Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 30 38
Rank change year-on-year +19 +8 -13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 98 49 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 14.48% 7.63% 8.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.14% 8.29% 9.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 38 47
York median annual salary £42,500 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.06% - +24.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £69,750
North Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +7.69%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in York with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
York
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 607 591 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in York 89.66% 92.06% 92.50%
Number of salaries quoted 476 472 458
York median annual salary £40,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.01% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £62,500
North Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in York

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

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
Salary Histogram in York

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in York over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in York

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.84%) Java
3 37 (37.76%) TDD
4 28 (28.57%) QA
4 28 (28.57%) Cucumber
5 20 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
6 19 (19.39%) C#
6 19 (19.39%) PHP
6 19 (19.39%) Ruby
7 18 (18.37%) Google
7 18 (18.37%) SDET
7 18 (18.37%) Test Strategy
8 17 (17.35%) DevOps
8 17 (17.35%) Collaborative Working
8 17 (17.35%) Selenium
8 17 (17.35%) Scrum
9 16 (16.33%) Appium
10 15 (15.31%) Video\Live Streaming
10 15 (15.31%) JUnit
10 15 (15.31%) Python
10 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
11 14 (14.29%) Mockito
11 14 (14.29%) OO
11 14 (14.29%) C++
11 14 (14.29%) Pyramid
12 13 (13.27%) Spring
12 13 (13.27%) Android
13 12 (12.24%) MVVM
13 12 (12.24%) BDD
13 12 (12.24%) User Acceptance 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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (8.16%) Jetty
1 8 (8.16%) Mule ESB
1 8 (8.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.04%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (4.08%) Magento
2 1 (1.02%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) Google Play
2 2 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.04%) BrowserStack
2 2 (2.04%) Google Analytics
2 2 (2.04%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) HTTP
1 8 (8.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MySQL
1 5 (5.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 28 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 17 (17.35%) Selenium
3 16 (16.33%) Appium
4 15 (15.31%) Git (software)
4 15 (15.31%) JUnit
5 14 (14.29%) Mockito
6 12 (12.24%) Android Studio
6 12 (12.24%) Gradle
7 10 (10.20%) JIRA
8 6 (6.12%) WebDriver
9 4 (4.08%) PHPUnit
10 3 (3.06%) Calabash
10 3 (3.06%) Capybara
10 3 (3.06%) Jenkins
11 2 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 2 (2.04%) JMeter
11 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (2.04%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (12.24%) Publishing
2 7 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (36.73%) Developer
2 27 (27.55%) Tester
3 15 (15.31%) Software Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 13 (13.27%) Automation Tester
5 13 (13.27%) QA Automation Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) QA Engineer
5 13 (13.27%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (12.24%) Analyst
6 12 (12.24%) Android Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Agile Developer
7 11 (11.22%) Test Engineer
8 10 (10.20%) Software Tester
9 8 (8.16%) Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Java Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Java Technical Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Technical Architect
9 8 (8.16%) Test Analyst
10 7 (7.14%) Lead Tester
10 7 (7.14%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.29%) Pyramid
2 13 (13.27%) Spring
3 12 (12.24%) Android SDK
3 12 (12.24%) RxJava
4 11 (11.22%) .NET
5 9 (9.18%) Hibernate
6 8 (8.16%) Apache CXF
7 6 (6.12%) AngularJS
8 4 (4.08%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.08%) React
8 4 (4.08%) Symfony
9 2 (2.04%) HTML
9 2 (2.04%) jQuery
9 2 (2.04%) JSON
9 2 (2.04%) Node.js
9 2 (2.04%) Velocity
9 2 (2.04%) WPF
9 2 (2.04%) XML
10 1 (1.02%) CSS
10 1 (1.02%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.41%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (15.31%) Video\Live Streaming
3 9 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (6.12%) Mobile App
5 5 (5.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.27%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.02%) Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.02%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.76%) TDD
3 18 (18.37%) SDET
3 18 (18.37%) Test Strategy
4 17 (17.35%) Collaborative Working
4 17 (17.35%) DevOps
4 17 (17.35%) Scrum
5 14 (14.29%) OO
6 12 (12.24%) Android Development
6 12 (12.24%) BDD
6 12 (12.24%) MVVM
6 12 (12.24%) SDLC
6 12 (12.24%) Unit Testing
6 12 (12.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (11.22%) Compatibility Testing
7 11 (11.22%) Manual Testing
7 11 (11.22%) QA Automation
8 10 (10.20%) Software Engineering
8 10 (10.20%) Software Testing
9 9 (9.18%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.84%) Java
2 19 (19.39%) C#
2 19 (19.39%) PHP
2 19 (19.39%) Ruby
3 15 (15.31%) Python
4 14 (14.29%) C++
5 11 (11.22%) JavaScript
6 10 (10.20%) SQL
7 2 (2.04%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.02%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) ISEB
2 8 (8.16%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.02%) Ansible
1 1 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.02%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 18 (18.37%) Google
2 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) Oracle
3 2 (2.04%) Twitter
4 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.02%) Splunk