The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 120 172 215
Rank change year-on-year +52 +43  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 119 80 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.20% 1.27% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.39% 1.43% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 113 79 47
Median salary £35,750 £33,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -5.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £27,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £36,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% -7.69%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4969 5584 6372
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.85% 88.99% 89.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4323 4586 5073
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Yorkshire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
West Yorkshire +37 71 £45,000 +28.57% 8
North Yorkshire +4 25 £35,000 +7.69% 2
South Yorkshire +10 17 £45,000 +9.09% 2
East Yorkshire - 10 £30,000 - 1
Automation Testing
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 145 (69.38%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (54.07%) Selenium
3 85 (40.67%) Test Scripting
4 75 (35.89%) Java
5 72 (34.45%) C#
6 70 (33.49%) Test Automation
7 62 (29.67%) TDD
8 58 (27.75%) BDD
9 57 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 57 (27.27%) WebDriver
10 51 (24.40%) ISEB
11 50 (23.92%) Automated Testing
12 49 (23.44%) ISTQB
12 49 (23.44%) QA
13 48 (22.97%) Jenkins
13 48 (22.97%) SDLC
14 46 (22.01%) Gherkin
15 44 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
16 43 (20.57%) Manual Testing
17 41 (19.62%) SQL
17 41 (19.62%) .NET
18 38 (18.18%) Process Improvement
19 36 (17.22%) GitHub
19 36 (17.22%) Configuration Management
20 33 (15.79%) Scrum
21 29 (13.88%) Coaching
22 28 (13.40%) Test Strategy
22 28 (13.40%) E-Commerce
23 24 (11.48%) JIRA
24 23 (11.00%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 36 (17.22%) GitHub
2 1 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.48%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.91%) Hadoop
2 4 (1.91%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.48%) MySQL
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 113 (54.07%) Selenium
2 57 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 57 (27.27%) WebDriver
3 48 (22.97%) Jenkins
4 24 (11.48%) JIRA
5 16 (7.66%) JMeter
5 16 (7.66%) SoapUI
5 16 (7.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (4.78%) Git (software)
7 9 (4.31%) Appium
8 8 (3.83%) LoadRunner
8 8 (3.83%) Maven
8 8 (3.83%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.35%) TestComplete
10 6 (2.87%) SpecFlow
11 4 (1.91%) Calabash
11 4 (1.91%) Codeception
11 4 (1.91%) HP UFT
12 3 (1.44%) Bugzilla
12 3 (1.44%) Toad
General
1 20 (9.57%) Finance
2 7 (3.35%) Games
3 4 (1.91%) Online Betting
3 4 (1.91%) Retail
4 3 (1.44%) Advertising
5 1 (0.48%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (40.67%) Analyst
2 84 (40.19%) Test Analyst
3 73 (34.93%) Tester
4 62 (29.67%) Automation Tester
5 39 (18.66%) Senior Automation Tester
5 39 (18.66%) Senior Tester
6 24 (11.48%) Test Manager
7 23 (11.00%) Test Engineer
8 20 (9.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 19 (9.09%) Software Tester
10 16 (7.66%) Senior Analyst
10 16 (7.66%) Senior Test Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 13 (6.22%) Test Automation Engineer
11 13 (6.22%) Test Leader
12 11 (5.26%) Pensions Analyst
13 9 (4.31%) Developer
13 9 (4.31%) QA Analyst
14 8 (3.83%) Manual Test Analyst
14 8 (3.83%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.01%) Gherkin
2 41 (19.62%) .NET
3 13 (6.22%) SOAP
4 12 (5.74%) XML
5 11 (5.26%) REST
6 7 (3.35%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.91%) LAMP
7 4 (1.91%) Node.js
7 4 (1.91%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (1.91%) Web Services
8 3 (1.44%) React
9 2 (0.96%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.96%) Backbone.js
9 2 (0.96%) CSS
9 2 (0.96%) HTML
9 2 (0.96%) NumPy
9 2 (0.96%) Symfony
9 2 (0.96%) WPF
10 1 (0.48%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.48%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.70%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.74%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.91%) iPad
3 4 (1.91%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.44%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.91%) Unix
1 4 (1.91%) Windows
2 3 (1.44%) Android
2 3 (1.44%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.44%) Linux
3 2 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (69.38%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (40.67%) Test Scripting
3 70 (33.49%) Test Automation
4 62 (29.67%) TDD
5 58 (27.75%) BDD
6 50 (23.92%) Automated Testing
7 48 (22.97%) SDLC
8 44 (21.05%) System Integration Testing
9 43 (20.57%) Manual Testing
10 38 (18.18%) Process Improvement
11 36 (17.22%) Configuration Management
12 33 (15.79%) Scrum
13 29 (13.88%) Coaching
14 28 (13.40%) E-Commerce
14 28 (13.40%) Test Strategy
15 23 (11.00%) Software Testing
16 19 (9.09%) Functional Testing
17 18 (8.61%) Performance Testing
18 17 (8.13%) Web Testing
19 15 (7.18%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 75 (35.89%) Java
2 72 (34.45%) C#
3 41 (19.62%) SQL
4 12 (5.74%) Python
5 11 (5.26%) JavaScript
6 10 (4.78%) PHP
7 6 (2.87%) VBScript
8 4 (1.91%) VB
9 3 (1.44%) Ruby
10 2 (0.96%) C
10 2 (0.96%) C++
10 2 (0.96%) Perl
11 1 (0.48%) Groovy
11 1 (0.48%) Scala
11 1 (0.48%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (24.40%) ISEB
2 49 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.83%) Degree
4 6 (2.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.48%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (23.44%) QA
2 12 (5.74%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (0.96%) Puppet
2 1 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (9.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (0.96%) Telerik
3 1 (0.48%) Apple
3 1 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits & training
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Floow
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £24000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits package.
Posted: 6 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + 2.5 k flexi benifits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The MRJ Group
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Leidos
Posted: 17 days ago