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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 165 139 142
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 46 57 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.96% 1.33% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.61% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 42 45 34
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
4163 3541 3232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 86.62% 82.73% 80.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3312 2771 2707
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 -19 40 £35,000 -1.40% 5
Wakefield -8 6 £27,500 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (44.00%) ISEB
3 32 (42.67%) SQL
4 24 (32.00%) Selenium
5 23 (30.67%) User Stories
6 20 (26.67%) .NET
7 19 (25.33%) QA
7 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
8 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
9 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
9 17 (22.67%) Test Management
9 17 (22.67%) Software Testing
9 17 (22.67%) SOAP
9 17 (22.67%) FitNesse
10 16 (21.33%) Oracle
11 15 (20.00%) SOA
11 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing
11 15 (20.00%) BDD
11 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
12 14 (18.67%) Degree
12 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
12 14 (18.67%) Test Planning
13 13 (17.33%) Java
13 13 (17.33%) Web Services
13 13 (17.33%) XML
13 13 (17.33%) Compatibility Testing
13 13 (17.33%) Manual Testing
13 13 (17.33%) TDD
13 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
13 13 (17.33%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 8 (10.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (5.33%) Node.js
2 4 (5.33%) Apache
2 4 (5.33%) nginx
3 1 (1.33%) Confluence
3 1 (1.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon S3
1 4 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.00%) DNS
1 3 (4.00%) Internet
1 3 (4.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.67%) MySQL
3 5 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (5.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.33%) Redis
4 4 (5.33%) Big Data
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.67%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.33%) SimpleDB
6 1 (1.33%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.33%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (32.00%) Selenium
2 17 (22.67%) FitNesse
3 13 (17.33%) Cucumber
3 13 (17.33%) SoapUI
3 13 (17.33%) SpecFlow
4 12 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (10.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (10.67%) WebDriver
6 4 (5.33%) Moq
6 4 (5.33%) ReSharper
7 3 (4.00%) Eclipse
8 2 (2.67%) JUnit
8 2 (2.67%) TestNG
8 2 (2.67%) Git (software)
8 2 (2.67%) Jenkins
9 1 (1.33%) WatiN
9 1 (1.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.33%) JMeter
9 1 (1.33%) JIRA
9 1 (1.33%) WATIR
General
1 8 (10.67%) Marketing
2 5 (6.67%) Retail
3 4 (5.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
4 1 (1.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (45.33%) Analyst
1 34 (45.33%) Test Analyst
2 24 (32.00%) Tester
3 9 (12.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) QA Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Functional Test Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Functional Analyst
5 7 (9.33%) Functional Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Lead Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (6.67%) Manual Tester
6 5 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Lead Software Engineer
7 4 (5.33%) Agile Coach
7 4 (5.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) Cloud Engineer
8 3 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (26.67%) .NET
2 17 (22.67%) SOAP
3 13 (17.33%) Web Services
3 13 (17.33%) XML
4 8 (10.67%) XSD
4 8 (10.67%) WSDL
5 7 (9.33%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.33%) WPF
6 4 (5.33%) HTML5
6 4 (5.33%) Gherkin
6 4 (5.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (5.33%) HTML
7 2 (2.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.67%) User Experience
3 6 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.33%) Open Source
5 1 (1.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.00%) UNIX
2 6 (8.00%) Linux
3 5 (6.67%) Windows
4 4 (5.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.33%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (65.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (30.67%) User Stories
3 18 (24.00%) Test Scripting
4 17 (22.67%) Integration Testing
4 17 (22.67%) Software Testing
4 17 (22.67%) Test Management
5 15 (20.00%) BDD
5 15 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 15 (20.00%) SOA
6 14 (18.67%) Functional Testing
6 14 (18.67%) Test Planning
7 13 (17.33%) Service Delivery
7 13 (17.33%) TDD
7 13 (17.33%) Compatibility Testing
7 13 (17.33%) Manual Testing
8 12 (16.00%) Regression Testing
8 12 (16.00%) Agile Testing
9 11 (14.67%) Kanban
9 11 (14.67%) DevOps
10 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 32 (42.67%) SQL
2 13 (17.33%) Java
3 9 (12.00%) C#
3 9 (12.00%) Ruby
4 5 (6.67%) Python
4 5 (6.67%) PHP
5 4 (5.33%) Perl
5 4 (5.33%) C++
5 4 (5.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (44.00%) ISEB
2 15 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (18.67%) Degree
4 11 (14.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.33%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.33%) Puppet
2 4 (5.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (5.33%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.33%) Salt
Vendors
1 19 (25.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.33%) Oracle
3 9 (12.00%) HP
4 4 (5.33%) Apple
5 3 (4.00%) Percona
6 1 (1.33%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.33%) Empirix
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) Compuware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 18 days ago