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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 191 213 190
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -23
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 65 7 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.89% 0.13% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.16% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 64 7 18
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,600 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
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
5878 4475 4500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.13% 82.78% 78.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4567 3493 3697
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +4 46 £35,000 -22.22% 4
North Yorkshire - 16 £32,500 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 79 (54.86%) Test Scripting
2 67 (46.53%) ISEB
3 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (34.03%) Selenium
5 44 (30.56%) SQL
6 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
7 42 (29.17%) Java
8 41 (28.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 31 (21.53%) .NET
10 27 (18.75%) Software Testing
11 22 (15.28%) Regression Testing
12 21 (14.58%) QA
13 19 (13.19%) C#
14 18 (12.50%) Degree
14 18 (12.50%) Performance Testing
14 18 (12.50%) WebDriver
15 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
15 17 (11.81%) Test Strategy
16 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
17 14 (9.72%) SOAP
18 13 (9.03%) Web Services
19 12 (8.33%) Test Management
19 12 (8.33%) Scrum
19 12 (8.33%) PHP
19 12 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
20 11 (7.64%) XML
20 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
20 11 (7.64%) BDD
20 11 (7.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
21 10 (6.94%) Behat

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (2.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 49 (34.03%) Selenium
2 18 (12.50%) WebDriver
3 16 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (6.94%) Behat
6 6 (4.17%) WATIR
7 5 (3.47%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 5 (3.47%) JMeter
8 2 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.39%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.39%) Maven
8 2 (1.39%) JIRA
9 1 (0.69%) Firebug
9 1 (0.69%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.69%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.69%) JUnit
9 1 (0.69%) Bugzilla
General
1 7 (4.86%) Finance
2 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (56.94%) Analyst
1 82 (56.94%) Test Analyst
2 24 (16.67%) Tester
3 17 (11.81%) Test Engineer
4 16 (11.11%) Automation Tester
5 13 (9.03%) Developer
5 13 (9.03%) Lead Test Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 12 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Automation Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
8 8 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.56%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.86%) QA Analyst
10 6 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (3.47%) Test Automation Engineer
12 4 (2.78%) Junior
12 4 (2.78%) Test Team Leader
12 4 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.53%) .NET
2 14 (9.72%) SOAP
3 13 (9.03%) Web Services
4 11 (7.64%) XML
5 5 (3.47%) WSDL
5 5 (3.47%) XSD
6 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (1.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (1.39%) WCF
7 1 (0.69%) HTML
7 1 (0.69%) DOM
7 1 (0.69%) CSS
7 1 (0.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.47%) Open Source
2 1 (0.69%) iSeries
2 1 (0.69%) NHS
2 1 (0.69%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (54.86%) Test Scripting
2 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (29.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 41 (28.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 27 (18.75%) Software Testing
6 22 (15.28%) Regression Testing
7 18 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 17 (11.81%) Test Automation
8 17 (11.81%) Test Strategy
9 12 (8.33%) Test Management
9 12 (8.33%) Scrum
10 11 (7.64%) Business Analysis
10 11 (7.64%) BDD
11 10 (6.94%) Manual Testing
11 10 (6.94%) TDD
12 9 (6.25%) Automated Testing
12 9 (6.25%) Software Engineering
13 8 (5.56%) Web Testing
13 8 (5.56%) Non-Functional Testing
14 7 (4.86%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (30.56%) SQL
2 42 (29.17%) Java
3 19 (13.19%) C#
4 12 (8.33%) PHP
5 10 (6.94%) Ruby
5 10 (6.94%) C++
6 7 (4.86%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.39%) C
7 2 (1.39%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (46.53%) ISEB
2 18 (12.50%) Degree
3 11 (7.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (14.58%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle
2 1 (0.69%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago