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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 142 174 132
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -42
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 65 37 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.36% 0.76% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.54% 0.89% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 44
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +32.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £30,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,600 £40,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
4216 4170 2966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 88.22% 85.56% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3350 3320 2250
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
(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 +34 60 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Wakefield - 3 £35,000 -
Halifax - 1 - -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.15%) Test Scripting
3 56 (45.53%) SQL
4 53 (43.09%) SDLC
5 49 (39.84%) Java
6 46 (37.40%) ISEB
7 36 (29.27%) C#
8 34 (27.64%) Automated Testing
9 33 (26.83%) Integration Testing
10 31 (25.20%) TDD
11 30 (24.39%) Selenium
11 30 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (23.58%) BDD
12 29 (23.58%) Regression Testing
13 25 (20.33%) Compatibility Testing
14 24 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
14 24 (19.51%) UNIX
14 24 (19.51%) Scrum
15 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
16 21 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
17 20 (16.26%) .NET
18 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
19 18 (14.63%) Line Management
19 18 (14.63%) QA
20 17 (13.82%) Functional Testing
21 16 (13.01%) Coaching
22 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
22 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
22 15 (12.20%) ISTQB
22 15 (12.20%) Retail

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.63%) MySQL
1 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
1 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.81%) Big Data
2 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (24.39%) Selenium
2 10 (8.13%) Cucumber
3 9 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 8 (6.50%) HP UFT
5 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.25%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (2.44%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.44%) JIRA
8 2 (1.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.63%) Firebug
8 2 (1.63%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.63%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.63%) Ant
8 2 (1.63%) JMeter
8 2 (1.63%) Subversion
8 2 (1.63%) Maven
9 1 (0.81%) WATIR
9 1 (0.81%) Sahi
General
1 15 (12.20%) Retail
2 11 (8.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (8.94%) Finance
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 43 (34.96%) Analyst
2 42 (34.15%) Test Analyst
3 30 (24.39%) Test Engineer
4 26 (21.14%) Software Engineer
5 21 (17.07%) Tester
6 14 (11.38%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (11.38%) Software Test Engineer
7 11 (8.94%) Lead Software Engineer
8 10 (8.13%) Test Leader
8 10 (8.13%) Test Manager
9 9 (7.32%) Software Tester
10 8 (6.50%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (5.69%) Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
12 6 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
13 5 (4.07%) Functional Tester
13 5 (4.07%) Principal Engineer
13 5 (4.07%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) .NET
2 14 (11.38%) ASP.NET
3 7 (5.69%) J2EE
4 6 (4.88%) JSP
4 6 (4.88%) HTML
5 5 (4.07%) HTML5
5 5 (4.07%) Hibernate
5 5 (4.07%) Web Services
6 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.44%) XML
8 2 (1.63%) RESTful
8 2 (1.63%) REST
9 1 (0.81%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 1 (0.81%) Entity Framework
9 1 (0.81%) XSLT
9 1 (0.81%) SVG
9 1 (0.81%) LAMP
9 1 (0.81%) CSS
9 1 (0.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.94%) NHS
2 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) Social Network
3 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
3 1 (0.81%) iPhone
3 1 (0.81%) User Experience
3 1 (0.81%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.51%) UNIX
2 10 (8.13%) Windows
3 6 (4.88%) Android
3 6 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (47.15%) Test Scripting
3 53 (43.09%) SDLC
4 34 (27.64%) Automated Testing
5 33 (26.83%) Integration Testing
6 31 (25.20%) TDD
7 30 (24.39%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (23.58%) BDD
8 29 (23.58%) Regression Testing
9 25 (20.33%) Compatibility Testing
10 24 (19.51%) Scrum
10 24 (19.51%) System Integration Testing
11 22 (17.89%) Software Testing
12 21 (17.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 19 (15.45%) Mentoring
14 18 (14.63%) Line Management
15 17 (13.82%) Functional Testing
16 16 (13.01%) Coaching
17 15 (12.20%) Manual Testing
17 15 (12.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (45.53%) SQL
2 49 (39.84%) Java
3 36 (29.27%) C#
4 6 (4.88%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) Python
6 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) Ruby
7 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 2 (1.63%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) C++
9 1 (0.81%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (37.40%) ISEB
2 15 (12.20%) ISTQB
3 13 (10.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (8.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (14.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
1 2 (1.63%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (3.25%) Oracle
2 2 (1.63%) HP
3 1 (0.81%) Sencha
3 1 (0.81%) Facebook
3 1 (0.81%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago