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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 93 112 57
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -55
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 92 62 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.52% 1.83% 4.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 2.18% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 28 85
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
3245 2839 2371
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.76% 83.62% 82.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2591 2199 1956
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,500 £62,000
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 27 February 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 104 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (46.58%) SQL
3 54 (36.99%) ISEB
4 49 (33.56%) C#
4 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
5 48 (32.88%) Test Scripting
6 46 (31.51%) .NET
7 44 (30.14%) Regression Testing
8 43 (29.45%) Selenium
9 41 (28.08%) Manual Testing
10 40 (27.40%) TDD
11 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
12 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
13 33 (22.60%) Software Testing
13 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
14 32 (21.92%) ReSharper
14 32 (21.92%) HTML
14 32 (21.92%) HTML5
15 31 (21.23%) QA
16 29 (19.86%) Java
17 28 (19.18%) MVC
17 28 (19.18%) Compatibility Testing
17 28 (19.18%) Integration Testing
18 27 (18.49%) SpecFlow
19 25 (17.12%) BDD
20 24 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
20 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
21 22 (15.07%) Functional Testing
22 21 (14.38%) Agile Testing
22 21 (14.38%) OO

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

Applications
1 24 (16.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (33.56%) SQL Server
2 18 (12.33%) Big Data
3 17 (11.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (10.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (8.22%) Relational Database
5 12 (8.22%) MySQL
6 3 (2.05%) Redis
7 1 (0.68%) Impala
7 1 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.68%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 43 (29.45%) Selenium
2 32 (21.92%) ReSharper
3 27 (18.49%) SpecFlow
4 24 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (12.33%) Visual Studio
6 17 (11.64%) Moq
6 17 (11.64%) SoapUI
7 15 (10.27%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (9.59%) FitNesse
9 10 (6.85%) Cucumber
10 6 (4.11%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (2.74%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.37%) JIRA
12 2 (1.37%) JUnit
12 2 (1.37%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.68%) eggPlant
General
1 21 (14.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 19 (13.01%) Retail
3 11 (7.53%) Finance
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (40.41%) Analyst
1 59 (40.41%) Test Analyst
2 43 (29.45%) Developer
3 20 (13.70%) Senior Developer
4 19 (13.01%) Software Engineer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Analyst
5 15 (10.27%) .NET Developer
5 15 (10.27%) Senior Test Analyst
6 14 (9.59%) Functional Analyst
6 14 (9.59%) Functional Test Analyst
7 13 (8.90%) SQL DBA
7 13 (8.90%) DBA
8 12 (8.22%) PHP Developer
9 11 (7.53%) SQL Server DBA
10 10 (6.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 10 (6.85%) Test Leader
11 9 (6.16%) SQL Developer
11 9 (6.16%) Senior PHP Developer
12 7 (4.79%) Lead Software Engineer
12 7 (4.79%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (31.51%) .NET
2 32 (21.92%) HTML
2 32 (21.92%) HTML5
3 18 (12.33%) ASP.NET
3 18 (12.33%) XML
4 17 (11.64%) WPF
5 15 (10.27%) WCF
5 15 (10.27%) jQuery
5 15 (10.27%) KnockoutJS
5 15 (10.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 13 (8.90%) Web Services
7 12 (8.22%) Doctrine
7 12 (8.22%) Gherkin
7 12 (8.22%) Symfony
8 5 (3.42%) .NET Framework
9 3 (2.05%) SOAP
10 1 (0.68%) CSS
10 1 (0.68%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.05%) Replication
1 3 (2.05%) Clustering
1 3 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.68%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.64%) UNIX
1 17 (11.64%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.22%) Windows
2 12 (8.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (71.23%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (32.88%) Test Scripting
3 44 (30.14%) Regression Testing
4 41 (28.08%) Manual Testing
5 40 (27.40%) TDD
6 35 (23.97%) Test Automation
7 33 (22.60%) Software Testing
7 33 (22.60%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (19.18%) Integration Testing
8 28 (19.18%) Compatibility Testing
8 28 (19.18%) MVC
9 25 (17.12%) BDD
10 22 (15.07%) Functional Testing
11 21 (14.38%) Agile Testing
11 21 (14.38%) OO
12 17 (11.64%) Service Delivery
12 17 (11.64%) E-Commerce
12 17 (11.64%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (11.64%) Software Engineering
12 17 (11.64%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 68 (46.58%) SQL
2 49 (33.56%) C#
3 29 (19.86%) Java
4 13 (8.90%) PHP
5 9 (6.16%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.74%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.37%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.37%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.68%) C
8 1 (0.68%) C++
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) Scala
Qualifications
1 54 (36.99%) ISEB
2 16 (10.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (8.22%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.11%) Degree
4 6 (4.11%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (21.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Puppet
1 3 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (25.34%) Microsoft
2 17 (11.64%) Apple
3 12 (8.22%) Zend
4 4 (2.74%) Citrix
5 1 (0.68%) Cloudera
5 1 (0.68%) HP
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle
5 1 (0.68%) SAP
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