Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Middlesbrough 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
North Yorkshire > Middlesbrough
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 10 26
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesbrough 7.02% 10.42% 11.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.69% 11.63% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 10
Middlesbrough median annual salary £30,000 £27,500 £29,633
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -7.20% +7.76%
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

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 Middlesbrough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Middlesbrough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 52 43 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Middlesbrough 91.23% 89.58% 90.91%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 80
Middlesbrough median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £28,363
90th Percentile £50,000 £61,250 £70,000
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Middlesbrough

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Middlesbrough

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Middlesbrough

For the 6 months to 18 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 Middlesbrough region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesbrough 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:

Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA