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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 211 183 194
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 51 81 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 1.08% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.29% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 46 71 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
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
6209 6263 4706
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.55% 83.44% 80.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4932 4870 3642
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -27 24 £40,000 +19.40% 3
North Yorkshire +20 21 £32,500 -
South Yorkshire -5 6 £39,500 -1.25% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 65 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.65%) Java
3 51 (45.95%) Selenium
4 43 (38.74%) QA
5 41 (36.94%) SQL
6 39 (35.14%) Test Scripting
7 32 (28.83%) C#
8 26 (23.42%) Manual Testing
9 25 (22.52%) ISEB
10 23 (20.72%) Degree
11 21 (18.92%) Automated Testing
12 19 (17.12%) WebDriver
13 16 (14.41%) Finance
14 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
14 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
15 13 (11.71%) Software Testing
16 12 (10.81%) SoapUI
16 12 (10.81%) Selenium IDE
16 12 (10.81%) Test Planning
16 12 (10.81%) HP
16 12 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
17 11 (9.91%) IBM
17 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
17 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
18 9 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
18 9 (8.11%) .NET
19 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
19 8 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 7 (6.31%) Oracle
20 7 (6.31%) MS Excel

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 2 (1.80%) IIS
1 2 (1.80%) MTS
1 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.41%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 51 (45.95%) Selenium
2 19 (17.12%) WebDriver
3 12 (10.81%) SoapUI
3 12 (10.81%) Selenium IDE
3 12 (10.81%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (9.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (7.21%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.80%) JUnit
6 2 (1.80%) TestComplete
6 2 (1.80%) Ranorex
6 2 (1.80%) Concordion
6 2 (1.80%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.90%) Behat
7 1 (0.90%) WinRunner
7 1 (0.90%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.90%) JIRA
General
1 16 (14.41%) Finance
2 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.90%) Games
2 1 (0.90%) Banking
2 1 (0.90%) Retail
2 1 (0.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (46.85%) Analyst
1 52 (46.85%) Test Analyst
2 40 (36.04%) Tester
3 35 (31.53%) Automation Tester
4 16 (14.41%) Automation Engineer
4 16 (14.41%) Test Engineer
5 14 (12.61%) Senior Test Analyst
5 14 (12.61%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (9.01%) QA Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Developer
7 7 (6.31%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (6.31%) Automation Test Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Test Leader
8 6 (5.41%) Agile Test Analyst
8 6 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (5.41%) Selenium Tester
9 5 (4.50%) Test Manager
9 5 (4.50%) Software Tester
10 2 (1.80%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
2 6 (5.41%) SOAP
3 5 (4.50%) Apache Flex
4 3 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) Web Services
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
6 1 (0.90%) LAMP
6 1 (0.90%) cXML
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.90%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) GIS
1 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.90%) User Experience
3 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.41%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
3 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (58.56%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (35.14%) Test Scripting
3 26 (23.42%) Manual Testing
4 21 (18.92%) Automated Testing
5 15 (13.51%) Regression Testing
5 15 (13.51%) Test Automation
6 13 (11.71%) Software Testing
7 12 (10.81%) Test Planning
8 6 (5.41%) Test Management
8 6 (5.41%) V-Model
8 6 (5.41%) System Testing
8 6 (5.41%) Fault Management
9 5 (4.50%) Test Strategy
10 4 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
10 4 (3.60%) Project Management
11 3 (2.70%) Project Planning
11 3 (2.70%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 3 (2.70%) Business Analysis
11 3 (2.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) Java
2 41 (36.94%) SQL
3 32 (28.83%) C#
4 6 (5.41%) VBScript
4 6 (5.41%) VB
5 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) Ruby
8 1 (0.90%) XPath
8 1 (0.90%) PHP
8 1 (0.90%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 25 (22.52%) ISEB
2 23 (20.72%) Degree
3 9 (8.11%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (7.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (5.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (38.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.81%) HP
2 11 (9.91%) IBM
2 11 (9.91%) Microsoft
3 7 (6.31%) Oracle
4 1 (0.90%) Citrix
4 1 (0.90%) Google
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago