The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.62% 0.19% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 0.21% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 9
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -33.84%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
North 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 York region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
361 479 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.56% 89.87% 83.41%
Number of salaries quoted 268 275 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in York

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the York region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in York

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) QA
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 5 (50.00%) HTML
2 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
3 4 (40.00%) ISEB
3 4 (40.00%) DOM
3 4 (40.00%) Firebug
3 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (40.00%) Test Management
3 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) NUnit
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the York region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) JIRA
1 6 (60.00%) Selenium
2 4 (40.00%) Bugzilla
2 4 (40.00%) Firebug
2 4 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 3 (30.00%) NUnit
4 1 (10.00%) MSTest
4 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Tester
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Tester
2 2 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) HTML
1 5 (50.00%) CSS
2 4 (40.00%) DOM
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) LINQ
4 1 (10.00%) jQuery
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Security Testing
1 4 (40.00%) Test Management
1 4 (40.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (30.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Web Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) System Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) ISEB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (40.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft