The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 122 163 142
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 135 101 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.02% 1.41% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.70% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 101 82 50
Average salary £45,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,995 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5903 5924 4510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.49% 82.83% 85.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4829 4598 3547
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +52 106 £45,000 +28.57% 6
North Yorkshire -7 18 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South Yorkshire +1 7 £46,000 +12.19% 1
East Yorkshire +3 2 £33,750 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

1 164 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 157 (56.07%) SQL
3 101 (36.07%) Java
4 86 (30.71%) HTML
5 84 (30.00%) C#
6 73 (26.07%) JavaScript
6 73 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
7 70 (25.00%) .NET
8 65 (23.21%) Windows
9 64 (22.86%) Web Services
10 60 (21.43%) CSS
11 58 (20.71%) Software Testing
12 56 (20.00%) ASP.NET
13 55 (19.64%) TDD
14 54 (19.29%) OO
15 51 (18.21%) Finance
16 50 (17.86%) MVC
17 49 (17.50%) SDLC
18 48 (17.14%) QA
19 47 (16.79%) Selenium
19 47 (16.79%) Software Engineering
20 46 (16.43%) Mentoring
21 45 (16.07%) Test Scripting
21 45 (16.07%) Scrum
22 44 (15.71%) XML
22 44 (15.71%) Visual Studio
22 44 (15.71%) Manual Testing
22 44 (15.71%) Unit Testing
23 42 (15.00%) BDD
24 37 (13.21%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 19 (6.79%) IIS
2 10 (3.57%) Jetty
3 8 (2.86%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.50%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.14%) JBoss
5 6 (2.14%) Apache
5 6 (2.14%) Confluence
5 6 (2.14%) Node.js
6 5 (1.79%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.07%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.07%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.07%) MTS
8 2 (0.71%) Liferay
8 2 (0.71%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.71%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 19 (6.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (0.71%) MS Project
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.14%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.79%) SaaS
5 4 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.07%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.71%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.50%) Internet
2 3 (1.07%) FTP
2 3 (1.07%) HTTP
2 3 (1.07%) DNS
3 1 (0.36%) SSL
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.36%) IPsec
3 1 (0.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (11.43%) SQL Server
1 32 (11.43%) Relational Database
2 28 (10.00%) MySQL
3 14 (5.00%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (5.00%) QlikView
4 7 (2.50%) NoSQL
5 6 (2.14%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (2.14%) RDBMS
5 6 (2.14%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.79%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.79%) Oracle Database
6 5 (1.79%) Redis
6 5 (1.79%) Big Data
7 4 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.07%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.71%) HBase
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 47 (16.79%) Selenium
2 44 (15.71%) Visual Studio
3 27 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (8.93%) Subversion
5 21 (7.50%) Git (software)
6 19 (6.79%) Mercurial
7 15 (5.36%) JUnit
7 15 (5.36%) HP UFT
8 12 (4.29%) JIRA
8 12 (4.29%) NUnit
8 12 (4.29%) MSTest
9 10 (3.57%) Eclipse
10 9 (3.21%) Maven
11 8 (2.86%) Firebug
11 8 (2.86%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.50%) WebDriver
13 6 (2.14%) Jenkins
13 6 (2.14%) Ant
14 5 (1.79%) Toad
15 4 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 51 (18.21%) Finance
2 19 (6.79%) Retail
3 11 (3.93%) Banking
3 11 (3.93%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.79%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.07%) Games
7 2 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.36%) Online Betting
8 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (28.57%) Developer
2 63 (22.50%) Analyst
3 60 (21.43%) Test Analyst
4 44 (15.71%) Software Engineer
5 38 (13.57%) Tester
6 36 (12.86%) Test Engineer
7 28 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 21 (7.50%) Java Developer
8 21 (7.50%) .NET Developer
8 21 (7.50%) Applications Developer
8 21 (7.50%) PHP Developer
9 18 (6.43%) Senior Applications Developer
9 18 (6.43%) Senior PHP Developer
10 17 (6.07%) Automation Engineer
11 16 (5.71%) Senior Analyst
11 16 (5.71%) Senior Test Analyst
12 15 (5.36%) Systems Tester
13 13 (4.64%) Senior Test Engineer
14 12 (4.29%) .NET Software Engineer
14 12 (4.29%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (30.71%) HTML
2 70 (25.00%) .NET
3 64 (22.86%) Web Services
4 60 (21.43%) CSS
5 56 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 44 (15.71%) XML
7 36 (12.86%) HTML5
8 27 (9.64%) Spring
8 27 (9.64%) WPF
9 22 (7.86%) .NET Framework
10 21 (7.50%) Symfony
10 21 (7.50%) J2EE
11 20 (7.14%) Hibernate
11 20 (7.14%) jQuery
11 20 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (7.14%) Doctrine
12 19 (6.79%) SOAP
13 18 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 14 (5.00%) JSP
15 12 (4.29%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.00%) User Experience
2 14 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.64%) NHS
4 8 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 6 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.14%) Data Structures
6 6 (2.14%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.79%) RIA
8 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) Replication
9 2 (0.71%) Online Games
10 1 (0.36%) Java Card
10 1 (0.36%) Social Media
10 1 (0.36%) EMV
10 1 (0.36%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.21%) Windows
2 36 (12.86%) Linux
3 13 (4.64%) Android
3 13 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 12 (4.29%) UNIX
5 6 (2.14%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.71%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.36%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (58.57%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (26.07%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (20.71%) Software Testing
4 55 (19.64%) TDD
5 54 (19.29%) OO
6 50 (17.86%) MVC
7 49 (17.50%) SDLC
8 47 (16.79%) Software Engineering
9 46 (16.43%) Mentoring
10 45 (16.07%) Scrum
10 45 (16.07%) Test Scripting
11 44 (15.71%) Manual Testing
11 44 (15.71%) Unit Testing
12 42 (15.00%) BDD
13 37 (13.21%) Test Automation
13 37 (13.21%) E-Commerce
14 32 (11.43%) Test Management
15 29 (10.36%) Integration Testing
16 22 (7.86%) Coaching
17 20 (7.14%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 157 (56.07%) SQL
2 101 (36.07%) Java
3 84 (30.00%) C#
4 73 (26.07%) JavaScript
5 31 (11.07%) PHP
6 22 (7.86%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.21%) Ruby
7 9 (3.21%) PL/SQL
8 8 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 8 (2.86%) VBScript
9 7 (2.50%) VB
9 7 (2.50%) Python
10 6 (2.14%) C++
11 4 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.07%) C
13 2 (0.71%) Scala
13 2 (0.71%) VBA
13 2 (0.71%) Go
Qualifications
1 29 (10.36%) Degree
2 26 (9.29%) ISEB
3 22 (7.86%) ISTQB
4 12 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.07%) CISSP
5 3 (1.07%) CISA
5 3 (1.07%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (17.14%) QA
System Software
1 7 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.71%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.71%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) HDFS
3 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.07%) Puppet
2 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.71%) Ansible
3 2 (0.71%) Salt
3 2 (0.71%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.71%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.71%) Nagios
3 2 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (10.36%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.50%) Zend
3 20 (7.14%) Oracle
4 14 (5.00%) Cognos
5 7 (2.50%) VMware
5 7 (2.50%) HP
6 4 (1.43%) Google
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.71%) Splunk
7 2 (0.71%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.71%) New Relic
7 2 (0.71%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.36%) Citrix
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
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