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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 178 150 138
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 28 52 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.56% 1.07% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.64% 1.27% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 22 48 34
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -21.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
4376 4091 3129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.74% 83.87% 80.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3440 3272 2486
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -17 22 £35,000 +4.86% 1
Bradford -6 1 £40,000 +0.62%
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) QA
3 32 (45.71%) Selenium
4 26 (37.14%) ISEB
5 24 (34.29%) Java
6 21 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 20 (28.57%) Manual Testing
8 19 (27.14%) SQL
9 18 (25.71%) Regression Testing
9 18 (25.71%) Test Scripting
10 14 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 13 (18.57%) SoapUI
11 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 11 (15.71%) Selenium IDE
12 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
13 10 (14.29%) HP
13 10 (14.29%) IBM
13 10 (14.29%) Test Planning
14 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (12.86%) Finance
15 8 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
15 8 (11.43%) .NET
15 8 (11.43%) Test Strategy
16 7 (10.00%) SOAP
16 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
17 6 (8.57%) Windows
17 6 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
17 6 (8.57%) Integration Acceptance Testing
17 6 (8.57%) ISTQB
17 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1 (1.43%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (5.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (45.71%) Selenium
2 21 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 13 (18.57%) SoapUI
4 11 (15.71%) Selenium IDE
5 9 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (8.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (7.14%) Visual Studio
8 3 (4.29%) Cucumber
9 2 (2.86%) Maven
10 1 (1.43%) JIRA
10 1 (1.43%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (12.86%) Finance
2 1 (1.43%) Games
2 1 (1.43%) Banking
2 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (60.00%) Analyst
1 42 (60.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (21.43%) Tester
3 14 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Senior Test Analyst
5 12 (17.14%) Automation Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Agile Test Analyst
6 9 (12.86%) Developer
7 8 (11.43%) Software Developer
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Software Tester
8 5 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Test Leader
9 2 (2.86%) Web Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Web Test Analyst
9 2 (2.86%) Senior Tester
9 2 (2.86%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) .NET
2 7 (10.00%) SOAP
3 4 (5.71%) XML
3 4 (5.71%) Apache Flex
4 3 (4.29%) Web Services
5 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.43%) HTML
5 1 (1.43%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.71%) GIS
1 4 (5.71%) Mobile App
2 2 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.86%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.57%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Android
2 4 (5.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.43%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 18 (25.71%) Test Scripting
3 18 (25.71%) Regression Testing
4 14 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 11 (15.71%) Software Testing
6 10 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 8 (11.43%) Test Strategy
8 6 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 6 (8.57%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.57%) V-Model
8 6 (8.57%) Project Planning
8 6 (8.57%) Integration Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.14%) BDD
10 4 (5.71%) Waterfall
10 4 (5.71%) System Testing
10 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.71%) Test Management
10 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.29%) Java
2 19 (27.14%) SQL
3 4 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (4.29%) C#
5 1 (1.43%) C
5 1 (1.43%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (37.14%) ISEB
2 13 (18.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (11.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 6 (8.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (55.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) IBM
1 10 (14.29%) HP
2 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.43%) Citrix
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