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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 111 163 159
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 96 55 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.27% 1.17% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 1.32% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 68 48 55
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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
3810 4164 4410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 90.16% 88.56% 87.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3102 3213 3560
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +29 76 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Bradford +23 24 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 129 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (50.51%) Selenium
3 73 (36.87%) Finance
4 66 (33.33%) SoapUI
5 65 (32.83%) Software Testing
6 64 (32.32%) ISTQB
7 54 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
8 52 (26.26%) ISEB
9 48 (24.24%) .NET
10 47 (23.74%) Functional Testing
11 46 (23.23%) Microsoft
12 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
12 44 (22.22%) SQL
12 44 (22.22%) BDD
13 43 (21.72%) Scrum
14 41 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 41 (20.71%) QA
15 40 (20.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 40 (20.20%) SDLC
15 40 (20.20%) Java
16 39 (19.70%) Test Management
17 32 (16.16%) Integration Testing
17 32 (16.16%) Waterfall
18 31 (15.66%) ATDD
19 30 (15.15%) Oracle
20 29 (14.65%) Retail
20 29 (14.65%) Jenkins
21 28 (14.14%) User Stories
21 28 (14.14%) Test Planning
21 28 (14.14%) Cucumber

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 12 (6.06%) Confluence
2 10 (5.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.52%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.02%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.02%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.02%) Internet
2 1 (0.51%) HTTP
2 1 (0.51%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.53%) MySQL
3 4 (2.02%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 100 (50.51%) Selenium
2 66 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 29 (14.65%) Jenkins
4 28 (14.14%) Cucumber
4 28 (14.14%) JIRA
5 26 (13.13%) Visual Studio
6 17 (8.59%) SpecFlow
7 16 (8.08%) FitNesse
7 16 (8.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (6.06%) JMeter
9 11 (5.56%) Git (software)
9 11 (5.56%) JUnit
10 10 (5.05%) Hudson
10 10 (5.05%) Ranorex
11 9 (4.55%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (4.55%) WebDriver
12 8 (4.04%) SilkTest
13 7 (3.54%) Oracle APEX
14 6 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 6 (3.03%) TestNG
General
1 73 (36.87%) Finance
2 29 (14.65%) Retail
3 18 (9.09%) Banking
4 17 (8.59%) Games
4 17 (8.59%) Legal
5 3 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (32.83%) Test Engineer
2 62 (31.31%) Analyst
3 61 (30.81%) Test Analyst
4 50 (25.25%) Test Automation Engineer
5 32 (16.16%) Software Test Engineer
5 32 (16.16%) Test Leader
6 19 (9.60%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (9.60%) Tester
7 15 (7.58%) Database Engineer
7 15 (7.58%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 12 (6.06%) Lead Test Analyst
9 10 (5.05%) Consultant
9 10 (5.05%) Test Automation Consultant
9 10 (5.05%) Test Consultant
9 10 (5.05%) Web Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Applications Engineer
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (4.55%) SOA Tester
10 9 (4.55%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.24%) .NET
2 19 (9.60%) .NET Framework
3 17 (8.59%) SOAP
4 16 (8.08%) XML
5 13 (6.57%) HTML
6 10 (5.05%) JMS
6 10 (5.05%) WSDL
6 10 (5.05%) XSD
7 7 (3.54%) Web Services
8 6 (3.03%) CSS
9 4 (2.02%) Gherkin
10 3 (1.52%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.52%) HTML5
10 3 (1.52%) J2EE
11 2 (1.01%) Behat
11 2 (1.01%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.01%) JSP
12 1 (0.51%) Ajax
12 1 (0.51%) JSON
12 1 (0.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.03%) Cybercrime
4 4 (2.02%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.01%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.01%) User Experience
6 1 (0.51%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.51%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.56%) Linux
2 9 (4.55%) Windows
3 2 (1.01%) Unix
4 1 (0.51%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (65.15%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (32.83%) Software Testing
3 54 (27.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 47 (23.74%) Functional Testing
5 44 (22.22%) BDD
6 43 (21.72%) Scrum
7 41 (20.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 40 (20.20%) SDLC
9 39 (19.70%) Test Management
10 32 (16.16%) Integration Testing
10 32 (16.16%) Waterfall
11 31 (15.66%) ATDD
12 28 (14.14%) Test Planning
12 28 (14.14%) Test Scripting
12 28 (14.14%) User Stories
13 27 (13.64%) E-Commerce
14 24 (12.12%) Performance Testing
15 22 (11.11%) Automated Testing
16 21 (10.61%) Automation Testing
16 21 (10.61%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 44 (22.22%) SQL
2 40 (20.20%) Java
3 25 (12.63%) C#
4 15 (7.58%) Python
5 11 (5.56%) Scala
5 11 (5.56%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.03%) Bash Shell
7 5 (2.53%) PHP
8 4 (2.02%) C
8 4 (2.02%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.52%) C++
9 3 (1.52%) VB
10 2 (1.01%) Ruby
11 1 (0.51%) Go
11 1 (0.51%) Perl
11 1 (0.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 64 (32.32%) ISTQB
2 52 (26.26%) ISEB
3 40 (20.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.02%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (20.71%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 46 (23.23%) Microsoft
2 30 (15.15%) Oracle
3 1 (0.51%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.51%) HP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £26500.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago