Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 20 36
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 818 907 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.50% 8.37% 6.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.40% 9.33% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 692 771 689
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,000 £58,800
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

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 8,698 9,725 11,319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 90.38% 89.75% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 7,390 8,215 9,272
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,000 £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 20 January 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 20 January 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 0 570 £45,000 +5.88% 95
North Yorkshire +13 121 £40,000 -5.88% 12
South Yorkshire -5 84 £42,500 - 15
East Yorkshire +12 18 £35,000 - 11
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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.

1 560 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 342 (41.81%) Selenium
3 317 (38.75%) Java
4 277 (33.86%) C#
5 224 (27.38%) SQL
6 200 (24.45%) TDD
7 199 (24.33%) BDD
8 197 (24.08%) .NET
9 186 (22.74%) Cucumber
10 172 (21.03%) JavaScript
11 169 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
12 149 (18.22%) Git (software)
13 132 (16.14%) Finance
13 132 (16.14%) Test Scripting
14 131 (16.01%) Scrum
15 118 (14.43%) QA
16 114 (13.94%) WebDriver
16 114 (13.94%) Software Testing
17 111 (13.57%) OO
18 110 (13.45%) HTML
19 109 (13.33%) Software Engineering
20 107 (13.08%) Python
21 106 (12.96%) Test Strategy
22 96 (11.74%) CSS
23 94 (11.49%) Jenkins
24 91 (11.12%) ISTQB
25 89 (10.88%) Microsoft
26 86 (10.51%) ISEB
27 84 (10.27%) Ruby
28 81 (9.90%) Mentoring

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 20 (2.44%) CMS
1 20 (2.44%) Umbraco
2 17 (2.08%) Tomcat
3 15 (1.83%) Jetty
4 11 (1.34%) JBoss
5 8 (0.98%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.86%) Confluence
7 5 (0.61%) Apache
8 4 (0.49%) nginx
8 4 (0.49%) Tornado
9 3 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (0.37%) IIS
10 2 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.24%) Mule ESB
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 12 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 12 (1.47%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.24%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.24%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 43 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 39 (4.77%) GitHub
3 37 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.47%) Google Play
5 11 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 10 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (1.10%) G Suite
7 9 (1.10%) Office 365
8 7 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (0.86%) SaaS
8 7 (0.86%) Slack
9 3 (0.37%) IaaS
9 3 (0.37%) PaaS
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.12%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.12%) npm
10 1 (0.12%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 7 (0.86%) Internet
2 6 (0.73%) HTTP
3 5 (0.61%) AMQP
3 5 (0.61%) Firewall
4 4 (0.49%) VPN
5 3 (0.37%) PuTTY
5 3 (0.37%) WinSCP
6 2 (0.24%) SMS
7 1 (0.12%) Skype
7 1 (0.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (7.70%) NoSQL
2 62 (7.58%) SQL Server
3 39 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 32 (3.91%) MongoDB
5 21 (2.57%) MySQL
6 13 (1.59%) Big Data
6 13 (1.59%) Redis
7 12 (1.47%) Hadoop
8 11 (1.34%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (0.98%) Couchbase
10 8 (0.98%) Riak
11 7 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.61%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.49%) Event Store
13 4 (0.49%) OLAP
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Database 10g
14 3 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
14 3 (0.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 342 (41.81%) Selenium
2 186 (22.74%) Cucumber
3 149 (18.22%) Git (software)
4 114 (13.94%) WebDriver
5 94 (11.49%) Jenkins
6 77 (9.41%) SpecFlow
7 67 (8.19%) SoapUI
8 60 (7.33%) JIRA
8 60 (7.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 56 (6.85%) Subversion
10 44 (5.38%) Mercurial
11 40 (4.89%) Appium
12 35 (4.28%) JUnit
13 32 (3.91%) Maven
14 31 (3.79%) FitNesse
15 28 (3.42%) Ranorex
16 26 (3.18%) HP UFT
17 22 (2.69%) Gradle
17 22 (2.69%) JMeter
18 17 (2.08%) tSQLt
General
1 132 (16.14%) Finance
2 52 (6.36%) Retail
3 21 (2.57%) Marketing
4 14 (1.71%) Publishing
5 11 (1.34%) Games
6 10 (1.22%) Advertising
7 8 (0.98%) Legal
7 8 (0.98%) Manufacturing
8 6 (0.73%) Law
9 4 (0.49%) Electronics
9 4 (0.49%) Military
10 3 (0.37%) Banking
10 3 (0.37%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.24%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 249 (30.44%) Developer
2 189 (23.11%) Tester
3 135 (16.50%) Analyst
4 130 (15.89%) Automation Tester
5 126 (15.40%) Test Analyst
6 101 (12.35%) Test Engineer
7 58 (7.09%) Senior Developer
8 55 (6.72%) Software Developer
9 51 (6.23%) Developer in Test
9 51 (6.23%) Java Developer
10 43 (5.26%) Software Tester
11 42 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
11 42 (5.13%) Senior Tester
12 40 (4.89%) .NET Developer
12 40 (4.89%) Test Leader
13 39 (4.77%) Test Automation Engineer
14 38 (4.65%) Automation Test Lead
15 37 (4.52%) QA Engineer
16 36 (4.40%) C# Developer
16 36 (4.40%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (24.08%) .NET
2 110 (13.45%) HTML
3 96 (11.74%) CSS
4 77 (9.41%) AngularJS
5 72 (8.80%) XML
6 64 (7.82%) Web Services
7 53 (6.48%) ASP.NET
7 53 (6.48%) Gherkin
7 53 (6.48%) SOAP
8 50 (6.11%) Spring
9 34 (4.16%) jQuery
9 34 (4.16%) RESTful
10 31 (3.79%) .NET Framework
10 31 (3.79%) Hibernate
11 29 (3.55%) JSON
12 26 (3.18%) XSD
13 25 (3.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 24 (2.93%) WSDL
15 22 (2.69%) Pyramid
16 20 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (6.97%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (4.89%) User Experience
3 32 (3.91%) Data Structures
4 31 (3.79%) Algorithms
5 27 (3.30%) Social Media
6 22 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (1.96%) Mobile App
8 15 (1.83%) Video\Live Streaming
9 12 (1.47%) Computer Science
9 12 (1.47%) Management Information System
10 10 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (0.73%) Public Cloud
12 5 (0.61%) Fintech
13 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
13 4 (0.49%) NHS
14 3 (0.37%) Life Science
15 2 (0.24%) Enterprise Cloud
15 2 (0.24%) Internet of Things
15 2 (0.24%) Robotics
15 2 (0.24%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (4.03%) Android
2 29 (3.55%) Linux
3 20 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.32%) Windows
5 12 (1.47%) Unix
6 4 (0.49%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (68.46%) Agile Software Development
2 200 (24.45%) TDD
3 199 (24.33%) BDD
4 169 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (16.14%) Test Scripting
6 131 (16.01%) Scrum
7 114 (13.94%) Software Testing
8 111 (13.57%) OO
9 109 (13.33%) Software Engineering
10 106 (12.96%) Test Strategy
11 81 (9.90%) Mentoring
12 77 (9.41%) Unit Testing
13 75 (9.17%) SDLC
14 71 (8.68%) DevOps
14 71 (8.68%) Manual Testing
15 68 (8.31%) Performance Testing
16 59 (7.21%) SDET
17 56 (6.85%) MVC
18 54 (6.60%) Front End Development
19 49 (5.99%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 317 (38.75%) Java
2 277 (33.86%) C#
3 224 (27.38%) SQL
4 172 (21.03%) JavaScript
5 107 (13.08%) Python
6 84 (10.27%) Ruby
7 58 (7.09%) C++
8 57 (6.97%) PHP
9 32 (3.91%) T-SQL
10 22 (2.69%) C
11 18 (2.20%) Scala
12 6 (0.73%) PowerShell
13 5 (0.61%) Java 9
13 5 (0.61%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.49%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.49%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.37%) Apple Swift
15 3 (0.37%) F#
15 3 (0.37%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.24%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (11.12%) ISTQB
2 86 (10.51%) ISEB
3 53 (6.48%) Degree
4 13 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 12 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (1.10%) SC Cleared
6 9 (1.10%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.73%) CEH
7 6 (0.73%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 4 (0.49%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.49%) Numerate Degree
10 3 (0.37%) CISA
10 3 (0.37%) CISM
10 3 (0.37%) CompTIA Security+
10 3 (0.37%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.37%) CSSLP
10 3 (0.37%) OSCP
10 3 (0.37%) SANS
10 3 (0.37%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (14.43%) QA
2 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (2.93%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) GlusterFS
2 4 (0.49%) iptables
2 4 (0.49%) Varnish
3 3 (0.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (2.08%) Puppet
2 16 (1.96%) Ansible
3 10 (1.22%) Terraform
4 9 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.73%) Kubernetes
6 4 (0.49%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
7 2 (0.24%) Mesos
7 2 (0.24%) Rancher
8 1 (0.12%) Packer
Vendors
1 89 (10.88%) Microsoft
2 71 (8.68%) Google
3 39 (4.77%) Twitter
4 32 (3.91%) HP
5 20 (2.44%) Oracle
6 12 (1.47%) Adobe
7 10 (1.22%) Perforce
8 7 (0.86%) New Relic
9 5 (0.61%) Capita
9 5 (0.61%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.49%) ServiceNow
10 4 (0.49%) VMware
10 4 (0.49%) Xamarin
10 4 (0.49%) Xerox
11 3 (0.37%) Apple
11 3 (0.37%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.37%) SAP
11 3 (0.37%) Software AG
11 3 (0.37%) webMethods
11 3 (0.37%) Zend