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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 107 157 154
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 106 56 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.41% 1.19% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.35% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 89 56 31
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £35,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3882 4162 3627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.41% 88.12% 84.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3251 3369 2798
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 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 +38 97 £35,000 - 12
Bradford - 11 £40,000 - 1
Pontefract - 2 - -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 103 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (42.77%) Selenium
3 62 (35.84%) Non-Functional Testing
4 57 (32.95%) ISTQB
5 53 (30.64%) ISEB
5 53 (30.64%) SQL
5 53 (30.64%) Test Management
6 48 (27.75%) .NET
7 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
8 42 (24.28%) Software Testing
8 42 (24.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 41 (23.70%) BDD
10 40 (23.12%) Finance
11 37 (21.39%) Functional Testing
12 35 (20.23%) SoapUI
12 35 (20.23%) SDLC
13 33 (19.08%) Java
14 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
15 30 (17.34%) Scrum
16 28 (16.18%) Service Management
16 28 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
16 28 (16.18%) Test Scripting
16 28 (16.18%) Integration Testing
17 24 (13.87%) ATDD
17 24 (13.87%) Automation Testing
18 23 (13.29%) QA
18 23 (13.29%) C#
19 21 (12.14%) Oracle
19 21 (12.14%) Visual Studio
19 21 (12.14%) Test Planning

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (4.05%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.31%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.58%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.05%) SNMP
2 2 (1.16%) FTP
3 1 (0.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.58%) Big Data
3 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (42.77%) Selenium
2 35 (20.23%) SoapUI
3 21 (12.14%) Cucumber
3 21 (12.14%) Visual Studio
4 18 (10.40%) JIRA
5 17 (9.83%) Jenkins
5 17 (9.83%) Oracle Forms
6 15 (8.67%) Oracle APEX
7 14 (8.09%) WebDriver
8 13 (7.51%) SpecFlow
9 12 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (6.36%) JMeter
11 10 (5.78%) FitNesse
12 7 (4.05%) HP UFT
12 7 (4.05%) LoadRunner
13 6 (3.47%) Git (software)
13 6 (3.47%) JUnit
13 6 (3.47%) Ranorex
14 4 (2.31%) SilkTest
15 3 (1.73%) Toad
General
1 40 (23.12%) Finance
2 10 (5.78%) Games
2 10 (5.78%) Marketing
3 5 (2.89%) Retail
4 4 (2.31%) Banking
5 3 (1.73%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (32.95%) Analyst
2 53 (30.64%) Test Analyst
3 47 (27.17%) Test Engineer
4 40 (23.12%) Test Leader
5 37 (21.39%) Automation Engineer
5 37 (21.39%) Test Automation Engineer
6 22 (12.72%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) Automation Analyst
7 19 (10.98%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (9.25%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (9.25%) Senior Test Analyst
8 16 (9.25%) Tester
9 12 (6.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 10 (5.78%) Automation Test Lead
10 10 (5.78%) Database Engineer
11 8 (4.62%) Principal Engineer
12 7 (4.05%) Principal Test Analyst
12 7 (4.05%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 7 (4.05%) Senior Tester
13 6 (3.47%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.75%) .NET
2 14 (8.09%) .NET Framework
3 10 (5.78%) HTML
4 7 (4.05%) XML
5 6 (3.47%) J2EE
5 6 (3.47%) Web Services
6 5 (2.89%) Hibernate
6 5 (2.89%) HTML5
6 5 (2.89%) JSP
7 4 (2.31%) SOAP
8 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.05%) PKI
2 6 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.89%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.31%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.31%) User Experience
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.58%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.25%) Windows
2 12 (6.94%) Linux
3 7 (4.05%) Mac OS X
4 6 (3.47%) Unix
5 5 (2.89%) Android
5 5 (2.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (59.54%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (35.84%) Non-Functional Testing
3 53 (30.64%) Test Management
4 42 (24.28%) Software Testing
5 41 (23.70%) BDD
6 37 (21.39%) Functional Testing
7 35 (20.23%) SDLC
8 30 (17.34%) Scrum
9 28 (16.18%) Disaster Recovery
9 28 (16.18%) Integration Testing
9 28 (16.18%) Service Management
9 28 (16.18%) Test Scripting
10 24 (13.87%) ATDD
10 24 (13.87%) Automation Testing
11 21 (12.14%) Test Planning
11 21 (12.14%) User Stories
12 20 (11.56%) Mentoring
13 18 (10.40%) Automated Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Regression Testing
14 16 (9.25%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.64%) SQL
2 33 (19.08%) Java
3 23 (13.29%) C#
4 19 (10.98%) VB.NET
5 15 (8.67%) Python
6 11 (6.36%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.20%) C
8 6 (3.47%) Perl
8 6 (3.47%) Ruby
8 6 (3.47%) Scala
8 6 (3.47%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.31%) VB
10 3 (1.73%) PHP
11 1 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (32.95%) ISTQB
2 53 (30.64%) ISEB
3 42 (24.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.31%) Degree
4 4 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.29%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (26.01%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.14%) Oracle
3 7 (4.05%) HP
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bright IT
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum 30-50K+
Posted: 23 days ago