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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 165 199 164
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -35
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 94 66 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.38% 0.90% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 1.09% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 75 50 52
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £30,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £40,400
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
6042 6068 4524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 88.64% 82.68% 85.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4958 4705 3534
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 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 September 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 1 September 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 +48 75 £45,000 +10.42% 4
South Yorkshire +2 12 £38,500 +6.94% 2
North Yorkshire -16 5 £30,000 -7.69% 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £32,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (46.55%) SQL
3 67 (38.51%) ISEB
4 63 (36.21%) SDLC
5 60 (34.48%) Java
6 54 (31.03%) Test Scripting
7 47 (27.01%) Selenium
8 41 (23.56%) Scrum
9 38 (21.84%) Automated Testing
9 38 (21.84%) ISTQB
10 36 (20.69%) Software Testing
11 35 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (19.54%) Regression Testing
13 33 (18.97%) BDD
13 33 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 32 (18.39%) C#
15 30 (17.24%) Mentoring
15 30 (17.24%) QA
16 29 (16.67%) .NET
16 29 (16.67%) Project Management
16 29 (16.67%) Finance
17 28 (16.09%) TDD
17 28 (16.09%) Line Management
18 24 (13.79%) UNIX
18 24 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
19 23 (13.22%) Integration Testing
20 21 (12.07%) Test Management
20 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
20 21 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
21 20 (11.49%) Windows

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (1.72%) Confluence
2 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.15%) MS Project
3 1 (0.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) SaaS
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Firewall
2 2 (1.15%) SNMP
2 2 (1.15%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.30%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.30%) Big Data
4 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.15%) MySQL
5 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (27.01%) Selenium
2 19 (10.92%) HP UFT
2 19 (10.92%) WebDriver
3 14 (8.05%) Oracle Forms
4 12 (6.90%) Oracle APEX
5 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
5 9 (5.17%) JIRA
6 7 (4.02%) JUnit
6 7 (4.02%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (2.87%) Toad
8 5 (2.87%) TestNG
8 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
9 3 (1.72%) Eclipse
9 3 (1.72%) Subversion
10 2 (1.15%) Maven
10 2 (1.15%) LoadRunner
10 2 (1.15%) JMeter
10 2 (1.15%) Ant
10 2 (1.15%) Firebug
General
1 29 (16.67%) Finance
2 19 (10.92%) Retail
3 11 (6.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.87%) Banking
6 3 (1.72%) Legal
7 1 (0.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 59 (33.91%) Analyst
2 58 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 32 (18.39%) Tester
3 32 (18.39%) Test Engineer
4 27 (15.52%) Software Engineer
5 20 (11.49%) Test Leader
6 17 (9.77%) Test Manager
6 17 (9.77%) Senior Analyst
6 17 (9.77%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (8.05%) Software Test Engineer
7 14 (8.05%) Automation Engineer
8 12 (6.90%) Automation Analyst
8 12 (6.90%) Automation Test Analyst
9 11 (6.32%) Lead Software Engineer
10 10 (5.75%) Developer
11 9 (5.17%) Software Tester
12 8 (4.60%) Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (4.60%) Automation Tester
13 7 (4.02%) Java Engineer
13 7 (4.02%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.67%) .NET
2 18 (10.34%) HTML
3 14 (8.05%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.32%) J2EE
4 11 (6.32%) Web Services
5 9 (5.17%) XML
5 9 (5.17%) HTML5
6 8 (4.60%) JSP
6 8 (4.60%) Hibernate
7 7 (4.02%) CSS
8 6 (3.45%) SOAP
9 4 (2.30%) Spring
9 4 (2.30%) .NET Framework
10 3 (1.72%) JSON
10 3 (1.72%) REST
11 2 (1.15%) Gherkin
11 2 (1.15%) Ajax
12 1 (0.57%) AngularJS
12 1 (0.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 1 (0.57%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.32%) NHS
2 7 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.87%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.30%) User Experience
5 3 (1.72%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.15%) PKI
7 1 (0.57%) Social Network
7 1 (0.57%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.57%) iPhone
7 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.57%) EMV
7 1 (0.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.79%) UNIX
2 20 (11.49%) Windows
3 10 (5.75%) Android
3 10 (5.75%) Apple iOS
4 8 (4.60%) Linux
5 2 (1.15%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (55.75%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (36.21%) SDLC
3 54 (31.03%) Test Scripting
4 41 (23.56%) Scrum
5 38 (21.84%) Automated Testing
6 36 (20.69%) Software Testing
7 35 (20.11%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (19.54%) Regression Testing
9 33 (18.97%) BDD
10 30 (17.24%) Mentoring
11 29 (16.67%) Project Management
12 28 (16.09%) TDD
12 28 (16.09%) Line Management
13 24 (13.79%) User Acceptance Testing
14 23 (13.22%) Integration Testing
15 21 (12.07%) Test Management
15 21 (12.07%) System Integration Testing
16 20 (11.49%) Coaching
17 19 (10.92%) Test Strategy
17 19 (10.92%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (46.55%) SQL
2 60 (34.48%) Java
3 32 (18.39%) C#
4 21 (12.07%) JavaScript
5 12 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.60%) VBScript
7 6 (3.45%) PHP
8 4 (2.30%) VB
8 4 (2.30%) Ruby
9 3 (1.72%) Python
10 2 (1.15%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.15%) C
10 2 (1.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.15%) Perl
11 1 (0.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 67 (38.51%) ISEB
2 38 (21.84%) ISTQB
3 33 (18.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (7.47%) Degree
5 2 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.15%) Puppet
2 2 (1.15%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (10.34%) Oracle
2 9 (5.17%) HP
3 5 (2.87%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.15%) Google
5 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.15%) Apple
6 1 (0.57%) SAP
6 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.57%) Sencha
6 1 (0.57%) Facebook
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to circa £45,000 + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
InfoURGE Technologies
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
Salary: £55,676 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago