Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire > North Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 33 51
Rank change year-on-year +15 +18 -24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 122 101 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 9.85% 6.54% 4.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.17% 7.54% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 90 81 87
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,000 £69,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 1092 1340 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in North Yorkshire 88.14% 86.79% 90.73%
Number of salaries quoted 890 1065 1451
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,225 £23,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £56,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% +4.38% +1.27%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +15 97 £42,500 +18.06% 3
Harrogate +23 14 £55,000 +4.76%
Middlesbrough -8 4 £30,000 +9.09% 1
Skipton +2 3 £36,000 -10.00%
Ripon - 2 £55,000 -
Selby - 1 - -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (41.80%) Java
3 41 (33.61%) TDD
4 31 (25.41%) QA
5 28 (22.95%) Cucumber
6 25 (20.49%) Selenium
7 23 (18.85%) C#
8 22 (18.03%) Ruby
9 21 (17.21%) Scrum
9 21 (17.21%) Test Strategy
10 20 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
11 19 (15.57%) PHP
11 19 (15.57%) Google
12 18 (14.75%) Spring
12 18 (14.75%) DevOps
13 17 (13.93%) Collaborative Working
13 17 (13.93%) SDET
13 17 (13.93%) Software Testing
13 17 (13.93%) SQL
13 17 (13.93%) OO
13 17 (13.93%) Python
14 16 (13.11%) ISEB
14 16 (13.11%) ISTQB
14 16 (13.11%) JIRA
14 16 (13.11%) Appium
14 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
15 15 (12.30%) SDLC
15 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
15 15 (12.30%) Video\Live Streaming
16 14 (11.48%) JUnit

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 10 (8.20%) Tomcat
2 8 (6.56%) Jetty
2 8 (6.56%) Mule ESB
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.82%) Apache
4 1 (0.82%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (3.28%) Magento
2 2 (1.64%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (9.84%) Google Play
2 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.46%) BrowserStack
3 2 (1.64%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.64%) Slack
4 1 (0.82%) Cloudflare
4 1 (0.82%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.56%) HTTP
1 8 (6.56%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Skype
2 1 (0.82%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) MySQL
2 5 (4.10%) NoSQL
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.82%) DB2
3 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (22.95%) Cucumber
2 25 (20.49%) Selenium
3 16 (13.11%) Appium
3 16 (13.11%) Git (software)
3 16 (13.11%) JIRA
4 14 (11.48%) JUnit
4 14 (11.48%) Mockito
5 12 (9.84%) Android Studio
5 12 (9.84%) Gradle
6 8 (6.56%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.10%) PHPUnit
8 4 (3.28%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.46%) Calabash
9 3 (2.46%) Capybara
9 3 (2.46%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
10 2 (1.64%) JMeter
10 2 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.82%) SoapUI
General
1 12 (9.84%) Finance
1 12 (9.84%) Publishing
2 7 (5.74%) Retail
3 3 (2.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 47 (38.52%) Developer
2 31 (25.41%) Tester
3 20 (16.39%) Developer in Test
4 17 (13.93%) Analyst
5 14 (11.48%) QA Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Software Developer
5 14 (11.48%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) QA Automation Engineer
6 13 (10.66%) Test Analyst
7 12 (9.84%) Android Developer
7 12 (9.84%) Architect
7 12 (9.84%) Automation Tester
7 12 (9.84%) Test Engineer
8 10 (8.20%) Agile Developer
8 10 (8.20%) Software Tester
9 8 (6.56%) Java Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (6.56%) Lead Tester
9 8 (6.56%) Technical Architect
10 7 (5.74%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (14.75%) Spring
2 13 (10.66%) Pyramid
3 12 (9.84%) Android SDK
3 12 (9.84%) RxJava
4 11 (9.02%) Hibernate
5 10 (8.20%) .NET
6 8 (6.56%) Apache CXF
7 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.10%) React
8 5 (4.10%) Symfony
9 4 (3.28%) Backbone.js
9 4 (3.28%) Spring MVC
9 4 (3.28%) XML
10 3 (2.46%) Java EE
10 3 (2.46%) JSF
10 3 (2.46%) Middleware
10 3 (2.46%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.64%) JSON
11 2 (1.64%) Velocity
11 2 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.39%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (12.30%) Video\Live Streaming
3 14 (11.48%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
5 6 (4.92%) User Experience
6 2 (1.64%) Fintech
7 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.48%) Android
2 3 (2.46%) Linux
2 3 (2.46%) Unix
3 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.82%) CentOS
4 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.82%) Solaris
4 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.28%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (33.61%) TDD
3 21 (17.21%) Scrum
3 21 (17.21%) Test Strategy
4 18 (14.75%) DevOps
5 17 (13.93%) Collaborative Working
5 17 (13.93%) OO
5 17 (13.93%) SDET
5 17 (13.93%) Software Testing
6 15 (12.30%) SDLC
6 15 (12.30%) User Acceptance Testing
7 14 (11.48%) BDD
8 13 (10.66%) Manual Testing
9 12 (9.84%) Android Development
9 12 (9.84%) MVVM
9 12 (9.84%) Unit Testing
10 11 (9.02%) Compatibility Testing
10 11 (9.02%) MVC
10 11 (9.02%) QA Automation
10 11 (9.02%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 51 (41.80%) Java
2 23 (18.85%) C#
3 22 (18.03%) Ruby
4 19 (15.57%) PHP
5 17 (13.93%) Python
5 17 (13.93%) SQL
6 13 (10.66%) C++
7 12 (9.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (2.46%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.64%) Erlang
9 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.82%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 16 (13.11%) ISEB
1 16 (13.11%) ISTQB
2 4 (3.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (25.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Ansible
1 1 (0.82%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.82%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 19 (15.57%) Google
2 6 (4.92%) Oracle
3 5 (4.10%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.64%) Twitter
5 1 (0.82%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.82%) Splunk
5 1 (0.82%) Zend