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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 133 176 196
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +20
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 126 93 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.02% 1.29% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.29% 1.46% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 97 79 58
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
5504 6387 6513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.25% 88.33% 86.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4534 5083 5086
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £56,700
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Yorkshire region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire +55 95 £40,000 +14.28% 11
North Yorkshire +12 26 £36,000 +14.28% 3
South Yorkshire +15 12 £40,000 -0.92% 3
East Yorkshire -6 1 £37,500 +17.18%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 147 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (49.39%) Selenium
3 81 (33.06%) Finance
4 74 (30.20%) ISTQB
5 69 (28.16%) Software Testing
5 69 (28.16%) SoapUI
6 68 (27.76%) SQL
7 66 (26.94%) ISEB
8 59 (24.08%) .NET
9 57 (23.27%) Functional Testing
9 57 (23.27%) Non-Functional Testing
10 56 (22.86%) QA
11 54 (22.04%) Microsoft
12 51 (20.82%) BDD
12 51 (20.82%) SQL Server
13 49 (20.00%) Scrum
14 46 (18.78%) Java
15 45 (18.37%) C#
16 43 (17.55%) Test Management
16 43 (17.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 40 (16.33%) SDLC
17 40 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
18 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
19 37 (15.10%) Test Scripting
20 36 (14.69%) JIRA
21 35 (14.29%) Integration Testing
21 35 (14.29%) Oracle
22 34 (13.88%) Waterfall
22 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
23 32 (13.06%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.12%) Confluence
2 10 (4.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.82%) Node.js
5 1 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) MS Excel
1 4 (1.63%) MS Visio
2 3 (1.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.63%) HTTP
2 3 (1.22%) Internet
3 1 (0.41%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.41%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (20.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.45%) NoSQL
3 5 (2.04%) MySQL
3 5 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 121 (49.39%) Selenium
2 69 (28.16%) SoapUI
3 38 (15.51%) Visual Studio
4 36 (14.69%) JIRA
5 32 (13.06%) Cucumber
6 30 (12.24%) Jenkins
7 25 (10.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 22 (8.98%) Git (software)
9 19 (7.76%) FitNesse
10 18 (7.35%) WebDriver
11 17 (6.94%) SpecFlow
12 13 (5.31%) JUnit
13 11 (4.49%) Hudson
13 11 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (4.08%) JMeter
15 9 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (3.67%) Jasmine
15 9 (3.67%) Karma Test Runner
15 9 (3.67%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (3.67%) TestNG
General
1 81 (33.06%) Finance
2 32 (13.06%) Retail
3 22 (8.98%) Legal
4 18 (7.35%) Games
5 17 (6.94%) Banking
6 6 (2.45%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.63%) Marketing
8 3 (1.22%) Electronics
8 3 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.82%) Military
Job Titles
1 72 (29.39%) Analyst
1 72 (29.39%) Test Engineer
2 70 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 52 (21.22%) Test Automation Engineer
4 39 (15.92%) Tester
5 35 (14.29%) Test Leader
6 32 (13.06%) Software Test Engineer
7 24 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
8 15 (6.12%) Automation Tester
8 15 (6.12%) Database Engineer
8 15 (6.12%) Developer
8 15 (6.12%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 11 (4.49%) Developer in Test
9 11 (4.49%) Lead Test Analyst
10 10 (4.08%) Test Automation Developer
10 10 (4.08%) Web Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) Applications Engineer
11 9 (3.67%) SOA Tester
11 9 (3.67%) Test Automation Consultant
11 9 (3.67%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (24.08%) .NET
2 31 (12.65%) XML
3 19 (7.76%) HTML
4 18 (7.35%) .NET Framework
4 18 (7.35%) SOAP
5 16 (6.53%) Web Services
6 15 (6.12%) JSON
7 12 (4.90%) CSS
7 12 (4.90%) WSDL
8 10 (4.08%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.08%) JMS
8 10 (4.08%) jQuery
8 10 (4.08%) XSD
9 6 (2.45%) HTML5
9 6 (2.45%) REST
10 5 (2.04%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (2.04%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.63%) Ajax
11 4 (1.63%) Behat
11 4 (1.63%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.49%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.45%) Cybercrime
4 6 (2.45%) User Experience
5 5 (2.04%) PMI
6 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.82%) Cryptography
6 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (0.82%) iPad
6 2 (0.82%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.41%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.41%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.90%) Windows
2 11 (4.49%) Linux
3 6 (2.45%) Unix
4 1 (0.41%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (28.16%) Software Testing
3 57 (23.27%) Functional Testing
3 57 (23.27%) Non-Functional Testing
4 51 (20.82%) BDD
5 49 (20.00%) Scrum
6 43 (17.55%) Test Management
7 40 (16.33%) SDLC
7 40 (16.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 37 (15.10%) Test Scripting
9 35 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 34 (13.88%) Software Engineering
10 34 (13.88%) Waterfall
11 31 (12.65%) ATDD
12 27 (11.02%) Automation Testing
12 27 (11.02%) E-Commerce
12 27 (11.02%) Test Planning
12 27 (11.02%) User Stories
13 26 (10.61%) Automated Testing
14 25 (10.20%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 68 (27.76%) SQL
2 46 (18.78%) Java
3 45 (18.37%) C#
4 25 (10.20%) JavaScript
5 14 (5.71%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.31%) Python
7 9 (3.67%) Scala
8 8 (3.27%) C
8 8 (3.27%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.27%) VB
9 5 (2.04%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.63%) PHP
11 2 (0.82%) C++
12 1 (0.41%) Perl
12 1 (0.41%) Ruby
12 1 (0.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 74 (30.20%) ISTQB
2 66 (26.94%) ISEB
3 43 (17.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.67%) Degree
5 5 (2.04%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (22.86%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) SLA
3 3 (1.22%) Section 508
Systems Management
1 2 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (22.04%) Microsoft
2 35 (14.29%) Oracle
3 6 (2.45%) HP
4 4 (1.63%) Atlassian
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Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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Salary: Market Salary
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Salary: £22000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: Market Rate
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
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