Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 31 43
Rank change year-on-year -27 +12 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 79 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 4.19% 7.59% 5.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 7.96% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 37 91 40
Bradford median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% +27.82% -8.90%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,000 £30,375
90th Percentile £45,000 £62,500 £42,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +14.29%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Bradford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 743 993 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 91.50% 95.39% 91.38%
Number of salaries quoted 634 822 645
Bradford median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.66% +9.33%
10th Percentile £27,163 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,350 £77,500 £59,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +1.19% +5.00%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
3 27 (79.41%) .NET
4 26 (76.47%) C#
4 26 (76.47%) HTML
4 26 (76.47%) jQuery
4 26 (76.47%) AngularJS
5 20 (58.82%) Unit Testing
5 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
6 19 (55.88%) CSS
7 18 (52.94%) E-Commerce
7 18 (52.94%) Pair Programming
7 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
7 18 (52.94%) Web Development
7 18 (52.94%) MVC
7 18 (52.94%) CMS
7 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (52.94%) Umbraco
7 18 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 18 (52.94%) User Experience
7 18 (52.94%) Front End Development
8 11 (32.35%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
10 7 (20.59%) Task Automation
10 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
11 4 (11.76%) Selenium
11 4 (11.76%) Scrum
12 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
12 3 (8.82%) QA

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 18 (52.94%) CMS
1 18 (52.94%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (2.94%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.94%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Selenium
2 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) MSTest
3 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.94%) IntelliJ
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (76.47%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Full Stack Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Full Stack Web Developer
2 18 (52.94%) HTML CSS Developer
2 18 (52.94%) HTML Developer
2 18 (52.94%) JavaScript Developer
2 18 (52.94%) Web Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Senior Developer
4 7 (20.59%) .NET Developer
4 7 (20.59%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile .NET Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Developer
5 6 (17.65%) Senior Agile Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Systems Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (79.41%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) AngularJS
2 26 (76.47%) HTML
2 26 (76.47%) jQuery
3 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
4 19 (55.88%) CSS
5 18 (52.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.94%) Aurelia
8 1 (2.94%) Dropwizard
8 1 (2.94%) J2EE
8 1 (2.94%) Node.js
8 1 (2.94%) Spring
8 1 (2.94%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 18 (52.94%) User Experience
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (58.82%) Unit Testing
3 18 (52.94%) Continuous Integration
3 18 (52.94%) E-Commerce
3 18 (52.94%) Front End Development
3 18 (52.94%) MVC
3 18 (52.94%) Pair Programming
3 18 (52.94%) Software Engineering
3 18 (52.94%) Web Development
4 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
4 7 (20.59%) Task Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Software Testing
6 3 (8.82%) System Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Project Management
7 2 (5.88%) RAD
7 2 (5.88%) Test Management
7 2 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) JavaScript
2 26 (76.47%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 2 (5.88%) Java
4 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.82%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Apigee
2 1 (2.94%) Capita
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle