The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 114 141 195
Rank change year-on-year +27 +54  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 68 72 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 1.89% 1.62% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.09% 1.81% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 62 69 22
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -10.25%  

Automation 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 3258 3979 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 90.42% 89.60% 89.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2890 3275 3583
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 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in West Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in West Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in West Yorkshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +18 59 £42,500 +21.42% 11
Huddersfield -6 5 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Bradford +1 3 £25,000 -23.07% 1
Batley - 1 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 108 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (53.74%) Selenium
3 52 (35.37%) C#
4 51 (34.69%) ISEB
5 49 (33.33%) Java
6 45 (30.61%) ISTQB
7 43 (29.25%) Test Automation
8 40 (27.21%) Cucumber
9 39 (26.53%) TDD
9 39 (26.53%) QA
10 36 (24.49%) Test Scripting
10 36 (24.49%) BDD
11 34 (23.13%) WebDriver
11 34 (23.13%) Jenkins
12 33 (22.45%) Process Improvement
13 31 (21.09%) System Integration Testing
13 31 (21.09%) SQL
13 31 (21.09%) .NET
14 27 (18.37%) Automated Testing
15 26 (17.69%) Scrum
16 24 (16.33%) E-Commerce
17 22 (14.97%) Manual Testing
17 22 (14.97%) Coaching
18 21 (14.29%) SDLC
19 20 (13.61%) Gherkin
20 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
21 18 (12.24%) Finance
21 18 (12.24%) JIRA
21 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
22 17 (11.56%) GitHub

Automation 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 1 (0.68%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (4.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (11.56%) GitHub
2 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.68%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (2.72%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 79 (53.74%) Selenium
2 40 (27.21%) Cucumber
3 34 (23.13%) Jenkins
3 34 (23.13%) WebDriver
4 18 (12.24%) JIRA
4 18 (12.24%) SoapUI
5 17 (11.56%) JMeter
6 14 (9.52%) Git (software)
7 12 (8.16%) LoadRunner
7 12 (8.16%) Maven
7 12 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (5.44%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.76%) Appium
10 6 (4.08%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.72%) Calabash
11 4 (2.72%) HP UFT
11 4 (2.72%) JUnit
12 3 (2.04%) Ranorex
12 3 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 3 (2.04%) WinRunner
General
1 18 (12.24%) Finance
2 5 (3.40%) Games
3 4 (2.72%) Online Betting
4 3 (2.04%) Advertising
4 3 (2.04%) Legal
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.36%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 57 (38.78%) Analyst
2 54 (36.73%) Test Analyst
3 44 (29.93%) Tester
4 35 (23.81%) Automation Tester
5 19 (12.93%) Test Engineer
6 18 (12.24%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (11.56%) Senior Automation Tester
7 17 (11.56%) Senior Tester
8 16 (10.88%) Test Leader
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (8.16%) Developer
11 11 (7.48%) QA Analyst
11 11 (7.48%) Test Automation Engineer
11 11 (7.48%) Test Manager
12 9 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
13 8 (5.44%) Automation Test Lead
14 7 (4.76%) Developer in Test
14 7 (4.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
14 7 (4.76%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.09%) .NET
2 20 (13.61%) Gherkin
3 17 (11.56%) SOAP
3 17 (11.56%) XML
4 13 (8.84%) REST
5 9 (6.12%) Web Services
6 5 (3.40%) AngularJS
6 5 (3.40%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (3.40%) WCF
6 5 (3.40%) WPF
7 4 (2.72%) LAMP
7 4 (2.72%) Node.js
7 4 (2.72%) RabbitMQ
8 2 (1.36%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.36%) CSS
8 2 (1.36%) HTML
8 2 (1.36%) NumPy
9 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.68%) RESTEasy
9 1 (0.68%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (4.76%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.36%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.04%) Linux
2 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (29.25%) Test Automation
3 39 (26.53%) TDD
4 36 (24.49%) BDD
4 36 (24.49%) Test Scripting
5 33 (22.45%) Process Improvement
6 31 (21.09%) System Integration Testing
7 27 (18.37%) Automated Testing
8 26 (17.69%) Scrum
9 24 (16.33%) E-Commerce
10 22 (14.97%) Coaching
10 22 (14.97%) Manual Testing
11 21 (14.29%) SDLC
12 17 (11.56%) Configuration Management
13 16 (10.88%) Performance Testing
13 16 (10.88%) Test Strategy
14 15 (10.20%) Web Testing
15 14 (9.52%) Functional Testing
16 13 (8.84%) Stakeholder Management
16 13 (8.84%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (35.37%) C#
2 49 (33.33%) Java
3 31 (21.09%) SQL
4 14 (9.52%) Python
5 12 (8.16%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.44%) PHP
7 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.04%) Ruby
9 2 (1.36%) C
9 2 (1.36%) C++
9 2 (1.36%) Perl
10 1 (0.68%) Scala
10 1 (0.68%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 51 (34.69%) ISEB
2 45 (30.61%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.04%) Degree
5 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (26.53%) QA
2 7 (4.76%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (12.93%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.72%) Telerik
3 1 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
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Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + 34 days holiday, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
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