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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 204 169 179
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 60 52 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.81% 0.98% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.14% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 36
Average salary £32,750 £34,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.67% +18.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £31,100 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,750 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
6124 4548 4746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 82.43% 85.60% 81.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4791 3591 3889
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
North Yorkshire +1 25 £32,500 - 2
West Yorkshire -58 24 £35,000 +1.44% 6
South Yorkshire -8 9 £35,000 -17.64%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (52.78%) QA
3 50 (46.30%) SQL
4 44 (40.74%) Selenium
5 40 (37.04%) Test Management
6 31 (28.70%) Test Planning
7 28 (25.93%) TDD
8 27 (25.00%) .NET
8 27 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 25 (23.15%) SOAP
10 25 (23.15%) Test Strategy
11 24 (22.22%) Java
12 23 (21.30%) Finance
12 23 (21.30%) HP Quality Center
12 23 (21.30%) Test Scripting
13 21 (19.44%) Software Testing
13 21 (19.44%) HP
13 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
14 20 (18.52%) User Stories
15 19 (17.59%) Cucumber
15 19 (17.59%) ISEB
15 19 (17.59%) Web Services
15 19 (17.59%) Automated Testing
16 18 (16.67%) XML
16 18 (16.67%) Degree
16 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
17 17 (15.74%) FitNesse
18 16 (14.81%) Usability Testing
18 16 (14.81%) Business Analysis

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 7 (6.48%) Apache
3 4 (3.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.78%) Confluence
4 3 (2.78%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 2 (1.85%) ATG Dynamo
5 2 (1.85%) IBM HTTP Server
5 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (10.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) SaaS
1 1 (0.93%) PaaS
1 1 (0.93%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) Firewall
2 1 (0.93%) VLAN
2 1 (0.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.41%) MySQL
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (40.74%) Selenium
2 27 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (19.44%) QuickTest Pro
4 19 (17.59%) Cucumber
5 17 (15.74%) FitNesse
6 14 (12.96%) JIRA
6 14 (12.96%) SpecFlow
7 13 (12.04%) SoapUI
8 9 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 8 (7.41%) WebDriver
10 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
10 7 (6.48%) eggPlant
10 7 (6.48%) Eclipse
10 7 (6.48%) JMeter
10 7 (6.48%) JUnit
11 6 (5.56%) Git (software)
12 5 (4.63%) Subversion
13 4 (3.70%) TestNG
14 3 (2.78%) ReSharper
15 2 (1.85%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (21.30%) Finance
2 8 (7.41%) Retail
2 8 (7.41%) Marketing
3 3 (2.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (42.59%) Analyst
2 38 (35.19%) Test Analyst
3 34 (31.48%) Tester
4 16 (14.81%) QA Analyst
5 15 (13.89%) Automation Tester
6 14 (12.96%) Agile Test Analyst
6 14 (12.96%) Test Engineer
7 10 (9.26%) Test Manager
8 9 (8.33%) Lead Tester
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Test Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Performance Analyst
9 7 (6.48%) Performance Test Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) Team Leader
10 6 (5.56%) Manual Tester
10 6 (5.56%) Test Team Leader
10 6 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Functional Test Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (25.00%) .NET
2 25 (23.15%) SOAP
3 19 (17.59%) Web Services
4 18 (16.67%) XML
5 14 (12.96%) XSD
5 14 (12.96%) WSDL
6 4 (3.70%) LAMP
7 3 (2.78%) WinForms
7 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET
7 3 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (2.78%) .NET Remoting
8 2 (1.85%) Java EE
8 2 (1.85%) JSON
8 2 (1.85%) Dojo
8 2 (1.85%) jQuery
8 2 (1.85%) HTML
8 2 (1.85%) JSP
8 2 (1.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.48%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.63%) User Experience
6 4 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 3 (2.78%) NHS
7 3 (2.78%) DTV
8 2 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.85%) iPhone
8 2 (1.85%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.93%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.33%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 7 (6.48%) UNIX
3 6 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (37.04%) Test Management
3 31 (28.70%) Test Planning
4 28 (25.93%) TDD
5 25 (23.15%) Test Strategy
6 23 (21.30%) Test Scripting
7 21 (19.44%) Software Testing
8 20 (18.52%) User Stories
9 19 (17.59%) Automated Testing
10 18 (16.67%) Mentoring
11 16 (14.81%) Business Analysis
11 16 (14.81%) Usability Testing
12 15 (13.89%) Scrum
13 14 (12.96%) BDD
14 12 (11.11%) Automation Testing
15 11 (10.19%) Service Delivery
16 10 (9.26%) Waterfall
16 10 (9.26%) System Testing
17 9 (8.33%) Coaching
17 9 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 50 (46.30%) SQL
2 24 (22.22%) Java
3 14 (12.96%) C#
4 12 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.63%) PHP
6 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.85%) VBScript
6 2 (1.85%) VB
6 2 (1.85%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.93%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) C
7 1 (0.93%) Python
7 1 (0.93%) Tcl
7 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.93%) Perl
7 1 (0.93%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (17.59%) ISEB
2 18 (16.67%) Degree
3 9 (8.33%) ISTQB
4 5 (4.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.63%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (52.78%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 23 (21.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (24.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (19.44%) HP
3 15 (13.89%) Oracle
4 3 (2.78%) JBoss
4 3 (2.78%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.78%) Typemock
4 3 (2.78%) Red Gate
5 2 (1.85%) ATG
5 2 (1.85%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) hybris
5 2 (1.85%) IBM
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