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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 199 189 169
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -20
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 50 62 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.68% 0.89% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.79% 1.07% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 55 40
Average salary £34,000 £34,250 £35,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.72% -2.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
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
6368 5805 4573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.11% 82.92% 80.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5177 4404 3672
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 2 March 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 March 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
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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 27 £37,000 +13.84% 1
North Yorkshire +8 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
South Yorkshire -5 8 £32,750 -32.82%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 88 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.85%) Java
3 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
4 44 (37.29%) QA
4 44 (37.29%) SQL
5 43 (36.44%) Selenium
6 31 (26.27%) Manual Testing
6 31 (26.27%) C#
7 25 (21.19%) ISEB
8 24 (20.34%) Degree
9 22 (18.64%) Automated Testing
9 22 (18.64%) Regression Testing
10 21 (17.80%) WebDriver
11 16 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 14 (11.86%) QuickTest Pro
12 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
13 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
14 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 11 (9.32%) SOAP
15 10 (8.47%) .NET
15 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
15 10 (8.47%) Finance
15 10 (8.47%) Test Strategy
16 8 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
16 8 (6.78%) Project Planning
16 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
16 8 (6.78%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
16 8 (6.78%) XML
17 7 (5.93%) ISTQB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 1 (0.85%) IIS
1 1 (0.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 43 (36.44%) Selenium
2 21 (17.80%) WebDriver
3 14 (11.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
6 7 (5.93%) Cucumber
6 7 (5.93%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.24%) Maven
8 2 (1.69%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.69%) Ranorex
8 2 (1.69%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.85%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.85%) JUnit
9 1 (0.85%) Concordion
9 1 (0.85%) JIRA
9 1 (0.85%) WinRunner
9 1 (0.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (8.47%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.85%) Games
2 1 (0.85%) Banking
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
2 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 64 (54.24%) Analyst
1 64 (54.24%) Test Analyst
2 41 (34.75%) Tester
3 35 (29.66%) Automation Tester
4 20 (16.95%) Senior Analyst
4 20 (16.95%) Senior Test Analyst
5 19 (16.10%) QA Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) Agile Test Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) Developer
7 11 (9.32%) Software Developer
8 10 (8.47%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.47%) Automation Engineer
9 9 (7.63%) Automation Analyst
9 9 (7.63%) Automation Test Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) Test Automation Engineer
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Automation Tester
11 4 (3.39%) Software Tester
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Tester
12 2 (1.69%) Junior Developer
12 2 (1.69%) Junior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.32%) SOAP
2 10 (8.47%) .NET
3 8 (6.78%) XML
4 6 (5.08%) Web Services
5 3 (2.54%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
6 1 (0.85%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.85%) cXML
6 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.85%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.85%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Mobile App
1 4 (3.39%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.08%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Android
2 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.85%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (74.58%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (38.14%) Test Scripting
3 31 (26.27%) Manual Testing
4 22 (18.64%) Automated Testing
4 22 (18.64%) Regression Testing
5 14 (11.86%) Software Testing
6 12 (10.17%) Test Automation
7 10 (8.47%) Test Strategy
8 8 (6.78%) Project Planning
8 8 (6.78%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 8 (6.78%) Non-Functional Testing
9 7 (5.93%) BDD
10 6 (5.08%) System Testing
10 6 (5.08%) V-Model
10 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
11 5 (4.24%) Test Management
12 4 (3.39%) Integration Testing
12 4 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.39%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) Java
2 44 (37.29%) SQL
3 31 (26.27%) C#
4 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.54%) VBScript
5 3 (2.54%) VB
6 2 (1.69%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (0.85%) C
7 1 (0.85%) XQuery
7 1 (0.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) ISEB
2 24 (20.34%) Degree
3 16 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.69%) VCP4
6 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (37.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle
3 2 (1.69%) HP
4 1 (0.85%) Citrix
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + 8% pens, 25 days hols, insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £24,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago