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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 173 174 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 93 66 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.30% 1.07% 0.89%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.51% 1.28% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 73 48 49
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
6150 5159 4936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 85.77% 83.70% 79.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4984 3973 4112
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 19 December 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 19 December 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
(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 -26 46 £35,000 -1.40% 5
North Yorkshire - 34 £25,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -16 13 £32,750 +16.96% 2
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 89 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (44.81%) QA
3 54 (35.06%) Selenium
4 50 (32.47%) TDD
5 45 (29.22%) Software Testing
6 44 (28.57%) SQL
7 41 (26.62%) Test Scripting
7 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
8 38 (24.68%) Test Management
9 37 (24.03%) Test Strategy
10 36 (23.38%) ISEB
11 34 (22.08%) Automated Testing
12 33 (21.43%) Test Planning
12 33 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
13 31 (20.13%) QuickTest Pro
14 28 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
15 27 (17.53%) Business Analysis
15 27 (17.53%) HP
16 26 (16.88%) Java
17 25 (16.23%) BDD
18 24 (15.58%) Retail
18 24 (15.58%) JIRA
19 23 (14.94%) User Stories
19 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
19 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
20 22 (14.29%) Usability Testing
21 21 (13.64%) Integration Testing
21 21 (13.64%) C#
21 21 (13.64%) .NET
22 20 (12.99%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (8.44%) Apache
2 8 (5.19%) Tomcat
2 8 (5.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.55%) JBoss
4 4 (2.60%) Node.js
4 4 (2.60%) nginx
5 3 (1.95%) Confluence
6 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.30%) IIS
6 2 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 2 (1.30%) ATG Dynamo
6 2 (1.30%) IBM HTTP Server
6 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.95%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
3 1 (0.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon EC2
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon S3
1 4 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (2.60%) Route 53
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.95%) TCP/IP
1 3 (1.95%) DNS
1 3 (1.95%) Internet
1 3 (1.95%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (1.30%) HTTP
3 1 (0.65%) FTP
3 1 (0.65%) VLAN
3 1 (0.65%) Network Security
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.74%) MySQL
2 12 (7.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.25%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.60%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (2.60%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.60%) Redis
4 4 (2.60%) Big Data
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.65%) SimpleDB
6 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.65%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 54 (35.06%) Selenium
2 33 (21.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (20.13%) QuickTest Pro
4 24 (15.58%) JIRA
5 19 (12.34%) JMeter
6 18 (11.69%) eggPlant
7 17 (11.04%) FitNesse
8 14 (9.09%) SoapUI
9 13 (8.44%) SpecFlow
9 13 (8.44%) Cucumber
10 11 (7.14%) Jenkins
10 11 (7.14%) JUnit
11 9 (5.84%) Visual Studio
12 8 (5.19%) WebDriver
13 7 (4.55%) Eclipse
13 7 (4.55%) Subversion
14 5 (3.25%) Maven
15 4 (2.60%) ReSharper
15 4 (2.60%) TestNG
15 4 (2.60%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (15.58%) Retail
2 13 (8.44%) Finance
3 8 (5.19%) Marketing
4 4 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.95%) Legal
Job Titles
1 77 (50.00%) Analyst
2 62 (40.26%) Test Analyst
3 43 (27.92%) Tester
4 21 (13.64%) QA Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) Performance Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) Performance Test Analyst
6 16 (10.39%) Test Engineer
7 13 (8.44%) Test Manager
8 11 (7.14%) Automation Tester
9 10 (6.49%) Manual Tester
10 9 (5.84%) Automation Engineer
10 9 (5.84%) Agile Test Analyst
10 9 (5.84%) Test Automation Engineer
11 7 (4.55%) Lead Tester
11 7 (4.55%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Test Team Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.55%) Functional Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) Functional Test Analyst
11 7 (4.55%) Functional Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.64%) .NET
2 17 (11.04%) SOAP
3 13 (8.44%) Web Services
3 13 (8.44%) XML
4 8 (5.19%) XSD
4 8 (5.19%) WSDL
4 8 (5.19%) .NET Framework
5 5 (3.25%) ASP.NET
6 4 (2.60%) LAMP
6 4 (2.60%) WPF
6 4 (2.60%) HTML5
6 4 (2.60%) Gherkin
6 4 (2.60%) HTML
7 2 (1.30%) jQuery
7 2 (1.30%) Ajax
7 2 (1.30%) JSP
7 2 (1.30%) Java EE
7 2 (1.30%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.69%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.49%) User Experience
4 8 (5.19%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.60%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.30%) W3C
8 1 (0.65%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.44%) Windows
1 13 (8.44%) Linux
2 12 (7.79%) UNIX
3 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 5 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.30%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.30%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (57.79%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.47%) TDD
3 45 (29.22%) Software Testing
4 41 (26.62%) Test Scripting
5 38 (24.68%) Test Management
6 37 (24.03%) Test Strategy
7 34 (22.08%) Automated Testing
8 33 (21.43%) Test Planning
9 27 (17.53%) Business Analysis
10 25 (16.23%) BDD
11 23 (14.94%) User Stories
12 22 (14.29%) Usability Testing
13 21 (13.64%) Integration Testing
14 20 (12.99%) Performance Testing
15 19 (12.34%) Web Development
15 19 (12.34%) Functional Testing
16 17 (11.04%) Manual Testing
17 15 (9.74%) Compatibility Testing
17 15 (9.74%) SOA
17 15 (9.74%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) SQL
2 26 (16.88%) Java
3 23 (14.94%) JavaScript
4 21 (13.64%) C#
5 12 (7.79%) PHP
6 9 (5.84%) Ruby
7 5 (3.25%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.25%) Python
8 4 (2.60%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.60%) C++
8 4 (2.60%) Perl
9 2 (1.30%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 36 (23.38%) ISEB
2 20 (12.99%) Degree
3 18 (11.69%) ISTQB
4 12 (7.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (3.25%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (44.81%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.60%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (5.84%) Puppet
3 4 (2.60%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.60%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.65%) Salt
Vendors
1 41 (26.62%) Microsoft
2 27 (17.53%) HP
3 19 (12.34%) Oracle
4 5 (3.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.60%) Apple
6 3 (1.95%) IBM
6 3 (1.95%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.95%) Percona
7 2 (1.30%) hybris
7 2 (1.30%) ATG
8 1 (0.65%) Empirix
8 1 (0.65%) Compuware
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Excellent Salary + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
XLN Telecom
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55K depending on level of experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
Posted: 19 days ago