Period
to 17 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 17 26
Rank change year-on-year -25 +9 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 79 122 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 6.02% 9.88% 8.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.63% 10.94% 9.34%
Number of salaries quoted 56 96 106
North Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £38,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +8.20% +7.39%
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,875 £26,938
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,250 £58,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 1,192 1,115 1,371
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 90.78% 90.28% 89.67%
Number of salaries quoted 975 925 1,090
North Yorkshire median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £22,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +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 17 October 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 October 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 -21 54 £48,750 +18.90% 5
Harrogate -4 13 £33,000 -34.00% 4
Middlesbrough +7 12 £52,500 +100.00%
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) Scrum
3 31 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
4 29 (36.71%) QA
4 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
5 28 (35.44%) .NET
6 27 (34.18%) C#
7 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
8 24 (30.38%) Selenium
9 23 (29.11%) OO
10 22 (27.85%) JMeter
11 21 (26.58%) HTML
12 20 (25.32%) CSS
13 19 (24.05%) MVC
13 19 (24.05%) OOP
13 19 (24.05%) Performance Testing
14 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
14 18 (22.78%) Degree
14 18 (22.78%) Java
14 18 (22.78%) Finance
15 17 (21.52%) ISEB
15 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
16 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 16 (20.25%) TDD
16 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
16 16 (20.25%) Windows
17 14 (17.72%) NeoLoad
17 14 (17.72%) LoadUI
17 14 (17.72%) HP
17 14 (17.72%) Project Management

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 11 (13.92%) NServiceBus
2 4 (5.06%) CMS
2 4 (5.06%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.80%) IIS
4 1 (1.27%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 16 (20.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.66%) SaaS
3 7 (8.86%) FinancialForce
4 6 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.27%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.27%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.27%) NuGet
5 1 (1.27%) Route 53
5 1 (1.27%) Serverless
5 1 (1.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) DNS
2 1 (1.27%) HTTP
2 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 24 (30.38%) Selenium
2 22 (27.85%) JMeter
3 14 (17.72%) LoadRunner
3 14 (17.72%) LoadUI
3 14 (17.72%) NeoLoad
3 14 (17.72%) TestComplete
3 14 (17.72%) WebLOAD
4 13 (16.46%) Git (software)
5 12 (15.19%) JIRA
6 10 (12.66%) Maven
7 9 (11.39%) Jenkins
8 6 (7.59%) Cucumber
9 5 (6.33%) SoapUI
10 4 (5.06%) Grunt
10 4 (5.06%) gulp
10 4 (5.06%) webpack
11 2 (2.53%) JUnit
11 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.53%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.78%) Finance
2 6 (7.59%) Banking
2 6 (7.59%) Retail
3 5 (6.33%) Financial Institution
3 5 (6.33%) Investment Banking
3 5 (6.33%) Law
4 4 (5.06%) Advertising
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 1 (1.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (44.30%) Developer
2 20 (25.32%) Tester
3 18 (22.78%) Automation Tester
4 17 (21.52%) Performance Test Engineer
4 17 (21.52%) Test Engineer
5 16 (20.25%) Performance Engineer
6 15 (18.99%) Performance Tester
6 15 (18.99%) Senior Developer
6 15 (18.99%) Test Automation Engineer
7 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
8 12 (15.19%) Software Developer
9 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
10 10 (12.66%) C# Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Java Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Junior
10 10 (12.66%) Junior Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Junior Java Developer
10 10 (12.66%) Senior Java Developer
11 8 (10.13%) QA Engineer
12 6 (7.59%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.44%) .NET
2 21 (26.58%) HTML
3 20 (25.32%) CSS
4 17 (21.52%) .NET Framework
5 12 (15.19%) Angular 2
5 12 (15.19%) Web Services
6 11 (13.92%) Gherkin
7 10 (12.66%) jQuery
8 7 (8.86%) AngularJS
8 7 (8.86%) XML
9 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
9 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.33%) Entity Framework
9 5 (6.33%) React
9 5 (6.33%) RESTful
9 5 (6.33%) SOAP
9 5 (6.33%) WPF
10 4 (5.06%) .NET Core
10 4 (5.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (2.53%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (22.78%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (7.59%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.33%) Xbox
5 4 (5.06%) Fintech
6 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.27%) Cloud Native
7 1 (1.27%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.27%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.25%) Windows
2 11 (13.92%) Linux
3 10 (12.66%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (82.28%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (48.10%) Scrum
3 31 (39.24%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (31.65%) Software Engineering
5 23 (29.11%) OO
6 19 (24.05%) MVC
6 19 (24.05%) OOP
6 19 (24.05%) Performance Testing
7 16 (20.25%) TDD
8 14 (17.72%) Project Management
9 12 (15.19%) Critical Thinking
10 11 (13.92%) Microservices
11 8 (10.13%) BDD
11 8 (10.13%) Non-Functional Testing
11 8 (10.13%) Test Strategy
12 7 (8.86%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.86%) Problem-Solving
12 7 (8.86%) SDLC
12 7 (8.86%) Software Testing
13 6 (7.59%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) JavaScript
2 27 (34.18%) C#
3 18 (22.78%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) TypeScript
5 10 (12.66%) SQL
6 6 (7.59%) Ruby
7 2 (2.53%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Degree
2 17 (21.52%) ISEB
3 6 (7.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (36.71%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) Packer
1 1 (1.27%) Puppet
1 1 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) HP
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (5.06%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.53%) Google
5 1 (1.27%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter