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

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 20 18
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 80 153 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 5.99% 10.21% 11.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.48% 11.15% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 130 228
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +15.71% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,875 £51,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year - +16.13% +10.71%

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 1,234 1,372 1,494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 92.43% 91.53% 88.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,034 1,166 1,254
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £23,875
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -

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 18 July 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 July 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 -23 58 £40,000 -2.44% 5
Harrogate -7 18 £37,500 -3.23%
Middlesbrough +11 1 - - 1
Selby -7 1 £40,000 +14.29%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 33 (41.25%) Scrum
4 32 (40.00%) OO
5 30 (37.50%) Selenium
6 29 (36.25%) MVC
7 26 (32.50%) HTML
8 25 (31.25%) Java
8 25 (31.25%) QA
9 24 (30.00%) JIRA
9 24 (30.00%) CSS
9 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
10 21 (26.25%) Finance
11 20 (25.00%) ISEB
11 20 (25.00%) OOP
11 20 (25.00%) Performance Testing
12 18 (22.50%) Critical Thinking
13 17 (21.25%) JMeter
14 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (18.75%) Maven
15 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
15 15 (18.75%) Mac OS X
15 15 (18.75%) Linux
15 15 (18.75%) SaaS
16 14 (17.50%) .NET
17 13 (16.25%) C#
17 13 (16.25%) LoadRunner
17 13 (16.25%) HP
17 13 (16.25%) WebLOAD
17 13 (16.25%) TestComplete

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 (6.25%) CMS
1 5 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 4 (5.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.50%) Confluence
4 1 (1.25%) Jetty
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) SaaS
2 11 (13.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.50%) FinancialForce
4 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (3.75%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (3.75%) Serverless
6 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.25%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.25%) Route 53
7 1 (1.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.75%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) HTTP
3 1 (1.25%) Internet
3 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) MySQL
3 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.25%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 30 (37.50%) Selenium
2 24 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (30.00%) JIRA
3 17 (21.25%) JMeter
4 15 (18.75%) Maven
5 13 (16.25%) LoadRunner
5 13 (16.25%) LoadUI
5 13 (16.25%) NeoLoad
5 13 (16.25%) TestComplete
5 13 (16.25%) WebLOAD
6 8 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (7.50%) Jenkins
8 5 (6.25%) Grunt
8 5 (6.25%) gulp
8 5 (6.25%) webpack
9 4 (5.00%) PHPUnit
10 3 (3.75%) WebDriver
11 2 (2.50%) Bitbucket
11 2 (2.50%) Capybara
11 2 (2.50%) MSTest
General
1 21 (26.25%) Finance
2 9 (11.25%) Advertising
3 5 (6.25%) Marketing
4 4 (5.00%) Games
4 4 (5.00%) Retail
5 2 (2.50%) Law
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
6 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Developer
2 22 (27.50%) Senior Developer
3 18 (22.50%) Junior
3 18 (22.50%) Tester
4 17 (21.25%) Performance Test Engineer
4 17 (21.25%) Test Engineer
5 16 (20.00%) Performance Engineer
6 15 (18.75%) Automation Tester
6 15 (18.75%) Java Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Junior Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Junior Java Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Senior Java Developer
6 15 (18.75%) Test Automation Engineer
7 13 (16.25%) Performance Tester
8 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
9 9 (11.25%) QA Engineer
9 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
10 8 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 6 (7.50%) C# Developer
11 6 (7.50%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.50%) HTML
2 24 (30.00%) CSS
3 14 (17.50%) .NET
4 9 (11.25%) RESTful
5 8 (10.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.75%) jQuery
6 7 (8.75%) Web Services
7 6 (7.50%) .NET Framework
7 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.50%) Entity Framework
7 6 (7.50%) React
8 5 (6.25%) .NET Core
8 5 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (5.00%) Ajax
9 4 (5.00%) Behat
9 4 (5.00%) Gherkin
9 4 (5.00%) JSON
9 4 (5.00%) LESS
9 4 (5.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (10.00%) Xbox
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 3 (3.75%) Fintech
5 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Cloud
6 1 (1.25%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.25%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.25%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.25%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Linux
1 15 (18.75%) Mac OS X
2 8 (10.00%) Windows
3 6 (7.50%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.25%) Android
4 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (41.25%) Scrum
3 32 (40.00%) OO
4 29 (36.25%) MVC
5 20 (25.00%) OOP
5 20 (25.00%) Performance Testing
6 18 (22.50%) Critical Thinking
7 16 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (18.75%) Software Engineering
9 11 (13.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (13.75%) Test Strategy
10 9 (11.25%) Software Testing
11 8 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (10.00%) Process Improvement
11 8 (10.00%) User Stories
12 7 (8.75%) BDD
12 7 (8.75%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (7.50%) QA Automation
14 5 (6.25%) DevOps
14 5 (6.25%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (43.75%) JavaScript
2 25 (31.25%) Java
3 13 (16.25%) C#
4 9 (11.25%) SQL
5 7 (8.75%) Ruby
6 4 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) ISEB
2 5 (6.25%) ISTQB
3 4 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Packer
1 2 (2.50%) Puppet
1 2 (2.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (16.25%) HP
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (8.75%) Google
4 5 (6.25%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.75%) Zend
6 2 (2.50%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (1.25%) Twitter