The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Yorkshire / Bradford
Rank 49 35 50
Rank change year-on-year -14 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.31% 5.29% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.44% 5.90% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 24 1
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bradford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 347 407 341
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 90.60% 89.65% 88.11%
Number of salaries quoted 327 382 251
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,525 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bradford citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Bradford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bradford.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Bradford

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Bradford over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bradford

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 Bradford region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (73.68%) Finance
3 12 (63.16%) Selenium
3 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
3 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
4 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
5 9 (47.37%) .NET
5 9 (47.37%) Scrum
5 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
5 9 (47.37%) SDLC
6 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
6 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
7 7 (36.84%) QA
8 5 (26.32%) Coaching
8 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
8 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
8 5 (26.32%) Banking
8 5 (26.32%) Retail
8 5 (26.32%) Legal
8 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 4 (21.05%) Web Testing
9 4 (21.05%) Test Management
9 4 (21.05%) System Testing
10 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
10 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Selenium
1 12 (63.16%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.79%) Cucumber
2 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
3 1 (5.26%) JMeter
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
2 5 (26.32%) Legal
2 5 (26.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Analyst
1 16 (84.21%) Test Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (52.63%) Senior Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Lead Test Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Senior Web Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Web Analyst
3 7 (36.84%) Web Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Systems Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Web Applications Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (63.16%) Test Strategy
3 10 (52.63%) E-Commerce
3 10 (52.63%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 9 (47.37%) Scrum
4 9 (47.37%) SDLC
5 8 (42.11%) Automated Testing
5 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Coaching
6 5 (26.32%) Functional Testing
6 5 (26.32%) Process Improvement
6 5 (26.32%) Regression Testing
7 4 (21.05%) System Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Test Management
7 4 (21.05%) Web Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) Manual Testing
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management
8 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.79%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.79%) VB.NET
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Progress