The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in York 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 35 51
Rank change year-on-year -9 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 2.08% 3.73% 2.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 4.07% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 0
Median salary £35,750 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.62% -  
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 York with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
York
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 325 393 348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in York 96.44% 91.61% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 268 347 274
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in York

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in York 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 York

Test Automation
Salary Trend in York

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in York

Test Automation
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 York region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
4 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
4 5 (41.67%) Degree
5 4 (33.33%) JIRA
5 4 (33.33%) QA
5 4 (33.33%) Selenium
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
6 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
6 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
6 3 (25.00%) Calabash
6 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
6 3 (25.00%) Capybara
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 2 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (16.67%) MySQL
7 2 (16.67%) XML
7 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (8.33%) Mockito
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in York 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 4 (33.33%) JIRA
1 4 (33.33%) Selenium
2 3 (25.00%) Calabash
2 3 (25.00%) Capybara
2 3 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 3 (25.00%) Fiddler
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) Mockito
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) QA Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) QA Test Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) JSON
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Software Testing
3 6 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (41.67%) Automation Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Deployment
6 3 (25.00%) QA Automation
7 2 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (16.67%) Test Management
8 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
8 1 (8.33%) Case Management
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Functional Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Kanban
8 1 (8.33%) Microservices
8 1 (8.33%) Penetration Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C#
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
1 5 (41.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft