The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 206 173 190
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 64 54 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.85% 0.96% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.02% 1.12% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 46 53 33
Average salary £32,500 £34,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.41% +23.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
6296 4822 4685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 83.55% 85.83% 80.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4949 3808 3839
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 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Yorkshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
North Yorkshire +14 32 £32,500 - 4
West Yorkshire -61 21 £32,500 -7.14% 7
South Yorkshire -18 11 £30,000 -19.46%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (50.44%) QA
3 46 (40.71%) Selenium
4 41 (36.28%) SQL
5 39 (34.51%) Test Management
6 36 (31.86%) TDD
7 30 (26.55%) Test Strategy
7 30 (26.55%) Test Planning
8 28 (24.78%) Java
9 27 (23.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
10 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
10 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
11 22 (19.47%) QuickTest Pro
11 22 (19.47%) HP Quality Center
12 21 (18.58%) SOAP
12 21 (18.58%) Automated Testing
13 20 (17.70%) HP
13 20 (17.70%) User Stories
14 19 (16.81%) Cucumber
14 19 (16.81%) .NET
14 19 (16.81%) Finance
15 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
15 18 (15.93%) Web Services
16 17 (15.04%) Oracle
16 17 (15.04%) C#
16 17 (15.04%) ISEB
16 17 (15.04%) JIRA
16 17 (15.04%) BDD
17 16 (14.16%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.62%) Apache
2 8 (7.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (6.19%) Tomcat
4 6 (5.31%) JBoss
5 4 (3.54%) IIS
6 3 (2.65%) Confluence
7 2 (1.77%) Node.js
7 2 (1.77%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.77%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.77%) ATG Dynamo
7 2 (1.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
7 2 (1.77%) nginx
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.77%) Route 53
2 1 (0.88%) IaaS
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.88%) DNS
2 1 (0.88%) Internet
2 1 (0.88%) Firewall
2 1 (0.88%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.88%) VLAN
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
2 1 (0.88%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.50%) MySQL
2 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.54%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.54%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.77%) Redis
5 2 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.88%) SimpleDB
Development Applications
1 46 (40.71%) Selenium
2 27 (23.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (19.47%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (16.81%) Cucumber
5 17 (15.04%) JIRA
6 14 (12.39%) FitNesse
7 12 (10.62%) SoapUI
8 11 (9.73%) SpecFlow
9 10 (8.85%) Jenkins
9 10 (8.85%) eggPlant
9 10 (8.85%) JMeter
9 10 (8.85%) JUnit
9 10 (8.85%) Visual Studio
10 8 (7.08%) WebDriver
11 7 (6.19%) Eclipse
12 6 (5.31%) Subversion
13 4 (3.54%) Maven
13 4 (3.54%) TestNG
13 4 (3.54%) Git (software)
14 3 (2.65%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (16.81%) Finance
2 11 (9.73%) Retail
3 8 (7.08%) Marketing
4 3 (2.65%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (41.59%) Analyst
2 36 (31.86%) Test Analyst
3 31 (27.43%) Tester
4 19 (16.81%) QA Analyst
5 12 (10.62%) Test Engineer
5 12 (10.62%) Test Manager
5 12 (10.62%) Automation Tester
6 10 (8.85%) Performance Test Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Performance Analyst
6 10 (8.85%) Agile Test Analyst
7 9 (7.96%) Lead Tester
8 8 (7.08%) Test Team Leader
8 8 (7.08%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.19%) Manual Tester
9 7 (6.19%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (5.31%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.31%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Functional Test Engineer
11 5 (4.42%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.58%) SOAP
2 19 (16.81%) .NET
3 18 (15.93%) Web Services
4 13 (11.50%) XML
5 10 (8.85%) XSD
5 10 (8.85%) WSDL
6 4 (3.54%) LAMP
7 3 (2.65%) WinForms
7 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.65%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (1.77%) Java EE
8 2 (1.77%) Dojo
8 2 (1.77%) jQuery
8 2 (1.77%) HTML
8 2 (1.77%) JSP
8 2 (1.77%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.85%) Management Information System
2 9 (7.96%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.19%) User Experience
4 6 (5.31%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.31%) Client/Server
5 3 (2.65%) NHS
5 3 (2.65%) DTV
6 1 (0.88%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
2 12 (10.62%) Linux
3 8 (7.08%) UNIX
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.54%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.77%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.77%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (65.49%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (34.51%) Test Management
3 36 (31.86%) TDD
4 30 (26.55%) Test Strategy
4 30 (26.55%) Test Planning
5 23 (20.35%) Test Scripting
5 23 (20.35%) Software Testing
6 21 (18.58%) Automated Testing
7 20 (17.70%) User Stories
8 18 (15.93%) Business Analysis
9 17 (15.04%) BDD
10 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
10 15 (13.27%) Usability Testing
11 14 (12.39%) Scrum
12 12 (10.62%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (9.73%) Service Delivery
13 11 (9.73%) Web Development
14 10 (8.85%) Performance Testing
14 10 (8.85%) Waterfall
14 10 (8.85%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (36.28%) SQL
2 28 (24.78%) Java
3 17 (15.04%) C#
4 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.85%) PHP
6 6 (5.31%) Ruby
7 4 (3.54%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.77%) VBScript
8 2 (1.77%) VB
8 2 (1.77%) Python
8 2 (1.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.77%) C++
9 1 (0.88%) Perl
9 1 (0.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (15.04%) ISEB
2 16 (14.16%) Degree
3 10 (8.85%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.42%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (3.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (50.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (5.31%) Puppet
3 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.77%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.88%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 20 (17.70%) HP
3 17 (15.04%) Oracle
4 6 (5.31%) Red Hat
5 3 (2.65%) Atlassian
5 3 (2.65%) Typemock
5 3 (2.65%) Red Gate
6 2 (1.77%) hybris
6 2 (1.77%) IBM
6 2 (1.77%) ATG
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
7 1 (0.88%) Percona
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Attractive benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: TO £35000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago