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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Yorkshire / Bradford
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 30 38
Rank change year-on-year -26 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 32 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 1.30% 7.21% 6.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 7.60% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 6 31 29
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.12% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £42,500
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 424 421 481
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bradford 91.77% 94.82% 90.75%
Number of salaries quoted 349 390 426
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Bradford

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 7 (33.33%) SDLC
3 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) Windows
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Finance
3 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
4 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
4 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 5 (23.81%) QA
5 4 (19.05%) Selenium
5 4 (19.05%) Test Management
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (19.05%) SQL
5 4 (19.05%) Legal
6 3 (14.29%) MVC
6 3 (14.29%) VB6
6 3 (14.29%) VB
6 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 3 (14.29%) Project Management
6 3 (14.29%) RAD

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 1 (4.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EMR
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) SoapUI
2 4 (19.05%) Selenium
2 4 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (14.29%) MSTest
3 3 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
4 2 (9.52%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
5 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
5 1 (4.76%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Analyst
1 10 (47.62%) Test Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Tester
3 3 (14.29%) VB Developer
3 3 (14.29%) VB6 Developer
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) QA Tester
4 2 (9.52%) Test Leader
4 2 (9.52%) Web Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (4.76%) Graduate Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (38.10%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
4 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Dropwizard
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) jQuery
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js
4 1 (4.76%) Spring
4 1 (4.76%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 6 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Manual Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
3 5 (23.81%) System Testing
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (19.05%) Test Management
4 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 3 (14.29%) IT Strategy
5 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 3 (14.29%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) RAD
5 3 (14.29%) SOA
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
3 3 (14.29%) VB
3 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
3 3 (14.29%) VB6
4 2 (9.52%) Groovy
4 2 (9.52%) Java
5 1 (4.76%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB
1 1 (4.76%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Apigee
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle