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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 78 152 201
Rank change year-on-year
+74 +49
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 125 68 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.25% 1.43% 0.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 1.57% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 103 58 14
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £52,800
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
3497 4322 4447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.93% 91.01% 85.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2926 3416 3436
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +66 94 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Bradford +11 28 £42,500 - 2
Halifax - 5 £35,000 - 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 171 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (48.48%) Selenium
3 94 (40.69%) Software Testing
4 87 (37.66%) ISTQB
5 83 (35.93%) Finance
6 80 (34.63%) ISEB
7 71 (30.74%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (28.57%) Scrum
8 66 (28.57%) SoapUI
9 65 (28.14%) Functional Testing
10 64 (27.71%) SQL
11 63 (27.27%) Test Strategy
12 60 (25.97%) QA
13 59 (25.54%) .NET
14 57 (24.68%) E-Commerce
15 54 (23.38%) Automated Testing
15 54 (23.38%) Non-Functional Testing
16 51 (22.08%) Retail
16 51 (22.08%) Java
17 50 (21.65%) C#
18 43 (18.61%) Waterfall
19 41 (17.75%) Cucumber
20 38 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
21 37 (16.02%) Banking
21 37 (16.02%) Legal
22 36 (15.58%) Ruby
22 36 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
23 35 (15.15%) SDLC
24 29 (12.55%) Python
24 29 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server

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 9 (3.90%) Confluence
1 9 (3.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.30%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (5.19%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.90%) HTTP
2 4 (1.73%) Internet
3 1 (0.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (2.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.43%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 112 (48.48%) Selenium
2 66 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 41 (17.75%) Cucumber
4 29 (12.55%) Team Foundation Server
5 27 (11.69%) Jenkins
6 22 (9.52%) WebDriver
7 14 (6.06%) Git (software)
7 14 (6.06%) Ranorex
8 11 (4.76%) JIRA
8 11 (4.76%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
9 10 (4.33%) JUnit
9 10 (4.33%) SpecFlow
10 9 (3.90%) Appium
10 9 (3.90%) Hudson
10 9 (3.90%) JMeter
11 7 (3.03%) LoadRunner
11 7 (3.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 7 (3.03%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.73%) FitNesse
General
1 83 (35.93%) Finance
2 51 (22.08%) Retail
3 37 (16.02%) Banking
3 37 (16.02%) Legal
4 20 (8.66%) Games
5 2 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.43%) Automotive
6 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 74 (32.03%) Test Engineer
2 64 (27.71%) Analyst
2 64 (27.71%) Test Analyst
3 41 (17.75%) Test Leader
4 40 (17.32%) Test Automation Engineer
5 31 (13.42%) Senior Test Engineer
6 28 (12.12%) Lead Test Analyst
7 27 (11.69%) Developer
8 25 (10.82%) Developer in Test
9 21 (9.09%) Consultant
9 21 (9.09%) Test Consultant
10 20 (8.66%) Senior Analyst
10 20 (8.66%) Senior Test Analyst
11 18 (7.79%) Automation Test Analyst
12 17 (7.36%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (6.93%) Tester
14 15 (6.49%) Web Analyst
14 15 (6.49%) Web Test Analyst
15 14 (6.06%) Test Manager
16 13 (5.63%) UAT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (25.54%) .NET
2 18 (7.79%) ASP.NET
3 16 (6.93%) Web Services
4 15 (6.49%) SOAP
4 15 (6.49%) XML
5 13 (5.63%) WSDL
5 13 (5.63%) XSD
6 11 (4.76%) REST
7 9 (3.90%) Gherkin
7 9 (3.90%) JMS
8 5 (2.16%) .NET Framework
9 2 (0.87%) Behat
9 2 (0.87%) CSS
9 2 (0.87%) HTML
9 2 (0.87%) WPF
10 1 (0.43%) Buildbot
10 1 (0.43%) Node.js
10 1 (0.43%) React
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.73%) Virtual Team
4 2 (0.87%) NHS
5 1 (0.43%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.43%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.30%) Android
1 3 (1.30%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (74.03%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (40.69%) Software Testing
3 71 (30.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 66 (28.57%) Scrum
5 65 (28.14%) Functional Testing
6 63 (27.27%) Test Strategy
7 57 (24.68%) E-Commerce
8 54 (23.38%) Automated Testing
8 54 (23.38%) Non-Functional Testing
9 43 (18.61%) Waterfall
10 38 (16.45%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
12 35 (15.15%) SDLC
13 28 (12.12%) Kanban
14 27 (11.69%) Mentoring
15 26 (11.26%) Software Delivery
16 24 (10.39%) Project Management
16 24 (10.39%) TDD
17 22 (9.52%) Performance Testing
17 22 (9.52%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (27.71%) SQL
2 51 (22.08%) Java
3 50 (21.65%) C#
4 36 (15.58%) Ruby
5 29 (12.55%) Python
6 28 (12.12%) JavaScript
7 27 (11.69%) Scala
8 11 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 11 (4.76%) VB.NET
9 8 (3.46%) PHP
10 2 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.43%) C
11 1 (0.43%) Go
11 1 (0.43%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.43%) VB
11 1 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 87 (37.66%) ISTQB
2 80 (34.63%) ISEB
3 27 (11.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (3.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (25.97%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 26 (11.26%) Oracle
2 15 (6.49%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.60%) Progress
4 3 (1.30%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.43%) Google
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30k - £50k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Hainton Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum + Bonus + Good Bens + Great Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 22 days ago