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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 50 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.05% 0.57% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.31% 0.64% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £23,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
305 467 361
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 79.84% 88.78% 82.80%
Number of salaries quoted 260 264 211
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 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,600
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 19 (90.48%) Performance Testing
3 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 18 (85.71%) JIRA
3 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
4 17 (80.95%) QA
4 17 (80.95%) Test Management
4 17 (80.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (80.95%) HP Quality Center
4 17 (80.95%) Test Strategy
4 17 (80.95%) eggPlant
4 17 (80.95%) Test Planning
4 17 (80.95%) Usability Testing
4 17 (80.95%) HP
4 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
4 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
4 17 (80.95%) JMeter
4 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (80.95%) TDD
4 17 (80.95%) Business Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) W3C
6 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
6 2 (9.52%) WebLOAD
7 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
7 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (4.76%) VBScript

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 18 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 20 (95.24%) Selenium
2 18 (85.71%) JIRA
3 17 (80.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (80.95%) eggPlant
3 17 (80.95%) QuickTest Pro
3 17 (80.95%) JMeter
4 2 (9.52%) WebLOAD
5 1 (4.76%) SoapUI
5 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Analyst
2 19 (90.48%) Test Analyst
3 17 (80.95%) Performance Test Analyst
3 17 (80.95%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Quality Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 17 (80.95%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) W3C
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (90.48%) Performance Testing
2 17 (80.95%) Test Management
2 17 (80.95%) Test Strategy
2 17 (80.95%) Test Planning
2 17 (80.95%) Usability Testing
2 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (80.95%) TDD
2 17 (80.95%) Business Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
5 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
1 1 (4.76%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (80.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 17 (80.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 17 (80.95%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle