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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 167 175 165
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 44 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.92% 0.47% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.06% 0.56% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 40 19 14
Average salary £35,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -31.11%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
4163 3541 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.62% 82.73% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3312 2771 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +18 37 £34,250 +8.73% 3
Bradford - 4 £36,500 -
Halifax - 1 £35,000 -
Huddersfield - 1 £24,250 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 72 (84.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (49.41%) QA
3 33 (38.82%) ISEB
4 31 (36.47%) Selenium
5 30 (35.29%) Test Scripting
6 28 (32.94%) Java
7 27 (31.76%) Manual Testing
8 22 (25.88%) Regression Testing
9 21 (24.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 21 (24.71%) WebDriver
10 19 (22.35%) SQL
10 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
11 15 (17.65%) Test Strategy
12 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
12 14 (16.47%) SOAP
12 14 (16.47%) Web Services
12 14 (16.47%) XML
13 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
15 10 (11.76%) Project Planning
15 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
15 10 (11.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
15 10 (11.76%) .NET
15 10 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
16 9 (10.59%) BDD
16 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
16 9 (10.59%) Finance
17 8 (9.41%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (36.47%) Selenium
2 21 (24.71%) WebDriver
3 10 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (10.59%) Cucumber
5 8 (9.41%) QuickTest Pro
6 7 (8.24%) Visual Studio
7 6 (7.06%) SoapUI
8 5 (5.88%) Maven
9 1 (1.18%) JIRA
9 1 (1.18%) WATIR
9 1 (1.18%) Behat
9 1 (1.18%) Ranorex
9 1 (1.18%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.18%) Selenium IDE
General
1 9 (10.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 65 (76.47%) Analyst
1 65 (76.47%) Test Analyst
2 24 (28.24%) Senior Analyst
2 24 (28.24%) Senior Test Analyst
3 23 (27.06%) Agile Test Analyst
4 21 (24.71%) QA Analyst
5 11 (12.94%) Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Tester
7 8 (9.41%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.24%) Automation Test Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Automation Tester
8 7 (8.24%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (5.88%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.71%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Automation Tester
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Tester
11 3 (3.53%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (3.53%) Senior QA Analyst
12 2 (2.35%) Software Tester
13 1 (1.18%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (16.47%) SOAP
1 14 (16.47%) Web Services
1 14 (16.47%) XML
2 10 (11.76%) .NET
3 6 (7.06%) XSD
3 6 (7.06%) WSDL
4 1 (1.18%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.18%) CSS
4 1 (1.18%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.88%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.18%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (7.06%) Windows
2 4 (4.71%) Android
2 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.18%) Linux
3 1 (1.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (84.71%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (35.29%) Test Scripting
3 27 (31.76%) Manual Testing
4 22 (25.88%) Regression Testing
5 19 (22.35%) Automated Testing
6 15 (17.65%) Test Strategy
7 14 (16.47%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (15.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (14.12%) Software Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Project Planning
10 10 (11.76%) Business Analysis
10 10 (11.76%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 10 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (10.59%) Waterfall
11 9 (10.59%) BDD
12 5 (5.88%) Integration Testing
13 4 (4.71%) Project Management
13 4 (4.71%) RAD
13 4 (4.71%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.71%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (32.94%) Java
2 19 (22.35%) SQL
3 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.53%) C
4 3 (3.53%) C#
5 1 (1.18%) C++
5 1 (1.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.18%) PHP
5 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (38.82%) ISEB
2 21 (24.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (49.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.06%) Microsoft
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
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