The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 193 157 167
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 50 56 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.71% 1.06% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 1.28% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 39 52 41
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,300 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5672 4367 4365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 80.10% 82.27% 78.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4446 3377 3573
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
England

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 1 August 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 1 August 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
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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 -62 34 £45,000 +32.35% 3
South Yorkshire -8 9 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North Yorkshire -17 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 79 (63.20%) SQL
2 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
3 62 (49.60%) QA
4 56 (44.80%) .NET
5 47 (37.60%) Selenium
6 45 (36.00%) Test Management
7 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
7 39 (31.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 37 (29.60%) XML
9 36 (28.80%) Finance
10 35 (28.00%) SOAP
11 33 (26.40%) Java
11 33 (26.40%) TDD
11 33 (26.40%) User Stories
12 31 (24.80%) Web Services
13 28 (22.40%) HP Quality Center
14 27 (21.60%) Degree
15 26 (20.80%) ISEB
16 25 (20.00%) WSDL
16 25 (20.00%) HP
16 25 (20.00%) XSD
17 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
18 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting
18 23 (18.40%) C#
19 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
20 21 (16.80%) BDD
21 20 (16.00%) Usability Testing
22 19 (15.20%) FitNesse
22 19 (15.20%) SoapUI
22 19 (15.20%) SpecFlow

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 8 (6.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (4.80%) Apache
3 4 (3.20%) IIS
4 3 (2.40%) Confluence
5 2 (1.60%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.60%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (1.60%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.60%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.40%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.80%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.60%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) MySQL
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 47 (37.60%) Selenium
2 39 (31.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (19.20%) Cucumber
4 19 (15.20%) FitNesse
4 19 (15.20%) SoapUI
4 19 (15.20%) SpecFlow
4 19 (15.20%) QuickTest Pro
5 13 (10.40%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.60%) Subversion
7 10 (8.00%) Mercurial
8 9 (7.20%) WebDriver
8 9 (7.20%) Visual Studio
9 8 (6.40%) JIRA
10 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
10 5 (4.00%) JUnit
10 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
11 4 (3.20%) ReSharper
12 3 (2.40%) TestNG
13 2 (1.60%) Toad
13 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (28.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.00%) Marketing
3 3 (2.40%) Games
3 3 (2.40%) Legal
3 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.60%) Banking
5 1 (0.80%) Automotive
5 1 (0.80%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (36.00%) Tester
2 42 (33.60%) Analyst
3 40 (32.00%) Test Analyst
4 25 (20.00%) Automation Tester
5 23 (18.40%) Agile Test Analyst
6 12 (9.60%) Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Test Manager
7 10 (8.00%) iOS Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Senior iOS Developer
8 9 (7.20%) Lead Tester
8 9 (7.20%) Selenium Tester
9 8 (6.40%) Team Leader
9 8 (6.40%) Software Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (5.60%) QA Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) Test Engineer
11 6 (4.80%) Software Tester
12 4 (3.20%) Lead Test Analyst
12 4 (3.20%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (44.80%) .NET
2 37 (29.60%) XML
3 35 (28.00%) SOAP
4 31 (24.80%) Web Services
5 25 (20.00%) WSDL
5 25 (20.00%) XSD
6 10 (8.00%) JSON
7 9 (7.20%) WinForms
8 8 (6.40%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.00%) WCF
9 5 (4.00%) WPF
9 5 (4.00%) Dojo
10 4 (3.20%) .NET Remoting
10 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET
10 4 (3.20%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (2.40%) LAMP
12 2 (1.60%) Ajax
12 2 (1.60%) Java EE
12 2 (1.60%) JSP
12 2 (1.60%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.60%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.80%) DTV
2 11 (8.80%) NHS
3 10 (8.00%) iPhone
4 9 (7.20%) Mobile App
5 7 (5.60%) Mathematics
5 7 (5.60%) Digital Media
6 4 (3.20%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.20%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.80%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Windows
2 14 (11.20%) Apple iOS
3 7 (5.60%) UNIX
4 6 (4.80%) Linux
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (57.60%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.00%) Test Management
3 33 (26.40%) TDD
3 33 (26.40%) User Stories
4 23 (18.40%) Test Scripting
5 21 (16.80%) BDD
6 20 (16.00%) Usability Testing
7 18 (14.40%) Automated Testing
7 18 (14.40%) Software Testing
7 18 (14.40%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (13.60%) Automation Testing
8 17 (13.60%) OOP
9 16 (12.80%) Test Strategy
10 15 (12.00%) Scrum
11 14 (11.20%) OO
12 13 (10.40%) Service Delivery
12 13 (10.40%) Business Analysis
13 12 (9.60%) DSDM
14 11 (8.80%) Software Engineering
15 10 (8.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 79 (63.20%) SQL
2 33 (26.40%) Java
3 23 (18.40%) C#
4 10 (8.00%) Objective-C
5 8 (6.40%) JavaScript
6 7 (5.60%) C
6 7 (5.60%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.20%) PHP
8 2 (1.60%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.60%) VBScript
8 2 (1.60%) VB
8 2 (1.60%) F#
9 1 (0.80%) C++
9 1 (0.80%) Perl
9 1 (0.80%) Python
9 1 (0.80%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 27 (21.60%) Degree
2 26 (20.80%) ISEB
3 10 (8.00%) ISTQB
4 7 (5.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (4.00%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (49.60%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (22.40%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.80%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 39 (31.20%) Microsoft
2 25 (20.00%) HP
3 12 (9.60%) Oracle
4 4 (3.20%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.20%) Typemock
5 3 (2.40%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.60%) ATG
6 2 (1.60%) VMware
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.60%) IBM
6 2 (1.60%) JBoss
6 2 (1.60%) hybris
7 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Callcredit Information Group
Salary: Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
PlusNet plc
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leeds Building Society
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago