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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 130 185 185
Rank change year-on-year
+55 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 77 30 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.74% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.98% 0.71% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 73 29 26
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
3892 4238 3681
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.99% 88.02% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3251 3449 2850
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 +48 68 £35,000 -6.66% 11
Bradford +2 9 £32,500 -10.95%
Huddersfield - 4 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 68 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (62.04%) Selenium
3 49 (45.37%) ISTQB
4 44 (40.74%) SQL
5 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
6 42 (38.89%) .NET
7 37 (34.26%) ISEB
8 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
9 30 (27.78%) Scrum
9 30 (27.78%) C#
10 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
11 26 (24.07%) Finance
11 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
12 25 (23.15%) Java
12 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
12 25 (23.15%) Test Automation
13 24 (22.22%) Manual Testing
14 21 (19.44%) WebDriver
14 21 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (17.59%) BDD
15 19 (17.59%) Test Management
16 18 (16.67%) QA
16 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
16 18 (16.67%) Test Strategy
16 18 (16.67%) Functional Testing
17 16 (14.81%) SoapUI
18 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (12.96%) Octopus Deploy
18 14 (12.96%) WinForms

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (26.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.96%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.85%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.15%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.85%) OLAP
3 2 (1.85%) OLAP Cube
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.93%) Big Data
4 1 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.93%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.93%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 67 (62.04%) Selenium
2 21 (19.44%) WebDriver
3 16 (14.81%) SoapUI
4 14 (12.96%) HP UFT
4 14 (12.96%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (10.19%) Cucumber
6 7 (6.48%) JIRA
7 6 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 6 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (4.63%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.63%) JUnit
9 4 (3.70%) Hudson
9 4 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 4 (3.70%) Toad
9 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.78%) JMeter
11 2 (1.85%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.85%) LoadUI
12 1 (0.93%) Selenium IDE
12 1 (0.93%) SpecFlow
General
1 26 (24.07%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Marketing
3 4 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Analyst
1 51 (47.22%) Test Analyst
2 25 (23.15%) Automation Analyst
2 25 (23.15%) Automation Test Analyst
3 24 (22.22%) Test Engineer
4 22 (20.37%) Tester
5 17 (15.74%) Developer
6 14 (12.96%) .NET Developer
6 14 (12.96%) .NET Programmer
6 14 (12.96%) Azure Developer
6 14 (12.96%) C# Developer
6 14 (12.96%) C# Programmer
6 14 (12.96%) C# WCF Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Programmer
6 14 (12.96%) SQL Developer
6 14 (12.96%) SQL Programmer
6 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Systems Tester
6 14 (12.96%) WCF Developer
6 14 (12.96%) Web Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (38.89%) .NET
2 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 14 (12.96%) WCF
3 14 (12.96%) WinForms
4 9 (8.33%) XML
5 5 (4.63%) ASP.NET
5 5 (4.63%) HTML
5 5 (4.63%) Web Services
6 4 (3.70%) J2EE
6 4 (3.70%) JSON
7 3 (2.78%) LAMP
8 2 (1.85%) SOAP
9 1 (0.93%) Behat
9 1 (0.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.78%) iPad
2 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
3 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.93%) Chemistry
3 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.93%) Cybercrime
3 1 (0.93%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.63%) Linux
2 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (29.63%) Test Scripting
3 30 (27.78%) Scrum
4 26 (24.07%) Software Testing
5 25 (23.15%) Test Automation
6 24 (22.22%) Manual Testing
7 19 (17.59%) BDD
7 19 (17.59%) Test Management
8 18 (16.67%) Functional Testing
8 18 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 14 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 13 (12.04%) Non-Functional Testing
10 13 (12.04%) SDLC
11 9 (8.33%) Build Automation
11 9 (8.33%) Integration Testing
11 9 (8.33%) Performance Testing
12 8 (7.41%) Waterfall
13 6 (5.56%) Load Testing
13 6 (5.56%) TDD
13 6 (5.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.74%) SQL
2 30 (27.78%) C#
3 25 (23.15%) Java
4 14 (12.96%) PowerShell
5 7 (6.48%) PHP
6 6 (5.56%) Python
7 4 (3.70%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.78%) C
8 3 (2.78%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.93%) Ruby
9 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.93%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (45.37%) ISTQB
2 37 (34.26%) ISEB
3 21 (19.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 43 (39.81%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Twitter
4 2 (1.85%) Facebook
4 2 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) Cognos
5 1 (0.93%) Telerik
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