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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 53 64 50
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.92% 0.83% 2.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.96% 2.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 8
Average salary £27,500 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
305 418 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 83.79% 87.08% 83.06%
Number of salaries quoted 273 258 210
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 12 (85.71%) SQL
3 11 (78.57%) CSS
3 11 (78.57%) HTML
3 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 11 (78.57%) Firebug
3 11 (78.57%) Test Management
3 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
3 11 (78.57%) Security Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
4 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (64.29%) .NET
4 9 (64.29%) MVC
5 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
5 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (50.00%) N-Tier
6 7 (50.00%) C#
6 7 (50.00%) Java
6 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (42.86%) QA
8 4 (28.57%) JIRA
8 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 4 (28.57%) ISEB
8 4 (28.57%) DOM
8 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
8 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
9 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 2 (14.29%) TDD

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) Firebug
3 4 (28.57%) JIRA
3 4 (28.57%) Bugzilla
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Analyst
1 12 (85.71%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Web Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Manual Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) CSS
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) .NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (28.57%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Test Management
1 11 (78.57%) Test Scripting
1 11 (78.57%) Security Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Performance Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 8 (57.14%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) System Testing
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) SQL
2 11 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 7 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 4 (28.57%) ISEB
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft