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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 151 205 195
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 85 64 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.54% 0.92% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 1.04% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 76 60 63
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,633 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
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
4928 6182 5993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.15% 89.27% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 5036 4681
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +19 42 £35,000 -12.50% 5
North Yorkshire +29 24 £39,000 +20.00% 1
South Yorkshire +29 16 £41,250 +37.50% 2
East Yorkshire - 1 £35,000 - 2
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 95 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (49.40%) Selenium
3 71 (42.77%) SQL
4 55 (33.13%) Manual Testing
5 50 (30.12%) QA
6 49 (29.52%) ISEB
6 49 (29.52%) C#
7 45 (27.11%) ISTQB
8 36 (21.69%) Scrum
9 34 (20.48%) Test Scripting
10 33 (19.88%) Java
11 32 (19.28%) Functional Testing
12 31 (18.67%) Test Automation
13 30 (18.07%) WebDriver
13 30 (18.07%) .NET
14 29 (17.47%) BDD
14 29 (17.47%) SoapUI
15 26 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 26 (15.66%) Software Testing
16 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
16 23 (13.86%) SDLC
17 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
17 22 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
18 21 (12.65%) Cucumber
18 21 (12.65%) HP UFT
19 18 (10.84%) Finance
19 18 (10.84%) JIRA
20 17 (10.24%) MS Excel
20 17 (10.24%) Coaching
21 16 (9.64%) Mentoring

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 (1.81%) IIS
2 1 (0.60%) MTS
2 1 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 17 (10.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.81%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.20%) HTTP
2 1 (0.60%) DNS
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
2 1 (0.60%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.22%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.01%) Data Mining
3 4 (2.41%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.60%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 82 (49.40%) Selenium
2 30 (18.07%) WebDriver
3 29 (17.47%) SoapUI
4 21 (12.65%) Cucumber
4 21 (12.65%) HP UFT
5 18 (10.84%) JIRA
6 13 (7.83%) SpecFlow
7 10 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (5.42%) Git (software)
9 8 (4.82%) eggPlant
10 7 (4.22%) TeamCity
11 6 (3.61%) Jasmine
11 6 (3.61%) Jenkins
12 5 (3.01%) Moq
13 4 (2.41%) Visual Studio
14 2 (1.20%) Calabash
14 2 (1.20%) JBehave
14 2 (1.20%) JMeter
14 2 (1.20%) Selenium IDE
14 2 (1.20%) Toad
General
1 18 (10.84%) Finance
2 7 (4.22%) Legal
3 2 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.20%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (43.37%) Analyst
2 70 (42.17%) Test Analyst
3 47 (28.31%) Tester
4 37 (22.29%) Test Engineer
5 34 (20.48%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (11.45%) Software Tester
7 18 (10.84%) QA Tester
8 15 (9.04%) Automation Tester
8 15 (9.04%) Test Leader
9 14 (8.43%) QA Analyst
9 14 (8.43%) Test Automation Engineer
10 13 (7.83%) QA Engineer
10 13 (7.83%) QA Test Engineer
10 13 (7.83%) Systems Tester
11 12 (7.23%) QA Test Analyst
11 12 (7.23%) Systems Test Engineer
12 11 (6.63%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (6.63%) Test Manager
13 10 (6.02%) SQL Analyst
14 8 (4.82%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (18.07%) .NET
2 15 (9.04%) Web Services
3 8 (4.82%) ASP.NET
3 8 (4.82%) Hibernate
3 8 (4.82%) Spring
3 8 (4.82%) XML
4 7 (4.22%) HTML
5 6 (3.61%) CSS
5 6 (3.61%) SOAP
6 5 (3.01%) D3.js
6 5 (3.01%) KnockoutJS
7 4 (2.41%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.41%) LAMP
7 4 (2.41%) REST
8 3 (1.81%) Gherkin
9 2 (1.20%) Behat
9 2 (1.20%) J2EE
9 2 (1.20%) JSON
9 2 (1.20%) Node.js
9 2 (1.20%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (5.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (4.22%) Virtual Team
3 5 (3.01%) iPad
4 4 (2.41%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.20%) NHS
6 1 (0.60%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.01%) Windows
2 2 (1.20%) Android
2 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.60%) Unix
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 10
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.60%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (57.23%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (33.13%) Manual Testing
3 36 (21.69%) Scrum
4 34 (20.48%) Test Scripting
5 32 (19.28%) Functional Testing
6 31 (18.67%) Test Automation
7 29 (17.47%) BDD
8 26 (15.66%) Software Testing
9 23 (13.86%) SDLC
10 22 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (13.25%) Test Strategy
11 17 (10.24%) Coaching
12 16 (9.64%) Mentoring
13 15 (9.04%) Automated Testing
13 15 (9.04%) TDD
14 12 (7.23%) Regression Testing
14 12 (7.23%) SOA
15 11 (6.63%) Business Intelligence
15 11 (6.63%) User Acceptance Testing
16 10 (6.02%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (42.77%) SQL
2 49 (29.52%) C#
3 33 (19.88%) Java
4 16 (9.64%) JavaScript
5 14 (8.43%) Python
6 9 (5.42%) PHP
7 5 (3.01%) VB
8 3 (1.81%) Ruby
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 49 (29.52%) ISEB
2 45 (27.11%) ISTQB
3 26 (15.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (6.63%) Degree
5 5 (3.01%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.01%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (30.12%) QA
2 7 (4.22%) Section 508
System Software
1 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.60%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.60%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (13.86%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.83%) HP
3 11 (6.63%) Oracle
4 2 (1.20%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) Facebook
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter
5 1 (0.60%) VMware
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