The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 181 183 198
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 79 40 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.03% 0.70% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 0.88% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 70 30 17
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +45.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,250 £27,100
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
6247 4541 4366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 81.70% 79.08% 76.01%
Number of salaries quoted 4851 3528 3643
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 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -5 63 £33,375 -25.83% 6
North Yorkshire -5 20 £32,500 +25.00% 2
South Yorkshire - 7 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 86 (69.35%) Test Scripting
2 71 (57.26%) ISEB
3 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (35.48%) .NET
5 39 (31.45%) SQL
6 36 (29.03%) Selenium
7 33 (26.61%) User Acceptance Testing
8 30 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (21.77%) QA
10 24 (19.35%) SOAP
11 23 (18.55%) Java
11 23 (18.55%) Degree
12 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
13 19 (15.32%) C#
13 19 (15.32%) Web Services
14 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
14 18 (14.52%) ISTQB
14 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
14 18 (14.52%) BDD
15 17 (13.71%) Dynamics CRM
15 17 (13.71%) MS Excel
15 17 (13.71%) CRM
15 17 (13.71%) TDD
16 16 (12.90%) REST
17 14 (11.29%) Siebel
17 14 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
18 13 (10.48%) Web Testing
18 13 (10.48%) System Testing
19 12 (9.68%) Performance Testing
19 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.26%) IIS
1 9 (7.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (13.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 17 (13.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.81%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.26%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (7.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (29.03%) Selenium
2 12 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 11 (8.87%) WebDriver
4 9 (7.26%) Eclipse
5 7 (5.65%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (3.23%) LoadRunner
6 4 (3.23%) SoapUI
7 3 (2.42%) WATIR
7 3 (2.42%) JMeter
8 2 (1.61%) JIRA
8 2 (1.61%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.81%) Selenium IDE
9 1 (0.81%) Behat
9 1 (0.81%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.81%) Firebug
9 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.81%) NUnit
General
1 5 (4.03%) Finance
2 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.81%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (57.26%) Analyst
1 71 (57.26%) Test Analyst
2 24 (19.35%) Tester
3 19 (15.32%) Developer
4 17 (13.71%) Automation Tester
4 17 (13.71%) Lead Test Analyst
5 16 (12.90%) CRM Developer
6 14 (11.29%) Automation Analyst
6 14 (11.29%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (4.84%) Test Leader
8 3 (2.42%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Manual Test Analyst
8 3 (2.42%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Senior Developer
8 3 (2.42%) Test Team Leader
8 3 (2.42%) Team Leader
9 2 (1.61%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (1.61%) Test Engineer
9 2 (1.61%) Test Manager
9 2 (1.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (35.48%) .NET
2 24 (19.35%) SOAP
3 19 (15.32%) Web Services
4 16 (12.90%) REST
5 9 (7.26%) COM
6 3 (2.42%) XML
7 1 (0.81%) HTML
7 1 (0.81%) DOM
7 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.23%) Open Source
2 3 (2.42%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) iSeries
3 1 (0.81%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.45%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (5.65%) Windows
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle Linux
3 1 (0.81%) UNIX
3 1 (0.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (69.35%) Test Scripting
2 56 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (26.61%) User Acceptance Testing
4 30 (24.19%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (14.52%) Test Automation
5 18 (14.52%) BDD
6 17 (13.71%) CRM
6 17 (13.71%) TDD
7 13 (10.48%) Web Testing
7 13 (10.48%) System Testing
8 12 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 10 (8.06%) Stress Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Load Testing
10 9 (7.26%) Software Testing
11 8 (6.45%) Risk Management
11 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
12 7 (5.65%) V-Model
13 6 (4.84%) Project Management
13 6 (4.84%) Test Strategy
14 5 (4.03%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (31.45%) SQL
2 23 (18.55%) Java
3 19 (15.32%) C#
4 18 (14.52%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.81%) Ruby
5 1 (0.81%) PHP
5 1 (0.81%) C++
Qualifications
1 71 (57.26%) ISEB
2 23 (18.55%) Degree
3 18 (14.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (21.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (17.74%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.29%) Siebel
2 14 (11.29%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (7.26%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.61%) Oracle
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago