Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 24 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 790 882 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.02% 7.88% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.89% 8.78% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 671 756 642
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,750 £27,550
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £59,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%

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 8883 10042 11835
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.14% 89.67% 90.21%
Number of salaries quoted 7439 8453 9634
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,075
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 0 533 £45,000 +5.88% 51
North Yorkshire +16 119 £42,500 +6.25% 7
South Yorkshire +4 81 £45,000 +5.88% 8
East Yorkshire +8 27 £35,000 - 1
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 552 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
2 312 (39.49%) Java
3 293 (37.09%) Selenium
4 241 (30.51%) SQL
5 240 (30.38%) C#
6 201 (25.44%) TDD
7 189 (23.92%) BDD
8 179 (22.66%) Cucumber
9 178 (22.53%) .NET
10 164 (20.76%) JavaScript
10 164 (20.76%) Git (software)
11 163 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
12 140 (17.72%) Scrum
13 123 (15.57%) HTML
13 123 (15.57%) Test Scripting
13 123 (15.57%) QA
14 114 (14.43%) OO
15 109 (13.80%) Software Engineering
15 109 (13.80%) ISTQB
16 105 (13.29%) Test Strategy
16 105 (13.29%) Finance
17 102 (12.91%) CSS
18 99 (12.53%) Jenkins
19 94 (11.90%) AngularJS
19 94 (11.90%) WebDriver
20 93 (11.77%) Python
20 93 (11.77%) SDLC
21 91 (11.52%) ISEB
22 86 (10.89%) Web Services
22 86 (10.89%) Software 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 25 (3.16%) Tomcat
2 21 (2.66%) Jetty
3 18 (2.28%) CMS
3 18 (2.28%) Umbraco
4 14 (1.77%) Apache
5 13 (1.65%) JBoss
6 12 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 11 (1.39%) nginx
8 8 (1.01%) IIS
8 8 (1.01%) Mule ESB
8 8 (1.01%) Tornado
9 6 (0.76%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.63%) Confluence
11 4 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.38%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (2.66%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 21 (2.66%) Photoshop
2 3 (0.38%) InVision
3 2 (0.25%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (0.63%) Magento
2 2 (0.25%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 44 (5.57%) GitHub
2 41 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.52%) Google Play
5 11 (1.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 11 (1.39%) SaaS
6 9 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.14%) G Suite
6 9 (1.14%) Slack
7 8 (1.01%) Office 365
8 7 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.89%) npm
9 5 (0.63%) BrowserStack
10 4 (0.51%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.25%) Serverless
12 1 (0.13%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.13%) BlazeMeter
12 1 (0.13%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.13%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.90%) Internet
2 11 (1.39%) HTTP
3 10 (1.27%) Firewall
4 9 (1.14%) AMQP
4 9 (1.14%) VPN
5 4 (0.51%) SMS
6 3 (0.38%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.38%) WinSCP
7 2 (0.25%) Network Security
8 1 (0.13%) DNS
8 1 (0.13%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) SSH
8 1 (0.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (9.75%) NoSQL
2 61 (7.72%) SQL Server
3 32 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (3.92%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 22 (2.78%) MySQL
6 17 (2.15%) Big Data
6 17 (2.15%) Redis
7 12 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (1.52%) Couchbase
7 12 (1.52%) Relational Database
7 12 (1.52%) Riak
8 9 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (0.51%) Event Store
10 4 (0.51%) OLAP
10 4 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.51%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 293 (37.09%) Selenium
2 179 (22.66%) Cucumber
3 164 (20.76%) Git (software)
4 99 (12.53%) Jenkins
5 94 (11.90%) WebDriver
6 73 (9.24%) SpecFlow
7 70 (8.86%) Subversion
8 57 (7.22%) Team Foundation Server
9 55 (6.96%) SoapUI
10 54 (6.84%) Mercurial
11 50 (6.33%) JIRA
12 36 (4.56%) FitNesse
13 32 (4.05%) Appium
14 31 (3.92%) Maven
15 30 (3.80%) HP UFT
15 30 (3.80%) JUnit
16 25 (3.16%) Visual Studio
17 19 (2.41%) JMeter
18 18 (2.28%) tSQLt
19 17 (2.15%) Gradle
General
1 105 (13.29%) Finance
2 37 (4.68%) Retail
3 17 (2.15%) Marketing
4 14 (1.77%) Publishing
5 11 (1.39%) Games
6 9 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.76%) Electronics
7 6 (0.76%) Law
8 4 (0.51%) Military
9 3 (0.38%) Advertising
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
9 3 (0.38%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.25%) Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 222 (28.10%) Developer
2 185 (23.42%) Tester
3 127 (16.08%) Automation Tester
