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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 131 177 128
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -49
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 74 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.58% 0.72% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 0.85% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 58 21 49
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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
4167 4109 3101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.21% 84.63% 86.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3322 3182 2444
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +45 63 £45,000 +24.13% 6
Wakefield +14 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 81 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (51.91%) SQL
3 51 (38.93%) SDLC
4 49 (37.40%) ISEB
5 45 (34.35%) Test Scripting
6 42 (32.06%) Java
7 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (25.19%) Scrum
9 30 (22.90%) C#
10 29 (22.14%) .NET
10 29 (22.14%) BDD
11 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
11 28 (21.37%) Regression Testing
11 28 (21.37%) Selenium
12 27 (20.61%) ISTQB
12 27 (20.61%) Automated Testing
12 27 (20.61%) Project Management
12 27 (20.61%) Line Management
13 23 (17.56%) UNIX
13 23 (17.56%) TDD
14 22 (16.79%) Integration Testing
14 22 (16.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 21 (16.03%) System Integration Testing
16 20 (15.27%) Coaching
17 19 (14.50%) Compatibility Testing
17 19 (14.50%) Software Testing
18 17 (12.98%) Test Strategy
18 17 (12.98%) User Acceptance Testing
18 17 (12.98%) Windows
19 15 (11.45%) QA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (1.53%) Confluence
2 1 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.53%) FTP
1 2 (1.53%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.53%) Big Data
2 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.53%) MySQL
3 1 (0.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 28 (21.37%) Selenium
2 13 (9.92%) WebDriver
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle APEX
3 12 (9.16%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (5.34%) HP UFT
4 7 (5.34%) Jenkins
5 6 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (4.58%) JIRA
6 5 (3.82%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.53%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.53%) Ant
8 2 (1.53%) Firebug
8 2 (1.53%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.53%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.53%) JMeter
8 2 (1.53%) Subversion
8 2 (1.53%) Maven
General
1 15 (11.45%) Finance
1 15 (11.45%) Retail
2 11 (8.40%) Pharmaceutical
3 5 (3.82%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (26.72%) Analyst
2 34 (25.95%) Test Analyst
3 32 (24.43%) Test Engineer
4 25 (19.08%) Software Engineer
5 18 (13.74%) Test Leader
6 17 (12.98%) Tester
7 15 (11.45%) Test Manager
8 14 (10.69%) Software Test Engineer
8 14 (10.69%) Automation Engineer
9 13 (9.92%) Senior Test Analyst
9 13 (9.92%) Senior Analyst
10 11 (8.40%) Lead Software Engineer
10 11 (8.40%) Automation Test Analyst
10 11 (8.40%) Automation Analyst
11 9 (6.87%) Developer
12 8 (6.11%) Test Automation Engineer
13 7 (5.34%) Java Engineer
13 7 (5.34%) Principal Engineer
14 6 (4.58%) Senior Tester
14 6 (4.58%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.14%) .NET
2 14 (10.69%) ASP.NET
3 9 (6.87%) J2EE
4 8 (6.11%) JSP
4 8 (6.11%) HTML
5 7 (5.34%) Hibernate
5 7 (5.34%) HTML5
6 6 (4.58%) Web Services
7 4 (3.05%) XML
7 4 (3.05%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.53%) REST
9 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.76%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.76%) Ajax
9 1 (0.76%) SOAP
9 1 (0.76%) JSON
9 1 (0.76%) JSTL
9 1 (0.76%) WCF
9 1 (0.76%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.40%) NHS
2 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.29%) User Experience
3 3 (2.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.53%) PKI
5 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.76%) W3C
5 1 (0.76%) Social Network
5 1 (0.76%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.76%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.56%) UNIX
2 17 (12.98%) Windows
3 11 (8.40%) Android
3 11 (8.40%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.05%) Linux
5 2 (1.53%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (61.83%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.93%) SDLC
3 45 (34.35%) Test Scripting
4 36 (27.48%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (25.19%) Scrum
6 29 (22.14%) BDD
7 28 (21.37%) Mentoring
7 28 (21.37%) Regression Testing
8 27 (20.61%) Project Management
8 27 (20.61%) Automated Testing
8 27 (20.61%) Line Management
9 23 (17.56%) TDD
10 22 (16.79%) Integration Testing
11 21 (16.03%) System Integration Testing
12 20 (15.27%) Coaching
13 19 (14.50%) Software Testing
13 19 (14.50%) Compatibility Testing
14 17 (12.98%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (12.98%) Test Strategy
15 14 (10.69%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (51.91%) SQL
2 42 (32.06%) Java
3 30 (22.90%) C#
4 12 (9.16%) VB.NET
5 10 (7.63%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.05%) Ruby
7 3 (2.29%) Python
7 3 (2.29%) PHP
8 2 (1.53%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.53%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.53%) Perl
8 2 (1.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (1.53%) C
9 1 (0.76%) C++
Qualifications
1 49 (37.40%) ISEB
2 27 (20.61%) ISTQB
3 22 (16.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (4.58%) Degree
5 2 (1.53%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (11.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.53%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.53%) Puppet
1 2 (1.53%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (9.16%) Oracle
2 4 (3.05%) HP
3 1 (0.76%) Sencha
3 1 (0.76%) Facebook
3 1 (0.76%) Twitter
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vesta Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago