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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 161 189 172
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 82 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.94% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 1.11% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 64 58 47
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
5816 6203 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 86.35% 84.09% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4697 4912 3477
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 28 May 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 28 May 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
(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
West Yorkshire +19 57 £35,000 -12.50% 5
South Yorkshire +3 10 £41,250 +37.50%
East Yorkshire - 7 £32,000 -
North Yorkshire -4 5 £31,500 -3.07%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (46.70%) SQL
3 84 (46.15%) ISEB
4 77 (42.31%) Test Scripting
5 70 (38.46%) SDLC
6 63 (34.62%) Selenium
7 62 (34.07%) Java
8 50 (27.47%) Automated Testing
8 50 (27.47%) Software Testing
9 49 (26.92%) QA
10 45 (24.73%) TDD
11 43 (23.63%) C#
12 42 (23.08%) Integration Testing
13 40 (21.98%) Performance Testing
14 39 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
15 38 (20.88%) ISTQB
16 37 (20.33%) UNIX
17 36 (19.78%) Regression Testing
18 34 (18.68%) Functional Testing
19 32 (17.58%) Manual Testing
20 31 (17.03%) .NET
20 31 (17.03%) Microsoft
21 30 (16.48%) BDD
22 28 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
23 27 (14.84%) Test Strategy
23 27 (14.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
24 26 (14.29%) Degree
25 25 (13.74%) Finance
26 24 (13.19%) HP
27 23 (12.64%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (1.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
Applications
1 21 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.20%) MS Office
3 3 (1.65%) MS Project
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.55%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.55%) PaaS
2 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.55%) HTTP
1 1 (0.55%) VLAN
1 1 (0.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.95%) Oracle Database
3 7 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (3.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.55%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (0.55%) MySQL
4 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 63 (34.62%) Selenium
2 39 (21.43%) QuickTest Pro
3 19 (10.44%) JIRA
4 18 (9.89%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.24%) JMeter
5 15 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 14 (7.69%) WebDriver
7 13 (7.14%) eggPlant
8 9 (4.95%) FitNesse
9 8 (4.40%) SoapUI
10 7 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
10 7 (3.85%) Toad
10 7 (3.85%) ReSharper
10 7 (3.85%) Moq
10 7 (3.85%) SpecFlow
11 5 (2.75%) JUnit
12 4 (2.20%) TestNG
13 3 (1.65%) Eclipse
13 3 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
13 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (13.74%) Finance
2 18 (9.89%) Retail
3 12 (6.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (2.75%) Legal
5 4 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (55.49%) Analyst
2 100 (54.95%) Test Analyst
3 44 (24.18%) Tester
4 25 (13.74%) Software Engineer
5 21 (11.54%) Test Engineer
6 16 (8.79%) Functional Tester
7 13 (7.14%) Performance Test Analyst
7 13 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
8 12 (6.59%) Lead Software Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (6.59%) Senior Test Analyst
8 12 (6.59%) Software Tester
8 12 (6.59%) Software Test Engineer
9 11 (6.04%) Functional Test Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Functional Analyst
9 11 (6.04%) Automation Tester
10 10 (5.49%) Test Leader
11 9 (4.95%) Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.40%) Test Manager
13 6 (3.30%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (17.03%) .NET
2 18 (9.89%) HTML
2 18 (9.89%) ASP.NET
3 16 (8.79%) XML
4 15 (8.24%) .NET Framework
5 11 (6.04%) Gherkin
6 10 (5.49%) Web Services
7 9 (4.95%) HTML5
8 7 (3.85%) WPF
9 6 (3.30%) SOAP
10 4 (2.20%) CSS
11 3 (1.65%) J2EE
11 3 (1.65%) Spring
12 2 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (1.10%) Entity Framework
12 2 (1.10%) LINQ
12 2 (1.10%) WCF
13 1 (0.55%) JSP
13 1 (0.55%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.55%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.40%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.85%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.85%) Private Cloud
4 5 (2.75%) NHS
5 2 (1.10%) User Experience
5 2 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.55%) EMV
6 1 (0.55%) Social Network
6 1 (0.55%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.55%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.55%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (20.33%) UNIX
2 16 (8.79%) Windows
3 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
4 6 (3.30%) Linux
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (56.59%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 70 (38.46%) SDLC
4 50 (27.47%) Automated Testing
4 50 (27.47%) Software Testing
5 45 (24.73%) TDD
6 42 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 40 (21.98%) Performance Testing
8 36 (19.78%) Regression Testing
9 34 (18.68%) Functional Testing
10 32 (17.58%) Manual Testing
11 30 (16.48%) BDD
12 28 (15.38%) Compatibility Testing
13 27 (14.84%) Test Strategy
14 23 (12.64%) Scrum
14 23 (12.64%) Test Management
15 22 (12.09%) User Acceptance Testing
16 19 (10.44%) Software Engineering
17 18 (9.89%) Test Planning
17 18 (9.89%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 85 (46.70%) SQL
2 62 (34.07%) Java
3 43 (23.63%) C#
4 13 (7.14%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.14%) VBScript
5 8 (4.40%) VB
6 5 (2.75%) Python
7 4 (2.20%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.20%) PHP
8 3 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.55%) C++
10 1 (0.55%) XQuery
10 1 (0.55%) XPath
Qualifications
1 84 (46.15%) ISEB
2 38 (20.88%) ISTQB
3 27 (14.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 26 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 7 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (12.64%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.10%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (17.03%) Microsoft
2 24 (13.19%) HP
3 19 (10.44%) Oracle
4 7 (3.85%) Apple
4 7 (3.85%) VMware
5 5 (2.75%) SAP
5 5 (2.75%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.55%) Facebook
6 1 (0.55%) Twitter
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