) Selenium
2 24 (34.78%) SoapUI
3 23 (33.33%) WebDriver
4 21 (30.43%) Selenium IDE
5 7 (10.14%) HP UFT
6 5 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.80%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.35%) Git (software)
9 2 (2.90%) Subversion
9 2 (2.90%) Maven
9 2 (2.90%) JIRA
9 2 (2.90%) Ant
10 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.45%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.45%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.45%) Behat
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.45%) Electronics
3 1 (1.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Tester
2 20 (28.99%) Analyst
3 19 (27.54%) Test Analyst
4 17 (24.64%) Automation Tester
5 15 (21.74%) Selenium Tester
6 12 (17.39%) Test Manager
7 10 (14.49%) Developer
7 10 (14.49%) Test Leader
8 7 (10.14%) Test Engineer
9 6 (8.70%) Systems Tester
9 6 (8.70%) Automation Analyst
9 6 (8.70%) Automation Test Analyst
10 5 (7.25%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.80%) Junior
11 4 (5.80%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (5.80%) QA Tester
11 4 (5.80%) QA Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (4.35%) Automation Engineer
12 3 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (21.74%) Apache Flex
2 10 (14.49%) .NET
3 4 (5.80%) SOAP
4 2 (2.90%) J2EE
4 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.45%) WCF
5 1 (1.45%) WPF
5 1 (1.45%) LAMP
5 1 (1.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.80%) GIS
3 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (1.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (30.43%) Test Planning
3 19 (27.54%) Non-Functional Testing
4 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
6 10 (14.49%) Project Management
7 9 (13.04%) Regression Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Test Scripting
9 7 (10.14%) Test Strategy
9 7 (10.14%) E-Commerce
10 6 (8.70%) Manual Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Automated Testing
11 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.80%) RAD
12 4 (5.80%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.80%) Software Testing
12 4 (5.80%) SDLC
12 4 (5.80%) Test Management
13 3 (4.35%) System Integration Testing
14 2 (2.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (47.83%) Java
2 14 (20.29%) SQL
3 9 (13.04%) C#
4 4 (5.80%) JavaScript
4 4 (5.80%) PHP
4 4 (5.80%) Python
4 4 (5.80%) Ruby
5 3 (4.35%) VBScript
6 2 (2.90%) C++
7 1 (1.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (40.58%) ISEB
2 19 (27.54%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (13.04%) ISTQB
4 7 (10.14%) Degree
5 2 (2.90%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (44.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
2 2 (2.90%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.45%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (30.43%) IBM
1 21 (30.43%) HP
2 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.35%) Telerik
4 2 (2.90%) Cognos
5 1 (1.45%) SAP
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