The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 63 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.62% - 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% - 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £28,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
296 364 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 92.21% 78.45% 88.10%
Number of salaries quoted 254 263 219
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in York

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in York

Test Automation
Salary Trend in York

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in York

Test Automation
Top 23 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
2 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (60.00%) JMeter
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) JIRA
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) ISEB
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the York 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.

Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (60.00%) JMeter
1 3 (60.00%) JIRA
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (60.00%) eggPlant
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Analyst
1 5 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Usability Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Management
2 3 (60.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (40.00%) User Stories
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) HP