The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
Rank 41 43 54
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 1.69% 2.26% 2.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 2.81% 2.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 9
Median salary £29,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% +23.07%  
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 Harrogate with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Harrogate
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 198 249 361
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 83.54% 80.32% 93.77%
Number of salaries quoted 175 230 327
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Harrogate 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 Harrogate

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Harrogate

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 24 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
3 2 (50.00%) REST
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (50.00%) SDET
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) ATDD
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate 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 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (75.00%) TestComplete
2 1 (25.00%) NUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) YouTrack
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Gherkin
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) BDD
2 3 (75.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (75.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (50.00%) API Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ATDD
3 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Product Management
3 2 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (50.00%) QA Automation
3 2 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VBScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft