The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 136 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 51 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.38% 1.01% 1.16%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.58% 1.20% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 26
Average salary £34,250 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,600 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £33,950 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
Automated Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3219 2583 2180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.14% 84.05% 81.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2443 2030 1821
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 20 November 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing.

1 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 35 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 33 (36.67%) SQL
4 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (31.11%) C#
6 27 (30.00%) Selenium
7 26 (28.89%) ISEB
7 26 (28.89%) MVC
8 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
8 23 (25.56%) QA
9 22 (24.44%) Test Scripting
9 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
11 19 (21.11%) Regression Testing
11 19 (21.11%) TDD
12 17 (18.89%) Automation Testing
12 17 (18.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 16 (17.78%) Java
14 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
15 12 (13.33%) ReSharper
15 12 (13.33%) WCF
15 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
16 11 (12.22%) Non-Functional Testing
16 11 (12.22%) Fault Management
16 11 (12.22%) Degree
16 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
16 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
16 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
16 11 (12.22%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Automated Testing also 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 that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.11%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (25.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.78%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.78%) MySQL
4 6 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (4.44%) Redis
Development Applications
1 27 (30.00%) Selenium
2 22 (24.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (23.33%) Visual Studio
4 12 (13.33%) ReSharper
5 10 (11.11%) SpecFlow
5 10 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.44%) Jenkins
7 3 (3.33%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (2.22%) WebDriver
9 1 (1.11%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.11%) eggPlant
9 1 (1.11%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.11%) NUnit
9 1 (1.11%) JIRA
9 1 (1.11%) JUnit
9 1 (1.11%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.11%) WinRunner
General
1 6 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (1.11%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (41.11%) Analyst
1 37 (41.11%) Test Analyst
2 31 (34.44%) Developer
3 22 (24.44%) Senior Analyst
3 22 (24.44%) Senior Test Analyst
4 17 (18.89%) .NET Developer
4 17 (18.89%) Senior Developer
5 9 (10.00%) PHP Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (8.89%) Senior PHP Developer
7 6 (6.67%) Test Leader
7 6 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) QA Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) SQL DBA
9 4 (4.44%) SQL Server DBA
9 4 (4.44%) DBA
9 4 (4.44%) Test Manager
10 3 (3.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (38.89%) .NET
2 12 (13.33%) WCF
3 11 (12.22%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.22%) Web Services
4 10 (11.11%) jQuery
4 10 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (7.78%) HTML
6 7 (7.78%) Symfony
7 6 (6.67%) HTML5
7 6 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.33%) SOAP
8 3 (3.33%) XML
8 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (2.22%) XSD
9 2 (2.22%) CSS
9 2 (2.22%) WSDL
9 2 (2.22%) LAMP
9 2 (2.22%) WinForms
9 2 (2.22%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) NHS
2 3 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) DTV
3 2 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Open Source
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.00%) Windows
2 7 (7.78%) Linux
3 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (56.67%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (38.89%) Manual Testing
3 30 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (28.89%) MVC
5 22 (24.44%) Test Scripting
6 19 (21.11%) TDD
6 19 (21.11%) Regression Testing
7 17 (18.89%) Automation Testing
8 11 (12.22%) Non-Functional Testing
8 11 (12.22%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 11 (12.22%) OO
8 11 (12.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (12.22%) Business Analysis
8 11 (12.22%) Project Planning
8 11 (12.22%) Fault Management
9 10 (11.11%) DevOps
9 10 (11.11%) BDD
9 10 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 9 (10.00%) Software Testing
11 8 (8.89%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.67%) SQL
2 28 (31.11%) C#
3 16 (17.78%) Java
4 9 (10.00%) PHP
5 8 (8.89%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.33%) C
7 3 (3.33%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (28.89%) ISEB
2 17 (18.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (12.22%) Degree
4 7 (7.78%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.22%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.11%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) Puppet
1 3 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.78%) Zend
3 2 (2.22%) Typemock
3 2 (2.22%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle
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