The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 190 190 209
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 65 67 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.94% 0.94% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.14% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 61 63 8
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,633 £29,100 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,937 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.16% +15.38%
Automation 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
6058 5864 4444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.85% 82.71% 83.91%
Number of salaries quoted 4955 4597 3422
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 £28,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 July 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 -5 41 £40,000 +14.28% 5
North Yorkshire +6 22 £32,500 -3.70%
South Yorkshire +2 2 £29,250 +6.36% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 69 (58.47%) Selenium
2 60 (50.85%) Java
2 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 38 (32.20%) QA
4 34 (28.81%) ISEB
5 30 (25.42%) C#
6 27 (22.88%) Test Scripting
7 25 (21.19%) Non-Functional Testing
8 24 (20.34%) Degree
9 23 (19.49%) WebDriver
9 23 (19.49%) SoapUI
10 22 (18.64%) Manual Testing
11 21 (17.80%) Selenium IDE
11 21 (17.80%) Test Planning
11 21 (17.80%) IBM
11 21 (17.80%) HP
12 20 (16.95%) Automated Testing
13 19 (16.10%) ISEB Practitioner
14 18 (15.25%) Finance
15 15 (12.71%) Apache Flex
16 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
16 14 (11.86%) HP UFT
17 11 (9.32%) Software Testing
18 10 (8.47%) Project Management
18 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
19 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
19 9 (7.63%) .NET
19 9 (7.63%) Scrum
19 9 (7.63%) ISTQB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.54%) MTS
2 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (1.69%) QlikView
3 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 69 (58.47%) Selenium
2 23 (19.49%) WebDriver
2 23 (19.49%) SoapUI
3 21 (17.80%) Selenium IDE
4 14 (11.86%) HP UFT
5 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.54%) Git (software)
7 3 (2.54%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.69%) Concordion
8 2 (1.69%) Ant
8 2 (1.69%) JUnit
8 2 (1.69%) LoadRunner
8 2 (1.69%) Subversion
8 2 (1.69%) Maven
8 2 (1.69%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) JMeter
9 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.85%) Behat
General
1 18 (15.25%) Finance
2 3 (2.54%) Games
3 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.85%) Electronics
4 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) Tester
2 40 (33.90%) Analyst
3 39 (33.05%) Test Analyst
4 37 (31.36%) Automation Tester
5 25 (21.19%) Test Engineer
6 22 (18.64%) Automation Engineer
7 21 (17.80%) Test Automation Engineer
8 15 (12.71%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (11.02%) Test Manager
10 11 (9.32%) Test Leader
11 9 (7.63%) Developer
12 8 (6.78%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
13 7 (5.93%) Software Tester
13 7 (5.93%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (5.93%) Automation Test Analyst
13 7 (5.93%) Automation Analyst
14 5 (4.24%) Systems Tester
14 5 (4.24%) Software Developer
15 4 (3.39%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (12.71%) Apache Flex
2 9 (7.63%) .NET
3 4 (3.39%) SOAP
4 2 (1.69%) Web Services
4 2 (1.69%) J2EE
4 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.85%) LAMP
5 1 (0.85%) WinForms
5 1 (0.85%) WCF
5 1 (0.85%) WPF
5 1 (0.85%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.39%) GIS
3 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) User Experience
4 1 (0.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.54%) Linux
2 1 (0.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.85%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (22.88%) Test Scripting
3 25 (21.19%) Non-Functional Testing
4 22 (18.64%) Manual Testing
5 21 (17.80%) Test Planning
6 20 (16.95%) Automated Testing
7 14 (11.86%) Test Automation
8 11 (9.32%) Software Testing
9 10 (8.47%) Project Management
10 9 (7.63%) Scrum
11 7 (5.93%) Regression Testing
11 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.93%) Fault Management
11 7 (5.93%) SDLC
11 7 (5.93%) Test Strategy
12 6 (5.08%) Test Management
13 5 (4.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (4.24%) Agile Testing
13 5 (4.24%) Line Management
14 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) Java
2 38 (32.20%) SQL
3 30 (25.42%) C#
4 7 (5.93%) VBScript
5 5 (4.24%) VB
5 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.39%) PHP
6 4 (3.39%) Ruby
7 3 (2.54%) Python
8 2 (1.69%) C++
9 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) ISEB
2 24 (20.34%) Degree
3 19 (16.10%) ISEB Practitioner
4 9 (7.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (32.20%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.69%) Puppet
2 2 (1.69%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.85%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (17.80%) IBM
1 21 (17.80%) HP
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) Google
5 2 (1.69%) Cognos
5 2 (1.69%) Apple
5 2 (1.69%) Telerik
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) SAP
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