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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 93 140 194
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 111 72 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.81% 1.56% 0.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 1.71% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 90 57 20
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £58,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
3588 4217 4269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.81% 91.32% 86.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3026 3371 3318
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +46 86 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Bradford - 19 £42,500 - 2
Halifax - 3 £50,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 156 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (44.93%) Selenium
3 85 (41.06%) Software Testing
4 83 (40.10%) Finance
5 80 (38.65%) ISTQB
6 71 (34.30%) ISEB
6 71 (34.30%) Functional Testing
7 70 (33.82%) Stakeholder Management
8 63 (30.43%) .NET
9 61 (29.47%) Non-Functional Testing
10 58 (28.02%) Scrum
11 57 (27.54%) QA
11 57 (27.54%) SQL
12 56 (27.05%) E-Commerce
13 53 (25.60%) Test Strategy
14 52 (25.12%) SoapUI
15 51 (24.64%) Retail
16 50 (24.15%) C#
17 46 (22.22%) Java
18 42 (20.29%) Waterfall
19 39 (18.84%) SDLC
20 38 (18.36%) User Acceptance Testing
21 34 (16.43%) Legal
21 34 (16.43%) Banking
22 33 (15.94%) Automated Testing
23 28 (13.53%) Cucumber
23 28 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
23 28 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
23 28 (13.53%) Ruby
23 28 (13.53%) Python

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 10 (4.83%) Confluence
1 10 (4.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
2 1 (0.48%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) HTTP
2 4 (1.93%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (5.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.42%) MySQL
5 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (44.93%) Selenium
2 52 (25.12%) SoapUI
3 28 (13.53%) Cucumber
3 28 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (12.56%) Jenkins
5 18 (8.70%) JIRA
6 14 (6.76%) Ranorex
7 13 (6.28%) Git (software)
7 13 (6.28%) WebDriver
8 11 (5.31%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (5.31%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (5.31%) SpecFlow
9 10 (4.83%) Hudson
9 10 (4.83%) JUnit
10 9 (4.35%) Appium
10 9 (4.35%) JMeter
11 7 (3.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.38%) NeoLoad
12 6 (2.90%) Octopus Deploy
12 6 (2.90%) TeamCity
General
1 83 (40.10%) Finance
2 51 (24.64%) Retail
3 34 (16.43%) Banking
3 34 (16.43%) Legal
4 21 (10.14%) Games
5 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 60 (28.99%) Analyst
1 60 (28.99%) Test Analyst
2 55 (26.57%) Test Engineer
3 35 (16.91%) Test Leader
4 29 (14.01%) Test Automation Engineer
5 27 (13.04%) Lead Test Analyst
6 22 (10.63%) Developer
7 21 (10.14%) Consultant
7 21 (10.14%) Test Consultant
8 19 (9.18%) Developer in Test
9 16 (7.73%) Senior Test Engineer
9 16 (7.73%) Tester
9 16 (7.73%) Web Analyst
9 16 (7.73%) Web Test Analyst
10 15 (7.25%) Software Test Engineer
10 15 (7.25%) Test Manager
10 15 (7.25%) UAT Analyst
10 15 (7.25%) UAT Test Analyst
10 15 (7.25%) UAT Test Lead
10 15 (7.25%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (30.43%) .NET
2 18 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 15 (7.25%) SOAP
4 13 (6.28%) WSDL
4 13 (6.28%) XML
4 13 (6.28%) XSD
5 12 (5.80%) Web Services
6 10 (4.83%) JMS
7 8 (3.86%) REST
8 7 (3.38%) .NET Framework
9 6 (2.90%) CSS
9 6 (2.90%) HTML
10 5 (2.42%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.45%) Node.js
12 2 (0.97%) WPF
13 1 (0.48%) Behat
13 1 (0.48%) Buildbot
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.93%) Cybercrime
3 4 (1.93%) Management Information System
4 2 (0.97%) Cryptography
4 2 (0.97%) NHS
4 2 (0.97%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.93%) Linux
2 3 (1.45%) Android
2 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.97%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (75.36%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (41.06%) Software Testing
3 71 (34.30%) Functional Testing
4 70 (33.82%) Stakeholder Management
5 61 (29.47%) Non-Functional Testing
6 58 (28.02%) Scrum
7 56 (27.05%) E-Commerce
8 53 (25.60%) Test Strategy
9 42 (20.29%) Waterfall
10 39 (18.84%) SDLC
11 38 (18.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 33 (15.94%) Automated Testing
13 28 (13.53%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (13.04%) Project Management
15 22 (10.63%) Integration Testing
15 22 (10.63%) Performance Testing
15 22 (10.63%) System Testing
15 22 (10.63%) TDD
16 21 (10.14%) Software Engineering
16 21 (10.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 57 (27.54%) SQL
2 50 (24.15%) C#
3 46 (22.22%) Java
4 28 (13.53%) Python
4 28 (13.53%) Ruby
5 22 (10.63%) Scala
6 18 (8.70%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.31%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.38%) PHP
8 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.42%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.93%) C++
11 3 (1.45%) C
12 1 (0.48%) Go
12 1 (0.48%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 80 (38.65%) ISTQB
2 71 (34.30%) ISEB
3 21 (10.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.86%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (3.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (27.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.97%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 25 (12.08%) Oracle
2 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.45%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.48%) Google
4 1 (0.48%) Progress
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