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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 165 168 164
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 41 42 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.87% 0.86% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 1.01% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
4239 4146 3102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.49% 84.75% 86.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3396 3217 2426
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 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 31 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 -1 26 £35,000 - 2
Halifax +7 4 £32,500 +0.77%
Bradford - 2 £25,000 -
Bingley - 1 - - 1
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 42 (56.00%) Selenium
2 33 (44.00%) QA
2 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (42.67%) Java
3 32 (42.67%) ISEB
4 27 (36.00%) SoapUI
5 23 (30.67%) SQL
5 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
6 21 (28.00%) HP
7 20 (26.67%) IBM
7 20 (26.67%) Selenium IDE
7 20 (26.67%) Test Planning
8 18 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
8 18 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
9 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 14 (18.67%) Apache Flex
10 14 (18.67%) Scrum
11 13 (17.33%) .NET
11 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
11 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
12 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
12 11 (14.67%) C#
13 10 (13.33%) Project Management
14 9 (12.00%) HP UFT
15 8 (10.67%) Finance
15 8 (10.67%) Test Strategy
16 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
16 7 (9.33%) Degree
16 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
17 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (4.00%) MTS
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.00%) QlikView
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 42 (56.00%) Selenium
2 27 (36.00%) SoapUI
3 23 (30.67%) WebDriver
4 20 (26.67%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (12.00%) HP UFT
6 6 (8.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (5.33%) Jenkins
8 3 (4.00%) Git (software)
8 3 (4.00%) JIRA
9 2 (2.67%) Subversion
9 2 (2.67%) Maven
9 2 (2.67%) Ant
9 2 (2.67%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.33%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.33%) Behat
10 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.33%) JMeter
10 1 (1.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 8 (10.67%) Finance
2 2 (2.67%) Games
3 1 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Tester
2 24 (32.00%) Analyst
3 23 (30.67%) Test Analyst
4 15 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 14 (18.67%) Test Leader
5 14 (18.67%) Selenium Tester
6 12 (16.00%) Test Manager
7 9 (12.00%) Test Engineer
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (10.67%) Developer
8 8 (10.67%) Systems Tester
9 6 (8.00%) QA Tester
10 5 (6.67%) QA Engineer
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Tester
11 4 (5.33%) Junior Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (5.33%) Junior
12 3 (4.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.67%) Apache Flex
2 13 (17.33%) .NET
3 5 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (4.00%) SOAP
5 2 (2.67%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.67%) J2EE
6 1 (1.33%) Web Services
6 1 (1.33%) WinForms
6 1 (1.33%) LAMP
6 1 (1.33%) WCF
6 1 (1.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) GIS
3 2 (2.67%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.00%) Linux
2 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (26.67%) Test Planning
3 18 (24.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 14 (18.67%) Scrum
5 13 (17.33%) Test Scripting
5 13 (17.33%) Test Automation
6 11 (14.67%) Regression Testing
7 10 (13.33%) Project Management
8 8 (10.67%) Test Strategy
9 7 (9.33%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.33%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.00%) Manual Testing
11 5 (6.67%) RAD
11 5 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.33%) Automated Testing
12 4 (5.33%) Test Management
12 4 (5.33%) System Integration Testing
12 4 (5.33%) SDLC
13 3 (4.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) Java
2 23 (30.67%) SQL
3 11 (14.67%) C#
4 6 (8.00%) Python
4 6 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.67%) VBScript
6 4 (5.33%) Ruby
6 4 (5.33%) PHP
6 4 (5.33%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (42.67%) ISEB
2 18 (24.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (9.33%) Degree
5 2 (2.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (44.00%) QA
2 1 (1.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) Puppet
2 2 (2.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (28.00%) HP
2 20 (26.67%) IBM
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.67%) Telerik
4 3 (4.00%) Oracle
4 3 (4.00%) Cognos
5 1 (1.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Unisys
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Bingley
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago