The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 41
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 450 457 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.41% 8.05% 6.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.20% 8.97% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 389 387 319
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £28,500 £29,513
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4891 5097 6088
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.42% 89.78% 89.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4108 4255 4986
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 £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Yorkshire +1 268 £45,000 +5.88% 35
South Yorkshire +8 74 £60,000 +60.00% 3
North Yorkshire -12 65 £40,000 +14.28% 7
East Yorkshire +9 32 £28,750 -17.85% 5
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 674 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
2 443 (46.29%) Java
3 347 (36.26%) Selenium
4 323 (33.75%) TDD
5 308 (32.18%) SQL
6 249 (26.02%) Scrum
7 245 (25.60%) C#
8 226 (23.62%) Git (software)
9 224 (23.41%) BDD
10 220 (22.99%) Test Scripting
11 219 (22.88%) JavaScript
12 206 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
13 184 (19.23%) Jenkins
14 181 (18.91%) ISTQB
15 176 (18.39%) ISEB
15 176 (18.39%) Software Engineering
16 171 (17.87%) SDLC
17 170 (17.76%) QA
18 167 (17.45%) OO
19 164 (17.14%) Cucumber
20 145 (15.15%) .NET
21 140 (14.63%) Software Testing
22 137 (14.32%) NoSQL
23 131 (13.69%) Degree
24 121 (12.64%) Subversion
25 116 (12.12%) Test Strategy
26 113 (11.81%) HTML
27 112 (11.70%) AngularJS
28 108 (11.29%) Finance
29 106 (11.08%) Python

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 21 (2.19%) Tomcat
2 15 (1.57%) Jetty
3 13 (1.36%) IIS
3 13 (1.36%) JBoss
4 11 (1.15%) WebLogic
5 8 (0.84%) Apache
5 8 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 6 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (0.52%) nginx
7 5 (0.52%) Tornado
7 5 (0.52%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.42%) Mule ESB
9 3 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.21%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
11 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.10%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.10%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.21%) FastStats
2 2 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 70 (7.31%) GitHub
2 34 (3.55%) SaaS
3 31 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
7 7 (0.73%) Slack
8 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.52%) G Suite
9 5 (0.52%) Office 365
10 4 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.42%) Force.com
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
12 2 (0.21%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.21%) Quay.io
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.30%) HTTP
2 19 (1.99%) Internet
3 7 (0.73%) AMQP
3 7 (0.73%) Firewall
3 7 (0.73%) VPN
4 6 (0.63%) Network Security
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) LDAP
6 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (14.32%) NoSQL
2 62 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.87%) Redis
4 33 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (3.03%) MySQL
6 25 (2.61%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.51%) CouchDB
8 23 (2.40%) Relational Database
9 19 (1.99%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.15%) Couchbase
12 11 (1.15%) Riak
13 9 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.94%) MS Access
13 9 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 347 (36.26%) Selenium
2 226 (23.62%) Git (software)
3 184 (19.23%) Jenkins
4 164 (17.14%) Cucumber
5 121 (12.64%) Subversion
6 89 (9.30%) Mercurial
7 86 (8.99%) WebDriver
8 83 (8.67%) SoapUI
9 68 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
10 51 (5.33%) JIRA
11 45 (4.70%) JMeter
12 39 (4.08%) Visual Studio
13 35 (3.66%) SpecFlow
14 31 (3.24%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (2.51%) LoadRunner
15 24 (2.51%) NUnit
16 23 (2.40%) Appium
16 23 (2.40%) Maven
17 20 (2.09%) TestNG
18 19 (1.99%) Gatling
General
1 108 (11.29%) Finance
2 37 (3.87%) Retail
3 29 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.51%) Banking
5 15 (1.57%) Legal
6 11 (1.15%) Games
7 9 (0.94%) Military
8 7 (0.73%) Marketing
9 6 (0.63%) Electronics
10 4 (0.42%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 230 (24.03%) Developer
2 195 (20.38%) Analyst
3 190 (19.85%) Test Analyst
4 183 (19.12%) Tester
5 135 (14.11%) Automation Tester
6 134 (14.00%) Java Developer
7 123 (12.85%) Test Engineer
8 80 (8.36%) Software Engineer
9 66 (6.90%) Java Engineer
10 62 (6.48%) Senior Developer
10 62 (6.48%) Senior Tester
