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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 173 207 166
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -41
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 84 49 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.22% 0.69% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.39% 0.84% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 61 39 48
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
6048 5844 4431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.74% 82.74% 83.83%
Number of salaries quoted 4945 4586 3412
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
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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 +32 65 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South Yorkshire +1 8 £40,000 +3.22% 2
North Yorkshire -2 5 £30,000 -7.69%
East Yorkshire - 4 £32,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 97 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (40.45%) SQL
3 70 (39.33%) SDLC
4 69 (38.76%) Test Scripting
4 69 (38.76%) ISEB
5 68 (38.20%) Java
6 53 (29.78%) Selenium
7 44 (24.72%) Automated Testing
8 40 (22.47%) C#
9 39 (21.91%) QA
10 38 (21.35%) TDD
11 36 (20.22%) Software Testing
12 35 (19.66%) Regression Testing
13 34 (19.10%) Integration Testing
14 32 (17.98%) BDD
14 32 (17.98%) Finance
14 32 (17.98%) Scrum
15 31 (17.42%) UNIX
15 31 (17.42%) ISTQB
16 30 (16.85%) Performance Testing
16 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
16 30 (16.85%) HP UFT
17 26 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
18 25 (14.04%) Compatibility Testing
19 24 (13.48%) Functional Testing
19 24 (13.48%) System Integration Testing
19 24 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
21 20 (11.24%) Test Strategy
21 20 (11.24%) .NET

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.69%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Firewall
2 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database
2 6 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.37%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.56%) Big Data
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 53 (29.78%) Selenium
2 30 (16.85%) HP UFT
3 16 (8.99%) WebDriver
4 15 (8.43%) Cucumber
5 10 (5.62%) JIRA
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Forms
7 6 (3.37%) JMeter
7 6 (3.37%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (3.37%) Toad
8 5 (2.81%) JUnit
9 4 (2.25%) Oracle APEX
9 4 (2.25%) TestNG
9 4 (2.25%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.25%) eggPlant
10 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.69%) Subversion
11 2 (1.12%) Maven
11 2 (1.12%) Ant
11 2 (1.12%) Firebug
General
1 32 (17.98%) Finance
2 19 (10.67%) Retail
3 11 (6.18%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.81%) Legal
5 5 (2.81%) Banking
Job Titles
1 78 (43.82%) Analyst
2 77 (43.26%) Test Analyst
3 40 (22.47%) Tester
4 32 (17.98%) Test Engineer
5 28 (15.73%) Software Engineer
6 16 (8.99%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Software Test Engineer
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Test Analyst
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.74%) Test Manager
9 12 (6.74%) Test Leader
10 11 (6.18%) Lead Software Engineer
10 11 (6.18%) Automation Tester
10 11 (6.18%) Software Tester
11 10 (5.62%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (5.06%) Functional Tester
13 8 (4.49%) Developer
14 6 (3.37%) Software Test Analyst
14 6 (3.37%) Automation Test Analyst
14 6 (3.37%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (11.24%) .NET
2 16 (8.99%) HTML
3 14 (7.87%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.18%) Web Services
5 9 (5.06%) XML
5 9 (5.06%) J2EE
6 7 (3.93%) SOAP
6 7 (3.93%) HTML5
7 6 (3.37%) Hibernate
7 6 (3.37%) CSS
7 6 (3.37%) JSP
8 4 (2.25%) Spring
8 4 (2.25%) .NET Framework
8 4 (2.25%) Gherkin
9 3 (1.69%) REST
9 3 (1.69%) JSON
10 2 (1.12%) Ajax
10 2 (1.12%) RESTful
11 1 (0.56%) Entity Framework
11 1 (0.56%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.18%) NHS
2 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
3 6 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.69%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.12%) User Experience
6 2 (1.12%) EMV
7 1 (0.56%) W3C
7 1 (0.56%) Social Network
7 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.56%) iPhone
7 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 31 (17.42%) UNIX
2 19 (10.67%) Windows
3 6 (3.37%) Linux
3 6 (3.37%) Android
3 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (54.49%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (39.33%) SDLC
3 69 (38.76%) Test Scripting
4 44 (24.72%) Automated Testing
5 38 (21.35%) TDD
6 36 (20.22%) Software Testing
7 35 (19.66%) Regression Testing
8 34 (19.10%) Integration Testing
9 32 (17.98%) Scrum
9 32 (17.98%) BDD
10 30 (16.85%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (16.85%) Performance Testing
11 26 (14.61%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (14.04%) Compatibility Testing
13 24 (13.48%) Functional Testing
13 24 (13.48%) System Integration Testing
14 22 (12.36%) Mentoring
15 20 (11.24%) Test Strategy
16 19 (10.67%) Manual Testing
16 19 (10.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 72 (40.45%) SQL
2 68 (38.20%) Java
3 40 (22.47%) C#
4 16 (8.99%) JavaScript
5 11 (6.18%) VBScript
6 7 (3.93%) VB
7 6 (3.37%) PHP
8 5 (2.81%) Python
9 4 (2.25%) VB.NET
10 3 (1.69%) Ruby
11 2 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.56%) C++
12 1 (0.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (38.76%) ISEB
2 31 (17.42%) ISTQB
3 24 (13.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 19 (10.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (21.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (7.87%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.12%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (8.99%) Oracle
2 15 (8.43%) HP
3 8 (4.49%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.81%) SAP
4 5 (2.81%) VMware
5 3 (1.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.12%) Apple
6 2 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.56%) Sencha
7 1 (0.56%) Facebook
7 1 (0.56%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Calibre Search Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Bet
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago