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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 144 184 134
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -50
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 63 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.75% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.88% 1.44%
Number of salaries quoted 41 34 37
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
4052 4218 2917
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 87.65% 85.94% 83.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3212 3368 2237
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 6 July 2015.

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 6 July 2015. 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 +40 56 £39,000 +14.70% 4
Wakefield - 4 £35,000 -
Bradford -31 1 £35,000 -17.64%
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (49.60%) Test Scripting
3 60 (48.00%) SQL
4 55 (44.00%) ISEB
5 51 (40.80%) SDLC
6 49 (39.20%) Java
7 36 (28.80%) C#
7 36 (28.80%) Integration Testing
8 34 (27.20%) Automated Testing
9 33 (26.40%) Selenium
10 31 (24.80%) Software Testing
10 31 (24.80%) Regression Testing
11 29 (23.20%) TDD
12 28 (22.40%) UNIX
13 26 (20.80%) Compatibility Testing
14 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (20.00%) BDD
15 24 (19.20%) .NET
16 23 (18.40%) User Acceptance Testing
17 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
17 21 (16.80%) Manual Testing
17 21 (16.80%) Scrum
18 20 (16.00%) QA
18 20 (16.00%) Functional Testing
19 19 (15.20%) System Integration Testing
20 18 (14.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 14 (11.20%) Line Management
21 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
21 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET
22 13 (10.40%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 3 (2.40%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.40%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.60%) MySQL
2 2 (1.60%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.60%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.80%) Big Data
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (26.40%) Selenium
2 13 (10.40%) Cucumber
3 10 (8.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (8.00%) HP UFT
4 6 (4.80%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (3.20%) Oracle APEX
6 3 (2.40%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.60%) PHPUnit
7 2 (1.60%) Firebug
7 2 (1.60%) Fiddler
7 2 (1.60%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.60%) Ant
7 2 (1.60%) JMeter
7 2 (1.60%) Subversion
7 2 (1.60%) Maven
7 2 (1.60%) JIRA
8 1 (0.80%) ReSharper
8 1 (0.80%) WATIR
8 1 (0.80%) FitNesse
General
1 12 (9.60%) Retail
2 10 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.20%) Finance
4 3 (2.40%) Legal
5 2 (1.60%) Banking
6 1 (0.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (44.00%) Analyst
2 54 (43.20%) Test Analyst
3 25 (20.00%) Tester
3 25 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 23 (18.40%) Test Engineer
5 14 (11.20%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Software Tester
6 10 (8.00%) Lead Software Engineer
6 10 (8.00%) Test Leader
7 9 (7.20%) Test Manager
7 9 (7.20%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (5.60%) Functional Tester
9 6 (4.80%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Developer
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (4.80%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Functional Test Analyst
10 5 (4.00%) Functional Analyst
11 4 (3.20%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (19.20%) .NET
2 14 (11.20%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.20%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.00%) J2EE
4 5 (4.00%) Web Services
5 4 (3.20%) HTML5
5 4 (3.20%) HTML
6 3 (2.40%) XML
6 3 (2.40%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.40%) JSP
7 2 (1.60%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.60%) WCF
7 2 (1.60%) LINQ
7 2 (1.60%) RESTful
8 1 (0.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.80%) WPF
8 1 (0.80%) REST
8 1 (0.80%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.80%) WinForms
8 1 (0.80%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.20%) NHS
2 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.80%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.80%) Social Network
4 1 (0.80%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.40%) UNIX
2 10 (8.00%) Windows
3 6 (4.80%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (1.60%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (49.60%) Test Scripting
3 51 (40.80%) SDLC
4 36 (28.80%) Integration Testing
5 34 (27.20%) Automated Testing
6 31 (24.80%) Software Testing
6 31 (24.80%) Regression Testing
7 29 (23.20%) TDD
8 26 (20.80%) Compatibility Testing
9 25 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (20.00%) BDD
10 23 (18.40%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (16.80%) Manual Testing
11 21 (16.80%) Scrum
12 20 (16.00%) Functional Testing
13 19 (15.20%) System Integration Testing
14 14 (11.20%) Line Management
14 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
15 13 (10.40%) Mentoring
15 13 (10.40%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (48.00%) SQL
2 49 (39.20%) Java
3 36 (28.80%) C#
4 5 (4.00%) VB.NET
4 5 (4.00%) Python
5 3 (2.40%) Ruby
5 3 (2.40%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.40%) PHP
6 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 55 (44.00%) ISEB
2 21 (16.80%) ISTQB
3 18 (14.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (10.40%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.80%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.60%) Puppet
1 2 (1.60%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.00%) Oracle
1 5 (4.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.60%) HP
3 1 (0.80%) Apple
3 1 (0.80%) Facebook
3 1 (0.80%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago