Period
to 18 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 36 51
Rank change year-on-year +19 +15 -32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 120 105 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 9.46% 6.73% 4.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.70% 7.59% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 76 87 82
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,250 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.01% +18.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £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 1,121 1,384 1,512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 88.34% 88.66% 90.16%
Number of salaries quoted 920 1,115 1,332
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,350 £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 18 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 18 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 +17 96 £42,500 +8.97% 8
Middlesbrough +1 11 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Harrogate +10 6 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Skipton +7 3 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Ripon - 1 £55,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 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 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (33.33%) Selenium
3 38 (31.67%) Java
4 36 (30.00%) TDD
5 35 (29.17%) QA
6 30 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
7 27 (22.50%) Cucumber
8 25 (20.83%) C#
8 25 (20.83%) PHP
9 23 (19.17%) Python
9 23 (19.17%) SDET
10 22 (18.33%) Pyramid
10 22 (18.33%) C++
11 21 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
11 21 (17.50%) Ruby
12 20 (16.67%) Google
12 20 (16.67%) ISEB
12 20 (16.67%) Test Strategy
13 19 (15.83%) JUnit
14 18 (15.00%) Software Testing
14 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
15 17 (14.17%) Finance
16 16 (13.33%) .NET
16 16 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
17 15 (12.50%) Scrum
17 15 (12.50%) Performance Testing
17 15 (12.50%) Manual Testing
18 14 (11.67%) Test Scripting
18 14 (11.67%) Compatibility Testing
18 14 (11.67%) Video\Live Streaming

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 5 (4.17%) Jetty
1 5 (4.17%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.67%) Mule ESB
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (1.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.83%) Confluence
3 1 (0.83%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.00%) Google Play
2 3 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.83%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.17%) HTTP
1 5 (4.17%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) Firewall
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.50%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.67%) MySQL
4 1 (0.83%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.83%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 40 (33.33%) Selenium
2 27 (22.50%) Cucumber
3 19 (15.83%) JUnit
4 18 (15.00%) Git (software)
5 13 (10.83%) Appium
5 13 (10.83%) JIRA
5 13 (10.83%) Mockito
6 12 (10.00%) Android Studio
6 12 (10.00%) Gradle
7 9 (7.50%) JMeter
7 9 (7.50%) WebDriver
8 8 (6.67%) Capybara
9 7 (5.83%) LoadRunner
10 6 (5.00%) Calabash
10 6 (5.00%) LoadUI
10 6 (5.00%) NeoLoad
10 6 (5.00%) TestComplete
10 6 (5.00%) WebLOAD
11 3 (2.50%) Fiddler
12 2 (1.67%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (14.17%) Finance
2 12 (10.00%) Publishing
3 5 (4.17%) Marketing
4 3 (2.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.67%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 47 (39.17%) Developer
2 30 (25.00%) Tester
3 25 (20.83%) Software Developer
4 23 (19.17%) Analyst
5 22 (18.33%) Developer in Test
6 21 (17.50%) Test Analyst
7 19 (15.83%) Agile Developer
8 17 (14.17%) Test Engineer
9 16 (13.33%) QA Engineer
10 14 (11.67%) Software Tester
10 14 (11.67%) Test Automation Engineer
11 12 (10.00%) Android Developer
11 12 (10.00%) Automation Tester
11 12 (10.00%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (5.83%) QA Analyst
13 6 (5.00%) Performance Engineer
13 6 (5.00%) Performance Test Engineer
13 6 (5.00%) Performance Tester
13 6 (5.00%) QA Tester
13 6 (5.00%) Scrum Master
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.33%) Pyramid
2 16 (13.33%) .NET
3 12 (10.00%) Android SDK
3 12 (10.00%) Dagger
3 12 (10.00%) Retrofit
3 12 (10.00%) RxJava
4 8 (6.67%) Spring
5 5 (4.17%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.50%) Gherkin
6 3 (2.50%) Middleware
6 3 (2.50%) Spring Integration
7 2 (1.67%) AngularJS
7 2 (1.67%) Apache CXF
7 2 (1.67%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.67%) Java EE
7 2 (1.67%) JSF
7 2 (1.67%) JSON
7 2 (1.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (1.67%) RESTful
7 2 (1.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (11.67%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (7.50%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (0.83%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Android
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
2 1 (0.83%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (30.00%) TDD
3 23 (19.17%) SDET
4 21 (17.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 20 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 18 (15.00%) Software Testing
7 16 (13.33%) Collaborative Working
8 15 (12.50%) Manual Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Performance Testing
8 15 (12.50%) Scrum
9 14 (11.67%) Compatibility Testing
9 14 (11.67%) DevOps
9 14 (11.67%) Test Scripting
10 13 (10.83%) QA Automation
11 12 (10.00%) Android Development
11 12 (10.00%) BDD
11 12 (10.00%) MVVM
11 12 (10.00%) Unit Testing
12 10 (8.33%) OO
13 9 (7.50%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.67%) Java
2 25 (20.83%) C#
2 25 (20.83%) PHP
3 23 (19.17%) Python
4 22 (18.33%) C++
5 21 (17.50%) Ruby
6 13 (10.83%) SQL
7 7 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (16.67%) ISEB
2 13 (10.83%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.50%) Degree
4 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.83%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (29.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (16.67%) Google
2 13 (10.83%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.00%) HP
4 5 (4.17%) Twitter
5 2 (1.67%) Oracle
6 1 (0.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.83%) Zend