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

Automated Testing
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 46
Rank change year-on-year +1 +19  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 267 285 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 7.62% 7.34% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.24% 8.02% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 235 239 188
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 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £50,000
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 3242 3552 4147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 92.58% 91.50% 90.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2980 3292
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

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 25 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 25 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 +3 234 £47,500 +11.76% 30
Halifax - 10 £41,250 -
Bradford -23 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Huddersfield +12 5 £50,000 - 1
Ilkley +1 5 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Wakefield +15 4 £42,500 +60.37% 1
Otley +5 1 - -
Wetherby 0 1 £32,500 -38.09%
Pontefract - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 405 (68.88%) Agile Software Development
2 264 (44.90%) Java
3 248 (42.18%) Selenium
4 197 (33.50%) TDD
5 178 (30.27%) SQL
6 161 (27.38%) BDD
7 152 (25.85%) Scrum
8 151 (25.68%) ISTQB
9 150 (25.51%) Test Scripting
10 145 (24.66%) C#
11 143 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
12 141 (23.98%) ISEB
13 131 (22.28%) Git (software)
14 130 (22.11%) Cucumber
15 111 (18.88%) Jenkins
16 106 (18.03%) QA
17 97 (16.50%) OO
18 95 (16.16%) JavaScript
19 94 (15.99%) Software Testing
20 92 (15.65%) SDLC
21 85 (14.46%) NoSQL
22 77 (13.10%) Software Engineering
22 77 (13.10%) Test Strategy
23 75 (12.76%) .NET
24 74 (12.59%) Functional Testing
24 74 (12.59%) SoapUI
25 73 (12.41%) Mentoring
26 69 (11.73%) Subversion
27 67 (11.39%) Finance
28 65 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server

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 10 (1.70%) JBoss
1 10 (1.70%) Jetty
1 10 (1.70%) Tomcat
1 10 (1.70%) 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%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.17%) nginx
5 1 (0.17%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.17%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.34%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (7.14%) GitHub
2 19 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.06%) SaaS
4 17 (2.89%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.36%) PaaS
6 6 (1.02%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.85%) G Suite
7 5 (0.85%) Office 365
7 5 (0.85%) Slack
8 4 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.51%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.17%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.38%) Internet
2 12 (2.04%) HTTP
3 6 (1.02%) 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 (14.46%) NoSQL
2 25 (4.25%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.08%) Redis
4 21 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.38%) CouchDB
6 13 (2.21%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.04%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.70%) Couchbase
9 10 (1.70%) Riak
10 8 (1.36%) MySQL
11 5 (0.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.68%) Amazon RDS
12 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (0.34%) Big Data
14 1 (0.17%) MS Access
14 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
14 1 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 248 (42.18%) Selenium
2 131 (22.28%) Git (software)
3 130 (22.11%) Cucumber
4 111 (18.88%) Jenkins
5 74 (12.59%) SoapUI
6 69 (11.73%) Subversion
7 65 (11.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 63 (10.71%) Mercurial
9 58 (9.86%) WebDriver
10 32 (5.44%) JMeter
11 25 (4.25%) Visual Studio
12 23 (3.91%) LoadRunner
13 21 (3.57%) SpecFlow
14 20 (3.40%) JIRA
15 19 (3.23%) Appium
15 19 (3.23%) Gatling
16 17 (2.89%) TeamCity
17 16 (2.72%) Maven
17 16 (2.72%) Ranorex
18 14 (2.38%) FitNesse
General
1 67 (11.39%) Finance
2 27 (4.59%) Retail
3 26 (4.42%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.55%) Banking
4 15 (2.55%) Legal
5 7 (1.19%) 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 (21.09%) Tester
2 116 (19.73%) Analyst
2 116 (19.73%) Test Engineer
3 113 (19.22%) Test Analyst
4 110 (18.71%) Developer
5 84 (14.29%) Automation Tester
6 80 (13.61%) Java Developer
7 46 (7.82%) Test Automation Engineer
8 43 (7.31%) Senior Test Engineer
9 42 (7.14%) Java Engineer
10 40 (6.80%) Software Engineer
11 37 (6.29%) Senior Tester
12 36 (6.12%) Senior Developer
13 35 (5.95%) Senior Automation Tester
14 32 (5.44%) Senior Java Developer
14 32 (5.44%) Test Leader
15 29 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
15 29 (4.93%) Test Manager
16 28 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
17 27 (4.59%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (12.76%) .NET
2 50 (8.50%) AngularJS
3 47 (7.99%) SOAP
4 45 (7.65%) Web Services
5 43 (7.31%) Gherkin
6 36 (6.12%) XML
7 35 (5.95%) Node.js
8 32 (5.44%) Spring
9 31 (5.27%) REST
10 25 (4.25%) CSS
10 25 (4.25%) HTML
11 22 (3.74%) Apache Flex
11 22 (3.74%) Java EE
12 15 (2.55%) Dropwizard
13 10 (1.70%) WCF
14 8 (1.36%) Hibernate
15 7 (1.19%) Kafka
16 6 (1.02%) ASP.NET
16 6 (1.02%) JMS
16 6 (1.02%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 53 (9.01%) Algorithms
1 53 (9.01%) Data Structures
2 22 (3.74%) Smart Meter
3 20 (3.40%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (1.36%) User Experience
5 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.02%) Fintech
7 5 (0.85%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.51%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.34%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.17%) Clustering
10 1 (0.17%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.17%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.17%) Replication
10 1 (0.17%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 17 (2.89%) Windows
2 12 (2.04%) Linux
3 6 (1.02%) 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
1 405 (68.88%) Agile Software Development
2 197 (33.50%) TDD
3 161 (27.38%) BDD
4 152 (25.85%) Scrum
5 150 (25.51%) Test Scripting
6 143 (24.32%) Continuous Integration
7 97 (16.50%) OO
8 94 (15.99%) Software Testing
9 92 (15.65%) SDLC
10 77 (13.10%) Software Engineering
10 77 (13.10%) Test Strategy
11 74 (12.59%) Functional Testing
12 73 (12.41%) Mentoring
13 61 (10.37%) Kanban
14 60 (10.20%) E-Commerce
14 60 (10.20%) Performance Testing
15 51 (8.67%) Configuration Management
16 47 (7.99%) Stakeholder Management
17 46 (7.82%) Regression Testing
17 46 (7.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 264 (44.90%) Java
2 178 (30.27%) SQL
3 145 (24.66%) C#
4 95 (16.16%) JavaScript
5 62 (10.54%) Python
6 23 (3.91%) PHP
7 22 (3.74%) Ruby
8 13 (2.21%) Scala
9 12 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.36%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.36%) C
11 7 (1.19%) Groovy
11 7 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.19%) VB
12 6 (1.02%) VBScript
13 5 (0.85%) C++
13 5 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.68%) VB6
15 3 (0.51%) Java 9
15 3 (0.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 151 (25.68%) ISTQB
2 141 (23.98%) ISEB
3 55 (9.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 41 (6.97%) Degree
5 14 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (0.34%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.17%) MBA
7 1 (0.17%) MCDBA
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (18.03%) QA
2 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (1.36%) Docker
2 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (4.25%) Puppet
2 12 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.36%) 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
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 44 (7.48%) Microsoft
2 38 (6.46%) Oracle
3 11 (1.87%) Google
4 9 (1.53%) Telerik
5 6 (1.02%) 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%) Citrix
8 1 (0.17%) SAP
8 1 (0.17%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Huddersfield, Yorkshire
Pearson Frank
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Content Catalyst Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 24 days ago