Test Automation Jobs in Yorkshire

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire

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 18 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
18 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 113 46 33
Rank change year-on-year -67 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 112 531 531
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 1.91% 6.73% 7.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 6.86% 7.88%
Number of salaries quoted 85 129 333
10th Percentile £34,600 £36,750 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year - +9.62% +5.63%
75th Percentile £78,750 £71,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £85,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -

All Process and Methodology Skills
Yorkshire

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4,857 7,742 6,741
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 83.00% 98.06% 93.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,730 3,433 4,431
10th Percentile £27,500 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £40,000 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £55,000 £50,173
Median % change year-on-year -9.09% +9.62% +5.63%
75th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £82,548 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%

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 18 May 2024.

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 18 May 2024. 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
Jobs
West Yorkshire -20 79 £53,500 -10.83% 26
South Yorkshire -60 16 £60,000 +14.29% 3
North Yorkshire -16 3 £55,000 +4.76% 7
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (8.93%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (4.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.79%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 47 (41.96%) Azure
2 35 (31.25%) AWS
3 23 (20.54%) GCP
4 11 (9.82%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (8.04%) Azure DevOps
6 8 (7.14%) Slack
7 7 (6.25%) BrowserStack
7 7 (6.25%) GitHub
7 7 (6.25%) GitHub Actions
8 6 (5.36%) BlazeMeter
9 4 (3.57%) SaaS
10 3 (2.68%) Serverless
11 2 (1.79%) Azure Functions
11 2 (1.79%) Azure Sentinel
11 2 (1.79%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.79%) Entra ID
11 2 (1.79%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.89%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.89%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.89%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.71%) 3G
1 12 (10.71%) 4G
1 12 (10.71%) MQTT
1 12 (10.71%) RS-485
1 12 (10.71%) Wi-Fi
1 12 (10.71%) Wireless
2 4 (3.57%) Internet
3 3 (2.68%) Firewall
4 2 (1.79%) HTTP
5 1 (0.89%) Broadband
5 1 (0.89%) Multicast
5 1 (0.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.39%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (8.04%) MongoDB
4 8 (7.14%) Data Lake
4 8 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.79%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.89%) GIS
Development Applications
1 31 (27.68%) Selenium
2 24 (21.43%) Git
3 15 (13.39%) CircleCI
4 14 (12.50%) JIRA
4 14 (12.50%) JMeter
5 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
5 13 (11.61%) Postman
6 11 (9.82%) Appium
7 9 (8.04%) JUnit
7 9 (8.04%) LoadRunner
8 8 (7.14%) GitLab
8 8 (7.14%) Jenkins
9 7 (6.25%) MSTest
10 6 (5.36%) HP UFT
10 6 (5.36%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.46%) Team Foundation Server
12 4 (3.57%) Cypress.io
12 4 (3.57%) Katalon Studio
12 4 (3.57%) Protractor
12 4 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 38 (33.93%) Social Skills
2 19 (16.96%) Finance
3 15 (13.39%) Public Sector
4 12 (10.71%) Mandarin Language
5 9 (8.04%) Banking
6 7 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.36%) Aerospace
7 6 (5.36%) Automotive
7 6 (5.36%) Electronics
7 6 (5.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (4.46%) Marketing
9 4 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (3.57%) Tech for Good
10 3 (2.68%) Retail
11 2 (1.79%) Local Government
12 1 (0.89%) Games
12 1 (0.89%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 28 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 22 (19.64%) Lead
3 21 (18.75%) Senior
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Test Engineer
6 8 (7.14%) QA Leader
7 7 (6.25%) Developer
7 7 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps
7 7 (6.25%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 7 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.36%) Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Software Engineering Manager
8 6 (5.36%) Software Manager
9 5 (4.46%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (16.96%) RESTful
2 14 (12.50%) REST
3 13 (11.61%) .NET
4 6 (5.36%) Web Services
5 5 (4.46%) .NET Core
5 5 (4.46%) HTML
5 5 (4.46%) Node.js
6 4 (3.57%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.57%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.57%) Playwright
6 4 (3.57%) XML
6 4 (3.57%) XSLT
7 3 (2.68%) CSS
8 2 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.79%) Jest
8 2 (1.79%) OAuth
8 2 (1.79%) OAuth2
8 2 (1.79%) React
8 2 (1.79%) Sass
8 2 (1.79%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.25%) Distributed Systems
3 7 (6.25%) NHS
3 7 (6.25%) Product Ownership
3 7 (6.25%) Public Cloud
4 6 (5.36%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (3.57%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.79%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.79%) Onboarding
7 1 (0.89%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.71%) Embedded Linux
1 12 (10.71%) Linux
2 6 (5.36%) FreeRTOS
3 3 (2.68%) Windows
4 1 (0.89%) Android
4 1 (0.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (62.50%) Agile
2 49 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 40 (35.71%) DevOps
4 38 (33.93%) Software Engineering
5 34 (30.36%) CI/CD
6 29 (25.89%) Mentoring
7 28 (25.00%) BDD
7 28 (25.00%) Coaching
8 19 (16.96%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
9 16 (14.29%) Microservices
10 15 (13.39%) Containerisation
10 15 (13.39%) Performance Testing
10 15 (13.39%) Regression Testing
10 15 (13.39%) Roadmaps
10 15 (13.39%) TDD
10 15 (13.39%) Test Scripting
11 14 (12.50%) Scrum
11 14 (12.50%) User Experience
12 12 (10.71%) OO
Programming Languages
1 29 (25.89%) JavaScript
2 28 (25.00%) SQL
3 22 (19.64%) C#
4 18 (16.07%) C
5 17 (15.18%) Java
6 12 (10.71%) C++
7 11 (9.82%) Python
8 5 (4.46%) TypeScript
9 4 (3.57%) Groovy
10 2 (1.79%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.89%) PHP
11 1 (0.89%) Ruby
11 1 (0.89%) Swift
11 1 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (12.50%) Degree
2 10 (8.93%) ISTQB
3 6 (5.36%) Master's Degree
4 5 (4.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.57%) CIPD
5 4 (3.57%) DBS Check
5 4 (3.57%) Security Cleared
6 3 (2.68%) ISEB
6 3 (2.68%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (24.11%) QA
2 20 (17.86%) GDPR
3 8 (7.14%) PSD2
4 5 (4.46%) Data Quality
5 3 (2.68%) Accessibility
System Software
1 8 (7.14%) Docker
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) VMware Server
3 2 (1.79%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (8.04%) Kubernetes
2 7 (6.25%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (16.07%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.71%) Google
3 8 (7.14%) Duck Creek
4 4 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (1.79%) Brio
5 2 (1.79%) BT
5 2 (1.79%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.89%) Cadence
6 1 (0.89%) Infor
6 1 (0.89%) Splunk