Period
to 29 July 2021

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 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 30 24 43
Rank change year-on-year -6 +19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 450 307 493
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 7.58% 8.45% 6.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.06% 9.07% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 348 263 369
10th Percentile £32,996 £30,000 £31,150
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £35,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%
75th Percentile £61,250 £52,500 £50,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 5,586 3,384 6,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 94.12% 93.12% 91.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4,381 2,914 5,597
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £25,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +11.76% -1.16%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £53,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Yorkshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

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 6 months to 29 July 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -1 282 £52,500 +16.67% 59
South Yorkshire -1 97 £45,000 +10.43% 11
North Yorkshire -19 39 £50,000 +20.48% 7
East Yorkshire +10 26 £42,000 +29.23% 4
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 266 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 196 (43.56%) Java
3 123 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
4 120 (26.67%) Software Testing
5 115 (25.56%) Selenium
6 113 (25.11%) Social Skills
7 112 (24.89%) SQL
8 110 (24.44%) JavaScript
8 110 (24.44%) C#
9 109 (24.22%) Scrum
10 107 (23.78%) Software Engineering
11 103 (22.89%) QA
12 96 (21.33%) Git (software)
13 93 (20.67%) DevOps
14 89 (19.78%) AWS
15 88 (19.56%) TDD
16 86 (19.11%) Python
17 82 (18.22%) BDD
18 79 (17.56%) Azure
19 67 (14.89%) Degree
20 65 (14.44%) Jenkins
21 64 (14.22%) Docker
21 64 (14.22%) OO
21 64 (14.22%) Postman
22 62 (13.78%) HTML
22 62 (13.78%) Kanban
22 62 (13.78%) Mentoring
23 60 (13.33%) NoSQL
24 59 (13.11%) Test Strategy
25 58 (12.89%) React

