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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 203 204 220
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 62 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.86% 0.58% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.70% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 57 31 15
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -25.55%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
6150 5159 4936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.77% 83.70% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4984 3973 4112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +8 44 £35,000 +12.90% 3
North Yorkshire +12 14 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South Yorkshire -30 3 £33,000 -17.50% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 100 (81.30%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (42.28%) Java
3 51 (41.46%) Test Scripting
4 44 (35.77%) SQL
5 43 (34.96%) QA
6 36 (29.27%) ISEB
6 36 (29.27%) Selenium
7 29 (23.58%) Manual Testing
8 26 (21.14%) C#
9 23 (18.70%) Regression Testing
10 22 (17.89%) Degree
10 22 (17.89%) WebDriver
11 21 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 21 (17.07%) Automated Testing
12 19 (15.45%) Software Testing
13 16 (13.01%) Test Strategy
14 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (11.38%) SOAP
15 14 (11.38%) Web Services
15 14 (11.38%) XML
16 13 (10.57%) .NET
17 11 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (8.13%) Finance
18 10 (8.13%) Non-Functional Testing
18 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
18 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
18 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
18 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
18 10 (8.13%) BDD

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (29.27%) Selenium
2 22 (17.89%) WebDriver
3 11 (8.94%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (7.32%) Cucumber
4 9 (7.32%) Visual Studio
5 8 (6.50%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (4.88%) SoapUI
7 5 (4.07%) Maven
8 2 (1.63%) JIRA
8 2 (1.63%) Ranorex
9 1 (0.81%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.81%) WATIR
9 1 (0.81%) Behat
General
1 10 (8.13%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
2 1 (0.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (58.54%) Test Analyst
1 72 (58.54%) Analyst
2 34 (27.64%) Tester
3 27 (21.95%) Automation Tester
4 24 (19.51%) Senior Analyst
4 24 (19.51%) Senior Test Analyst
4 24 (19.51%) Agile Test Analyst
5 21 (17.07%) QA Analyst
6 17 (13.82%) Developer
7 10 (8.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 10 (8.13%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
9 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
10 6 (4.88%) Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.07%) Test Leader
12 4 (3.25%) Senior Automation Tester
12 4 (3.25%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (3.25%) Junior
12 4 (3.25%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (11.38%) SOAP
1 14 (11.38%) Web Services
1 14 (11.38%) XML
2 13 (10.57%) .NET
3 6 (4.88%) XSD
3 6 (4.88%) WSDL
4 3 (2.44%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.63%) WCF
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.81%) CSS
6 1 (0.81%) LAMP
6 1 (0.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Algorithms
2 4 (3.25%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.81%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) Android
2 4 (3.25%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.63%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (81.30%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.46%) Test Scripting
3 29 (23.58%) Manual Testing
4 23 (18.70%) Regression Testing
5 21 (17.07%) Automated Testing
6 19 (15.45%) Software Testing
7 16 (13.01%) Test Strategy
8 15 (12.20%) User Acceptance Testing
9 14 (11.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (8.13%) Business Analysis
10 10 (8.13%) Project Planning
10 10 (8.13%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 10 (8.13%) Test Automation
10 10 (8.13%) Waterfall
10 10 (8.13%) BDD
10 10 (8.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (4.07%) Functional Testing
11 5 (4.07%) Integration Testing
11 5 (4.07%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (42.28%) Java
2 44 (35.77%) SQL
3 26 (21.14%) C#
4 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.07%) PHP
6 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.44%) C
8 1 (0.81%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (29.27%) ISEB
2 22 (17.89%) Degree
3 21 (17.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.07%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (34.96%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.81%) HP
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle
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Posted: Yesterday
Yorkshire
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Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
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