Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 40 18 31
Rank change year-on-year -22 +13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 73 119 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 6.41% 9.47% 6.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.03% 10.52% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 43 76 90
North Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,100 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,250 £58,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

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 1,038 1,131 1,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 91.13% 90.05% 90.62%
Number of salaries quoted 824 934 1,138
North Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £26,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 -19 42 £55,000 +29.41%
Middlesbrough +2 21 £46,250 +54.17% 1
Harrogate +2 9 £35,500 -5.33% 7
Skipton -3 1 £32,500 -9.72%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (53.42%) C#
3 35 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (42.47%) .NET
5 30 (41.10%) Computer Science
5 30 (41.10%) Degree
6 27 (36.99%) Selenium
6 27 (36.99%) Scrum
7 25 (34.25%) .NET Framework
8 24 (32.88%) QA
8 24 (32.88%) TDD
9 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
10 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 21 (28.77%) JMeter
10 21 (28.77%) Windows
11 20 (27.40%) Project Management
11 20 (27.40%) Angular 2
12 19 (26.03%) NServiceBus
12 19 (26.03%) TypeScript
12 19 (26.03%) Microservices
13 17 (23.29%) ISEB
14 16 (21.92%) HP
14 16 (21.92%) LoadRunner
14 16 (21.92%) Java
14 16 (21.92%) WebLOAD
14 16 (21.92%) Performance Testing
14 16 (21.92%) TestComplete
14 16 (21.92%) NeoLoad
14 16 (21.92%) LoadUI
15 14 (19.18%) JavaScript

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 19 (26.03%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 21 (28.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.37%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 27 (36.99%) Selenium
2 21 (28.77%) JMeter
3 16 (21.92%) LoadRunner
3 16 (21.92%) LoadUI
3 16 (21.92%) NeoLoad
3 16 (21.92%) TestComplete
3 16 (21.92%) WebLOAD
4 9 (12.33%) Maven
4 9 (12.33%) SoapUI
5 8 (10.96%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.96%) JIRA
6 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (5.48%) Eclipse
8 4 (5.48%) Gradle
8 4 (5.48%) IntelliJ
8 4 (5.48%) JUnit
8 4 (5.48%) TeamCity
9 3 (4.11%) WebDriver
10 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
General
1 9 (12.33%) Finance
2 5 (6.85%) Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Financial Institution
2 5 (6.85%) Investment Banking
2 5 (6.85%) Law
3 2 (2.74%) Retail
4 1 (1.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Developer
1 25 (34.25%) Tester
2 22 (30.14%) Automation Tester
3 21 (28.77%) Test Engineer
4 17 (23.29%) Performance Tester
5 16 (21.92%) Performance Engineer
5 16 (21.92%) Performance Test Engineer
5 16 (21.92%) Software Engineer
5 16 (21.92%) Test Automation Engineer
6 14 (19.18%) .NET Developer
6 14 (19.18%) Azure Engineer
7 13 (17.81%) .NET Software Engineer
7 13 (17.81%) Azure Software Engineer
7 13 (17.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 9 (12.33%) Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) .NET Software Developer
9 7 (9.59%) C# .NET Developer
9 7 (9.59%) C# Developer
9 7 (9.59%) C# Software Developer
10 6 (8.22%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (42.47%) .NET
2 25 (34.25%) .NET Framework
3 20 (27.40%) Angular 2
4 12 (16.44%) CSS
4 12 (16.44%) HTML
5 10 (13.70%) jQuery
5 10 (13.70%) XML
6 7 (9.59%) Gherkin
6 7 (9.59%) Web Services
7 6 (8.22%) RESTful
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET
8 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (6.85%) Entity Framework
8 5 (6.85%) Kendo UI
8 5 (6.85%) SOAP
8 5 (6.85%) WPF
9 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.37%) JSON
9 1 (1.37%) REST
9 1 (1.37%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Fintech
2 1 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 21 (28.77%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.37%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (61.64%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (47.95%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (41.10%) Computer Science
4 27 (36.99%) Scrum
5 24 (32.88%) TDD
6 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
7 20 (27.40%) Project Management
8 19 (26.03%) Microservices
9 16 (21.92%) Performance Testing
10 9 (12.33%) Electronic Trading
10 9 (12.33%) High Availability
10 9 (12.33%) SDLC
10 9 (12.33%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.96%) Functional Testing
11 8 (10.96%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (10.96%) OO
11 8 (10.96%) OOP
12 7 (9.59%) MVC
13 6 (8.22%) Test Scripting
14 5 (6.85%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 39 (53.42%) C#
2 19 (26.03%) TypeScript
3 16 (21.92%) Java
4 14 (19.18%) JavaScript
5 10 (13.70%) SQL
6 5 (6.85%) Python
7 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
7 4 (5.48%) Perl
8 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) C++
9 1 (1.37%) F#
9 1 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (41.10%) Degree
2 17 (23.29%) ISEB
3 9 (12.33%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (6.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.37%) HNC
6 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (32.88%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) HP
2 9 (12.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.11%) Oracle