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 26 (5.78%) Oracle Workflow
2 4 (0.89%) Confluence
3 1 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.22%) FormScape
3 1 (0.22%) Mailman
3 1 (0.22%) nginx
3 1 (0.22%) OpenEdge
3 1 (0.22%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.22%) EngageOne
1 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.22%) PrintSoft PReS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) PlanetPress Connect
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 89 (19.78%) AWS
2 79 (17.56%) Azure
3 28 (6.22%) Serverless
4 22 (4.89%) GCP
5 19 (4.22%) AWS Lambda
5 19 (4.22%) GitHub
6 16 (3.56%) PaaS
7 14 (3.11%) SaaS
8 10 (2.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 10 (2.22%) Power Platform
9 8 (1.78%) AWS CodePipeline
10 7 (1.56%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (1.33%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
13 4 (0.89%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.89%) IaaS
13 4 (0.89%) Trello
14 3 (0.67%) Azure Storage
15 2 (0.44%) Amazon EKS
15 2 (0.44%) Cloudflare Workers
Communications & Networking
1 54 (12.00%) HTTP
2 41 (9.11%) Broadband
3 37 (8.22%) HTTPS
4 34 (7.56%) 802.11
4 34 (7.56%) Ethernet
4 34 (7.56%) MQTT
4 34 (7.56%) STUN
4 34 (7.56%) TCP/IP
4 34 (7.56%) Wi-Fi
4 34 (7.56%) Wireless
4 34 (7.56%) Wireshark
5 10 (2.22%) Internet
6 2 (0.44%) SAN
7 1 (0.22%) DNS
7 1 (0.22%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 42 (9.33%) MySQL
3 17 (3.78%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 15 (3.33%) Redis
6 11 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (2.22%) Power BI
7 10 (2.22%) Relational Database
8 6 (1.33%) Big Data
9 4 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.67%) GIS
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.44%) Data Lake
11 2 (0.44%) Informix
11 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.22%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 115 (25.56%) Selenium
2 96 (21.33%) Git (software)
3 65 (14.44%) Jenkins
4 64 (14.22%) Postman
5 47 (10.44%) Subversion
6 45 (10.00%) Cucumber
7 44 (9.78%) Mercurial
8 38 (8.44%) JIRA
9 36 (8.00%) GitLab
10 32 (7.11%) WebDriver
11 26 (5.78%) SpecFlow
12 25 (5.56%) SoapUI
13 17 (3.78%) JMeter
14 15 (3.33%) webpack
15 12 (2.67%) Appium
15 12 (2.67%) Babel
16 11 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
17 8 (1.78%) Bitbucket
17 8 (1.78%) Cypress.io
18 7 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 113 (25.11%) Social Skills
2 34 (7.56%) Telecoms
3 33 (7.33%) Public Sector
4 26 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.33%) Games
6 20 (4.44%) Finance
7 18 (4.00%) Law
7 18 (4.00%) Marketing
8 15 (3.33%) Presentation Skills
9 13 (2.89%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 9 (2.00%) Retail
11 7 (1.56%) Legal
12 6 (1.33%) Local Government
13 4 (0.89%) Publishing
14 2 (0.44%) Automotive
14 2 (0.44%) Documentation Skills
14 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Banking
15 1 (0.22%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 89 (19.78%) Developer
2 83 (18.44%) Software Engineer
3 56 (12.44%) Tester
4 47 (10.44%) Java Engineer
4 47 (10.44%) Java Software Engineer
5 39 (8.67%) Analyst
6 38 (8.44%) Automation Tester
6 38 (8.44%) Test Analyst
7 36 (8.00%) Automation Engineer
8 35 (7.78%) Software Developer
9 33 (7.33%) Test Engineer
10 29 (6.44%) Systems Engineer
11 27 (6.00%) Test Manager
12 26 (5.78%) Access Developer
12 26 (5.78%) IAM Developer
12 26 (5.78%) Identity Management Developer
13 25 (5.56%) Validation Engineer
13 25 (5.56%) Wireless Engineer
14 21 (4.67%) Test Automation Engineer
15 20 (4.44%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (13.78%) HTML
2 58 (12.89%) React
3 56 (12.44%) Web Services
4 54 (12.00%) Node.js
5 47 (10.44%) REST
6 46 (10.22%) .NET
6 46 (10.22%) XML
7 37 (8.22%) CSS
8 36 (8.00%) AngularJS
9 34 (7.56%) 802.1X
9 34 (7.56%) XMPP
10 33 (7.33%) Kafka
10 33 (7.33%) RESTful
11 26 (5.78%) LDAP
11 26 (5.78%) OAuth
11 26 (5.78%) OpenID
11 26 (5.78%) SailPoint
11 26 (5.78%) SAML
12 22 (4.89%) Gherkin
13 21 (4.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.00%) Algorithms
1 45 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 39 (8.67%) User Experience
3 34 (7.56%) NHS
4 25 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 21 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 14 (3.11%) Data Centre
8 12 (2.67%) Legacy Code
9 10 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.00%) Cloud Native
11 8 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
12 7 (1.56%) Social Media
13 5 (1.11%) Management Information System
14 4 (0.89%) DataPower
15 3 (0.67%) Contactless
16 2 (0.44%) Public Cloud
17 1 (0.22%) Home Automation
17 1 (0.22%) Internet of Things
17 1 (0.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (7.33%) Linux
2 13 (2.89%) Windows
3 12 (2.67%) Unix
4 10 (2.22%) Android
4 10 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (59.11%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (27.33%) Continuous Integration
3 120 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 109 (24.22%) Scrum
5 107 (23.78%) Software Engineering
6 93 (20.67%) DevOps
7 88 (19.56%) TDD
8 82 (18.22%) BDD
9 64 (14.22%) OO
10 62 (13.78%) Kanban
10 62 (13.78%) Mentoring
11 59 (13.11%) Test Strategy
12 57 (12.67%) Computer Science
13 54 (12.00%) Integration Testing
14 44 (9.78%) Decision-Making
15 41 (9.11%) SDLC
16 40 (8.89%) Microservices
17 38 (8.44%) Validation
18 37 (8.22%) Re-Platforming
19 35 (7.78%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 196 (43.56%) Java
2 112 (24.89%) SQL
3 110 (24.44%) C#
3 110 (24.44%) JavaScript
4 86 (19.11%) Python
5 42 (9.33%) TypeScript
6 36 (8.00%) C
6 36 (8.00%) C++
7 29 (6.44%) Scala
8 21 (4.67%) PHP
9 15 (3.33%) Kotlin
10 13 (2.89%) PowerShell
11 7 (1.56%) Ruby
12 6 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.11%) Apple Swift
13 5 (1.11%) Go
14 4 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.89%) Java 8
14 4 (0.89%) VB
15 3 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (14.89%) Degree
2 15 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.11%) ISTQB
4 6 (1.33%) AWS Certification
4 6 (1.33%) ISEB
5 4 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.44%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (22.89%) QA
2 29 (6.44%) Data Quality
3 19 (4.22%) Accessibility
4 3 (0.67%) SLA
5 1 (0.22%) WCAG
System Software
1 64 (14.22%) Docker
2 26 (5.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.78%) NDS
2 26 (5.78%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 55 (12.22%) Kubernetes
2 35 (7.78%) Terraform
3 34 (7.56%) Graylog
3 34 (7.56%) Kibana
4 26 (5.78%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 24 (5.33%) Prometheus
6 19 (4.22%) Ansible
7 16 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
8 12 (2.67%) Graphite
9 3 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.44%) Grafana
10 2 (0.44%) Istio
10 2 (0.44%) Nagios
10 2 (0.44%) Puppet
10 2 (0.44%) Rancher
11 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 32 (7.11%) Oracle
2 26 (5.78%) ForgeRock
2 26 (5.78%) NetIQ
3 21 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 20 (4.44%) Splunk
5 18 (4.00%) Google
6 6 (1.33%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.11%) IBM
8 4 (0.89%) Pega
9 3 (0.67%) Adobe
9 3 (0.67%) CA Agile Central
10 2 (0.44%) Ab Initio
10 2 (0.44%) Dynatrace
10 2 (0.44%) SAP
11 1 (0.22%) Bloomberg
11 1 (0.22%) HP
11 1 (0.22%) hybris
11 1 (0.22%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.22%) New Relic
11 1 (0.22%) OpenText