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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 72 116 156
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +40
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 118 86 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.39% 2.04% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.80% 2.31% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 96 76 55
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
3107 3728 4110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 89.23% 88.51% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2704 3135 3321
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 January 2017.

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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +40 99 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Halifax - 11 £35,000 - 3
Bradford +8 5 £42,500 +6.25%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 204 (81.93%) Agile Software Development
2 155 (62.25%) Selenium
3 98 (39.36%) Scrum
4 97 (38.96%) Automated Testing
5 93 (37.35%) Java
6 90 (36.14%) ISEB
7 84 (33.73%) ISTQB
8 80 (32.13%) Software Testing
9 71 (28.51%) Cucumber
9 71 (28.51%) BDD
9 71 (28.51%) Test Strategy
10 70 (28.11%) Continuous Integration
11 68 (27.31%) Functional Testing
12 66 (26.51%) Mentoring
13 64 (25.70%) SoapUI
13 64 (25.70%) TDD
14 63 (25.30%) SQL
14 63 (25.30%) .NET
15 62 (24.90%) QA
16 55 (22.09%) Finance
16 55 (22.09%) Kanban
17 52 (20.88%) WebDriver
18 51 (20.48%) Jenkins
19 50 (20.08%) JavaScript
20 47 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
21 45 (18.07%) Test Management
21 45 (18.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 45 (18.07%) SDLC
21 45 (18.07%) C#
21 45 (18.07%) Regression Testing

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 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.40%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.40%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (10.44%) GitHub
2 7 (2.81%) Trello
3 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) G Suite
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.81%) Internet
2 5 (2.01%) HTTP
3 1 (0.40%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (12.05%) Relational Database
2 20 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (4.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.80%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 155 (62.25%) Selenium
2 71 (28.51%) Cucumber
3 64 (25.70%) SoapUI
4 52 (20.88%) WebDriver
5 51 (20.48%) Jenkins
6 47 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (7.23%) Git (software)
8 15 (6.02%) JIRA
8 15 (6.02%) TeamCity
9 14 (5.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 13 (5.22%) JMeter
11 12 (4.82%) SpecFlow
12 11 (4.42%) LoadRunner
13 7 (2.81%) FitNesse
14 6 (2.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.01%) Robot Framework
16 4 (1.61%) HP UFT
16 4 (1.61%) Ranorex
17 3 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
17 3 (1.20%) Visual Studio
General
1 55 (22.09%) Finance
2 26 (10.44%) Retail
3 19 (7.63%) Banking
4 17 (6.83%) Legal
5 7 (2.81%) Advertising
6 5 (2.01%) Games
7 3 (1.20%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 118 (47.39%) Test Engineer
2 62 (24.90%) Senior Test Engineer
3 50 (20.08%) Analyst
3 50 (20.08%) Test Automation Engineer
4 49 (19.68%) Test Analyst
5 36 (14.46%) Senior Analyst
5 36 (14.46%) Senior Test Analyst
6 28 (11.24%) Test Leader
7 23 (9.24%) Developer
8 22 (8.84%) Software Test Engineer
9 21 (8.43%) Tester
10 20 (8.03%) Developer in Test
11 19 (7.63%) Automation Tester
11 19 (7.63%) Lead Test Analyst
12 16 (6.43%) Automation Test Analyst
12 16 (6.43%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 14 (5.62%) Test Manager
14 13 (5.22%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
15 11 (4.42%) Senior Tester
16 10 (4.02%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (25.30%) .NET
2 20 (8.03%) XML
3 16 (6.43%) SOAP
4 14 (5.62%) Gherkin
5 12 (4.82%) Web Services
6 7 (2.81%) ASP.NET
6 7 (2.81%) Velocity
7 6 (2.41%) REST
8 4 (1.61%) Behat
8 4 (1.61%) WSDL
8 4 (1.61%) XSD
9 2 (0.80%) AngularJS
10 1 (0.40%) Oracle Fusion
10 1 (0.40%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.40%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (7.23%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.21%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.81%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.61%) Virtual Team
5 3 (1.20%) User Experience
6 2 (0.80%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.40%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.40%) Android
1 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.40%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (81.93%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (39.36%) Scrum
3 97 (38.96%) Automated Testing
4 80 (32.13%) Software Testing
5 71 (28.51%) BDD
5 71 (28.51%) Test Strategy
6 70 (28.11%) Continuous Integration
7 68 (27.31%) Functional Testing
8 66 (26.51%) Mentoring
9 64 (25.70%) TDD
10 55 (22.09%) Kanban
11 45 (18.07%) Regression Testing
11 45 (18.07%) SDLC
11 45 (18.07%) Test Management
12 44 (17.67%) Test Scripting
13 42 (16.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 42 (16.87%) Waterfall
14 37 (14.86%) E-Commerce
15 35 (14.06%) Software Delivery
16 34 (13.65%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 93 (37.35%) Java
2 63 (25.30%) SQL
3 50 (20.08%) JavaScript
4 45 (18.07%) C#
5 28 (11.24%) Ruby
6 22 (8.84%) Python
7 20 (8.03%) Scala
8 14 (5.62%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.01%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.61%) C
11 3 (1.20%) C++
11 3 (1.20%) PHP
12 2 (0.80%) Perl
13 1 (0.40%) VB
13 1 (0.40%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 90 (36.14%) ISEB
2 84 (33.73%) ISTQB
3 45 (18.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (8.03%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 9 (3.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (24.90%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (13.65%) Oracle
2 13 (5.22%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.21%) Progress
4 1 (0.40%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.40%) Google
4 1 (0.40%) HP
4 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £44000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
West Yorkshire
Talent International
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Webrecruit
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago