The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 92 157 183
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 107 63 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.75% 1.36% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 1.52% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 92 41 39
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
3538 4135 4393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.83% 89.41% 87.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2984 3279 3512
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Yorkshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +43 88 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Bradford +30 20 £40,000 +14.28%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 155 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (56.02%) Selenium
3 96 (44.44%) Finance
4 86 (39.81%) Software Testing
5 80 (37.04%) ISTQB
6 70 (32.41%) SoapUI
7 68 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (30.56%) Non-Functional Testing
9 62 (28.70%) ISEB
10 59 (27.31%) .NET
11 58 (26.85%) QA
11 58 (26.85%) Functional Testing
12 52 (24.07%) SQL
13 51 (23.61%) E-Commerce
13 51 (23.61%) Retail
14 46 (21.30%) SQL Server
15 45 (20.83%) C#
16 44 (20.37%) Java
16 44 (20.37%) Scrum
16 44 (20.37%) SDLC
16 44 (20.37%) Test Strategy
16 44 (20.37%) Waterfall
17 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
18 36 (16.67%) BDD
19 34 (15.74%) Test Management
19 34 (15.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 34 (15.74%) Legal
19 34 (15.74%) Banking
20 32 (14.81%) Cucumber
21 29 (13.43%) Oracle

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.09%) Confluence
2 10 (4.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (1.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.85%) Internet
2 3 (1.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.78%) MySQL
4 4 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 121 (56.02%) Selenium
2 70 (32.41%) SoapUI
3 32 (14.81%) Cucumber
4 27 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 23 (10.65%) JIRA
6 22 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (9.26%) Visual Studio
8 17 (7.87%) SpecFlow
9 15 (6.94%) JMeter
10 14 (6.48%) FitNesse
10 14 (6.48%) JUnit
11 13 (6.02%) Ranorex
12 12 (5.56%) Git (software)
13 11 (5.09%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (4.63%) Hudson
15 9 (4.17%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (4.17%) WebDriver
16 8 (3.70%) NeoLoad
17 6 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (2.78%) TestNG
General
1 96 (44.44%) Finance
2 51 (23.61%) Retail
3 34 (15.74%) Banking
3 34 (15.74%) Legal
4 26 (12.04%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (34.26%) Analyst
1 74 (34.26%) Test Analyst
2 63 (29.17%) Test Engineer
3 43 (19.91%) Test Automation Engineer
4 28 (12.96%) Test Leader
5 23 (10.65%) Software Test Engineer
6 21 (9.72%) Lead Test Analyst
7 19 (8.80%) Consultant
7 19 (8.80%) Test Consultant
7 19 (8.80%) Web Engineer
8 18 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 18 (8.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 17 (7.87%) Tester
10 15 (6.94%) UAT Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) UAT Lead
10 15 (6.94%) UAT Test Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) UAT Test Lead
10 15 (6.94%) Web Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) Web Applications Analyst
10 15 (6.94%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (27.31%) .NET
2 18 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 17 (7.87%) .NET Framework
3 17 (7.87%) SOAP
3 17 (7.87%) XML
4 12 (5.56%) HTML
4 12 (5.56%) WSDL
4 12 (5.56%) XSD
5 10 (4.63%) JMS
5 10 (4.63%) Web Services
6 8 (3.70%) CSS
7 5 (2.31%) Gherkin
8 4 (1.85%) REST
9 3 (1.39%) Node.js
10 2 (0.93%) Behat
11 1 (0.46%) Ajax
11 1 (0.46%) HTML5
11 1 (0.46%) J2EE
11 1 (0.46%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.24%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.78%) Cybercrime
4 2 (0.93%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.93%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.46%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.17%) Linux
2 5 (2.31%) Windows
3 2 (0.93%) Unix
4 1 (0.46%) Android
4 1 (0.46%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (71.76%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (39.81%) Software Testing
3 68 (31.48%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (30.56%) Non-Functional Testing
5 58 (26.85%) Functional Testing
6 51 (23.61%) E-Commerce
7 44 (20.37%) Scrum
7 44 (20.37%) SDLC
7 44 (20.37%) Test Strategy
7 44 (20.37%) Waterfall
8 36 (16.67%) BDD
9 34 (15.74%) Test Management
10 28 (12.96%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (12.50%) Test Scripting
12 26 (12.04%) Integration Testing
13 24 (11.11%) Performance Testing
13 24 (11.11%) Project Management
14 23 (10.65%) System Integration Testing
15 22 (10.19%) ATDD
15 22 (10.19%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (24.07%) SQL
2 45 (20.83%) C#
3 44 (20.37%) Java
4 23 (10.65%) Python
5 17 (7.87%) Scala
6 13 (6.02%) VB.NET
7 10 (4.63%) Ruby
8 6 (2.78%) Bash Shell
8 6 (2.78%) PHP
9 5 (2.31%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.39%) C++
11 2 (0.93%) C
11 2 (0.93%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.93%) VB
12 1 (0.46%) Go
12 1 (0.46%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 80 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 62 (28.70%) ISEB
3 34 (15.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (1.85%) Degree
5 2 (0.93%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (26.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 29 (13.43%) Oracle
3 3 (1.39%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.46%) Atlassian
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £47500.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Spring Technology
Salary: £27600.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £0 per year + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago