The table below looks at the statistics for the Automated Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Tester
Rank 172 - 177
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automated Tester 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.18% - 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% - 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £34,500 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
Automated Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3176 3439 3265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.36% 98.17% 97.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2656 2810 2522
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automated Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automated Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automated Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Tester across the Leeds region.

Automated Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Automated Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 7 (87.50%) Finance
3 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Chemistry
4 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
4 4 (50.00%) QA
4 4 (50.00%) Selenium
4 4 (50.00%) Banking
4 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
5 3 (37.50%) ISEB
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (37.50%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Web Services
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) OO
5 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
5 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) SilkTest
5 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
5 3 (37.50%) SDLC
5 3 (37.50%) API Testing

Automated Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Automated Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Automated Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
1 3 (37.50%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Selenium
2 3 (37.50%) SilkTest
2 3 (37.50%) SoapUI
3 1 (12.50%) JIRA
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (87.50%) Finance
2 4 (50.00%) Banking
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) SOAP
1 3 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
2 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (50.00%) Chemistry
3 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Defect Management
2 4 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 3 (37.50%) API Testing
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
3 3 (37.50%) SDLC
3 3 (37.50%) Software Testing
3 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) QA Automation
4 1 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
2 3 (37.50%) ISEB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) Telerik