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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 179 170 193
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +23
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 62 79 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.93% 1.11% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.08% 1.33% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 56 71 21
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £29,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
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
5750 5927 4521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.06% 83.37% 81.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4610 4697 3503
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 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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
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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 -17 32 £40,000 +14.28% 6
North Yorkshire +23 24 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire -4 6 £41,250 +57.14%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (48.65%) Java
3 53 (47.75%) Selenium
4 43 (38.74%) QA
5 38 (34.23%) SQL
6 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
7 30 (27.03%) C#
8 24 (21.62%) ISEB
9 23 (20.72%) Manual Testing
9 23 (20.72%) Degree
10 22 (19.82%) Finance
11 18 (16.22%) WebDriver
11 18 (16.22%) Automated Testing
12 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
13 14 (12.61%) SoapUI
13 14 (12.61%) Selenium IDE
13 14 (12.61%) QuickTest Pro
13 14 (12.61%) HP
14 13 (11.71%) IBM
14 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
14 13 (11.71%) Test Planning
15 11 (9.91%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
16 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
16 9 (8.11%) .NET
17 8 (7.21%) Oracle
17 8 (7.21%) Test Management
17 8 (7.21%) ISTQB
18 7 (6.31%) Apache Flex

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (2.70%) MTS
2 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.80%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.80%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
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
3 1 (0.90%) Big Data
3 1 (0.90%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 53 (47.75%) Selenium
2 18 (16.22%) WebDriver
3 14 (12.61%) SoapUI
3 14 (12.61%) Selenium IDE
3 14 (12.61%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (6.31%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.70%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.80%) Ant
7 2 (1.80%) JUnit
7 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
7 2 (1.80%) Subversion
7 2 (1.80%) Maven
7 2 (1.80%) JIRA
7 2 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.80%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.80%) Concordion
7 2 (1.80%) Ranorex
7 2 (1.80%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.90%) Behat
General
1 22 (19.82%) Finance
2 2 (1.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.80%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.90%) Marketing
3 1 (0.90%) Retail
3 1 (0.90%) Games
3 1 (0.90%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 48 (43.24%) Analyst
2 47 (42.34%) Test Analyst
3 42 (37.84%) Tester
4 33 (29.73%) Automation Tester
5 19 (17.12%) Automation Engineer
6 18 (16.22%) Test Engineer
7 13 (11.71%) Senior Test Analyst
7 13 (11.71%) Senior Analyst
8 9 (8.11%) QA Analyst
9 8 (7.21%) Developer
9 8 (7.21%) Test Manager
9 8 (7.21%) Test Leader
10 7 (6.31%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (5.41%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.41%) Automation Test Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Automation Analyst
11 6 (5.41%) Test Automation Engineer
12 5 (4.50%) Software Tester
13 4 (3.60%) Agile Test Analyst
14 3 (2.70%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.11%) .NET
2 7 (6.31%) Apache Flex
3 5 (4.50%) SOAP
4 3 (2.70%) Web Services
4 3 (2.70%) XML
5 2 (1.80%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.80%) J2EE
6 1 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.90%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.90%) cXML
6 1 (0.90%) LAMP
6 1 (0.90%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.60%) GIS
1 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.90%) Algorithms
2 1 (0.90%) User Experience
2 1 (0.90%) Open Source
2 1 (0.90%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.50%) Windows
2 4 (3.60%) Android
2 4 (3.60%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (52.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (29.73%) Test Scripting
3 23 (20.72%) Manual Testing
4 18 (16.22%) Automated Testing
5 16 (14.41%) Test Automation
6 13 (11.71%) Regression Testing
6 13 (11.71%) Test Planning
7 11 (9.91%) Software Testing
8 8 (7.21%) Test Management
9 7 (6.31%) Project Management
10 6 (5.41%) System Testing
10 6 (5.41%) Fault Management
11 5 (4.50%) Line Management
11 5 (4.50%) Performance Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (3.60%) E-Commerce
12 4 (3.60%) Scrum
12 4 (3.60%) V-Model
12 4 (3.60%) Test Strategy
13 2 (1.80%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 54 (48.65%) Java
2 38 (34.23%) SQL
3 30 (27.03%) C#
4 7 (6.31%) VBScript
4 7 (6.31%) VB
5 4 (3.60%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.70%) Ruby
6 3 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.80%) PHP
7 2 (1.80%) C++
8 1 (0.90%) XPath
8 1 (0.90%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 24 (21.62%) ISEB
2 23 (20.72%) Degree
3 11 (9.91%) ISEB Practitioner
4 8 (7.21%) ISTQB
5 4 (3.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (38.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.80%) Puppet
2 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (12.61%) HP
2 13 (11.71%) IBM
3 9 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 8 (7.21%) Oracle
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) Citrix
5 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.90%) Cognos
5 1 (0.90%) SAP
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Life Insurance, 25 days hols
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 2 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Experis Ltd
Salary: £27093.00 - £32173.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000 + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago