The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 47
Rank change year-on-year +1 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 262 288 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.46% 7.40% 5.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 8.09% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 235 256 193
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 £29,750 £27,750 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,375 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 3250 3561 4145
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.54% 91.47% 90.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11084 12152 13463
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in West Yorkshire

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 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 +2 229 £47,500 +15.15% 29
Halifax - 9 £42,500 -
Bradford -26 7 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Wakefield +15 5 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Huddersfield +12 5 £100,000 +100.00%
Ilkley +1 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Otley +5 1 - -
Wetherby 0 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 410 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 266 (45.47%) Java
3 251 (42.91%) Selenium
4 202 (34.53%) TDD
5 179 (30.60%) SQL
6 166 (28.38%) BDD
7 153 (26.15%) Scrum
8 151 (25.81%) ISTQB
9 148 (25.30%) Test Scripting
10 144 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
10 144 (24.62%) C#
11 140 (23.93%) ISEB
12 134 (22.91%) Git (software)
13 130 (22.22%) Cucumber
14 114 (19.49%) Jenkins
15 107 (18.29%) QA
16 97 (16.58%) OO
17 95 (16.24%) JavaScript
18 91 (15.56%) Software Testing
18 91 (15.56%) SDLC
19 85 (14.53%) NoSQL
20 77 (13.16%) Software Engineering
21 75 (12.82%) Test Strategy
21 75 (12.82%) Functional Testing
22 74 (12.65%) SoapUI
22 74 (12.65%) .NET
23 71 (12.14%) Mentoring
24 70 (11.97%) Subversion
25 68 (11.62%) Finance
26 64 (10.94%) Mercurial

Test Automation
Co-occurring 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 9 (1.54%) JBoss
1 9 (1.54%) Jetty
1 9 (1.54%) Tomcat
1 9 (1.54%) WebLogic
2 5 (0.85%) Tornado
3 4 (0.68%) Apache
4 2 (0.34%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.34%) CMS
4 2 (0.34%) WordPress
5 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.17%) Confluence
5 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.17%) IIS
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 44 (7.52%) GitHub
2 18 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.91%) SaaS
4 7 (1.20%) PaaS
5 6 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.85%) G Suite
6 5 (0.85%) Office 365
6 5 (0.85%) Slack
7 4 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.56%) Internet
2 12 (2.05%) HTTP
3 6 (1.03%) Network Security
4 5 (0.85%) AMQP
5 3 (0.51%) DNS
5 3 (0.51%) Firewall
5 3 (0.51%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) LDAP
6 1 (0.17%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (14.53%) NoSQL
2 24 (4.10%) SQL Server
3 23 (3.93%) Redis
4 20 (3.42%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.39%) CouchDB
6 12 (2.05%) MongoDB
7 11 (1.88%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.54%) Couchbase
8 9 (1.54%) MySQL
8 9 (1.54%) Riak
9 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.51%) Big Data
12 1 (0.17%) MS Access
12 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 251 (42.91%) Selenium
2 134 (22.91%) Git (software)
3 130 (22.22%) Cucumber
4 114 (19.49%) Jenkins
5 74 (12.65%) SoapUI
6 70 (11.97%) Subversion
7 64 (10.94%) Mercurial
7 64 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
8 61 (10.43%) WebDriver
9 32 (5.47%) JMeter
10 24 (4.10%) Visual Studio
11 23 (3.93%) LoadRunner
12 22 (3.76%) SpecFlow
13 20 (3.42%) JIRA
14 19 (3.25%) Gatling
15 18 (3.08%) Appium
16 17 (2.91%) TeamCity
17 16 (2.74%) Maven
17 16 (2.74%) Ranorex
18 14 (2.39%) FitNesse
General
1 68 (11.62%) Finance
2 27 (4.62%) Retail
3 26 (4.44%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.56%) Banking
4 15 (2.56%) Legal
5 7 (1.20%) Games
6 3 (0.51%) Advertising
7 1 (0.17%) Back Office
7 1 (0.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 124 (21.20%) Tester
2 118 (20.17%) Test Engineer
3 115 (19.66%) Analyst
4 112 (19.15%) Test Analyst
5 109 (18.63%) Developer
6 84 (14.36%) Automation Tester
7 80 (13.68%) Java Developer
8 46 (7.86%) Test Automation Engineer
9 42 (7.18%) Java Engineer
9 42 (7.18%) Senior Test Engineer
10 40 (6.84%) Software Engineer
11 38 (6.50%) Senior Tester
12 36 (6.15%) Senior Automation Tester
12 36 (6.15%) Senior Developer
13 33 (5.64%) Test Leader
14 31 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
15 29 (4.96%) Senior Software Engineer
16 28 (4.79%) Java Software Engineer
16 28 (4.79%) Test Manager
17 27 (4.62%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (12.65%) .NET
2 49 (8.38%) AngularJS
3 48 (8.21%) SOAP
4 45 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 45 (7.69%) Web Services
5 36 (6.15%) XML
6 35 (5.98%) Node.js
7 32 (5.47%) Spring
8 31 (5.30%) REST
9 26 (4.44%) CSS
9 26 (4.44%) HTML
10 22 (3.76%) Apache Flex
10 22 (3.76%) Java EE
11 15 (2.56%) Dropwizard
12 9 (1.54%) WCF
13 8 (1.37%) Hibernate
14 7 (1.20%) Kafka
15 6 (1.03%) ASP.NET
15 6 (1.03%) JMS
15 6 (1.03%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 54 (9.23%) Algorithms
1 54 (9.23%) Data Structures
2 22 (3.76%) Smart Meter
3 19 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (1.20%) User Experience
5 6 (1.03%) Fintech
6 4 (0.68%) Internet of Things
6 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 3 (0.51%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.17%) Clustering
9 1 (0.17%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.17%) Replication
9 1 (0.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 16 (2.74%) Windows
2 13 (2.22%) Linux
3 6 (1.03%) Unix
4 3 (0.51%) Android
4 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.34%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 410 (70.09%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (34.53%) TDD
3 166 (28.38%) BDD
4 153 (26.15%) Scrum
5 148 (25.30%) Test Scripting
6 144 (24.62%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (16.58%) OO
8 91 (15.56%) SDLC
8 91 (15.56%) Software Testing
9 77 (13.16%) Software Engineering
10 75 (12.82%) Functional Testing
10 75 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 71 (12.14%) Mentoring
12 61 (10.43%) E-Commerce
13 60 (10.26%) Kanban
13 60 (10.26%) Performance Testing
14 52 (8.89%) Configuration Management
15 47 (8.03%) Stakeholder Management
16 45 (7.69%) Regression Testing
16 45 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 266 (45.47%) Java
2 179 (30.60%) SQL
3 144 (24.62%) C#
4 95 (16.24%) JavaScript
5 61 (10.43%) Python
6 23 (3.93%) PHP
6 23 (3.93%) Ruby
7 13 (2.22%) Scala
8 12 (2.05%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.37%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.37%) C
10 7 (1.20%) Groovy
10 7 (1.20%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.03%) VB
11 6 (1.03%) VBScript
12 5 (0.85%) C++
12 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.51%) Java 9
13 3 (0.51%) Perl
13 3 (0.51%) VB6
Qualifications
1 151 (25.81%) ISTQB
2 140 (23.93%) ISEB
3 53 (9.06%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 39 (6.67%) Degree
5 14 (2.39%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (18.29%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 9 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.44%) Puppet
2 12 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.37%) Ansible
4 3 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.51%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.51%) Nagios
4 3 (0.51%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.51%) Salt
Vendors
1 43 (7.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (6.15%) Oracle
3 11 (1.88%) Google
4 9 (1.54%) Telerik
5 6 (1.03%) Splunk
6 5 (0.85%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.51%) Dynatrace
7 3 (0.51%) HP
7 3 (0.51%) New Relic
7 3 (0.51%) Perforce
7 3 (0.51%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.51%) VMware
8 1 (0.17%) Apigee
8 1 (0.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.17%) T-Plan
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, perk box
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus perks and benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Content Catalyst Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago