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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 73 105 160
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +55
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 126 112 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.55% 2.50% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.98% 2.83% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 59
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
3167 3959 4343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.26% 88.41% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2755 3312 3518
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

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 22 February 2017. 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 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 +34 107 £48,750 +39.28% 8
Halifax - 14 £37,500 - 1
Bradford -6 3 £40,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 208 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 165 (65.48%) Selenium
3 102 (40.48%) Java
4 99 (39.29%) ISEB
5 98 (38.89%) Automated Testing
6 94 (37.30%) ISTQB
7 92 (36.51%) Scrum
8 85 (33.73%) BDD
9 80 (31.75%) Cucumber
10 79 (31.35%) TDD
11 78 (30.95%) Software Testing
12 73 (28.97%) Mentoring
13 72 (28.57%) Functional Testing
14 71 (28.17%) Test Strategy
14 71 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (26.59%) QA
16 64 (25.40%) SoapUI
16 64 (25.40%) SQL
17 59 (23.41%) .NET
18 57 (22.62%) Jenkins
18 57 (22.62%) Kanban
19 54 (21.43%) Test Management
19 54 (21.43%) Finance
20 53 (21.03%) Test Scripting
20 53 (21.03%) WebDriver
21 52 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
22 51 (20.24%) Waterfall
22 51 (20.24%) C#
22 51 (20.24%) Regression Testing
23 49 (19.44%) JavaScript

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 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (0.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.32%) GitHub
2 7 (2.78%) Trello
3 3 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.19%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.08%) Relational Database
2 15 (5.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.37%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 165 (65.48%) Selenium
2 80 (31.75%) Cucumber
3 64 (25.40%) SoapUI
4 57 (22.62%) Jenkins
5 53 (21.03%) WebDriver
6 46 (18.25%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (7.14%) Git (software)
8 15 (5.95%) JMeter
9 14 (5.56%) JIRA
9 14 (5.56%) SpecFlow
10 12 (4.76%) LoadRunner
10 12 (4.76%) TeamCity
11 10 (3.97%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (3.57%) FitNesse
13 5 (1.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.59%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.59%) Robot Framework
14 4 (1.59%) Visual Studio
15 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 2 (0.79%) Vagrant
General
1 54 (21.43%) Finance
2 24 (9.52%) Retail
3 18 (7.14%) Banking
4 14 (5.56%) Legal
5 7 (2.78%) Advertising
6 5 (1.98%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.79%) Games
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 115 (45.63%) Test Engineer
2 64 (25.40%) Senior Test Engineer
3 49 (19.44%) Analyst
4 48 (19.05%) Test Analyst
5 45 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
6 33 (13.10%) Senior Analyst
6 33 (13.10%) Senior Test Analyst
7 28 (11.11%) Tester
8 25 (9.92%) Automation Tester
8 25 (9.92%) Test Leader
9 21 (8.33%) Developer
10 17 (6.75%) Developer in Test
10 17 (6.75%) Lead Test Analyst
10 17 (6.75%) Test Manager
11 16 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
11 16 (6.35%) Software Test Engineer
12 15 (5.95%) Senior Tester
13 13 (5.16%) Senior Automation Tester
14 11 (4.37%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (4.37%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (23.41%) .NET
2 24 (9.52%) XML
3 22 (8.73%) SOAP
4 21 (8.33%) Gherkin
5 12 (4.76%) Web Services
6 7 (2.78%) Velocity
7 6 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.98%) WSDL
8 5 (1.98%) XSD
9 4 (1.59%) Behat
9 4 (1.59%) REST
10 3 (1.19%) AngularJS
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
11 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.37%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.78%) Minimum Viable Product
4 5 (1.98%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.59%) User Experience
5 4 (1.59%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.79%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.40%) Android
1 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (82.54%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (38.89%) Automated Testing
3 92 (36.51%) Scrum
4 85 (33.73%) BDD
5 79 (31.35%) TDD
6 78 (30.95%) Software Testing
7 73 (28.97%) Mentoring
8 72 (28.57%) Functional Testing
9 71 (28.17%) Continuous Integration
9 71 (28.17%) Test Strategy
10 57 (22.62%) Kanban
11 54 (21.43%) Test Management
12 53 (21.03%) Test Scripting
13 51 (20.24%) Regression Testing
13 51 (20.24%) Waterfall
14 48 (19.05%) SDLC
15 40 (15.87%) Defect Tracking
16 39 (15.48%) Software Delivery
17 38 (15.08%) Stakeholder Management
18 34 (13.49%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 102 (40.48%) Java
2 64 (25.40%) SQL
3 51 (20.24%) C#
4 49 (19.44%) JavaScript
5 21 (8.33%) Python
6 17 (6.75%) Ruby
7 12 (4.76%) Scala
7 12 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.59%) C
9 3 (1.19%) PHP
9 3 (1.19%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.79%) C++
10 2 (0.79%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) Groovy
11 1 (0.40%) VB
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 99 (39.29%) ISEB
2 94 (37.30%) ISTQB
3 52 (20.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (8.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (26.59%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (0.79%) Puppet
2 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (15.87%) Oracle
2 15 (5.95%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.78%) Progress
4 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.40%) HP
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
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