4 125 (15.82%) Analyst
5 113 (14.30%) Test Analyst
6 110 (13.92%) Test Engineer
7 67 (8.48%) Senior Developer
8 50 (6.33%) Java Developer
9 46 (5.82%) Software Developer
9 46 (5.82%) Test Automation Engineer
10 44 (5.57%) Java Engineer
11 41 (5.19%) Software Engineer
12 39 (4.94%) Web Developer
13 38 (4.81%) Senior Tester
14 34 (4.30%) QA Engineer
14 34 (4.30%) Software Tester
15 32 (4.05%) Developer in Test
16 31 (3.92%) Automation Test Analyst
16 31 (3.92%) Senior Automation Tester
17 30 (3.80%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (22.53%) .NET
2 123 (15.57%) HTML
3 102 (12.91%) CSS
4 94 (11.90%) AngularJS
5 86 (10.89%) Web Services
6 81 (10.25%) XML
7 61 (7.72%) SOAP
8 60 (7.59%) Spring
9 51 (6.46%) Gherkin
10 49 (6.20%) ASP.NET
11 43 (5.44%) Hibernate
12 40 (5.06%) jQuery
13 39 (4.94%) HTML5
14 37 (4.68%) RESTful
15 33 (4.18%) .NET Framework
15 33 (4.18%) Backbone.js
15 33 (4.18%) Node.js
16 31 (3.92%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 30 (3.80%) XSD
18 27 (3.42%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.47%) User Experience
2 43 (5.44%) Data Structures
3 42 (5.32%) Algorithms
4 40 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
5 35 (4.43%) Social Media
6 25 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
7 22 (2.78%) Mobile App
8 20 (2.53%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
10 16 (2.03%) Video\Live Streaming
11 9 (1.14%) Fintech
11 9 (1.14%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.76%) Internet of Things
12 6 (0.76%) Public Cloud
13 4 (0.51%) NHS
14 3 (0.38%) Life Science
15 2 (0.25%) Robotics
15 2 (0.25%) Smartcard
15 2 (0.25%) Virtual Team
16 1 (0.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 38 (4.81%) Linux
2 31 (3.92%) Android
3 20 (2.53%) Windows
4 19 (2.41%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.39%) Unix
6 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.25%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.13%) CentOS
8 1 (0.13%) Solaris
8 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (69.87%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (25.44%) TDD
3 189 (23.92%) BDD
4 163 (20.63%) Continuous Integration
5 140 (17.72%) Scrum
6 123 (15.57%) Test Scripting
7 114 (14.43%) OO
8 109 (13.80%) Software Engineering
9 105 (13.29%) Test Strategy
10 93 (11.77%) SDLC
11 86 (10.89%) Software Testing
12 77 (9.75%) Performance Testing
13 68 (8.61%) Manual Testing
14 67 (8.48%) DevOps
15 65 (8.23%) Unit Testing
16 64 (8.10%) Mentoring
17 57 (7.22%) Kanban
18 54 (6.84%) MVC
19 53 (6.71%) Web Development
20 51 (6.46%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 312 (39.49%) Java
2 241 (30.51%) SQL
3 240 (30.38%) C#
4 164 (20.76%) JavaScript
5 93 (11.77%) Python
6 78 (9.87%) Ruby
7 45 (5.70%) C++
8 39 (4.94%) PHP
9 37 (4.68%) T-SQL
10 20 (2.53%) C
11 19 (2.41%) Scala
12 9 (1.14%) Bash Shell
13 6 (0.76%) Go
14 5 (0.63%) Java 9
15 4 (0.51%) PL/SQL
16 3 (0.38%) Erlang
16 3 (0.38%) F#
16 3 (0.38%) TypeScript
16 3 (0.38%) VB.NET
17 2 (0.25%) XPath
Qualifications
1 109 (13.80%) ISTQB
2 91 (11.52%) ISEB
3 68 (8.61%) Degree
4 23 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 19 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (0.89%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.76%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.63%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.51%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.38%) CEH
10 3 (0.38%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.38%) OSCP
10 3 (0.38%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.25%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.13%) MCSA
12 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
12 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.13%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (15.57%) QA
2 3 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.13%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (3.54%) Docker
2 8 (1.01%) GlusterFS
2 8 (1.01%) iptables
3 7 (0.89%) Varnish
4 3 (0.38%) vSphere
5 2 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 28 (3.54%) Puppet
2 25 (3.16%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (3.04%) Ansible
4 11 (1.39%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 8 (1.01%) HAProxy
6 8 (1.01%) Terraform
7 2 (0.25%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.25%) Mesos
7 2 (0.25%) Rancher
8 1 (0.13%) Capistrano
8 1 (0.13%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.13%) Nagios
8 1 (0.13%) Packer
8 1 (0.13%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.59%) Google
3 27 (3.42%) Oracle
4 26 (3.29%) HP
5 24 (3.04%) Twitter
6 21 (2.66%) Adobe
7 14 (1.77%) Rackspace
8 8 (1.01%) New Relic
9 5 (0.63%) VMware
10 4 (0.51%) SAP
10 4 (0.51%) Xerox
11 3 (0.38%) Capita
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.38%) ServiceNow
11 3 (0.38%) Sitecore
11 3 (0.38%) Software AG
11 3 (0.38%) webMethods
12 2 (0.25%) DevExpress
12 2 (0.25%) Splunk
12 2 (0.25%) Zend