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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 92 156 178
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 113 66 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.90% 1.37% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.53% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 93 44 29
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,650 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,750 £50,800
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
3537 4320 4248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.62% 89.89% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2999 3423 3368
Median salary £44,000 £43,596 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.92% +8.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 27 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 27 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 +52 93 £40,000 -11.11% 7
Bradford - 17 £40,000 - 1
Halifax 0 2 - - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 153 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (48.57%) Selenium
3 89 (42.38%) Finance
4 83 (39.52%) Software Testing
5 75 (35.71%) ISTQB
6 72 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
7 68 (32.38%) Non-Functional Testing
8 65 (30.95%) Functional Testing
9 63 (30.00%) ISEB
10 60 (28.57%) .NET
11 59 (28.10%) SoapUI
12 57 (27.14%) QA
13 54 (25.71%) E-Commerce
14 50 (23.81%) Retail
15 48 (22.86%) C#
15 48 (22.86%) SQL
16 46 (21.90%) Java
16 46 (21.90%) Scrum
16 46 (21.90%) Test Strategy
17 45 (21.43%) Waterfall
18 43 (20.48%) SDLC
19 36 (17.14%) SQL Server
20 33 (15.71%) Legal
20 33 (15.71%) Banking
21 31 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
22 30 (14.29%) Cucumber
23 27 (12.86%) Project Management
23 27 (12.86%) Microsoft
23 27 (12.86%) Python
24 26 (12.38%) 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 (5.24%) Confluence
2 10 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.95%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.38%) HTTP
2 4 (1.90%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.86%) MySQL
4 5 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 102 (48.57%) Selenium
2 59 (28.10%) SoapUI
3 30 (14.29%) Cucumber
4 25 (11.90%) Jenkins
5 24 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (10.00%) JIRA
7 15 (7.14%) SpecFlow
8 14 (6.67%) Ranorex
9 13 (6.19%) JMeter
9 13 (6.19%) JUnit
10 12 (5.71%) Visual Studio
11 11 (5.24%) FitNesse
12 10 (4.76%) Git (software)
12 10 (4.76%) Hudson
13 9 (4.29%) Oracle APEX
13 9 (4.29%) Oracle Forms
13 9 (4.29%) WebDriver
14 8 (3.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 8 (3.81%) NeoLoad
15 6 (2.86%) Appium
General
1 89 (42.38%) Finance
2 50 (23.81%) Retail
3 33 (15.71%) Banking
3 33 (15.71%) Legal
4 26 (12.38%) Games
5 2 (0.95%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (30.00%) Analyst
1 63 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 54 (25.71%) Test Engineer
3 36 (17.14%) Test Leader
4 32 (15.24%) Test Automation Engineer
5 25 (11.90%) Lead Test Analyst
6 21 (10.00%) Consultant
6 21 (10.00%) Test Consultant
7 18 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (8.57%) Web Engineer
8 17 (8.10%) Developer
8 17 (8.10%) Test Manager
9 15 (7.14%) Tester
9 15 (7.14%) UAT Analyst
9 15 (7.14%) UAT Lead
9 15 (7.14%) UAT Test Analyst
9 15 (7.14%) UAT Test Lead
9 15 (7.14%) Web Analyst
9 15 (7.14%) Web Applications Analyst
9 15 (7.14%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (28.57%) .NET
2 19 (9.05%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.10%) SOAP
4 14 (6.67%) XML
5 13 (6.19%) WSDL
5 13 (6.19%) XSD
6 12 (5.71%) Web Services
7 11 (5.24%) .NET Framework
8 10 (4.76%) JMS
9 8 (3.81%) CSS
9 8 (3.81%) HTML
10 6 (2.86%) REST
11 5 (2.38%) Gherkin
12 3 (1.43%) Node.js
13 2 (0.95%) Behat
13 2 (0.95%) WPF
14 1 (0.48%) Ajax
14 1 (0.48%) HTML5
14 1 (0.48%) J2EE
14 1 (0.48%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.38%) Cybercrime
2 5 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
3 2 (0.95%) NHS
3 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.38%) Linux
2 4 (1.90%) Windows
3 3 (1.43%) Android
3 3 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (72.86%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (39.52%) Software Testing
3 72 (34.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 68 (32.38%) Non-Functional Testing
5 65 (30.95%) Functional Testing
6 54 (25.71%) E-Commerce
7 46 (21.90%) Scrum
7 46 (21.90%) Test Strategy
8 45 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 43 (20.48%) SDLC
10 31 (14.76%) User Acceptance Testing
11 27 (12.86%) Project Management
12 25 (11.90%) Automated Testing
12 25 (11.90%) BDD
12 25 (11.90%) Integration Testing
12 25 (11.90%) Test Management
13 23 (10.95%) Performance Testing
13 23 (10.95%) Software Engineering
13 23 (10.95%) System Integration Testing
13 23 (10.95%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 48 (22.86%) C#
1 48 (22.86%) SQL
2 46 (21.90%) Java
3 27 (12.86%) Python
4 18 (8.57%) Scala
5 17 (8.10%) Ruby
6 10 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.76%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.86%) Bash Shell
7 6 (2.86%) PHP
8 3 (1.43%) C++
8 3 (1.43%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.95%) C
10 1 (0.48%) Go
10 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (35.71%) ISTQB
2 63 (30.00%) ISEB
3 23 (10.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (2.86%) Degree
4 6 (2.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (27.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.95%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (12.86%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.38%) Oracle
3 3 (1.43%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.48%) Atlassian
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