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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 191 208 204
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 60 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.83% 0.22% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.26% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 59 12 15
Average salary £33,500 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.68% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £40,900 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
5945 4585 4750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.10% 85.35% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 3611 3888
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
(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 -1 40 £35,000 +9.37% 5
North Yorkshire - 15 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire - 5 £30,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 114 (83.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.64%) Test Scripting
3 56 (40.88%) ISEB
4 52 (37.96%) Selenium
5 50 (36.50%) Java
6 39 (28.47%) SQL
7 37 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
8 32 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
9 27 (19.71%) .NET
10 26 (18.98%) Software Testing
11 24 (17.52%) QA
12 22 (16.06%) C#
13 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
13 21 (15.33%) WebDriver
14 19 (13.87%) Manual Testing
15 18 (13.14%) Degree
15 18 (13.14%) Cucumber
16 15 (10.95%) SOAP
16 15 (10.95%) Test Automation
16 15 (10.95%) Test Strategy
17 14 (10.22%) PHP
17 14 (10.22%) Web Services
17 14 (10.22%) Performance Testing
18 13 (9.49%) XML
18 13 (9.49%) BDD
18 13 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 12 (8.76%) QuickTest Pro
20 11 (8.03%) Scrum
20 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
20 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 2 (1.46%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) FTP
Development Applications
1 52 (37.96%) Selenium
2 21 (15.33%) WebDriver
3 18 (13.14%) Cucumber
4 12 (8.76%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (7.30%) Behat
6 5 (3.65%) WATIR
7 4 (2.92%) LoadRunner
7 4 (2.92%) JMeter
8 3 (2.19%) Visual Studio
8 3 (2.19%) Maven
8 3 (2.19%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.46%) JIRA
10 1 (0.73%) JUnit
10 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.73%) Firebug
10 1 (0.73%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.73%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.73%) Selenium IDE
General
1 7 (5.11%) Finance
2 1 (0.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (55.47%) Analyst
1 76 (55.47%) Test Analyst
2 25 (18.25%) Tester
3 17 (12.41%) Test Engineer
3 17 (12.41%) Developer
3 17 (12.41%) Automation Tester
4 16 (11.68%) Senior Test Analyst
4 16 (11.68%) Senior Analyst
5 12 (8.76%) Agile Test Analyst
6 10 (7.30%) QA Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Lead Test Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Automation Test Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Automation Analyst
7 9 (6.57%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.11%) Test Manager
8 7 (5.11%) Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Junior
10 4 (2.92%) Graduate
10 4 (2.92%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (19.71%) .NET
2 15 (10.95%) SOAP
3 14 (10.22%) Web Services
4 13 (9.49%) XML
5 6 (4.38%) XSD
5 6 (4.38%) WSDL
6 3 (2.19%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.46%) CSS
7 2 (1.46%) WCF
7 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (0.73%) HTML
8 1 (0.73%) LAMP
8 1 (0.73%) DOM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.38%) User Experience
1 6 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.92%) Open Source
3 1 (0.73%) NHS
3 1 (0.73%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.19%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (83.21%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (49.64%) Test Scripting
3 37 (27.01%) Stakeholder Management
4 32 (23.36%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (18.98%) Software Testing
6 21 (15.33%) Regression Testing
7 19 (13.87%) Manual Testing
8 15 (10.95%) Test Automation
8 15 (10.95%) Test Strategy
9 14 (10.22%) Performance Testing
10 13 (9.49%) BDD
11 11 (8.03%) Test Management
11 11 (8.03%) Scrum
11 11 (8.03%) Automated Testing
11 11 (8.03%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.30%) TDD
13 9 (6.57%) Business Analysis
14 8 (5.84%) Non-Functional Testing
15 7 (5.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 6 (4.38%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 50 (36.50%) Java
2 39 (28.47%) SQL
3 22 (16.06%) C#
4 14 (10.22%) PHP
5 10 (7.30%) C++
5 10 (7.30%) Ruby
6 8 (5.84%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.19%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.46%) C
8 2 (1.46%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (40.88%) ISEB
2 18 (13.14%) Degree
3 13 (9.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (17.52%) QA
2 1 (0.73%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 5 days ago
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CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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