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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 195 143 167
Rank change year-on-year
-52 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 21 47 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.41% 1.21% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.48% 1.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 13 47 16
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £40,000 £42,500
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
4352 3321 2945
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 84.24% 85.46% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 2690 2444
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 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 -59 17 £32,500 -5.79% 5
Wakefield - 2 £27,500 - 2
Huddersfield - 1 £23,500 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 28 (46.67%) Selenium
3 26 (43.33%) QA
3 26 (43.33%) Test Management
4 20 (33.33%) User Stories
4 20 (33.33%) Test Planning
5 19 (31.67%) .NET
5 19 (31.67%) SOAP
5 19 (31.67%) Cucumber
6 16 (26.67%) Web Services
6 16 (26.67%) Java
7 15 (25.00%) ISEB
8 14 (23.33%) FitNesse
9 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
9 13 (21.67%) TDD
9 13 (21.67%) Oracle
9 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
10 12 (20.00%) SoapUI
10 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
11 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
11 11 (18.33%) C#
11 11 (18.33%) XML
11 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
11 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
12 10 (16.67%) XSD
12 10 (16.67%) WSDL
12 10 (16.67%) Scrum
12 10 (16.67%) HP

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (13.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.67%) Confluence
3 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) FTP
1 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Internet
1 1 (1.67%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.33%) MySQL
3 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (3.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.33%) Redis
6 1 (1.67%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.67%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 28 (46.67%) Selenium
2 19 (31.67%) Cucumber
3 14 (23.33%) FitNesse
4 13 (21.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (20.00%) SoapUI
6 11 (18.33%) SpecFlow
7 10 (16.67%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (13.33%) WebDriver
9 6 (10.00%) Visual Studio
10 3 (5.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (5.00%) ReSharper
11 2 (3.33%) JUnit
11 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
11 2 (3.33%) TestNG
11 2 (3.33%) Git (software)
12 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 9 (15.00%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Marketing
3 2 (3.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (38.33%) Analyst
1 23 (38.33%) Test Analyst
2 16 (26.67%) Tester
3 10 (16.67%) Agile Test Analyst
4 8 (13.33%) QA Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Test Manager
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Automation Tester
7 5 (8.33%) Lead Tester
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Coach
8 4 (6.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Test Team Leader
8 4 (6.67%) Software Engineer
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.00%) Selenium Tester
9 3 (5.00%) Automation Analyst
10 2 (3.33%) Cloud Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.67%) SOAP
1 19 (31.67%) .NET
2 16 (26.67%) Web Services
3 11 (18.33%) XML
4 10 (16.67%) XSD
4 10 (16.67%) WSDL
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.00%) WinForms
5 3 (5.00%) .NET Remoting
5 3 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 5 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (5.00%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (5.00%) DTV
5 2 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) UNIX
2 5 (8.33%) Windows
3 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (78.33%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (43.33%) Test Management
3 20 (33.33%) User Stories
3 20 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 13 (21.67%) Test Strategy
4 13 (21.67%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Mentoring
6 10 (16.67%) BDD
6 10 (16.67%) Scrum
6 10 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.00%) SOA
7 9 (15.00%) Software Engineering
8 8 (13.33%) Business Analysis
8 8 (13.33%) Software Testing
8 8 (13.33%) DSDM
8 8 (13.33%) Agile Testing
9 7 (11.67%) Project Management
10 6 (10.00%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (8.33%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) SQL
2 16 (26.67%) Java
3 11 (18.33%) C#
4 6 (10.00%) Ruby
5 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 2 (3.33%) Python
6 1 (1.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) ISEB
2 10 (16.67%) Degree
3 8 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (8.33%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (43.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.67%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (21.67%) Oracle
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (16.67%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Typemock
3 3 (5.00%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.67%) Percona
4 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago