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 17 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 57 51 59
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.59% 2.47% 1.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.75% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 6
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% +5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-1.38% -
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
420 327 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 82.35% 89.59% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 333 183 304
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 17 October 2014, 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 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 4 (40.00%) QA
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Java
3 3 (30.00%) Selenium
3 3 (30.00%) Retail
3 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (10.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Games
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Web Development
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) TDD
5 1 (10.00%) NUnit
5 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (10.00%) C
5 1 (10.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) HTML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 17 October 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 3 (30.00%) Selenium
2 3 (30.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (10.00%) Capybara
3 1 (10.00%) NUnit
3 1 (10.00%) Subversion
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Test Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (20.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Web Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) XSLT
1 1 (10.00%) Ajax
1 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
1 1 (10.00%) LINQ
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) JRuby
1 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Video on Demand
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Compatibility Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft