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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 180 196 210
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 66 62 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.85% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 1.03% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 58 61 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £44,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
6014 6029 4597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.51% 82.69% 85.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4928 4680 3583
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%

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 2 September 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 2 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 +9 42 £35,000 - 5
North Yorkshire +3 15 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire +8 9 £32,500 +8.33% 7
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 68 (52.71%) Selenium
2 61 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (41.86%) Java
4 52 (40.31%) SQL
5 46 (35.66%) QA
6 38 (29.46%) ISEB
7 28 (21.71%) C#
8 27 (20.93%) Test Scripting
8 27 (20.93%) SoapUI
9 24 (18.60%) WebDriver
10 22 (17.05%) Manual Testing
10 22 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
11 21 (16.28%) HP
12 19 (14.73%) IBM
12 19 (14.73%) Degree
12 19 (14.73%) Automated Testing
12 19 (14.73%) Selenium IDE
12 19 (14.73%) Test Planning
13 18 (13.95%) Software Testing
13 18 (13.95%) ISTQB
13 18 (13.95%) Finance
14 17 (13.18%) ISEB Practitioner
15 16 (12.40%) HP UFT
15 16 (12.40%) .NET
16 14 (10.85%) Scrum
16 14 (10.85%) Apache Flex
16 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
17 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
17 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
17 13 (10.08%) MS Excel

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.33%) MTS
2 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.78%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (10.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.88%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (10.08%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.43%) Big Data
3 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (2.33%) QlikView
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 68 (52.71%) Selenium
2 27 (20.93%) SoapUI
3 24 (18.60%) WebDriver
4 19 (14.73%) Selenium IDE
5 16 (12.40%) HP UFT
6 7 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (3.88%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.10%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.33%) Git (software)
9 3 (2.33%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.33%) JMeter
9 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.33%) JIRA
10 2 (1.55%) Ant
10 2 (1.55%) JUnit
10 2 (1.55%) Subversion
10 2 (1.55%) Maven
10 2 (1.55%) LoadUI
11 1 (0.78%) Concordion
11 1 (0.78%) Behat
General
1 18 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (1.55%) Games
3 1 (0.78%) Banking
3 1 (0.78%) Marketing
3 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.78%) Electronics
3 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Tester
2 45 (34.88%) Analyst
3 44 (34.11%) Test Analyst
4 29 (22.48%) Automation Tester
5 23 (17.83%) Test Engineer
6 17 (13.18%) Automation Engineer
7 16 (12.40%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (12.40%) Test Leader
8 14 (10.85%) Selenium Tester
9 13 (10.08%) Test Manager
10 12 (9.30%) Software Tester
10 12 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
10 12 (9.30%) Automation Analyst
11 9 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
11 9 (6.98%) Senior Test Analyst
12 8 (6.20%) Systems Tester
12 8 (6.20%) Developer
12 8 (6.20%) QA Tester
13 7 (5.43%) Agile Test Analyst
13 7 (5.43%) Lead Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.40%) .NET
2 14 (10.85%) Apache Flex
3 8 (6.20%) ASP.NET
4 3 (2.33%) SOAP
4 3 (2.33%) Web Services
5 2 (1.55%) J2EE
5 2 (1.55%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.78%) LAMP
6 1 (0.78%) WinForms
6 1 (0.78%) WCF
6 1 (0.78%) WPF
6 1 (0.78%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.33%) GIS
4 2 (1.55%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.55%) User Experience
5 1 (0.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Linux
2 1 (0.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (47.29%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (20.93%) Test Scripting
3 22 (17.05%) Manual Testing
3 22 (17.05%) Non-Functional Testing
4 19 (14.73%) Test Planning
4 19 (14.73%) Automated Testing
5 18 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 14 (10.85%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.85%) Scrum
7 11 (8.53%) Regression Testing
8 10 (7.75%) Project Management
8 10 (7.75%) Web Testing
9 8 (6.20%) Test Strategy
10 7 (5.43%) Agile Testing
11 6 (4.65%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.88%) RAD
12 5 (3.88%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
12 5 (3.88%) Test Management
12 5 (3.88%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (41.86%) Java
2 52 (40.31%) SQL
3 28 (21.71%) C#
4 9 (6.98%) VBScript
5 7 (5.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.65%) Python
7 5 (3.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.10%) VB
8 4 (3.10%) PHP
8 4 (3.10%) Ruby
9 2 (1.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 38 (29.46%) ISEB
2 19 (14.73%) Degree
3 18 (13.95%) ISTQB
4 17 (13.18%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (1.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (35.66%) QA
2 1 (0.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.55%) Puppet
2 2 (1.55%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 21 (16.28%) HP
2 19 (14.73%) IBM
3 13 (10.08%) Microsoft
4 9 (6.98%) Oracle
5 5 (3.88%) Telerik
6 3 (2.33%) Google
6 3 (2.33%) Cognos
7 2 (1.55%) Apple
8 1 (0.78%) Unisys
8 1 (0.78%) SAP
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