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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 62 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.42% 0.80% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.94% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 4
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
358 318 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 74.58% 84.35% 78.11%
Number of salaries quoted 266 182 281
Average salary £37,500 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) JSON
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) iPhone
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (50.00%) JMeter
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (50.00%) eggPlant
General
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Performance Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) iOS Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
1 2 (50.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Usability Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) iOS Development
2 2 (50.00%) OOP
2 2 (50.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Objective-C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) HP