The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 150 145 157
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 63 38 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.23% 0.98% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.49% 1.23% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 58 28 12
Average salary £33,375 £45,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.83% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4228 3078 2821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 82.32% 79.17% 77.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3408 2428 2359
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

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 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 -2 54 £34,250 -23.88% 4
Halifax - 2 £33,750 - 2
Bradford +2 1 £47,500 +66.66%
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (67.86%) Test Scripting
2 49 (58.33%) ISEB
3 37 (44.05%) SQL
4 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (35.71%) Selenium
6 26 (30.95%) .NET
7 23 (27.38%) Java
8 21 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
9 18 (21.43%) Test Automation
9 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 16 (19.05%) Degree
11 14 (16.67%) QA
12 13 (15.48%) System Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Performance Testing
13 10 (11.90%) Stress Testing
13 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
14 9 (10.71%) Web Testing
14 9 (10.71%) Load Testing
15 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
15 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
15 8 (9.52%) SOAP
16 7 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
16 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
16 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
17 6 (7.14%) V-Model
17 6 (7.14%) Test Strategy
17 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
18 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
18 5 (5.95%) Non-Functional Testing
19 4 (4.76%) SoapUI

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.19%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (35.71%) Selenium
2 7 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 7 (8.33%) WebDriver
3 4 (4.76%) SoapUI
4 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio
4 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
4 3 (3.57%) JMeter
4 3 (3.57%) WATIR
5 2 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) NUnit
6 1 (1.19%) JIRA
6 1 (1.19%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.19%) Behat
6 1 (1.19%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
1 1 (1.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 54 (64.29%) Analyst
1 54 (64.29%) Test Analyst
2 24 (28.57%) Tester
3 17 (20.24%) Lead Test Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Automation Tester
4 14 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
4 14 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (3.57%) Software Developer
5 3 (3.57%) Developer
6 2 (2.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 2 (2.38%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (2.38%) Team Leader
6 2 (2.38%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (2.38%) Test Engineer
6 2 (2.38%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (1.19%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (1.19%) Test Manager
7 1 (1.19%) Software Engineer
7 1 (1.19%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (1.19%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.95%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) SOAP
3 3 (3.57%) Web Services
3 3 (3.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (1.19%) IVR
2 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.19%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.19%) UNIX
2 1 (1.19%) Linux
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (67.86%) Test Scripting
2 36 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 18 (21.43%) Test Automation
4 18 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (15.48%) System Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Performance Testing
6 10 (11.90%) Stress Testing
7 9 (10.71%) Web Testing
7 9 (10.71%) Load Testing
8 8 (9.52%) Business Analysis
9 7 (8.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (7.14%) V-Model
10 6 (7.14%) Test Strategy
11 5 (5.95%) Automated Testing
11 5 (5.95%) Non-Functional Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Test Management
12 4 (4.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
12 4 (4.76%) Scrum
12 4 (4.76%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) SQL
2 23 (27.38%) Java
3 3 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.19%) PHP
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (58.33%) ISEB
2 16 (19.05%) Degree
3 10 (11.90%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle
3 1 (1.19%) IBM
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