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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 190 167 189
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 61 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.84% 0.99% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 1.16% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 33
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 £30,000 £31,700 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
5945 4585 4750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.10% 85.35% 80.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4627 3611 3888
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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
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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 -49 29 £36,500 +5.79% 1
North Yorkshire -1 21 £32,500 - 2
South Yorkshire -10 9 £36,000 -15.29%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 87 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (50.85%) SQL
3 58 (49.15%) QA
4 45 (38.14%) Selenium
5 42 (35.59%) Test Management
6 34 (28.81%) .NET
7 31 (26.27%) Test Planning
8 29 (24.58%) Java
8 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
8 29 (24.58%) TDD
8 29 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
9 28 (23.73%) Finance
10 27 (22.88%) SOAP
11 25 (21.19%) Test Strategy
12 24 (20.34%) Test Scripting
13 23 (19.49%) XML
13 23 (19.49%) HP Quality Center
13 23 (19.49%) User Stories
14 22 (18.64%) Web Services
14 22 (18.64%) ISEB
14 22 (18.64%) Degree
15 21 (17.80%) HP
15 21 (17.80%) QuickTest Pro
16 19 (16.10%) Automated Testing
16 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
16 19 (16.10%) Cucumber
17 18 (15.25%) C#
17 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
18 17 (14.41%) FitNesse
18 17 (14.41%) BDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (6.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (5.08%) Apache
3 4 (3.39%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) Confluence
5 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.69%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.69%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (1.69%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (11.02%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) MySQL
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 45 (38.14%) Selenium
2 29 (24.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.80%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (16.10%) Cucumber
5 17 (14.41%) FitNesse
6 15 (12.71%) SoapUI
7 14 (11.86%) SpecFlow
8 12 (10.17%) JIRA
9 10 (8.47%) WebDriver
10 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
10 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio
11 7 (5.93%) Eclipse
11 7 (5.93%) Subversion
12 6 (5.08%) JUnit
12 6 (5.08%) Jenkins
13 5 (4.24%) eggPlant
13 5 (4.24%) JMeter
13 5 (4.24%) Mercurial
14 4 (3.39%) TestNG
14 4 (3.39%) ReSharper
General
1 28 (23.73%) Finance
2 8 (6.78%) Marketing
3 6 (5.08%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Electronics
6 1 (0.85%) Games
6 1 (0.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Analyst
2 41 (34.75%) Tester
3 38 (32.20%) Test Analyst
4 20 (16.95%) Automation Tester
5 16 (13.56%) Agile Test Analyst
6 15 (12.71%) Test Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) QA Analyst
8 12 (10.17%) Test Manager
9 9 (7.63%) Lead Tester
10 7 (5.93%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (5.93%) Team Leader
11 6 (5.08%) Manual Tester
11 6 (5.08%) Test Team Leader
11 6 (5.08%) Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Test Automation Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (4.24%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) .NET
2 27 (22.88%) SOAP
3 23 (19.49%) XML
4 22 (18.64%) Web Services
5 16 (13.56%) XSD
5 16 (13.56%) WSDL
6 5 (4.24%) WinForms
6 5 (4.24%) JSON
7 4 (3.39%) .NET Remoting
7 4 (3.39%) LAMP
7 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.54%) Dojo
9 2 (1.69%) Ajax
9 2 (1.69%) JSP
9 2 (1.69%) jQuery
9 2 (1.69%) HTML
9 2 (1.69%) Java EE
10 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Mobile App
1 9 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Computer Science
3 5 (4.24%) iPhone
3 5 (4.24%) NHS
3 5 (4.24%) DTV
3 5 (4.24%) Management Information System
3 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.24%) User Experience
4 4 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.39%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.85%) Open Source
5 1 (0.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (8.47%) Windows
2 9 (7.63%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.93%) UNIX
4 6 (5.08%) Linux
5 4 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (73.73%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (35.59%) Test Management
3 31 (26.27%) Test Planning
4 29 (24.58%) TDD
5 25 (21.19%) Test Strategy
6 24 (20.34%) Test Scripting
7 23 (19.49%) User Stories
8 19 (16.10%) Automated Testing
8 19 (16.10%) Software Testing
9 18 (15.25%) Mentoring
10 17 (14.41%) BDD
11 16 (13.56%) Usability Testing
11 16 (13.56%) Scrum
11 16 (13.56%) Business Analysis
12 15 (12.71%) Automation Testing
13 11 (9.32%) Waterfall
13 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
14 10 (8.47%) System Testing
15 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (7.63%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 60 (50.85%) SQL
2 29 (24.58%) Java
3 18 (15.25%) C#
4 10 (8.47%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.24%) Objective-C
6 4 (3.39%) PHP
7 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.69%) VBScript
7 2 (1.69%) VB
8 1 (0.85%) Python
8 1 (0.85%) Tcl
8 1 (0.85%) Perl
8 1 (0.85%) C++
8 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (18.64%) ISEB
1 22 (18.64%) Degree
2 9 (7.63%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (49.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (19.49%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 29 (24.58%) Microsoft
2 21 (17.80%) HP
3 15 (12.71%) Oracle
4 4 (3.39%) Typemock
4 4 (3.39%) Red Gate
5 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.69%) hybris
6 2 (1.69%) JBoss
6 2 (1.69%) IBM
6 2 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.69%) ATG
6 2 (1.69%) VMware
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