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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 175 170 160
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 41 13 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.80% 0.35% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.41% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 39 13 13
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
4251 3178 3091
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.29% 85.82% 81.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3275 2525 2573
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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 -2 39 £35,000 +7.69% 4
Halifax - 2 £31,500 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 94 (87.85%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (48.60%) Test Scripting
3 48 (44.86%) ISEB
4 44 (41.12%) Selenium
5 38 (35.51%) Java
6 31 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (25.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 23 (21.50%) QA
8 23 (21.50%) SQL
9 22 (20.56%) .NET
10 21 (19.63%) Regression Testing
11 19 (17.76%) WebDriver
11 19 (17.76%) Cucumber
12 17 (15.89%) Manual Testing
13 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
13 16 (14.95%) SOAP
14 15 (14.02%) Web Services
15 14 (13.08%) XML
15 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
16 13 (12.15%) BDD
17 12 (11.21%) QuickTest Pro
17 12 (11.21%) C#
17 12 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
18 11 (10.28%) Scrum
19 10 (9.35%) TDD
19 10 (9.35%) Ruby
19 10 (9.35%) C++
19 10 (9.35%) PHP
19 10 (9.35%) Test Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.80%) FTP
Development Applications
1 44 (41.12%) Selenium
2 19 (17.76%) WebDriver
2 19 (17.76%) Cucumber
3 12 (11.21%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (9.35%) Behat
5 5 (4.67%) WATIR
6 4 (3.74%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.74%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.74%) JMeter
6 4 (3.74%) Maven
7 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.93%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.93%) JUnit
9 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
General
1 6 (5.61%) Finance
2 1 (0.93%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (59.81%) Analyst
1 64 (59.81%) Test Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (14.95%) Senior Test Analyst
3 13 (12.15%) Tester
4 12 (11.21%) Developer
5 11 (10.28%) Agile Test Analyst
6 10 (9.35%) Software Developer
6 10 (9.35%) Test Engineer
6 10 (9.35%) QA Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 9 (8.41%) Automation Tester
8 8 (7.48%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (7.48%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (4.67%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.74%) Graduate
10 4 (3.74%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (3.74%) Test Leader
10 4 (3.74%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 2 (1.87%) Senior Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.56%) .NET
2 16 (14.95%) SOAP
3 15 (14.02%) Web Services
4 14 (13.08%) XML
5 6 (5.61%) XSD
5 6 (5.61%) WSDL
6 1 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.61%) User Experience
1 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.74%) Open Source
3 1 (0.93%) NHS
3 1 (0.93%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (87.85%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (48.60%) Test Scripting
3 31 (28.97%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (25.23%) User Acceptance Testing
5 21 (19.63%) Regression Testing
6 17 (15.89%) Manual Testing
7 16 (14.95%) Software Testing
8 14 (13.08%) Test Strategy
9 13 (12.15%) BDD
10 11 (10.28%) Scrum
10 11 (10.28%) Automated Testing
11 10 (9.35%) TDD
11 10 (9.35%) Performance Testing
11 10 (9.35%) Test Management
12 9 (8.41%) Business Analysis
13 8 (7.48%) Test Automation
13 8 (7.48%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (6.54%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 6 (5.61%) Software Engineering
15 6 (5.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 38 (35.51%) Java
2 23 (21.50%) SQL
3 12 (11.21%) C#
4 10 (9.35%) C++
4 10 (9.35%) PHP
4 10 (9.35%) Ruby
5 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.87%) C
Qualifications
1 48 (44.86%) ISEB
2 12 (11.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (8.41%) Degree
4 4 (3.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (21.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (2.80%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 5 days ago