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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 159 174 158
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 73 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.39% 1.13% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 1.36% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 79 43 60
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £43,250 £45,000
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
6119 5366 4715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.76% 82.89% 80.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5012 4094 3893
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 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 -1 57 £35,000 +2.94% 4
North Yorkshire +28 27 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire 0 14 £35,500 +26.78% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 96 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (40.48%) QA
3 60 (35.71%) TDD
4 58 (34.52%) Selenium
5 55 (32.74%) Test Scripting
6 53 (31.55%) SQL
7 52 (30.95%) Software Testing
8 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
9 44 (26.19%) Automated Testing
10 43 (25.60%) ISEB
11 36 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
11 36 (21.43%) Test Strategy
12 35 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
13 32 (19.05%) BDD
13 32 (19.05%) Test Management
13 32 (19.05%) MS Excel
14 29 (17.26%) Performance Testing
14 29 (17.26%) Test Planning
15 28 (16.67%) Functional Testing
15 28 (16.67%) Usability Testing
15 28 (16.67%) HP
15 28 (16.67%) C#
15 28 (16.67%) Java
15 28 (16.67%) Business Analysis
15 28 (16.67%) Degree
15 28 (16.67%) Retail
16 27 (16.07%) Manual Testing
16 27 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
17 25 (14.88%) Integration Testing
17 25 (14.88%) User Stories

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 9 (5.36%) Apache
2 6 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.98%) JBoss
4 4 (2.38%) nginx
4 4 (2.38%) Node.js
5 1 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 32 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) MS Project
2 1 (0.60%) MS Office
2 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.38%) Route 53
2 2 (1.19%) SaaS
2 2 (1.19%) PaaS
2 2 (1.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.79%) Internet
1 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.79%) DNS
1 3 (1.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.19%) VLAN
3 1 (0.60%) FTP
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) MySQL
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.17%) Big Data
4 5 (2.98%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.38%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.38%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.38%) Redis
6 3 (1.79%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.60%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.60%) SimpleDB
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 58 (34.52%) Selenium
2 36 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 35 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (14.88%) JMeter
4 25 (14.88%) JIRA
5 24 (14.29%) eggPlant
6 15 (8.93%) FitNesse
7 11 (6.55%) Cucumber
7 11 (6.55%) SpecFlow
8 10 (5.95%) WebDriver
9 9 (5.36%) SoapUI
10 8 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 7 (4.17%) JUnit
11 7 (4.17%) ReSharper
11 7 (4.17%) Moq
12 6 (3.57%) Jenkins
13 5 (2.98%) Maven
13 5 (2.98%) Subversion
14 3 (1.79%) TestComplete
15 2 (1.19%) WebLOAD
General
1 28 (16.67%) Retail
2 11 (6.55%) Finance
3 7 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.98%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
6 1 (0.60%) Banking
Job Titles
1 94 (55.95%) Analyst
2 80 (47.62%) Test Analyst
3 43 (25.60%) Tester
4 24 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 24 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
5 18 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 15 (8.93%) QA Analyst
7 13 (7.74%) Manual Tester
7 13 (7.74%) Automation Tester
8 12 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
8 12 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (7.14%) Functional Test Analyst
8 12 (7.14%) Functional Analyst
9 11 (6.55%) Functional Tester
10 10 (5.95%) Test Manager
11 8 (4.76%) Software Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
12 7 (4.17%) Test Team Leader
12 7 (4.17%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.88%) .NET
2 15 (8.93%) .NET Framework
3 13 (7.74%) XML
4 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.95%) Web Services
5 8 (4.76%) HTML
6 7 (4.17%) Gherkin
6 7 (4.17%) HTML5
6 7 (4.17%) WPF
7 5 (2.98%) SOAP
8 3 (1.79%) XSD
8 3 (1.79%) WSDL
9 2 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.60%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.60%) LAMP
10 1 (0.60%) WinForms
10 1 (0.60%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 1 (0.60%) WCF
10 1 (0.60%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.76%) User Experience
3 6 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
4 5 (2.98%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.19%) W3C
6 1 (0.60%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.60%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.71%) UNIX
2 14 (8.33%) Windows
3 13 (7.74%) Linux
4 8 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 7 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.60%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.71%) TDD
3 55 (32.74%) Test Scripting
4 52 (30.95%) Software Testing
5 44 (26.19%) Automated Testing
6 36 (21.43%) Test Strategy
7 32 (19.05%) BDD
7 32 (19.05%) Test Management
8 29 (17.26%) Performance Testing
8 29 (17.26%) Test Planning
9 28 (16.67%) Functional Testing
9 28 (16.67%) Usability Testing
9 28 (16.67%) Business Analysis
10 27 (16.07%) Manual Testing
11 25 (14.88%) Integration Testing
11 25 (14.88%) User Stories
12 20 (11.90%) Regression Testing
13 19 (11.31%) Web Development
14 17 (10.12%) Line Management
14 17 (10.12%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (31.55%) SQL
2 28 (16.67%) C#
2 28 (16.67%) Java
3 21 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.95%) PHP
5 9 (5.36%) Ruby
6 5 (2.98%) Python
6 5 (2.98%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.38%) Perl
7 4 (2.38%) C++
8 3 (1.79%) VBScript
9 2 (1.19%) VB
10 1 (0.60%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.60%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.60%) XQuery
10 1 (0.60%) XPath
Qualifications
1 43 (25.60%) ISEB
2 28 (16.67%) Degree
3 18 (10.71%) ISTQB
4 16 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (40.48%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.17%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 27 (16.07%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.36%) Puppet
3 4 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.38%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.60%) Salt
Vendors
1 50 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 28 (16.67%) HP
3 12 (7.14%) Oracle
4 7 (4.17%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.17%) Apple
5 3 (1.79%) Percona
6 2 (1.19%) VMware
7 1 (0.60%) IBM
7 1 (0.60%) Empirix
7 1 (0.60%) Compuware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits package attached
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago