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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 171 151 159
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 35 60 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.76% 1.23% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.43% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 32 57 11
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
4051 4190 2957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.63% 85.84% 83.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3203 3338 2261
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -32 22 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Halifax +6 4 £32,500 -4.41% 1
Bingley - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 33 (50.77%) Selenium
2 31 (47.69%) QA
3 27 (41.54%) ISEB
3 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.00%) Java
5 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
5 19 (29.23%) SoapUI
6 18 (27.69%) Selenium IDE
6 18 (27.69%) IBM
6 18 (27.69%) HP
6 18 (27.69%) Test Planning
7 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
8 16 (24.62%) ISEB Practitioner
9 12 (18.46%) Apache Flex
10 11 (16.92%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
11 10 (15.38%) Project Management
11 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
12 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
12 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
13 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
14 7 (10.77%) Finance
14 7 (10.77%) Scrum
14 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
15 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
15 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
16 5 (7.69%) Test Management
16 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
16 5 (7.69%) HP UFT
16 5 (7.69%) .NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.62%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) QlikView
2 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (50.77%) Selenium
2 19 (29.23%) WebDriver
2 19 (29.23%) SoapUI
3 18 (27.69%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 3 (4.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (4.62%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.08%) Subversion
6 2 (3.08%) Maven
6 2 (3.08%) JIRA
6 2 (3.08%) Ant
7 1 (1.54%) WinRunner
7 1 (1.54%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.54%) Behat
General
1 7 (10.77%) Finance
2 3 (4.62%) Games
3 1 (1.54%) Retail
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
3 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.54%) Electronics
3 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (30.77%) Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Test Analyst
2 19 (29.23%) Tester
3 14 (21.54%) Automation Tester
4 12 (18.46%) Selenium Tester
4 12 (18.46%) Test Manager
5 10 (15.38%) Test Leader
6 8 (12.31%) Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.69%) QA Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Systems Tester
9 4 (6.15%) Test Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Test Analyst
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.08%) Test Specialist
10 2 (3.08%) QA Tester
10 2 (3.08%) QA Engineer
10 2 (3.08%) Junior
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Manager
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (18.46%) Apache Flex
2 5 (7.69%) .NET
2 5 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (3.08%) J2EE
4 1 (1.54%) XML
4 1 (1.54%) LAMP
4 1 (1.54%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.15%) GIS
3 1 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.54%) User Experience
3 1 (1.54%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (27.69%) Test Planning
3 17 (26.15%) Non-Functional Testing
4 11 (16.92%) Test Automation
5 10 (15.38%) Regression Testing
5 10 (15.38%) Project Management
6 9 (13.85%) Test Scripting
7 8 (12.31%) Manual Testing
8 7 (10.77%) E-Commerce
8 7 (10.77%) Scrum
9 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
9 6 (9.23%) Test Strategy
10 5 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 5 (7.69%) Test Management
11 4 (6.15%) V-Model
11 4 (6.15%) System Testing
11 4 (6.15%) SDLC
12 3 (4.62%) System Integration Testing
12 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 26 (40.00%) Java
2 11 (16.92%) SQL
3 4 (6.15%) Ruby
3 4 (6.15%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) C++
4 2 (3.08%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (41.54%) ISEB
2 16 (24.62%) ISEB Practitioner
3 9 (13.85%) ISTQB
4 4 (6.15%) Degree
4 4 (6.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (47.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (27.69%) IBM
1 18 (27.69%) HP
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.08%) Cognos
4 1 (1.54%) Citrix
4 1 (1.54%) Telerik
4 1 (1.54%) SAP
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k per year
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago