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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / Yorkshire
Rank 84 127 165
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 166 128 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.17% 2.02% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.53% 2.30% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 121 106 81
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
4696 5554 6480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.69% 87.64% 89.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4022 4626 5308
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 £60,000 £55,000 £60,250
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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 2017. 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 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 +33 128 £43,000 +14.66% 11
South Yorkshire +29 29 £44,000 +10.00% 1
North Yorkshire -11 9 £32,500 -18.75% 4
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 254 (83.01%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (64.71%) Selenium
3 127 (41.50%) Automated Testing
4 124 (40.52%) Java
5 104 (33.99%) TDD
6 103 (33.66%) ISEB
6 103 (33.66%) BDD
7 97 (31.70%) Cucumber
8 96 (31.37%) Scrum
9 95 (31.05%) ISTQB
10 93 (30.39%) QA
11 88 (28.76%) Software Testing
12 84 (27.45%) Functional Testing
13 80 (26.14%) SQL
14 79 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
15 74 (24.18%) C#
15 74 (24.18%) Mentoring
16 73 (23.86%) Test Strategy
17 66 (21.57%) Test Scripting
17 66 (21.57%) .NET
18 65 (21.24%) SoapUI
18 65 (21.24%) WebDriver
19 64 (20.92%) Jenkins
20 60 (19.61%) Regression Testing
20 60 (19.61%) SDLC
21 58 (18.95%) Finance
21 58 (18.95%) Waterfall
22 57 (18.63%) Test Management
22 57 (18.63%) Kanban
23 55 (17.97%) 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 2 (0.65%) Confluence
1 2 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.13%) GitHub
2 7 (2.29%) Trello
3 6 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.29%) Internet
2 3 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (12.42%) Relational Database
2 17 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (4.25%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.63%) MySQL
5 3 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.33%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 198 (64.71%) Selenium
2 97 (31.70%) Cucumber
3 65 (21.24%) SoapUI
3 65 (21.24%) WebDriver
4 64 (20.92%) Jenkins
5 47 (15.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (10.46%) Git (software)
7 26 (8.50%) JIRA
8 21 (6.86%) SpecFlow
9 17 (5.56%) JMeter
10 12 (3.92%) LoadRunner
10 12 (3.92%) TeamCity
11 11 (3.59%) FitNesse
11 11 (3.59%) NUnit
12 10 (3.27%) Octopus Deploy
12 10 (3.27%) Subversion
12 10 (3.27%) TestNG
13 9 (2.94%) HP UFT
14 7 (2.29%) Capybara
14 7 (2.29%) Fiddler
General
1 58 (18.95%) Finance
2 28 (9.15%) Retail
3 20 (6.54%) Banking
4 16 (5.23%) Legal
5 7 (2.29%) Advertising
5 7 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 123 (40.20%) Test Engineer
2 65 (21.24%) Analyst
3 64 (20.92%) Test Analyst
4 63 (20.59%) Senior Test Engineer
5 54 (17.65%) Test Automation Engineer
6 40 (13.07%) Tester
7 37 (12.09%) Automation Tester
8 35 (11.44%) Senior Analyst
8 35 (11.44%) Senior Test Analyst
9 25 (8.17%) Developer
9 25 (8.17%) Test Leader
10 22 (7.19%) Senior Tester
11 21 (6.86%) Automation Test Analyst
12 20 (6.54%) Senior Automation Tester
13 17 (5.56%) Developer in Test
13 17 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
13 17 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
13 17 (5.56%) Test Manager
14 16 (5.23%) QA Engineer
15 11 (3.59%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (21.57%) .NET
2 35 (11.44%) Gherkin
3 28 (9.15%) XML
4 23 (7.52%) SOAP
5 18 (5.88%) Web Services
6 11 (3.59%) Behat
7 8 (2.61%) AngularJS
8 7 (2.29%) Velocity
8 7 (2.29%) WSDL
8 7 (2.29%) XSD
9 6 (1.96%) ASP.NET
9 6 (1.96%) REST
10 3 (0.98%) Hibernate
10 3 (0.98%) Spring
11 2 (0.65%) LAMP
11 2 (0.65%) WPF
12 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
12 1 (0.33%) Java EE
12 1 (0.33%) JSON
12 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.25%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.29%) Minimum Viable Product
4 7 (2.29%) User Experience
5 6 (1.96%) Virtual Team
6 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.65%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.65%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.96%) Windows
2 5 (1.63%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.98%) Linux
4 2 (0.65%) Android
5 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (83.01%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (41.50%) Automated Testing
3 104 (33.99%) TDD
4 103 (33.66%) BDD
5 96 (31.37%) Scrum
6 88 (28.76%) Software Testing
7 84 (27.45%) Functional Testing
8 79 (25.82%) Continuous Integration
9 74 (24.18%) Mentoring
10 73 (23.86%) Test Strategy
11 66 (21.57%) Test Scripting
12 60 (19.61%) Regression Testing
12 60 (19.61%) SDLC
13 58 (18.95%) Waterfall
14 57 (18.63%) Kanban
14 57 (18.63%) Test Management
15 46 (15.03%) Automation Testing
16 40 (13.07%) Configuration Management
16 40 (13.07%) Defect Tracking
17 39 (12.75%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 124 (40.52%) Java
2 80 (26.14%) SQL
3 74 (24.18%) C#
4 55 (17.97%) JavaScript
5 25 (8.17%) Python
6 24 (7.84%) Ruby
7 12 (3.92%) Scala
7 12 (3.92%) T-SQL
8 5 (1.63%) VB
8 5 (1.63%) VBScript
9 4 (1.31%) C
10 3 (0.98%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.98%) C++
10 3 (0.98%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.98%) Perl
10 3 (0.98%) PHP
10 3 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.33%) VBA
11 1 (0.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 103 (33.66%) ISEB
2 95 (31.05%) ISTQB
3 55 (17.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 20 (6.54%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 10 (3.27%) Degree
6 1 (0.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (30.39%) QA
2 3 (0.98%) SDET
3 2 (0.65%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) Puppet
2 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 42 (13.73%) Oracle
2 18 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.29%) Progress
4 6 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (0.33%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.33%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.33%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
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