The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 85 118 120
Rank change year-on-year +33 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 104 91 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.88% 2.06% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 2.30% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 67 74
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% +24.13%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £35,000 £30,860
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,200 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 3260 3949 4478
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.43% 89.59% 89.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2883 3261 3521
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in West Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in West Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +25 95 £55,000 +10.00% 19
Halifax - 5 £40,000 - 1
Bradford -5 2 £28,500 -28.75%
Wetherby - 2 £42,500 -
Automated Testing
Yorkshire

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 145 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (56.87%) Java
3 94 (44.55%) Selenium
4 90 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
4 90 (42.65%) Test Automation
5 87 (41.23%) SQL
6 73 (34.60%) TDD
6 73 (34.60%) BDD
7 71 (33.65%) Git (software)
8 68 (32.23%) OO
9 64 (30.33%) NoSQL
10 63 (29.86%) C#
11 59 (27.96%) Test Scripting
12 55 (26.07%) Subversion
13 53 (25.12%) Mercurial
14 50 (23.70%) Software Engineering
14 50 (23.70%) Scrum
15 49 (23.22%) Data Structures
15 49 (23.22%) Algorithms
16 40 (18.96%) Jenkins
17 39 (18.48%) SDLC
17 39 (18.48%) Configuration Management
18 37 (17.54%) ISEB
18 37 (17.54%) Software Testing
19 34 (16.11%) WebDriver
20 33 (15.64%) ISTQB
21 32 (15.17%) Finance
21 32 (15.17%) Cucumber
22 31 (14.69%) Degree
22 31 (14.69%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in West 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 3 (1.42%) JBoss
1 3 (1.42%) Jetty
1 3 (1.42%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.42%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.47%) Apache
2 1 (0.47%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.47%) CMS
2 1 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
2 1 (0.47%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (0.47%) Umbraco
Applications
1 14 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.85%) GitHub
2 9 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.47%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.47%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 1 (0.47%) DNS
2 1 (0.47%) Firewall
2 1 (0.47%) Internet
2 1 (0.47%) LDAP
2 1 (0.47%) Network Security
2 1 (0.47%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (30.33%) NoSQL
2 25 (11.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 21 (9.95%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.21%) Redis
5 8 (3.79%) CouchDB
5 8 (3.79%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.32%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.42%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.42%) Riak
8 1 (0.47%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.47%) MS Access
8 1 (0.47%) MySQL
8 1 (0.47%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 94 (44.55%) Selenium
2 71 (33.65%) Git (software)
3 55 (26.07%) Subversion
4 53 (25.12%) Mercurial
5 40 (18.96%) Jenkins
6 34 (16.11%) WebDriver
7 32 (15.17%) Cucumber
8 29 (13.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 24 (11.37%) SoapUI
10 18 (8.53%) Octopus Deploy
11 13 (6.16%) SpecFlow
12 10 (4.74%) TeamCity
12 10 (4.74%) Visual Studio
13 8 (3.79%) FitNesse
13 8 (3.79%) JIRA
14 6 (2.84%) NUnit
15 5 (2.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.37%) Eclipse
15 5 (2.37%) JMeter
15 5 (2.37%) Selenium IDE
General
1 32 (15.17%) Finance
2 12 (5.69%) Retail
3 9 (4.27%) Banking
3 9 (4.27%) Legal
4 4 (1.90%) Games
4 4 (1.90%) Online Betting
4 4 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.47%) Advertising
5 1 (0.47%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 43 (20.38%) Developer
2 41 (19.43%) Software Engineer
3 38 (18.01%) Tester
4 37 (17.54%) Java Developer
5 35 (16.59%) Analyst
5 35 (16.59%) Test Engineer
6 33 (15.64%) Java Engineer
6 33 (15.64%) Test Analyst
7 30 (14.22%) Senior Software Engineer
8 29 (13.74%) Automation Tester
8 29 (13.74%) Java Software Engineer
9 23 (10.90%) Senior Developer
9 23 (10.90%) Senior Java Developer
10 21 (9.95%) Senior Java Engineer
10 21 (9.95%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 18 (8.53%) Test Automation Engineer
12 17 (8.06%) Senior Automation Tester
12 17 (8.06%) Senior Tester
13 14 (6.64%) Senior Analyst
13 14 (6.64%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (14.69%) .NET
2 25 (11.85%) Gherkin
3 22 (10.43%) Web Services
4 21 (9.95%) XML
5 19 (9.00%) SOAP
6 14 (6.64%) AngularJS
7 13 (6.16%) Node.js
8 10 (4.74%) XSD
9 9 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.27%) Dropwizard
9 9 (4.27%) WCF
9 9 (4.27%) WPF
9 9 (4.27%) WSDL
10 6 (2.84%) ASP.NET
11 5 (2.37%) JSON
11 5 (2.37%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.90%) CSS
12 4 (1.90%) HTML
12 4 (1.90%) LAMP
13 3 (1.42%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (23.22%) Algorithms
1 49 (23.22%) Data Structures
2 10 (4.74%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.42%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.42%) User Experience
4 1 (0.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.47%) Clustering
4 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.47%) e-Health
4 1 (0.47%) Fintech
4 1 (0.47%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.47%) Replication
4 1 (0.47%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.37%) Windows
2 2 (0.95%) Unix
3 1 (0.47%) Android
3 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (68.72%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (42.65%) Continuous Integration
2 90 (42.65%) Test Automation
3 73 (34.60%) BDD
3 73 (34.60%) TDD
4 68 (32.23%) OO
5 59 (27.96%) Test Scripting
6 50 (23.70%) Scrum
6 50 (23.70%) Software Engineering
7 39 (18.48%) Configuration Management
7 39 (18.48%) SDLC
8 37 (17.54%) Software Testing
9 31 (14.69%) System Integration Testing
10 30 (14.22%) Manual Testing
11 28 (13.27%) Automation Testing
11 28 (13.27%) Test Strategy
12 23 (10.90%) Unit Testing
13 18 (8.53%) SOA
14 17 (8.06%) DevOps
15 16 (7.58%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 120 (56.87%) Java
2 87 (41.23%) SQL
3 63 (29.86%) C#
4 29 (13.74%) JavaScript
5 19 (9.00%) Python
6 13 (6.16%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.74%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.37%) PHP
9 4 (1.90%) C
9 4 (1.90%) Groovy
10 3 (1.42%) Java 9
10 3 (1.42%) VB
10 3 (1.42%) VBScript
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) F#
11 1 (0.47%) Perl
11 1 (0.47%) Ruby
11 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (17.54%) ISEB
2 33 (15.64%) ISTQB
3 31 (14.69%) Degree
4 20 (9.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.37%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (14.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.95%) Puppet
3 1 (0.47%) Ansible
3 1 (0.47%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.47%) Nagios
3 1 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.47%) Salt
Vendors
1 25 (11.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (1.42%) Progress
3 2 (0.95%) HP
4 1 (0.47%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.47%) New Relic
4 1 (0.47%) Oracle
4 1 (0.47%) Perforce
4 1 (0.47%) Sitecore
4 1 (0.47%) Splunk
4 1 (0.47%) Telerik
4 1 (0.47%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.47%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, training, pension ect
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly competitive
Posted: 9 days ago