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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 42 48 69
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 2.93% 3.58% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.34% 4.18% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
329 359 495
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 87.50% 85.68% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 296 273 265
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 14 February 2016, 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 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) Selenium
4 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
4 6 (54.55%) Java
5 5 (45.45%) JMeter
5 5 (45.45%) Games
5 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
5 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
5 5 (45.45%) SDLC
6 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
7 3 (27.27%) QA
7 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (27.27%) .NET
7 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
7 3 (27.27%) ISEB
8 2 (18.18%) CSS
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) HTML
8 2 (18.18%) jQuery
8 2 (18.18%) Test Management
8 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
8 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (9.09%) User Experience
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
9 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
9 1 (9.09%) SoapUI

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (63.64%) Selenium
2 6 (54.55%) WebDriver
3 5 (45.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (45.45%) Jenkins
3 5 (45.45%) JMeter
4 1 (9.09%) JIRA
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium IDE
4 1 (9.09%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Automation Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Automation Test Analyst
1 7 (63.64%) Test Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 3 (27.27%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
5 1 (9.09%) Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Functional Tester
5 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
5 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) XML
3 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SDLC
3 4 (36.36%) Functional Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
4 2 (18.18%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Test Management
5 1 (9.09%) BDD
5 1 (9.09%) Build Automation
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 2 (18.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago