Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 23 18
Rank change year-on-year -7 -5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 102 147 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 7.59% 9.45% 9.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.35% 10.27% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 66 125 220
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% +7.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £24,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%

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 1,221 1,432 1,604
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 90.92% 92.09% 90.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1,039 1,204 1,378
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,575 £23,000
90th Percentile £59,000 £53,025 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -2 77 £40,000 -3.03% 4
Harrogate -7 12 £37,500 +36.36% 4
Middlesbrough +11 9 - -
Selby -1 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 64 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (47.06%) Selenium
3 31 (30.39%) Java
4 29 (28.43%) QA
5 26 (25.49%) Performance Testing
6 25 (24.51%) JIRA
7 24 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 23 (22.55%) Finance
8 23 (22.55%) ISEB
9 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
9 22 (21.57%) OO
10 21 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (18.63%) JMeter
12 18 (17.65%) .NET
12 18 (17.65%) Scrum
12 18 (17.65%) Software Testing
13 17 (16.67%) C#
14 16 (15.69%) PHP
14 16 (15.69%) HTML
14 16 (15.69%) LoadRunner
14 16 (15.69%) Google
15 15 (14.71%) WebLOAD
15 15 (14.71%) HP
15 15 (14.71%) MVC
15 15 (14.71%) CSS
15 15 (14.71%) TestComplete
15 15 (14.71%) NeoLoad
15 15 (14.71%) LoadUI
16 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
16 14 (13.73%) Cucumber

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 (3.92%) Jetty
1 4 (3.92%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.96%) Confluence
2 2 (1.96%) IIS
3 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.98%) CMS
3 1 (0.98%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.84%) SaaS
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (2.94%) FinancialForce
4 3 (2.94%) Google Play
5 2 (1.96%) Serverless
6 1 (0.98%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
1 4 (3.92%) Internet
2 1 (0.98%) DNS
2 1 (0.98%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.88%) MySQL
2 5 (4.90%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.90%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 48 (47.06%) Selenium
2 25 (24.51%) JIRA
3 24 (23.53%) Git (software)
4 19 (18.63%) JMeter
5 16 (15.69%) LoadRunner
6 15 (14.71%) LoadUI
6 15 (14.71%) NeoLoad
6 15 (14.71%) TestComplete
6 15 (14.71%) WebLOAD
7 14 (13.73%) Cucumber
8 10 (9.80%) JUnit
9 8 (7.84%) Capybara
9 8 (7.84%) Maven
10 6 (5.88%) Calabash
11 5 (4.90%) Fiddler
11 5 (4.90%) PHPUnit
12 4 (3.92%) Mockito
13 3 (2.94%) Android Studio
13 3 (2.94%) Gradle
13 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (22.55%) Finance
2 8 (7.84%) Marketing
3 6 (5.88%) Advertising
4 5 (4.90%) Games
5 3 (2.94%) Publishing
6 2 (1.96%) Law
6 2 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (40.20%) Developer
2 28 (27.45%) Tester
3 22 (21.57%) Test Engineer
4 20 (19.61%) Automation Tester
5 19 (18.63%) Analyst
5 19 (18.63%) Software Developer
5 19 (18.63%) Test Analyst
6 17 (16.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (15.69%) Performance Engineer
7 16 (15.69%) Performance Test Engineer
8 15 (14.71%) Performance Tester
9 14 (13.73%) Junior
10 12 (11.76%) Agile Developer
11 11 (10.78%) Developer in Test
11 11 (10.78%) Software Tester
12 10 (9.80%) Senior Developer
13 9 (8.82%) Java Developer
13 9 (8.82%) QA Engineer
14 8 (7.84%) Junior Developer
14 8 (7.84%) Junior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (17.65%) .NET
2 16 (15.69%) HTML
3 15 (14.71%) CSS
4 11 (10.78%) Pyramid
5 8 (7.84%) RESTful
6 6 (5.88%) JSON
7 5 (4.90%) Ajax
7 5 (4.90%) Behat
7 5 (4.90%) LESS
7 5 (4.90%) Sass
7 5 (4.90%) Spring
8 4 (3.92%) ASP.NET
8 4 (3.92%) Hibernate
8 4 (3.92%) jQuery
8 4 (3.92%) Laravel
8 4 (3.92%) Spring Integration
9 3 (2.94%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.94%) AngularJS
9 3 (2.94%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (2.94%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.59%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (9.80%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.94%) Xbox
7 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.98%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.98%) Fintech
8 1 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.98%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.98%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.84%) Linux
1 8 (7.84%) Mac OS X
2 5 (4.90%) Windows
3 4 (3.92%) Android
4 3 (2.94%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.98%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (62.75%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.49%) Performance Testing
3 22 (21.57%) OO
4 18 (17.65%) Scrum
4 18 (17.65%) Software Testing
5 15 (14.71%) MVC
6 14 (13.73%) TDD
6 14 (13.73%) Test Scripting
6 14 (13.73%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (12.75%) Collaborative Working
8 12 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.76%) Manual Testing
9 11 (10.78%) SDET
10 10 (9.80%) OOP
10 10 (9.80%) System Testing
10 10 (9.80%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.84%) Compatibility Testing
12 6 (5.88%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.88%) QA Automation
12 6 (5.88%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (30.39%) Java
2 22 (21.57%) JavaScript
3 17 (16.67%) C#
4 16 (15.69%) PHP
5 11 (10.78%) C++
5 11 (10.78%) Python
6 10 (9.80%) Ruby
7 9 (8.82%) SQL
8 1 (0.98%) Java 8
8 1 (0.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (22.55%) ISEB
2 7 (6.86%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.88%) Degree
4 5 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.98%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (28.43%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.98%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.98%) Packer
2 1 (0.98%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (15.69%) Google
2 15 (14.71%) HP
3 12 (11.76%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.90%) Twitter
5 4 (3.92%) Zend
6 3 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.98%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.98%) Capita
7 1 (0.98%) Xamarin