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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 131 174 177
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 126 97 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.01% 1.36% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 1.54% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 106 79 42
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,825 £27,500 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £38,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5474 6316 5666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.25% 88.39% 85.02%
Number of salaries quoted 4557 5195 4296
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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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 +52 106 £36,250 +3.57% 11
North Yorkshire 0 13 £40,000 +23.07% 4
South Yorkshire +6 9 £40,000 +12.67% 3
East Yorkshire +2 6 £31,750 -0.78%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 125 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (45.37%) Selenium
3 67 (32.68%) SQL
4 66 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
5 65 (31.71%) ISTQB
5 65 (31.71%) ISEB
6 58 (28.29%) .NET
7 57 (27.80%) Test Management
8 51 (24.88%) BDD
9 49 (23.90%) Software Testing
10 48 (23.41%) Functional Testing
11 47 (22.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 47 (22.93%) Java
12 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
12 45 (21.95%) Finance
13 38 (18.54%) SoapUI
13 38 (18.54%) SQL Server
14 37 (18.05%) Scrum
15 36 (17.56%) SDLC
15 36 (17.56%) QA
16 33 (16.10%) Test Scripting
17 31 (15.12%) Integration Testing
18 29 (14.15%) C#
19 28 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
19 28 (13.66%) Service Management
19 28 (13.66%) Mentoring
20 26 (12.68%) TDD
21 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
22 24 (11.71%) Automated Testing
22 24 (11.71%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (4.39%) Confluence
2 4 (1.95%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (4.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.95%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) SNMP
2 3 (1.46%) Internet
3 2 (0.98%) FTP
3 2 (0.98%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 5 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.95%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.46%) Big Data
5 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 93 (45.37%) Selenium
2 38 (18.54%) SoapUI
3 24 (11.71%) Cucumber
4 22 (10.73%) JIRA
5 21 (10.24%) Visual Studio
6 20 (9.76%) WebDriver
7 19 (9.27%) Oracle Forms
8 18 (8.78%) Jenkins
8 18 (8.78%) JUnit
9 17 (8.29%) Oracle APEX
10 14 (6.83%) HP UFT
10 14 (6.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 13 (6.34%) SpecFlow
12 12 (5.85%) FitNesse
13 11 (5.37%) JMeter
14 9 (4.39%) TestNG
15 8 (3.90%) Git (software)
15 8 (3.90%) Ranorex
16 7 (3.41%) LoadRunner
17 4 (1.95%) IntelliJ
General
1 45 (21.95%) Finance
2 12 (5.85%) Games
3 10 (4.88%) Marketing
4 9 (4.39%) Retail
5 7 (3.41%) Legal
6 5 (2.44%) Banking
7 4 (1.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (32.20%) Analyst
2 62 (30.24%) Test Analyst
3 51 (24.88%) Test Engineer
4 42 (20.49%) Test Leader
5 40 (19.51%) Automation Engineer
5 40 (19.51%) Test Automation Engineer
6 23 (11.22%) Tester
7 22 (10.73%) Automation Analyst
7 22 (10.73%) Automation Test Analyst
7 22 (10.73%) Software Test Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (7.80%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (5.85%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 11 (5.37%) Automation Test Lead
11 10 (4.88%) Database Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Consultant
12 8 (3.90%) Principal Engineer
12 8 (3.90%) Senior Penetration Tester
12 8 (3.90%) Senior Tester
12 8 (3.90%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (28.29%) .NET
2 20 (9.76%) HTML
3 16 (7.80%) .NET Framework
4 13 (6.34%) XML
5 10 (4.88%) CSS
6 9 (4.39%) Web Services
7 7 (3.41%) HTML5
8 6 (2.93%) ASP.NET
8 6 (2.93%) J2EE
8 6 (2.93%) JSP
9 5 (2.44%) Hibernate
9 5 (2.44%) JSON
10 4 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (1.95%) REST
10 4 (1.95%) SOAP
11 2 (0.98%) Ajax
11 2 (0.98%) Behat
11 2 (0.98%) jQuery
11 2 (0.98%) WSDL
12 1 (0.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.39%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.41%) PKI
2 7 (3.41%) User Experience
3 6 (2.93%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.98%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.49%) Cybercrime
6 1 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.78%) Windows
2 14 (6.83%) Linux
3 9 (4.39%) Unix
4 7 (3.41%) Mac OS X
5 5 (2.44%) Android
5 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.20%) Non-Functional Testing
3 57 (27.80%) Test Management
4 51 (24.88%) BDD
5 49 (23.90%) Software Testing
6 48 (23.41%) Functional Testing
7 37 (18.05%) Scrum
8 36 (17.56%) SDLC
9 33 (16.10%) Test Scripting
10 31 (15.12%) Integration Testing
11 28 (13.66%) Disaster Recovery
11 28 (13.66%) Mentoring
11 28 (13.66%) Service Management
12 26 (12.68%) TDD
13 25 (12.20%) Software Engineering
14 24 (11.71%) ATDD
14 24 (11.71%) Automated Testing
14 24 (11.71%) Automation Testing
15 23 (11.22%) Regression Testing
16 21 (10.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 67 (32.68%) SQL
2 47 (22.93%) Java
3 29 (14.15%) C#
4 23 (11.22%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.24%) VB.NET
6 17 (8.29%) Python
7 10 (4.88%) C
8 8 (3.90%) Scala
9 6 (2.93%) Perl
9 6 (2.93%) Ruby
9 6 (2.93%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.95%) PHP
10 4 (1.95%) VB
11 2 (0.98%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.49%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (31.71%) ISEB
1 65 (31.71%) ISTQB
2 47 (22.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (4.88%) Degree
4 4 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.95%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (17.56%) QA
2 4 (1.95%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.49%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (21.95%) Microsoft
2 23 (11.22%) Oracle
3 13 (6.34%) HP
4 2 (0.98%) Atlassian
Skipton, Yorkshire
Homeloan Management Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £47000 Per Annum £30-47K
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum +bonus+pension+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus bonus and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 19 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum 30-50K+
Posted: 26 days ago
Sheffield
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £400 - £425 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago