Period
to 11 December 2018

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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 22 24
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 690 778 884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.68% 7.94% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.44% 8.63% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 566 657 752
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,471 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +4.64% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £31,125
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £59,900
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 7,312 9,015 10,083
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 92.02% 92.03% 91.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5,958 7,576 8,450
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,993 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.16% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 11 December 2018.

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 11 December 2018. 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 +4 500 £45,000 - 71
South Yorkshire +4 93 £37,500 -11.76% 16
North Yorkshire -21 79 £50,000 +17.65% 4
East Yorkshire -1 12 £42,500 +21.43% 5
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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.

1 469 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 309 (44.78%) C#
3 264 (38.26%) Selenium
4 222 (32.17%) Java
5 171 (24.78%) .NET
6 159 (23.04%) QA
7 150 (21.74%) Software Engineering
8 148 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
9 143 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
10 132 (19.13%) JavaScript
11 127 (18.41%) TDD
11 127 (18.41%) Scrum
12 113 (16.38%) BDD
13 112 (16.23%) Finance
14 111 (16.09%) Software Testing
15 109 (15.80%) SQL
16 108 (15.65%) Python
16 108 (15.65%) DevOps
17 106 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
18 89 (12.90%) API Testing
19 85 (12.32%) Jenkins
20 82 (11.88%) Microsoft
21 81 (11.74%) MVC
21 81 (11.74%) Cucumber
22 70 (10.14%) Git (software)
22 70 (10.14%) Performance Testing
23 67 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
23 67 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
24 66 (9.57%) Test Strategy
25 65 (9.42%) Functional Testing

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 17 (2.46%) NServiceBus
2 12 (1.74%) CMS
2 12 (1.74%) Confluence
3 9 (1.30%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
5 4 (0.58%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.58%) Cloud Foundry
5 4 (0.58%) IIS
5 4 (0.58%) WordPress
6 2 (0.29%) Apache
6 2 (0.29%) nginx
6 2 (0.29%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.43%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.14%) GIMP
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.14%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 143 (20.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 106 (15.36%) Amazon AWS
3 42 (6.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 23 (3.33%) SaaS
5 14 (2.03%) G Suite
6 10 (1.45%) GitHub
6 10 (1.45%) IaaS
6 10 (1.45%) Office 365
6 10 (1.45%) PaaS
7 6 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.43%) FinancialForce
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.29%) Serverless
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.61%) HTTP
2 8 (1.16%) FTP
3 3 (0.43%) Internet
4 2 (0.29%) DNS
5 1 (0.14%) Firewall
5 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.14%) SSL
5 1 (0.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.93%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.33%) Relational Database
3 13 (1.88%) MySQL
4 11 (1.59%) NoSQL
5 9 (1.30%) Couchbase
6 5 (0.72%) Redis
7 4 (0.58%) Hadoop
7 4 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (0.43%) MongoDB
8 3 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.29%) Big Data
9 2 (0.29%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.14%) Adabas
10 1 (0.14%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.14%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 264 (38.26%) Selenium
2 85 (12.32%) Jenkins
3 81 (11.74%) Cucumber
4 70 (10.14%) Git (software)
5 65 (9.42%) WebDriver
6 60 (8.70%) JIRA
7 50 (7.25%) SoapUI
8 45 (6.52%) Maven
9 40 (5.80%) JMeter
9 40 (5.80%) SpecFlow
10 33 (4.78%) NUnit
11 32 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 28 (4.06%) Appium
12 28 (4.06%) JUnit
13 26 (3.77%) NeoLoad
13 26 (3.77%) WebLOAD
14 21 (3.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 20 (2.90%) Subversion
15 20 (2.90%) Visual Studio
16 18 (2.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 112 (16.23%) Finance
2 44 (6.38%) Retail
3 38 (5.51%) Marketing
4 14 (2.03%) Games
5 13 (1.88%) Financial Institution
6 11 (1.59%) Banking
7 8 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 5 (0.72%) Investment Banking
8 5 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.58%) Advertising
10 2 (0.29%) Back Office
10 2 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Electronics
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 236 (34.20%) Developer
2 150 (21.74%) Tester
3 101 (14.64%) Analyst
3 101 (14.64%) Test Engineer
4 100 (14.49%) Automation Tester
5 91 (13.19%) Developer in Test
6 85 (12.32%) Test Analyst
7 69 (10.00%) Senior Developer
8 67 (9.71%) Test Automation Engineer
9 55 (7.97%) Test Automation Developer
10 49 (7.10%) Software Engineer
11 48 (6.96%) QA Engineer
12 41 (5.94%) C# Developer
13 40 (5.80%) Automation Engineer
13 40 (5.80%) QA Automation Engineer
14 39 (5.65%) Software Developer
15 35 (5.07%) Test Leader
16 34 (4.93%) .NET Developer
17 33 (4.78%) Java Developer
18 30 (4.35%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (24.78%) .NET
2 65 (9.42%) Web Services
3 64 (9.28%) ASP.NET
3 64 (9.28%) HTML
4 63 (9.13%) CSS
4 63 (9.13%) Gherkin
5 61 (8.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 48 (6.96%) Node.js
7 43 (6.23%) .NET Framework
8 38 (5.51%) React
9 31 (4.49%) XML
10 29 (4.20%) AngularJS
11 26 (3.77%) Spring
12 25 (3.62%) REST
13 22 (3.19%) HTML5
14 21 (3.04%) Angular 2
15 20 (2.90%) RESTful
16 19 (2.75%) jQuery
16 19 (2.75%) JSON
17 18 (2.61%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 67 (9.71%) Greenfield Project
2 47 (6.81%) Self-Motivation
3 42 (6.09%) Mobile App
4 36 (5.22%) Public Cloud
5 23 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
6 21 (3.04%) User Experience
7 20 (2.90%) Fintech
8 19 (2.75%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (2.32%) Data Centre
10 9 (1.30%) Management Information System
11 8 (1.16%) Life Science
12 7 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
12 7 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 6 (0.87%) Algorithms
13 6 (0.87%) iSeries
13 6 (0.87%) Social Media
14 4 (0.58%) Virtual Team
15 2 (0.29%) Cloud Native
15 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.29%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.80%) Linux
2 38 (5.51%) Windows
3 16 (2.32%) Android
3 16 (2.32%) Unix
4 13 (1.88%) Apple iOS
5 8 (1.16%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.14%) VMS
6 1 (0.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (67.97%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (21.74%) Software Engineering
3 148 (21.45%) Continuous Integration
4 127 (18.41%) Scrum
4 127 (18.41%) TDD
5 113 (16.38%) BDD
6 111 (16.09%) Software Testing
7 108 (15.65%) DevOps
8 89 (12.90%) API Testing
9 81 (11.74%) MVC
10 70 (10.14%) Performance Testing
11 67 (9.71%) Continuous Delivery
12 66 (9.57%) Test Strategy
13 65 (9.42%) Functional Testing
13 65 (9.42%) SDET
14 61 (8.84%) Coaching
15 59 (8.55%) Computer Science
16 57 (8.26%) Mobile Development
16 57 (8.26%) Test Scripting
17 56 (8.12%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 309 (44.78%) C#
2 222 (32.17%) Java
3 132 (19.13%) JavaScript
4 109 (15.80%) SQL
5 108 (15.65%) Python
6 49 (7.10%) Ruby
7 34 (4.93%) PHP
8 28 (4.06%) TypeScript
9 18 (2.61%) C++
10 16 (2.32%) Scala
11 14 (2.03%) C
12 13 (1.88%) Perl
13 12 (1.74%) Bash Shell
13 12 (1.74%) PowerShell
14 9 (1.30%) ES6
15 8 (1.16%) Go
15 8 (1.16%) Java 8
16 7 (1.01%) Shell Script
17 5 (0.72%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.58%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 59 (8.55%) Degree
2 45 (6.52%) ISEB
3 42 (6.09%) ISTQB
4 18 (2.61%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 14 (2.03%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.45%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.14%) CEH
10 1 (0.14%) CISA
10 1 (0.14%) CISM
10 1 (0.14%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.14%) GIAC
10 1 (0.14%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.14%) OCA
10 1 (0.14%) OCAJ
10 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.14%) SANS
10 1 (0.14%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 159 (23.04%) QA
2 12 (1.74%) PMO
3 1 (0.14%) GDPR
3 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (5.65%) Docker
2 2 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (5.51%) Puppet
2 26 (3.77%) Ansible
3 18 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (1.88%) Docker Swarm
4 13 (1.88%) Mesos
5 9 (1.30%) Terraform
6 6 (0.87%) Kubernetes
7 5 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.58%) Prometheus
9 3 (0.43%) HP ALM
10 2 (0.29%) PowerCLI
11 1 (0.14%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 82 (11.88%) Microsoft
2 53 (7.68%) Google
3 20 (2.90%) HP
4 19 (2.75%) Xamarin
5 9 (1.30%) Oracle
6 7 (1.01%) Kofax
7 6 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 6 (0.87%) EMC
7 6 (0.87%) NetApp
8 4 (0.58%) Zend
9 3 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.29%) Adobe
10 2 (0.29%) SAP
10 2 (0.29%) VMware
11 1 (0.14%) CA
11 1 (0.14%) IBM
11 1 (0.14%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.14%) Perfecto Mobile
11 1 (0.14%) Splunk
11 1 (0.14%) webMethods