11 60 (6.27%) Senior Automation Tester
12 53 (5.54%) Senior Software Engineer
13 52 (5.43%) Java Software Engineer
13 52 (5.43%) Test Automation Engineer
14 51 (5.33%) Senior Java Developer
14 51 (5.33%) Senior Java Engineer
15 50 (5.22%) Automation Test Analyst
16 49 (5.12%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 49 (5.12%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (15.15%) .NET
2 113 (11.81%) HTML
3 112 (11.70%) AngularJS
4 105 (10.97%) CSS
5 98 (10.24%) Web Services
6 79 (8.25%) Gherkin
6 79 (8.25%) SOAP
7 70 (7.31%) XML
8 64 (6.69%) Spring
9 63 (6.58%) Node.js
10 52 (5.43%) RESTful
11 39 (4.08%) REST
12 37 (3.87%) HTML5
13 31 (3.24%) Hibernate
14 30 (3.13%) jQuery
15 27 (2.82%) ASP.NET
15 27 (2.82%) Dropwizard
16 26 (2.72%) JSON
17 25 (2.61%) Java EE
18 22 (2.30%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 75 (7.84%) Algorithms
1 75 (7.84%) Data Structures
2 51 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 38 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (3.76%) User Experience
5 23 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
6 22 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.30%) Smart Meter
7 20 (2.09%) Mobile App
8 14 (1.46%) Fintech
9 12 (1.25%) iPad
10 9 (0.94%) PMI
11 7 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.73%) Social Media
12 6 (0.63%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.52%) Digital Media
14 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.42%) Robotics
15 3 (0.31%) Internet of Things
16 2 (0.21%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.75%) Linux
2 24 (2.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (2.40%) Windows
4 21 (2.19%) Unix
5 17 (1.78%) Apple iOS
6 16 (1.67%) Android
7 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 674 (70.43%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (33.75%) TDD
3 249 (26.02%) Scrum
4 224 (23.41%) BDD
5 220 (22.99%) Test Scripting
6 206 (21.53%) Continuous Integration
7 176 (18.39%) Software Engineering
8 171 (17.87%) SDLC
9 167 (17.45%) OO
10 140 (14.63%) Software Testing
11 116 (12.12%) Test Strategy
12 89 (9.30%) Functional Testing
13 86 (8.99%) Kanban
13 86 (8.99%) Mentoring
14 84 (8.78%) Manual Testing
15 78 (8.15%) Configuration Management
16 77 (8.05%) Waterfall
17 74 (7.73%) E-Commerce
18 73 (7.63%) System Integration Testing
19 70 (7.31%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 443 (46.29%) Java
2 308 (32.18%) SQL
3 245 (25.60%) C#
4 219 (22.88%) JavaScript
5 106 (11.08%) Python
6 67 (7.00%) Ruby
7 50 (5.22%) Scala
8 35 (3.66%) Go
9 34 (3.55%) PL/SQL
10 32 (3.34%) PHP
11 27 (2.82%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.40%) VBScript
13 19 (1.99%) VB
14 18 (1.88%) C++
15 15 (1.57%) C
16 12 (1.25%) Bash Shell
16 12 (1.25%) VB.NET
17 11 (1.15%) Groovy
18 9 (0.94%) Perl
19 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 181 (18.91%) ISTQB
2 176 (18.39%) ISEB
3 131 (13.69%) Degree
4 71 (7.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 43 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 25 (2.61%) Security Cleared
7 21 (2.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 13 (1.36%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.10%) MCDBA
11 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 170 (17.76%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) COBIT
2 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.46%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) Firmware
3 4 (0.42%) GlusterFS
3 4 (0.42%) iptables
3 4 (0.42%) Varnish
4 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 39 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.45%) Ansible
3 29 (3.03%) Puppet
4 24 (2.51%) Rundeck
5 5 (0.52%) Salt
6 4 (0.42%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.31%) Nagios
8 2 (0.21%) Graphite
9 1 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (9.20%) Oracle
2 78 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (3.03%) Splunk
4 24 (2.51%) Red Hat
5 15 (1.57%) Google
6 9 (0.94%) Rackspace
6 9 (0.94%) Telerik
7 8 (0.84%) HP
8 7 (0.73%) Adobe
8 7 (0.73%) SAP
9 5 (0.52%) Apple
10 4 (0.42%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.42%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.31%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.31%) New Relic
11 3 (0.31%) Perforce
11 3 (0.31%) VMware
12 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.21%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 2 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible working + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Affecto Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Empiric
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Spring Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 4 days ago