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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 146 193 207
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 90 68 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.58% 1.01% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 1.12% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 78 62 62
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £29,670 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £47,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
5083 6086 6128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.99% 90.06% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4191 4991 4763
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +22 49 £35,000 -6.66% 3
North Yorkshire +23 21 £56,000 +72.30%
South Yorkshire +21 15 £30,000 -7.69% 2
East Yorkshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 86 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (44.10%) SQL
3 69 (42.86%) Selenium
4 52 (32.30%) Manual Testing
5 48 (29.81%) ISEB
5 48 (29.81%) C#
6 47 (29.19%) QA
7 39 (24.22%) ISTQB
8 33 (20.50%) Test Automation
9 32 (19.88%) Java
10 30 (18.63%) Scrum
11 28 (17.39%) Test Scripting
11 28 (17.39%) .NET
11 28 (17.39%) SoapUI
12 27 (16.77%) BDD
12 27 (16.77%) Functional Testing
13 25 (15.53%) Cucumber
13 25 (15.53%) Software Testing
14 23 (14.29%) Coaching
15 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
16 21 (13.04%) WebDriver
16 21 (13.04%) SDLC
17 20 (12.42%) Test Strategy
18 19 (11.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing
19 18 (11.18%) HP UFT
20 17 (10.56%) Web Services
21 16 (9.94%) Python
21 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
21 16 (9.94%) JavaScript

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.86%) IIS
2 1 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 12 (7.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.62%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.62%) Office 365
2 1 (0.62%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) DNS
2 1 (0.62%) Firewall
2 1 (0.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.73%) Data Mining
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 69 (42.86%) Selenium
2 28 (17.39%) SoapUI
3 25 (15.53%) Cucumber
4 21 (13.04%) WebDriver
5 18 (11.18%) HP UFT
6 16 (9.94%) JIRA
7 14 (8.70%) SpecFlow
8 9 (5.59%) eggPlant
8 9 (5.59%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
10 6 (3.73%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.48%) Appium
11 4 (2.48%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.86%) Calabash
12 3 (1.86%) Gatling
12 3 (1.86%) JMeter
12 3 (1.86%) Moq
12 3 (1.86%) Ranorex
12 3 (1.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (9.32%) Finance
2 8 (4.97%) Legal
3 2 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.24%) Retail
3 2 (1.24%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (38.51%) Analyst
2 60 (37.27%) Test Analyst
3 42 (26.09%) Tester
4 34 (21.12%) Test Engineer
5 30 (18.63%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (11.80%) Software Tester
7 18 (11.18%) Test Leader
8 16 (9.94%) Automation Tester
8 16 (9.94%) QA Tester
9 15 (9.32%) Test Manager
10 14 (8.70%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (7.45%) QA Analyst
12 11 (6.83%) Software Test Engineer
13 10 (6.21%) QA Engineer
13 10 (6.21%) QA Test Analyst
13 10 (6.21%) QA Test Engineer
13 10 (6.21%) SQL Analyst
14 9 (5.59%) Systems Test Engineer
14 9 (5.59%) Systems Tester
15 8 (4.97%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.39%) .NET
2 17 (10.56%) Web Services
3 9 (5.59%) Hibernate
3 9 (5.59%) Spring
4 7 (4.35%) ASP.NET
4 7 (4.35%) XML
5 6 (3.73%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.73%) CSS
5 6 (3.73%) HTML
5 6 (3.73%) SOAP
6 5 (3.11%) REST
7 3 (1.86%) D3.js
7 3 (1.86%) Gherkin
7 3 (1.86%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (1.86%) LAMP
8 2 (1.24%) Behat
8 2 (1.24%) Node.js
8 2 (1.24%) WPF
9 1 (0.62%) jQuery
9 1 (0.62%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (6.21%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.35%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.48%) iPad
3 4 (2.48%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.24%) NHS
5 1 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.62%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.11%) Windows
2 2 (1.24%) Android
2 2 (1.24%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.62%) Unix
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (32.30%) Manual Testing
3 33 (20.50%) Test Automation
4 30 (18.63%) Scrum
5 28 (17.39%) Test Scripting
6 27 (16.77%) BDD
6 27 (16.77%) Functional Testing
7 25 (15.53%) Software Testing
8 23 (14.29%) Coaching
9 22 (13.66%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (13.04%) SDLC
11 20 (12.42%) Test Strategy
12 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing
13 16 (9.94%) Mentoring
14 15 (9.32%) TDD
15 13 (8.07%) Regression Testing
16 11 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (6.83%) Demand Management
16 11 (6.83%) Performance Testing
17 10 (6.21%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.10%) SQL
2 48 (29.81%) C#
3 32 (19.88%) Java
4 16 (9.94%) JavaScript
4 16 (9.94%) Python
5 8 (4.97%) PHP
6 7 (4.35%) Ruby
7 6 (3.73%) VB
8 2 (1.24%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.24%) Scala
9 1 (0.62%) C
9 1 (0.62%) C++
9 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 48 (29.81%) ISEB
2 39 (24.22%) ISTQB
3 19 (11.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.83%) Degree
5 3 (1.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.86%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.19%) QA
2 7 (4.35%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.62%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.62%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (9.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.32%) HP
3 11 (6.83%) Oracle
4 3 (1.86%) Google
5 1 (0.62%) Facebook
5 1 (0.62%) Telerik
5 1 (0.62%) VMware
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