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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 44
Rank change year-on-year +5 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 455 454 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 8.47% 8.05% 6.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.27% 8.97% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 393 385 315
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £29,633
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 4910 5063 6051
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 91.43% 89.75% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 4116 4232 4955
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire 0 265 £45,000 +5.88% 39
South Yorkshire +5 74 £60,000 +60.00% 3
North Yorkshire -8 71 £40,000 +14.28% 9
East Yorkshire +10 35 £30,000 -11.11% 5
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 683 (70.92%) Agile Software Development
2 449 (46.63%) Java
3 348 (36.14%) Selenium
4 327 (33.96%) TDD
5 312 (32.40%) SQL
6 249 (25.86%) Scrum
7 247 (25.65%) C#
8 229 (23.78%) Git (software)
9 227 (23.57%) BDD
10 220 (22.85%) JavaScript
11 219 (22.74%) Test Scripting
12 209 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
13 185 (19.21%) Jenkins
14 182 (18.90%) ISTQB
15 179 (18.59%) Software Engineering
16 176 (18.28%) ISEB
17 174 (18.07%) SDLC
18 172 (17.86%) QA
19 171 (17.76%) OO
20 165 (17.13%) Cucumber
21 146 (15.16%) .NET
22 141 (14.64%) Software Testing
23 138 (14.33%) NoSQL
24 130 (13.50%) Degree
25 124 (12.88%) Subversion
26 115 (11.94%) HTML
26 115 (11.94%) Test Strategy
27 113 (11.73%) AngularJS
28 110 (11.42%) Finance
29 107 (11.11%) CSS

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 23 (2.39%) Tomcat
2 16 (1.66%) Jetty
3 15 (1.56%) IIS
4 13 (1.35%) JBoss
5 11 (1.14%) WebLogic
6 9 (0.93%) Apache
6 9 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.52%) Mule ESB
8 5 (0.52%) nginx
8 5 (0.52%) SharePoint
8 5 (0.52%) Tornado
8 5 (0.52%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.31%) Confluence
10 2 (0.21%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.21%) CMS
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.21%) WordPress
11 1 (0.10%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.10%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 12 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.73%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (0.73%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.73%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.42%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.21%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (0.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.21%) FastStats
2 2 (0.21%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 71 (7.37%) GitHub
2 33 (3.43%) SaaS
3 31 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (3.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (1.04%) PaaS
7 7 (0.73%) Slack
8 6 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.52%) G Suite
9 5 (0.52%) Office 365
10 4 (0.42%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.42%) Force.com
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.31%) BrowserStack
11 3 (0.31%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.21%) Quay.io
13 1 (0.10%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.39%) HTTP
2 21 (2.18%) Internet
3 7 (0.73%) AMQP
3 7 (0.73%) Firewall
3 7 (0.73%) VPN
4 6 (0.62%) Network Security
5 3 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.10%) LDAP
6 1 (0.10%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (14.33%) NoSQL
2 63 (6.54%) SQL Server
3 37 (3.84%) Redis
4 33 (3.43%) Oracle Reports
5 29 (3.01%) MySQL
6 25 (2.60%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.49%) CouchDB
8 23 (2.39%) Relational Database
9 20 (2.08%) MongoDB
10 15 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
12 11 (1.14%) Couchbase
12 11 (1.14%) Riak
13 9 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (0.93%) MS Access
13 9 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 348 (36.14%) Selenium
2 229 (23.78%) Git (software)
3 185 (19.21%) Jenkins
4 165 (17.13%) Cucumber
5 124 (12.88%) Subversion
6 91 (9.45%) Mercurial
7 88 (9.14%) WebDriver
8 83 (8.62%) SoapUI
9 68 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 53 (5.50%) JIRA
11 45 (4.67%) JMeter
12 41 (4.26%) Visual Studio
13 36 (3.74%) SpecFlow
14 31 (3.22%) Oracle Forms
15 24 (2.49%) LoadRunner
15 24 (2.49%) NUnit
16 23 (2.39%) Maven
17 22 (2.28%) Appium
18 20 (2.08%) TestNG
19 19 (1.97%) Gatling
General
1 110 (11.42%) Finance
2 37 (3.84%) Retail
3 29 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 24 (2.49%) Banking
5 15 (1.56%) Legal
6 10 (1.04%) Games
7 8 (0.83%) Military
8 7 (0.73%) Marketing
9 6 (0.62%) Electronics
10 3 (0.31%) Advertising
11 1 (0.10%) Back Office
11 1 (0.10%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 235 (24.40%) Developer
2 196 (20.35%) Analyst
3 191 (19.83%) Test Analyst
4 183 (19.00%) Tester
5 136 (14.12%) Java Developer
6 134 (13.91%) Automation Tester
7 125 (12.98%) Test Engineer
8 81 (8.41%) Software Engineer
9 67 (6.96%) Java Engineer
10 63 (6.54%) Senior Developer
11 62 (6.44%) Senior Tester
12 60 (6.23%) Senior Automation Tester
13 53 (5.50%) Java Software Engineer
13 53 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
13 53 (5.50%) Test Automation Engineer
14 51 (5.30%) Senior Java Engineer
15 50 (5.19%) Automation Test Analyst
15 50 (5.19%) Senior Java Developer
16 49 (5.09%) Senior Java Software Engineer
16 49 (5.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (15.16%) .NET
2 115 (11.94%) HTML
3 113 (11.73%) AngularJS
4 107 (11.11%) CSS
5 101 (10.49%) Web Services
6 81 (8.41%) SOAP
7 80 (8.31%) Gherkin
8 74 (7.68%) XML
9 68 (7.06%) Spring
10 63 (6.54%) Node.js
11 55 (5.71%) RESTful
12 40 (4.15%) HTML5
12 40 (4.15%) REST
13 33 (3.43%) Hibernate
14 30 (3.12%) jQuery
14 30 (3.12%) JSON
15 28 (2.91%) ASP.NET
16 27 (2.80%) Dropwizard
17 26 (2.70%) Java EE
18 23 (2.39%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 76 (7.89%) Algorithms
1 76 (7.89%) Data Structures
2 51 (5.30%) Computer Science
3 39 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 37 (3.84%) User Experience
5 25 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 23 (2.39%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (2.28%) Smart Meter
8 20 (2.08%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.56%) Fintech
10 12 (1.25%) iPad
11 9 (0.93%) Social Media
12 8 (0.83%) PMI
13 7 (0.73%) Management Information System
14 6 (0.62%) Smartphone
15 5 (0.52%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.42%) Enterprise Cloud
16 4 (0.42%) Internet of Things
16 4 (0.42%) Robotics
17 3 (0.31%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 55 (5.71%) Linux
2 24 (2.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 23 (2.39%) Windows
4 22 (2.28%) Unix
5 16 (1.66%) Android
5 16 (1.66%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 683 (70.92%) Agile Software Development
2 327 (33.96%) TDD
3 249 (25.86%) Scrum
4 227 (23.57%) BDD
5 219 (22.74%) Test Scripting
6 209 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
7 179 (18.59%) Software Engineering
8 174 (18.07%) SDLC
9 171 (17.76%) OO
10 141 (14.64%) Software Testing
11 115 (11.94%) Test Strategy
12 90 (9.35%) Functional Testing
13 85 (8.83%) Mentoring
14 84 (8.72%) Kanban
14 84 (8.72%) Manual Testing
15 79 (8.20%) Configuration Management
16 77 (8.00%) Waterfall
17 74 (7.68%) E-Commerce
18 73 (7.58%) System Integration Testing
19 70 (7.27%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 449 (46.63%) Java
2 312 (32.40%) SQL
3 247 (25.65%) C#
4 220 (22.85%) JavaScript
5 105 (10.90%) Python
6 68 (7.06%) Ruby
7 50 (5.19%) Scala
8 35 (3.63%) Go
9 34 (3.53%) PL/SQL
10 31 (3.22%) PHP
11 29 (3.01%) T-SQL
12 23 (2.39%) VBScript
13 19 (1.97%) C++
13 19 (1.97%) VB
14 16 (1.66%) C
15 12 (1.25%) Bash Shell
15 12 (1.25%) VB.NET
16 11 (1.14%) Groovy
17 10 (1.04%) Perl
18 7 (0.73%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 182 (18.90%) ISTQB
2 176 (18.28%) ISEB
3 130 (13.50%) Degree
4 70 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 42 (4.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 24 (2.49%) Security Cleared
7 22 (2.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 12 (1.25%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.42%) PMP
10 2 (0.21%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.10%) MBA
11 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.10%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (17.86%) QA
2 4 (0.42%) COBIT
2 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (1.45%) Docker
2 7 (0.73%) Firmware
3 4 (0.42%) GlusterFS
3 4 (0.42%) iptables
3 4 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 39 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (3.43%) Ansible
3 29 (3.01%) Puppet
4 24 (2.49%) Rundeck
5 5 (0.52%) Salt
6 4 (0.42%) HAProxy
6 4 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.31%) HP SiteScope
7 3 (0.31%) Nagios
8 2 (0.21%) Graphite
Vendors
1 89 (9.24%) Oracle
2 80 (8.31%) Microsoft
3 29 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
3 29 (3.01%) Splunk
4 24 (2.49%) Red Hat
5 16 (1.66%) Google
6 9 (0.93%) Rackspace
6 9 (0.93%) Telerik
7 8 (0.83%) HP
8 7 (0.73%) Adobe
8 7 (0.73%) SAP
9 5 (0.52%) Apple
10 4 (0.42%) Blue Prism
10 4 (0.42%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.31%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.31%) New Relic
11 3 (0.31%) Perforce
11 3 (0.31%) VMware
12 2 (0.21%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.21%) Zend
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, perk box
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus perks and benefits!
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 4 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Flexible working + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago