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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 176 204 187
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 67 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.95% 0.17% 0.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 0.21% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 63 9 19
Average salary £35,000 £29,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% -23.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £26,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5672 4367 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.10% 82.27% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 3377 3573
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -3 49 £35,000 +13.82% 5
North Yorkshire - 14 £35,000 - 2
South Yorkshire -10 5 £28,500 +7.54%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (57.33%) Test Scripting
2 77 (51.33%) ISEB
3 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (35.33%) Selenium
5 48 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 47 (31.33%) SQL
6 47 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 39 (26.00%) Java
8 37 (24.67%) .NET
9 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
10 20 (13.33%) QA
10 20 (13.33%) WebDriver
11 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
11 18 (12.00%) Degree
12 17 (11.33%) Test Automation
12 17 (11.33%) C#
13 16 (10.67%) Cucumber
13 16 (10.67%) Test Strategy
14 13 (8.67%) Web Testing
14 13 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
15 12 (8.00%) Scrum
15 12 (8.00%) PHP
15 12 (8.00%) SOAP
15 12 (8.00%) Test Management
15 12 (8.00%) BDD
16 11 (7.33%) TDD
16 11 (7.33%) Web Services
17 10 (6.67%) C++
17 10 (6.67%) Ruby
17 10 (6.67%) Manual Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 1 (0.67%) IIS
1 1 (0.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.67%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 53 (35.33%) Selenium
2 20 (13.33%) WebDriver
3 16 (10.67%) Cucumber
4 13 (8.67%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (6.67%) Behat
6 6 (4.00%) WATIR
7 5 (3.33%) JMeter
7 5 (3.33%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.33%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.33%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (1.33%) Maven
8 2 (1.33%) JIRA
9 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.67%) Firebug
9 1 (0.67%) TestComplete
9 1 (0.67%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.67%) JUnit
9 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (4.67%) Finance
2 1 (0.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 85 (56.67%) Analyst
1 85 (56.67%) Test Analyst
2 24 (16.00%) Tester
3 17 (11.33%) Lead Test Analyst
4 16 (10.67%) Automation Tester
5 14 (9.33%) Test Engineer
6 13 (8.67%) Developer
7 12 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
7 12 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
8 8 (5.33%) Software Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Test Manager
9 7 (4.67%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (4.67%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.33%) Test Team Leader
11 4 (2.67%) Graduate
11 4 (2.67%) Junior
11 4 (2.67%) Test Leader
11 4 (2.67%) Principal Engineer
12 3 (2.00%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (24.67%) .NET
2 12 (8.00%) SOAP
3 11 (7.33%) Web Services
4 9 (6.00%) XML
5 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 2 (1.33%) XSD
5 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (1.33%) WSDL
5 2 (1.33%) WCF
5 2 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (0.67%) LAMP
6 1 (0.67%) HTML
6 1 (0.67%) COM
6 1 (0.67%) CSS
6 1 (0.67%) DOM
6 1 (0.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) Open Source
2 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.67%) iSeries
3 1 (0.67%) NHS
3 1 (0.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.67%) Windows
2 1 (0.67%) Linux
2 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (57.33%) Test Scripting
2 54 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (32.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (31.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 26 (17.33%) Software Testing
6 18 (12.00%) Performance Testing
7 17 (11.33%) Test Automation
8 16 (10.67%) Test Strategy
9 13 (8.67%) Web Testing
10 12 (8.00%) Scrum
10 12 (8.00%) Test Management
10 12 (8.00%) BDD
11 11 (7.33%) TDD
12 10 (6.67%) Manual Testing
13 9 (6.00%) System Testing
13 9 (6.00%) Business Analysis
13 9 (6.00%) Software Engineering
14 8 (5.33%) Stress Testing
15 7 (4.67%) Load Testing
15 7 (4.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (31.33%) SQL
2 39 (26.00%) Java
3 17 (11.33%) C#
4 12 (8.00%) PHP
5 10 (6.67%) C++
5 10 (6.67%) Ruby
6 8 (5.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 77 (51.33%) ISEB
2 18 (12.00%) Degree
3 8 (5.33%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.33%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (5.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.67%) IBM
2 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.67%) Siebel
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £39000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £48000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago