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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 100 180 208
Rank change year-on-year
+80 +28
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 152 82 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.69% 1.22% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.04% 1.36% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 115 69 43
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
5007 6048 6332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.67% 89.80% 85.48%
Number of salaries quoted 4058 4911 4931
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 September 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 +60 122 £42,500 -5.55% 7
North Yorkshire +25 14 £29,750 -0.83% 1
South Yorkshire +9 11 £42,500 +6.91%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 191 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 144 (48.81%) Selenium
3 98 (33.22%) Software Testing
4 94 (31.86%) ISTQB
5 93 (31.53%) SQL
6 91 (30.85%) Finance
7 90 (30.51%) ISEB
8 84 (28.47%) Functional Testing
9 80 (27.12%) QA
10 75 (25.42%) Java
11 74 (25.08%) C#
12 73 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
13 70 (23.73%) .NET
13 70 (23.73%) SoapUI
14 65 (22.03%) Scrum
15 63 (21.36%) Test Strategy
16 60 (20.34%) Non-Functional Testing
16 60 (20.34%) E-Commerce
17 58 (19.66%) Automated Testing
18 54 (18.31%) Retail
19 52 (17.63%) Cucumber
20 51 (17.29%) Waterfall
20 51 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
21 46 (15.59%) Legal
22 41 (13.90%) Ruby
23 40 (13.56%) Automation Testing
24 38 (12.88%) SDLC
24 38 (12.88%) User Acceptance Testing
24 38 (12.88%) Manual Testing
25 37 (12.54%) JavaScript

Test Automation
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 12 (4.07%) Confluence
2 10 (3.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.36%) Jetty
3 4 (1.36%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.02%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (1.69%) MS Office
2 3 (1.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.73%) GitHub
2 2 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.34%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.75%) HTTP
2 8 (2.71%) Internet
3 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (2.71%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.36%) MySQL
5 4 (1.36%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 144 (48.81%) Selenium
2 70 (23.73%) SoapUI
3 52 (17.63%) Cucumber
4 34 (11.53%) Git (software)
4 34 (11.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (10.51%) JIRA
6 30 (10.17%) Jenkins
7 23 (7.80%) WebDriver
8 22 (7.46%) HP UFT
9 14 (4.75%) Ranorex
10 12 (4.07%) JUnit
10 12 (4.07%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.73%) eggPlant
11 11 (3.73%) Oracle APEX
11 11 (3.73%) Oracle Forms
12 10 (3.39%) Hudson
12 10 (3.39%) SpecFlow
12 10 (3.39%) Visual Studio
13 9 (3.05%) Appium
13 9 (3.05%) JMeter
General
1 91 (30.85%) Finance
2 54 (18.31%) Retail
3 46 (15.59%) Legal
4 37 (12.54%) Banking
5 22 (7.46%) Games
6 9 (3.05%) Electronics
7 6 (2.03%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.68%) Military
8 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.34%) Automotive
9 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 87 (29.49%) Test Engineer
2 73 (24.75%) Analyst
2 73 (24.75%) Test Analyst
3 55 (18.64%) Test Automation Engineer
4 41 (13.90%) Test Leader
5 38 (12.88%) Tester
6 34 (11.53%) Developer
7 29 (9.83%) Developer in Test
8 28 (9.49%) Lead Test Analyst
8 28 (9.49%) Senior Test Engineer
9 24 (8.14%) Automation Test Analyst
10 23 (7.80%) Consultant
10 23 (7.80%) Test Consultant
11 18 (6.10%) Automation Tester
11 18 (6.10%) Senior Analyst
11 18 (6.10%) Senior Test Analyst
12 17 (5.76%) Test Automation Developer
13 16 (5.42%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
13 16 (5.42%) Web Analyst
13 16 (5.42%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (23.73%) .NET
2 28 (9.49%) XML
3 21 (7.12%) ASP.NET
4 20 (6.78%) Web Services
5 18 (6.10%) Hibernate
5 18 (6.10%) Spring
6 16 (5.42%) SOAP
7 14 (4.75%) Gherkin
7 14 (4.75%) WSDL
7 14 (4.75%) XSD
8 13 (4.41%) REST
9 10 (3.39%) JMS
10 8 (2.71%) JSON
11 7 (2.37%) CSS
11 7 (2.37%) HTML
11 7 (2.37%) jQuery
12 6 (2.03%) .NET Framework
13 5 (1.69%) Behat
14 4 (1.36%) Spring MVC
14 4 (1.36%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.07%) Virtual Team
3 10 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.69%) STB
5 4 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 4 (1.36%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.36%) IPTV
6 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.02%) PMI
6 3 (1.02%) User Experience
7 2 (0.68%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.68%) iPad
7 2 (0.68%) NHS
8 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
8 1 (0.34%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
8 1 (0.34%) Streaming Video
8 1 (0.34%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.69%) Android
1 5 (1.69%) Windows
2 4 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.02%) Linux
4 2 (0.68%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (64.75%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (33.22%) Software Testing
3 84 (28.47%) Functional Testing
4 73 (24.75%) Stakeholder Management
5 65 (22.03%) Scrum
6 63 (21.36%) Test Strategy
7 60 (20.34%) E-Commerce
7 60 (20.34%) Non-Functional Testing
8 58 (19.66%) Automated Testing
9 51 (17.29%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (17.29%) Waterfall
10 40 (13.56%) Automation Testing
11 38 (12.88%) Manual Testing
11 38 (12.88%) SDLC
11 38 (12.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 29 (9.83%) Test Scripting
13 27 (9.15%) Mentoring
13 27 (9.15%) Software Engineering
13 27 (9.15%) TDD
14 26 (8.81%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.53%) SQL
2 75 (25.42%) Java
3 74 (25.08%) C#
4 41 (13.90%) Ruby
5 37 (12.54%) JavaScript
6 36 (12.20%) Python
7 26 (8.81%) Scala
8 13 (4.41%) VB
9 11 (3.73%) VB.NET
10 10 (3.39%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.71%) PHP
12 6 (2.03%) C
13 5 (1.69%) PowerShell
14 3 (1.02%) C++
15 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
16 1 (0.34%) Go
16 1 (0.34%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 94 (31.86%) ISTQB
2 90 (30.51%) ISEB
3 30 (10.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (3.73%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (3.39%) Degree
6 3 (1.02%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (27.12%) QA
2 9 (3.05%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (11.86%) Oracle
2 22 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 19 (6.44%) HP
4 5 (1.69%) Progress
5 3 (1.02%) SOASTA, Inc
6 2 (0.68%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) SAP
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