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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 153 164 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 53 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.09% 0.31% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.38% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 51 8 18
Average salary £35,000 £28,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.89% -25.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,250 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4045 2924 2745
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.16% 82.86% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3208 2212 2282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 23 July 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 23 July 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
(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 +11 50 £35,000 +18.64% 2
Halifax - 3 £33,000 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 73 (61.86%) Test Scripting
2 62 (52.54%) ISEB
3 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (36.44%) Selenium
4 41 (34.75%) SQL
5 36 (30.51%) Stakeholder Management
6 35 (29.66%) User Acceptance Testing
7 34 (28.81%) Java
8 32 (27.12%) .NET
9 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
10 16 (13.56%) Degree
10 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
10 16 (13.56%) Cucumber
11 15 (12.71%) QA
11 15 (12.71%) Performance Testing
12 14 (11.86%) Test Strategy
13 13 (11.02%) WebDriver
14 12 (10.17%) Scrum
14 12 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
14 12 (10.17%) C#
15 11 (9.32%) Test Management
15 11 (9.32%) System Testing
16 10 (8.47%) Stress Testing
16 10 (8.47%) Ruby
16 10 (8.47%) BDD
16 10 (8.47%) Behat
16 10 (8.47%) TDD
16 10 (8.47%) C++
16 10 (8.47%) PHP
17 9 (7.63%) SOAP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 2 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 43 (36.44%) Selenium
2 16 (13.56%) Cucumber
3 13 (11.02%) WebDriver
4 12 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (8.47%) Behat
6 6 (5.08%) WATIR
7 5 (4.24%) LoadRunner
7 5 (4.24%) JMeter
8 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.69%) Maven
9 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.85%) JUnit
10 1 (0.85%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (4.24%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (56.78%) Analyst
1 67 (56.78%) Test Analyst
2 21 (17.80%) Tester
3 19 (16.10%) Lead Test Analyst
4 15 (12.71%) Automation Tester
5 14 (11.86%) Automation Analyst
5 14 (11.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (9.32%) Test Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
7 8 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Developer
9 6 (5.08%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.39%) Graduate
10 4 (3.39%) Principal Engineer
11 3 (2.54%) Test Leader
11 3 (2.54%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 2 (1.69%) Agile Test Analyst
12 2 (1.69%) Test Team Leader
12 2 (1.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.12%) .NET
2 9 (7.63%) SOAP
3 8 (6.78%) Web Services
4 7 (5.93%) XML
5 1 (0.85%) XSD
5 1 (0.85%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Open Source
2 1 (0.85%) NHS
2 1 (0.85%) IVR
2 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (61.86%) Test Scripting
2 43 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (30.51%) Stakeholder Management
4 35 (29.66%) User Acceptance Testing
5 18 (15.25%) Software Testing
6 16 (13.56%) Test Automation
7 15 (12.71%) Performance Testing
8 14 (11.86%) Test Strategy
9 12 (10.17%) Scrum
10 11 (9.32%) Test Management
10 11 (9.32%) System Testing
11 10 (8.47%) BDD
11 10 (8.47%) Stress Testing
11 10 (8.47%) TDD
12 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
12 9 (7.63%) Web Testing
12 9 (7.63%) Load Testing
13 7 (5.93%) Non-Functional Testing
14 6 (5.08%) DevOps
14 6 (5.08%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) SQL
2 34 (28.81%) Java
3 12 (10.17%) C#
4 10 (8.47%) C++
4 10 (8.47%) PHP
4 10 (8.47%) Ruby
5 6 (5.08%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.85%) C
6 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 62 (52.54%) ISEB
2 16 (13.56%) Degree
3 5 (4.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (12.71%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.85%) IBM
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago