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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 169 172 166
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.83% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.99% 0.46% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 38 15 10
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -17.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,850 £31,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £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
4229 3235 3094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 83.28% 85.81% 81.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3264 2591 2577
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 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £58,000
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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +3 40 £35,000 +11.11% 3
Halifax - 2 £31,500 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 93 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.12%) Test Scripting
3 40 (39.22%) Selenium
3 40 (39.22%) ISEB
4 38 (37.25%) Java
5 31 (30.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 26 (25.49%) QA
6 26 (25.49%) User Acceptance Testing
7 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
8 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
8 19 (18.63%) Regression Testing
8 19 (18.63%) .NET
9 18 (17.65%) SQL
10 17 (16.67%) SOAP
11 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
11 16 (15.69%) Manual Testing
12 15 (14.71%) Web Services
13 14 (13.73%) XML
14 13 (12.75%) Test Strategy
14 13 (12.75%) BDD
15 12 (11.76%) C#
16 11 (10.78%) QuickTest Pro
16 11 (10.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 10 (9.80%) Test Management
17 10 (9.80%) Behat
17 10 (9.80%) C++
17 10 (9.80%) PHP
17 10 (9.80%) TDD
17 10 (9.80%) Ruby
18 9 (8.82%) Scrum

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (0.98%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.94%) FTP
Development Applications
1 40 (39.22%) Selenium
2 21 (20.59%) Cucumber
3 19 (18.63%) WebDriver
4 11 (10.78%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (9.80%) Behat
6 6 (5.88%) Maven
6 6 (5.88%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.94%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.94%) WATIR
8 2 (1.96%) JMeter
8 2 (1.96%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.98%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.98%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.98%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.98%) JUnit
General
1 6 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 62 (60.78%) Analyst
1 62 (60.78%) Test Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Senior Analyst
2 16 (15.69%) Senior Test Analyst
3 15 (14.71%) Agile Test Analyst
4 14 (13.73%) QA Analyst
5 13 (12.75%) Developer
6 11 (10.78%) Software Developer
7 10 (9.80%) Tester
7 10 (9.80%) Test Engineer
8 8 (7.84%) Automation Tester
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.88%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.90%) Test Manager
10 5 (4.90%) Lead Test Analyst
11 4 (3.92%) Graduate
11 4 (3.92%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 3 (2.94%) Test Leader
13 2 (1.96%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) .NET
2 17 (16.67%) SOAP
3 15 (14.71%) Web Services
4 14 (13.73%) XML
5 6 (5.88%) XSD
5 6 (5.88%) WSDL
6 1 (0.98%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.98%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) User Experience
1 6 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.96%) Open Source
4 1 (0.98%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (44.12%) Test Scripting
3 31 (30.39%) Stakeholder Management
4 26 (25.49%) User Acceptance Testing
5 19 (18.63%) Regression Testing
6 16 (15.69%) Software Testing
6 16 (15.69%) Manual Testing
7 13 (12.75%) Test Strategy
7 13 (12.75%) BDD
8 10 (9.80%) Test Management
8 10 (9.80%) TDD
9 9 (8.82%) Scrum
9 9 (8.82%) Automated Testing
10 8 (7.84%) Performance Testing
11 7 (6.86%) Test Automation
12 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.88%) Kanban
12 6 (5.88%) Unit Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Waterfall
12 6 (5.88%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.25%) Java
2 18 (17.65%) SQL
3 12 (11.76%) C#
4 10 (9.80%) C++
4 10 (9.80%) PHP
4 10 (9.80%) Ruby
5 7 (6.86%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.94%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.96%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (39.22%) ISEB
2 11 (10.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 8 (7.84%) Degree
4 3 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (25.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (0.98%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 35k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago