Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 27 41
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 923 886 851
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.64% 7.44% 5.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.47% 8.33% 6.65%
Number of salaries quoted 825 802 685
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,800 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 9742 10637 12789
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.23% 89.27% 89.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8288 8811 10312
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £58,750
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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +6 581 £45,500 +13.75% 47
North Yorkshire -3 152 £40,000 +14.29% 6
South Yorkshire +11 135 £55,000 +37.50% 13
East Yorkshire +7 42 £30,000 -12.41% 1
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 663 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 439 (47.56%) Java
3 351 (38.03%) Selenium
4 315 (34.13%) TDD
5 297 (32.18%) SQL
6 238 (25.79%) Scrum
7 235 (25.46%) C#
8 226 (24.49%) BDD
9 218 (23.62%) Git (software)
10 211 (22.86%) Test Scripting
11 209 (22.64%) JavaScript
12 190 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
13 180 (19.50%) ISTQB
13 180 (19.50%) Cucumber
14 179 (19.39%) Jenkins
15 172 (18.63%) ISEB
16 165 (17.88%) Software Engineering
16 165 (17.88%) QA
16 165 (17.88%) SDLC
17 164 (17.77%) OO
18 137 (14.84%) .NET
19 129 (13.98%) Software Testing
20 123 (13.33%) NoSQL
21 119 (12.89%) Degree
21 119 (12.89%) HTML
22 116 (12.57%) Finance
22 116 (12.57%) Test Strategy
23 115 (12.46%) Subversion
24 109 (11.81%) CSS
25 108 (11.70%) AngularJS

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 (2.71%) Tomcat
2 18 (1.95%) Jetty
3 13 (1.41%) IIS
4 12 (1.30%) Apache
5 11 (1.19%) JBoss
6 9 (0.98%) Mule ESB
6 9 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (0.98%) WebLogic
7 8 (0.87%) nginx
8 7 (0.76%) Tornado
9 5 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
9 5 (0.54%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.54%) Umbraco
10 4 (0.43%) Apache Spark
11 3 (0.33%) CMS
12 2 (0.22%) Confluence
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Service Bus
12 2 (0.22%) WordPress
13 1 (0.11%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 10 (1.08%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 10 (1.08%) Photoshop
2 9 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.54%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.33%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (0.54%) Magento
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.22%) FastStats
2 2 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.37%) GitHub
2 36 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.93%) SaaS
5 8 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
5 8 (0.87%) Slack
6 7 (0.76%) PaaS
7 6 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.65%) G Suite
8 5 (0.54%) BrowserStack
8 5 (0.54%) Office 365
9 4 (0.43%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon ELB
10 3 (0.33%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (0.33%) Force.com
10 3 (0.33%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.22%) Quay.io
12 1 (0.11%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.71%) Internet
2 24 (2.60%) HTTP
3 9 (0.98%) AMQP
3 9 (0.98%) Firewall
4 8 (0.87%) VPN
5 6 (0.65%) Network Security
6 3 (0.33%) DNS
7 2 (0.22%) SMS
8 1 (0.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (13.33%) NoSQL
2 56 (6.07%) SQL Server
3 33 (3.58%) Oracle Reports
4 28 (3.03%) MySQL
4 28 (3.03%) Redis
5 25 (2.71%) Hadoop
6 20 (2.17%) Relational Database
7 18 (1.95%) CouchDB
8 16 (1.73%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 12 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (0.98%) Big Data
11 9 (0.98%) Couchbase
11 9 (0.98%) Riak
12 6 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (0.54%) MS Access
13 5 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
15 2 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 351 (38.03%) Selenium
2 218 (23.62%) Git (software)
3 180 (19.50%) Cucumber
4 179 (19.39%) Jenkins
5 115 (12.46%) Subversion
6 93 (10.08%) WebDriver
7 83 (8.99%) Mercurial
8 82 (8.88%) SoapUI
9 65 (7.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 50 (5.42%) JIRA
11 42 (4.55%) SpecFlow
12 40 (4.33%) JMeter
13 36 (3.90%) Visual Studio
14 31 (3.36%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (2.60%) Appium
15 24 (2.60%) LoadRunner
16 23 (2.49%) Maven
17 21 (2.28%) Gatling
18 20 (2.17%) FitNesse
18 20 (2.17%) NUnit
General
1 116 (12.57%) Finance
2 31 (3.36%) Retail
3 29 (3.14%) Telecoms
4 20 (2.17%) Banking
5 10 (1.08%) Legal
6 6 (0.65%) Electronics
6 6 (0.65%) Games
6 6 (0.65%) Marketing
7 5 (0.54%) Military
8 2 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.11%) Automotive
9 1 (0.11%) Back Office
9 1 (0.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 215 (23.29%) Developer
2 197 (21.34%) Tester
3 181 (19.61%) Analyst
4 175 (18.96%) Test Analyst
5 144 (15.60%) Automation Tester
6 128 (13.87%) Test Engineer
7 125 (13.54%) Java Developer
8 70 (7.58%) Software Engineer
9 65 (7.04%) Java Engineer
10 64 (6.93%) Senior Tester
11 63 (6.83%) Senior Developer
12 61 (6.61%) Senior Automation Tester
13 58 (6.28%) Test Automation Engineer
14 48 (5.20%) Java Software Engineer
15 47 (5.09%) Senior Java Engineer
16 45 (4.88%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 45 (4.88%) Senior Software Engineer
17 44 (4.77%) Automation Test Analyst
17 44 (4.77%) Software Developer
18 43 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (14.84%) .NET
2 119 (12.89%) HTML
3 109 (11.81%) CSS
4 108 (11.70%) AngularJS
5 102 (11.05%) Web Services
6 79 (8.56%) Gherkin
6 79 (8.56%) SOAP
7 74 (8.02%) Spring
7 74 (8.02%) XML
8 60 (6.50%) Node.js
9 57 (6.18%) RESTful
10 42 (4.55%) HTML5
11 38 (4.12%) Hibernate
12 34 (3.68%) REST
13 32 (3.47%) JSON
14 31 (3.36%) jQuery
15 25 (2.71%) ASP.NET
15 25 (2.71%) Java EE
16 24 (2.60%) .NET Framework
17 23 (2.49%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 70 (7.58%) Algorithms
1 70 (7.58%) Data Structures
2 45 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 38 (4.12%) User Experience
4 29 (3.14%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (3.14%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (2.38%) Smart Meter
6 20 (2.17%) Mobile App
7 17 (1.84%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.73%) Fintech
9 12 (1.30%) Social Media
10 9 (0.98%) iPad
11 8 (0.87%) Management Information System
11 8 (0.87%) Streaming Video
12 6 (0.65%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.54%) Digital Media
13 5 (0.54%) PMI
14 4 (0.43%) Enterprise Cloud
14 4 (0.43%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.43%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 53 (5.74%) Linux
2 20 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 20 (2.17%) Unix
3 17 (1.84%) Windows
4 16 (1.73%) Android
5 15 (1.63%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.22%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.11%) CentOS
7 1 (0.11%) Solaris
7 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (71.83%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (34.13%) TDD
3 238 (25.79%) Scrum
4 226 (24.49%) BDD
5 211 (22.86%) Test Scripting
6 190 (20.59%) Continuous Integration
7 165 (17.88%) SDLC
7 165 (17.88%) Software Engineering
8 164 (17.77%) OO
9 129 (13.98%) Software Testing
10 116 (12.57%) Test Strategy
11 87 (9.43%) Functional Testing
12 83 (8.99%) Mentoring
13 80 (8.67%) Kanban
14 78 (8.45%) Configuration Management
14 78 (8.45%) Performance Testing
15 76 (8.23%) Manual Testing
16 70 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
17 68 (7.37%) Waterfall
18 64 (6.93%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 439 (47.56%) Java
2 297 (32.18%) SQL
3 235 (25.46%) C#
4 209 (22.64%) JavaScript
5 106 (11.48%) Python
6 76 (8.23%) Ruby
7 51 (5.53%) Scala
8 35 (3.79%) Go
8 35 (3.79%) PHP
9 34 (3.68%) PL/SQL
10 27 (2.93%) T-SQL
11 20 (2.17%) C++
12 19 (2.06%) C
13 18 (1.95%) VBScript
14 14 (1.52%) Bash Shell
15 13 (1.41%) VB.NET
16 12 (1.30%) VB
17 10 (1.08%) Perl
18 8 (0.87%) Groovy
19 7 (0.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 180 (19.50%) ISTQB
2 172 (18.63%) ISEB
3 119 (12.89%) Degree
4 66 (7.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
6 21 (2.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 21 (2.28%) Security Cleared
7 9 (0.98%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.43%) PMP
9 2 (0.22%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.11%) MBA
10 1 (0.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.11%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 165 (17.88%) QA
2 4 (0.43%) COBIT
2 4 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.11%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (2.06%) Docker
2 7 (0.76%) Firmware
3 5 (0.54%) GlusterFS
3 5 (0.54%) iptables
4 4 (0.43%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
2 34 (3.68%) Puppet
3 33 (3.58%) Ansible
4 20 (2.17%) Rundeck
5 6 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.65%) Kubernetes
6 5 (0.54%) HAProxy
6 5 (0.54%) Salt
7 3 (0.33%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.33%) Nagios
8 2 (0.22%) Graphite
9 1 (0.11%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 84 (9.10%) Oracle
2 81 (8.78%) Microsoft
3 25 (2.71%) Splunk
4 24 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (2.17%) Google
5 20 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 13 (1.41%) Rackspace
7 12 (1.30%) HP
8 10 (1.08%) Adobe
9 9 (0.98%) Telerik
10 7 (0.76%) SAP
11 6 (0.65%) Apple
12 4 (0.43%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.43%) Cognizant
13 3 (0.33%) Dynatrace
13 3 (0.33%) New Relic
13 3 (0.33%) Perforce
13 3 (0.33%) VMware
13 3 (0.33%) Zend
14 1 (0.11%) Apigee
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Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
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