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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 108 146 168
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 56 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.44% 1.25% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.67% 1.41% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 44 58
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £33,650 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
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
3671 3964 4348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 91.34% 88.68% 87.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2993 3080 3546
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 25 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 25 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 +35 79 £42,500 +21.42% 7
Bradford +23 23 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 142 (67.30%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (52.61%) Selenium
3 84 (39.81%) Finance
4 78 (36.97%) Software Testing
5 73 (34.60%) ISTQB
6 70 (33.18%) SoapUI
7 59 (27.96%) ISEB
7 59 (27.96%) Non-Functional Testing
8 53 (25.12%) Functional Testing
9 52 (24.64%) .NET
10 50 (23.70%) SQL
10 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
10 50 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (23.22%) SQL Server
12 46 (21.80%) QA
13 45 (21.33%) BDD
14 44 (20.85%) Scrum
15 41 (19.43%) Test Management
15 41 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 41 (19.43%) SDLC
16 40 (18.96%) Java
17 39 (18.48%) Retail
18 38 (18.01%) Waterfall
19 35 (16.59%) E-Commerce
20 33 (15.64%) Cucumber
20 33 (15.64%) Integration Testing
21 32 (15.17%) Test Strategy
21 32 (15.17%) C#
22 29 (13.74%) ATDD
22 29 (13.74%) User Stories

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 11 (5.21%) Confluence
2 10 (4.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.42%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (1.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.37%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (23.22%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (2.37%) MySQL
4 3 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (52.61%) Selenium
2 70 (33.18%) SoapUI
3 33 (15.64%) Cucumber
4 28 (13.27%) Jenkins
5 26 (12.32%) Visual Studio
6 24 (11.37%) JIRA
7 20 (9.48%) SpecFlow
8 18 (8.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (8.06%) FitNesse
10 13 (6.16%) JMeter
11 12 (5.69%) Git (software)
11 12 (5.69%) JUnit
12 11 (5.21%) Ranorex
13 10 (4.74%) Hudson
14 9 (4.27%) Oracle Forms
14 9 (4.27%) WebDriver
15 7 (3.32%) Oracle APEX
16 6 (2.84%) SilkTest
16 6 (2.84%) Subversion
16 6 (2.84%) TestNG
General
1 84 (39.81%) Finance
2 39 (18.48%) Retail
3 24 (11.37%) Banking
4 23 (10.90%) Legal
5 20 (9.48%) Games
6 3 (1.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 71 (33.65%) Test Engineer
2 69 (32.70%) Analyst
3 68 (32.23%) Test Analyst
4 52 (24.64%) Test Automation Engineer
5 32 (15.17%) Test Leader
6 31 (14.69%) Software Test Engineer
7 19 (9.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 19 (9.00%) Tester
8 18 (8.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 15 (7.11%) Database Engineer
10 13 (6.16%) Consultant
10 13 (6.16%) Lead Test Analyst
10 13 (6.16%) Test Consultant
10 13 (6.16%) Web Engineer
11 11 (5.21%) Test Automation Consultant
12 10 (4.74%) UAT Lead
12 10 (4.74%) UAT Test Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) UAT Test Lead
12 10 (4.74%) Web Analyst
12 10 (4.74%) Web Applications Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (24.64%) .NET
2 20 (9.48%) .NET Framework
3 17 (8.06%) SOAP
3 17 (8.06%) XML
4 11 (5.21%) HTML
4 11 (5.21%) WSDL
4 11 (5.21%) XSD
5 10 (4.74%) JMS
6 8 (3.79%) ASP.NET
7 6 (2.84%) CSS
7 6 (2.84%) Web Services
8 5 (2.37%) Gherkin
9 2 (0.95%) Behat
9 2 (0.95%) REST
10 1 (0.47%) Ajax
10 1 (0.47%) HTML5
10 1 (0.47%) J2EE
10 1 (0.47%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 6 (2.84%) Cybercrime
4 4 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.95%) Cryptography
5 2 (0.95%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.74%) Linux
2 6 (2.84%) Windows
3 2 (0.95%) Unix
4 1 (0.47%) Android
4 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (67.30%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (36.97%) Software Testing
3 59 (27.96%) Non-Functional Testing
4 53 (25.12%) Functional Testing
5 50 (23.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 45 (21.33%) BDD
7 44 (20.85%) Scrum
8 41 (19.43%) SDLC
8 41 (19.43%) Test Management
9 38 (18.01%) Waterfall
10 35 (16.59%) E-Commerce
11 33 (15.64%) Integration Testing
12 32 (15.17%) Test Strategy
13 29 (13.74%) ATDD
13 29 (13.74%) User Stories
14 28 (13.27%) Test Planning
14 28 (13.27%) Test Scripting
15 23 (10.90%) Performance Testing
16 22 (10.43%) Automation Testing
16 22 (10.43%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (23.70%) SQL
2 40 (18.96%) Java
3 32 (15.17%) C#
4 15 (7.11%) Python
5 13 (6.16%) Scala
6 11 (5.21%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.84%) Bash Shell
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) Ruby
10 3 (1.42%) C++
11 2 (0.95%) C
11 2 (0.95%) VB
12 1 (0.47%) Go
12 1 (0.47%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.47%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 73 (34.60%) ISTQB
2 59 (27.96%) ISEB
3 41 (19.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (1.42%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (21.80%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
Vendors
1 50 (23.70%) Microsoft
2 28 (13.27%) Oracle
3 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.47%) SOASTA, Inc
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