Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in North Yorkshire 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 35 53
Rank change year-on-year +19 +18 -31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 119 97 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 9.46% 6.32% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% 7.15% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 76 79 73
North Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +28.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,200 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £69,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +17.65%

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 North Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
North Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,111 1,357 1,491
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 88.31% 88.46% 90.15%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,089 1,314
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in North Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in North Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in North Yorkshire over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in North Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in North Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the North Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
York +15 95 £42,500 +8.97% 10
Middlesbrough +1 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Harrogate +13 6 £37,500 - 2
Skipton +6 3 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Ripon - 1 £55,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 62 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (31.93%) Selenium
3 37 (31.09%) TDD
3 37 (31.09%) Java
4 35 (29.41%) QA
5 30 (25.21%) Greenfield Project
6 26 (21.85%) Cucumber
7 25 (21.01%) C#
8 24 (20.17%) PHP
9 23 (19.33%) Python
9 23 (19.33%) SDET
10 22 (18.49%) Pyramid
10 22 (18.49%) C++
11 21 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (17.65%) Ruby
12 20 (16.81%) ISEB
12 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
13 19 (15.97%) JUnit
13 19 (15.97%) Google
14 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
15 17 (14.29%) Finance
16 16 (13.45%) .NET
16 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
17 15 (12.61%) Performance Testing
17 15 (12.61%) Manual Testing
17 15 (12.61%) Scrum
17 15 (12.61%) Collaborative Working
17 15 (12.61%) DevOps
18 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
18 14 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in North Yorkshire 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 4 (3.36%) Jetty
1 4 (3.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.68%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.84%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.84%) Confluence
3 1 (0.84%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.08%) Google Play
2 2 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.36%) HTTP
1 4 (3.36%) Internet
2 1 (0.84%) Firewall
2 1 (0.84%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.84%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (31.93%) Selenium
2 26 (21.85%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.97%) JUnit
4 16 (13.45%) Git (software)
5 13 (10.92%) Appium
5 13 (10.92%) Mockito
6 12 (10.08%) Android Studio
6 12 (10.08%) Gradle
6 12 (10.08%) JIRA
7 9 (7.56%) JMeter
7 9 (7.56%) WebDriver
8 7 (5.88%) Capybara
8 7 (5.88%) LoadRunner
9 6 (5.04%) LoadUI
9 6 (5.04%) NeoLoad
9 6 (5.04%) TestComplete
9 6 (5.04%) WebLOAD
10 5 (4.20%) Calabash
11 2 (1.68%) Fiddler
12 1 (0.84%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (14.29%) Finance
2 12 (10.08%) Publishing
3 5 (4.20%) Marketing
4 3 (2.52%) Retail
5 2 (1.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (37.82%) Developer
2 30 (25.21%) Tester
3 24 (20.17%) Software Developer
4 23 (19.33%) Analyst
5 22 (18.49%) Developer in Test
6 21 (17.65%) Test Analyst
7 19 (15.97%) Agile Developer
8 18 (15.13%) Test Engineer
9 16 (13.45%) QA Engineer
10 14 (11.76%) Software Tester
10 14 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (10.08%) Android Developer
11 12 (10.08%) Automation Tester
11 12 (10.08%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.88%) QA Analyst
13 6 (5.04%) Performance Engineer
13 6 (5.04%) Performance Test Engineer
13 6 (5.04%) Performance Tester
13 6 (5.04%) QA Tester
13 6 (5.04%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) Pyramid
2 16 (13.45%) .NET
3 12 (10.08%) Android SDK
3 12 (10.08%) Dagger
3 12 (10.08%) Retrofit
3 12 (10.08%) RxJava
4 7 (5.88%) Spring
5 4 (3.36%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.52%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.52%) Middleware
7 2 (1.68%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.68%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.68%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.68%) Java EE
7 2 (1.68%) JSF
7 2 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.68%) Spring Integration
7 2 (1.68%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.84%) RESTful
8 1 (0.84%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.21%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (10.92%) Video\Live Streaming
3 8 (6.72%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
5 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.08%) Android
2 1 (0.84%) Windows
2 1 (0.84%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (52.10%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.09%) TDD
3 23 (19.33%) SDET
4 21 (17.65%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (16.81%) Test Strategy
6 18 (15.13%) Software Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Collaborative Working
7 15 (12.61%) DevOps
7 15 (12.61%) Manual Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Performance Testing
7 15 (12.61%) Scrum
8 14 (11.76%) Compatibility Testing
8 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
9 13 (10.92%) QA Automation
10 12 (10.08%) Android Development
10 12 (10.08%) BDD
10 12 (10.08%) MVVM
10 12 (10.08%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.56%) OO
11 9 (7.56%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (31.09%) Java
2 25 (21.01%) C#
3 24 (20.17%) PHP
4 23 (19.33%) Python
5 22 (18.49%) C++
6 21 (17.65%) Ruby
7 13 (10.92%) SQL
8 6 (5.04%) JavaScript
9 3 (2.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.81%) ISEB
2 13 (10.92%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.52%) Degree
4 2 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.84%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (15.97%) Google
2 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.04%) HP
4 5 (4.20%) Twitter
5 2 (1.68%) Oracle
6 1 (0.84%) Capita
6 1 (0.84%) Zend