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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 179 180 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 66 76 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 1.06% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.27% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 63 71 14
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £28,100 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £41,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
5936 5962 4454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.01% 83.33% 83.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4854 4659 3435
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -17 34 £40,000 +14.28% 2
North Yorkshire +14 28 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire -4 4 £41,250 +65.00% 2
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 66 (55.00%) Selenium
2 61 (50.83%) Java
3 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (34.17%) QA
5 39 (32.50%) SQL
6 34 (28.33%) ISEB
7 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
8 29 (24.17%) C#
9 24 (20.00%) Degree
10 23 (19.17%) Manual Testing
11 22 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
12 21 (17.50%) WebDriver
13 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
14 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
14 18 (15.00%) IBM
14 18 (15.00%) HP
14 18 (15.00%) Finance
14 18 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
14 18 (15.00%) Test Planning
14 18 (15.00%) SoapUI
15 16 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
16 14 (11.67%) HP UFT
17 12 (10.00%) Apache Flex
18 10 (8.33%) Software Testing
18 10 (8.33%) ISTQB
18 10 (8.33%) Project Management
18 10 (8.33%) Regression Testing
19 8 (6.67%) Oracle
20 7 (5.83%) VBScript
20 7 (5.83%) VB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (2.50%) MTS
2 2 (1.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.67%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (4.17%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.83%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.67%) QlikView
3 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.83%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 66 (55.00%) Selenium
2 21 (17.50%) WebDriver
3 18 (15.00%) SoapUI
3 18 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
4 14 (11.67%) HP UFT
5 4 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.50%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.50%) Cucumber
6 3 (2.50%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.67%) Concordion
7 2 (1.67%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.67%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.67%) Subversion
7 2 (1.67%) Maven
7 2 (1.67%) JIRA
7 2 (1.67%) Ant
7 2 (1.67%) JUnit
7 2 (1.67%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.83%) WinRunner
8 1 (0.83%) JMeter
General
1 18 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.67%) Games
3 1 (0.83%) Retail
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Electronics
3 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (40.83%) Tester
2 44 (36.67%) Analyst
3 43 (35.83%) Test Analyst
4 37 (30.83%) Automation Tester
5 26 (21.67%) Test Engineer
6 25 (20.83%) Automation Engineer
7 24 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
8 12 (10.00%) Test Manager
9 11 (9.17%) Test Leader
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (7.50%) Senior Test Analyst
11 8 (6.67%) Developer
12 7 (5.83%) QA Analyst
13 6 (5.00%) Agile Test Analyst
13 6 (5.00%) Software Developer
14 5 (4.17%) Automation Test Analyst
14 5 (4.17%) Automation Analyst
14 5 (4.17%) Software Tester
15 3 (2.50%) Systems Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.00%) Apache Flex
2 5 (4.17%) .NET
2 5 (4.17%) SOAP
3 2 (1.67%) Web Services
3 2 (1.67%) XML
3 2 (1.67%) J2EE
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.83%) XML Schema
4 1 (0.83%) LAMP
4 1 (0.83%) cXML
4 1 (0.83%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.33%) GIS
3 1 (0.83%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.83%) User Experience
3 1 (0.83%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.83%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (25.83%) Test Scripting
3 23 (19.17%) Manual Testing
4 22 (18.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 20 (16.67%) Automated Testing
6 18 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 18 (15.00%) Test Planning
7 10 (8.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (8.33%) Regression Testing
7 10 (8.33%) Project Management
8 7 (5.83%) Fault Management
8 7 (5.83%) Test Management
8 7 (5.83%) SDLC
9 6 (5.00%) System Testing
9 6 (5.00%) E-Commerce
9 6 (5.00%) Scrum
10 5 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (4.17%) Line Management
10 5 (4.17%) Agile Testing
11 4 (3.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.83%) Java
2 39 (32.50%) SQL
3 29 (24.17%) C#
4 7 (5.83%) VBScript
4 7 (5.83%) VB
5 4 (3.33%) Ruby
6 3 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.67%) PHP
7 2 (1.67%) C++
8 1 (0.83%) Python
8 1 (0.83%) XQuery
8 1 (0.83%) XPath
Qualifications
1 34 (28.33%) ISEB
2 24 (20.00%) Degree
3 16 (13.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 10 (8.33%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.67%) Puppet
2 2 (1.67%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (15.00%) IBM
1 18 (15.00%) HP
2 8 (6.67%) Oracle
3 6 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.50%) Google
5 2 (1.67%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.67%) Cognos
5 2 (1.67%) Apple
6 1 (0.83%) Citrix
6 1 (0.83%) SAP
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