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

Automated Testing
North Yorkshire / Harrogate
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 21 28 24
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 6 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Harrogate 8.67% 3.13% 10.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 3.87% 11.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 41
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £55,000 £45,000
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 155 155 349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Harrogate 89.60% 80.73% 90.89%
Number of salaries quoted 453 467 1247
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Harrogate

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

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
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Harrogate over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 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 Harrogate region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
3 18 (48.65%) C#
4 12 (32.43%) Java
5 11 (29.73%) QA
6 10 (27.03%) ISEB
7 9 (24.32%) JMeter
7 9 (24.32%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) VBScript
7 9 (24.32%) TestComplete
7 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
7 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
8 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (21.62%) SDLC
8 8 (21.62%) .NET
8 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
8 8 (21.62%) Finance
9 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
9 7 (18.92%) TDD
9 7 (18.92%) Web Services
10 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
10 6 (16.22%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) iPad
10 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
10 6 (16.22%) JIRA
10 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (13.51%) Ruby
11 5 (13.51%) VB
11 5 (13.51%) OO

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 3 (8.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) SaaS
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (10.81%) Force.com
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) DB2
2 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JMeter
1 9 (24.32%) SpecFlow
1 9 (24.32%) TestComplete
2 6 (16.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) NUnit
3 1 (2.70%) Selenium
3 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.70%) YouTrack
General
1 8 (21.62%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
1 17 (45.95%) Test Analyst
2 14 (37.84%) Developer
3 10 (27.03%) Automation Test Analyst
4 9 (24.32%) Tester
5 8 (21.62%) QA Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (21.62%) Software Tester
6 7 (18.92%) Developer in Test
6 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
7 6 (16.22%) Automation Tester
8 5 (13.51%) Lead Developer
8 5 (13.51%) QA Automation Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Architect
9 4 (10.81%) C# Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Principal Architect
9 4 (10.81%) Principal Developer
9 4 (10.81%) Software Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Software Test Analyst
9 4 (10.81%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) Gherkin
2 8 (21.62%) .NET
3 7 (18.92%) Web Services
4 6 (16.22%) REST
5 4 (10.81%) RESTful
6 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.11%) Spring
6 3 (8.11%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.70%) HTML
7 1 (2.70%) J2EE
7 1 (2.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.22%) iPad
3 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Cloud
4 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Fintech
4 3 (8.11%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Linux
1 1 (2.70%) Solaris
1 1 (2.70%) Unix
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (91.89%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (59.46%) Software Testing
3 9 (24.32%) Scrum
4 8 (21.62%) SDLC
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) TDD
6 6 (16.22%) Defect Tracking
6 6 (16.22%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (13.51%) Data Integration
7 5 (13.51%) OO
7 5 (13.51%) Performance Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) OOD
8 4 (10.81%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.81%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.11%) BDD
9 3 (8.11%) High Availability
9 3 (8.11%) Product Management
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Regression Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) C#
2 12 (32.43%) Java
3 9 (24.32%) VBScript
4 5 (13.51%) Apex Code
4 5 (13.51%) Python
4 5 (13.51%) Ruby
4 5 (13.51%) VB
5 4 (10.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) SQL
6 2 (5.41%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) Delphi
6 2 (5.41%) Erlang
6 2 (5.41%) Perl
6 2 (5.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (27.03%) ISEB
2 6 (16.22%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (2.70%) Degree
4 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (29.73%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle
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