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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 169 207 169
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -38
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 84 48 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.23% 0.68% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.41% 0.81% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 42 42
Average salary £36,250 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.68% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £42,150
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
5961 5918 4427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 87.09% 83.28% 83.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4876 4619 3413
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 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 3 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 +28 63 £37,500 -6.25% 4
South Yorkshire +2 7 £41,250 -2.94%
North Yorkshire -2 6 £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 3 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.

1 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (43.09%) ISEB
3 80 (42.55%) SQL
4 77 (40.96%) Test Scripting
5 72 (38.30%) Java
6 71 (37.77%) SDLC
7 62 (32.98%) Selenium
8 46 (24.47%) Automated Testing
8 46 (24.47%) Software Testing
9 45 (23.94%) QA
10 44 (23.40%) C#
11 40 (21.28%) TDD
12 38 (20.21%) ISTQB
12 38 (20.21%) HP UFT
12 38 (20.21%) Integration Testing
13 37 (19.68%) UNIX
14 36 (19.15%) Regression Testing
14 36 (19.15%) Performance Testing
15 31 (16.49%) Finance
16 29 (15.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 28 (14.89%) Functional Testing
17 28 (14.89%) BDD
18 27 (14.36%) Compatibility Testing
19 26 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
19 26 (13.83%) Manual Testing
19 26 (13.83%) Scrum
20 25 (13.30%) .NET
20 25 (13.30%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (12.77%) Test Strategy
22 22 (11.70%) Test Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 3 (1.60%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.13%) MS Office
3 2 (1.06%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.53%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) SaaS
2 1 (0.53%) PaaS
2 1 (0.53%) IaaS
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) VLAN
2 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.79%) Oracle Database
2 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.72%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.06%) MySQL
4 2 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Big Data
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle9i Database
5 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 62 (32.98%) Selenium
2 38 (20.21%) HP UFT
3 18 (9.57%) Cucumber
4 17 (9.04%) WebDriver
5 13 (6.91%) JIRA
6 11 (5.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 10 (5.32%) JMeter
8 8 (4.26%) Oracle Forms
8 8 (4.26%) eggPlant
9 7 (3.72%) Toad
10 6 (3.19%) Jenkins
11 5 (2.66%) JUnit
12 4 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
12 4 (2.13%) TestNG
13 3 (1.60%) Eclipse
14 2 (1.06%) Ant
14 2 (1.06%) Subversion
14 2 (1.06%) Maven
14 2 (1.06%) FitNesse
14 2 (1.06%) Firebug
General
1 31 (16.49%) Finance
2 16 (8.51%) Retail
3 10 (5.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (3.19%) Legal
5 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 97 (51.60%) Analyst
2 96 (51.06%) Test Analyst
3 47 (25.00%) Tester
4 29 (15.43%) Test Engineer
5 25 (13.30%) Software Engineer
6 15 (7.98%) Automation Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (7.45%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (7.45%) Senior Analyst
8 13 (6.91%) Automation Tester
9 12 (6.38%) Test Leader
9 12 (6.38%) Software Tester
10 11 (5.85%) Test Manager
10 11 (5.85%) Functional Tester
11 10 (5.32%) Lead Software Engineer
12 9 (4.79%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (4.26%) Performance Test Analyst
13 8 (4.26%) Performance Analyst
14 6 (3.19%) Software Test Analyst
14 6 (3.19%) Functional Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.30%) .NET
2 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET
3 14 (7.45%) HTML
4 11 (5.85%) Web Services
4 11 (5.85%) XML
5 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
6 7 (3.72%) J2EE
7 6 (3.19%) SOAP
8 5 (2.66%) HTML5
8 5 (2.66%) Gherkin
9 4 (2.13%) CSS
10 3 (1.60%) JSP
10 3 (1.60%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.60%) Spring
11 2 (1.06%) Entity Framework
11 2 (1.06%) REST
11 2 (1.06%) WCF
11 2 (1.06%) LINQ
11 2 (1.06%) RESTful
11 2 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.79%) NHS
2 8 (4.26%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.26%) Client/Server
3 7 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.13%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.06%) EMV
6 1 (0.53%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Social Network
6 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.53%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (19.68%) UNIX
2 21 (11.17%) Windows
3 8 (4.26%) Linux
4 6 (3.19%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.66%) Android
5 5 (2.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (54.79%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (40.96%) Test Scripting
3 71 (37.77%) SDLC
4 46 (24.47%) Automated Testing
4 46 (24.47%) Software Testing
5 40 (21.28%) TDD
6 38 (20.21%) Integration Testing
7 36 (19.15%) Performance Testing
7 36 (19.15%) Regression Testing
8 28 (14.89%) BDD
8 28 (14.89%) Functional Testing
9 27 (14.36%) Compatibility Testing
10 26 (13.83%) Scrum
10 26 (13.83%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (13.83%) Manual Testing
11 25 (13.30%) User Acceptance Testing
12 24 (12.77%) Test Strategy
13 22 (11.70%) Test Management
14 19 (10.11%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (9.57%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 80 (42.55%) SQL
2 72 (38.30%) Java
3 44 (23.40%) C#
4 13 (6.91%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.38%) VBScript
6 8 (4.26%) VB
7 6 (3.19%) PHP
8 5 (2.66%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.66%) Python
9 3 (1.60%) Ruby
10 2 (1.06%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) XQuery
11 1 (0.53%) XPath
11 1 (0.53%) C++
Qualifications
1 81 (43.09%) ISEB
2 38 (20.21%) ISTQB
3 29 (15.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 22 (11.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (23.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.57%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
2 2 (1.06%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (10.11%) HP
2 18 (9.57%) Oracle
3 17 (9.04%) Microsoft
4 7 (3.72%) VMware
5 5 (2.66%) SAP
5 5 (2.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (1.60%) Apple
7 2 (1.06%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.53%) Facebook
8 1 (0.53%) Twitter
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