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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 103 185 214
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 142 85 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.57% 1.23% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.88% 1.37% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 111 61 38
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +4.93%
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
4928 6182 5993
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 89.15% 89.27% 85.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4109 5036 4681
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 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 +54 111 £40,000 - 11
North Yorkshire +35 13 £33,750 +12.50%
South Yorkshire +21 12 £42,500 +6.25% 2
East Yorkshire -12 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 171 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (49.07%) Selenium
3 97 (36.06%) Finance
4 90 (33.46%) Software Testing
5 82 (30.48%) ISTQB
6 74 (27.51%) Functional Testing
6 74 (27.51%) C#
6 74 (27.51%) SQL
6 74 (27.51%) ISEB
7 73 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
7 73 (27.14%) Non-Functional Testing
7 73 (27.14%) QA
8 70 (26.02%) .NET
9 67 (24.91%) SoapUI
10 62 (23.05%) Java
11 56 (20.82%) E-Commerce
12 52 (19.33%) Retail
13 51 (18.96%) Waterfall
14 47 (17.47%) Test Strategy
14 47 (17.47%) Scrum
15 43 (15.99%) SQL Server
15 43 (15.99%) SDLC
16 41 (15.24%) Cucumber
16 41 (15.24%) Legal
17 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
18 36 (13.38%) Software Engineering
19 34 (12.64%) Banking
20 33 (12.27%) Oracle
20 33 (12.27%) JIRA
20 33 (12.27%) Test Scripting

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 14 (5.20%) Confluence
2 10 (3.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.49%) Jetty
3 4 (1.49%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.12%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (1.12%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 5 (1.86%) MS Office
2 3 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.09%) HTTP
2 8 (2.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.99%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (2.60%) MySQL
5 5 (1.86%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.12%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 132 (49.07%) Selenium
2 67 (24.91%) SoapUI
3 41 (15.24%) Cucumber
4 33 (12.27%) JIRA
5 31 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (9.29%) Git (software)
7 24 (8.92%) Visual Studio
8 23 (8.55%) Jenkins
9 16 (5.95%) JUnit
10 15 (5.58%) HP UFT
10 15 (5.58%) SpecFlow
11 14 (5.20%) FitNesse
11 14 (5.20%) Ranorex
11 14 (5.20%) WebDriver
12 13 (4.83%) JMeter
13 11 (4.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (3.72%) Hudson
14 10 (3.72%) Jasmine
15 9 (3.35%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (3.35%) TestNG
General
1 97 (36.06%) Finance
2 52 (19.33%) Retail
3 41 (15.24%) Legal
4 34 (12.64%) Banking
5 28 (10.41%) Games
6 10 (3.72%) Electronics
7 6 (2.23%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.74%) Military
8 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.37%) Marketing
9 1 (0.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 69 (25.65%) Analyst
1 69 (25.65%) Test Analyst
2 68 (25.28%) Test Engineer
3 43 (15.99%) Test Automation Engineer
4 38 (14.13%) Tester
5 36 (13.38%) Test Leader
6 25 (9.29%) Lead Test Analyst
7 22 (8.18%) Developer
8 21 (7.81%) Consultant
8 21 (7.81%) Test Consultant
9 20 (7.43%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (7.06%) Developer in Test
10 19 (7.06%) Web Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) Software Test Engineer
11 17 (6.32%) Test Automation Developer
11 17 (6.32%) Test Manager
12 16 (5.95%) Automation Tester
13 15 (5.58%) UAT Analyst
13 15 (5.58%) UAT Test Analyst
13 15 (5.58%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (26.02%) .NET
2 30 (11.15%) XML
3 26 (9.67%) ASP.NET
4 19 (7.06%) Web Services
5 18 (6.69%) SOAP
6 14 (5.20%) CSS
6 14 (5.20%) HTML
7 13 (4.83%) WSDL
7 13 (4.83%) XSD
8 12 (4.46%) Hibernate
8 12 (4.46%) JSON
8 12 (4.46%) Spring
9 11 (4.09%) .NET Framework
9 11 (4.09%) jQuery
10 10 (3.72%) Gherkin
10 10 (3.72%) JMS
11 9 (3.35%) REST
12 5 (1.86%) Behat
13 4 (1.49%) Ajax
13 4 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.20%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.60%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.23%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.86%) Client/Server
4 5 (1.86%) Cybercrime
4 5 (1.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (1.86%) PMI
4 5 (1.86%) STB
5 4 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.49%) IPTV
5 4 (1.49%) User Experience
6 2 (0.74%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.74%) iPad
6 2 (0.74%) NHS
6 2 (0.74%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.37%) Streaming Video
7 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 8 (2.97%) Windows
2 6 (2.23%) Linux
3 4 (1.49%) Android
3 4 (1.49%) Unix
4 3 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (63.57%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (33.46%) Software Testing
3 74 (27.51%) Functional Testing
4 73 (27.14%) Non-Functional Testing
4 73 (27.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (20.82%) E-Commerce
6 51 (18.96%) Waterfall
7 47 (17.47%) Scrum
7 47 (17.47%) Test Strategy
8 43 (15.99%) SDLC
9 36 (13.38%) Software Engineering
10 33 (12.27%) Test Scripting
11 31 (11.52%) Automation Testing
12 30 (11.15%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (10.78%) Automated Testing
13 29 (10.78%) BDD
13 29 (10.78%) Manual Testing
13 29 (10.78%) Test Management
14 27 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
14 27 (10.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (27.51%) C#
1 74 (27.51%) SQL
2 62 (23.05%) Java
3 31 (11.52%) Python
4 25 (9.29%) JavaScript
5 17 (6.32%) Ruby
6 16 (5.95%) Scala
7 11 (4.09%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.72%) VB
9 8 (2.97%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.60%) C
11 6 (2.23%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.23%) PHP
12 3 (1.12%) C++
12 3 (1.12%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.37%) Go
13 1 (0.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 82 (30.48%) ISTQB
2 74 (27.51%) ISEB
3 27 (10.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.35%) Degree
5 6 (2.23%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 5 (1.86%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (27.14%) QA
2 7 (2.60%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (14.13%) Microsoft
2 33 (12.27%) Oracle
3 13 (4.83%) HP
4 4 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 3 (1.12%) SOASTA, Inc
6 1 (0.37%) Google
6 1 (0.37%) SAP
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