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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 131 139 139
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 54 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.43% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 1.13% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 43 18 20
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £37,100 £34,550
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
3243 2472 2224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 85.64% 86.01% 81.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2435 1982 1837
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) Manual Testing
3 33 (40.74%) SQL
4 32 (39.51%) .NET
5 29 (35.80%) C#
6 27 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (32.10%) MVC
8 25 (30.86%) Selenium
9 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
9 21 (25.93%) Visual Studio
10 20 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
11 19 (23.46%) QA
12 18 (22.22%) TDD
13 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
14 15 (18.52%) Java
14 15 (18.52%) ISEB
14 15 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 14 (17.28%) Automation Testing
15 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
16 12 (14.81%) Web Services
16 12 (14.81%) OO
16 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
16 12 (14.81%) Degree
16 12 (14.81%) ReSharper
16 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
17 11 (13.58%) Fault Management
18 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
18 10 (12.35%) WCF
18 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
18 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (8.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.64%) MySQL
4 5 (6.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (3.70%) Redis
Development Applications
1 25 (30.86%) Selenium
2 21 (25.93%) Visual Studio
3 20 (24.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (14.81%) ReSharper
5 9 (11.11%) Octopus Deploy
5 9 (11.11%) SpecFlow
6 6 (7.41%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (4.94%) LoadRunner
7 4 (4.94%) WinRunner
8 3 (3.70%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.47%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.23%) eggPlant
10 1 (1.23%) JUnit
10 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.23%) NUnit
10 1 (1.23%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (40.74%) Analyst
1 33 (40.74%) Test Analyst
2 29 (35.80%) Developer
3 23 (28.40%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (28.40%) Senior Test Analyst
4 16 (19.75%) .NET Developer
5 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
6 9 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Senior PHP Developer
8 6 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Test Leader
9 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
10 4 (4.94%) Test Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Test Team Leader
11 3 (3.70%) QA Analyst
11 3 (3.70%) Senior QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.51%) .NET
2 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET
2 12 (14.81%) Web Services
3 10 (12.35%) WCF
4 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (11.11%) jQuery
4 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (8.64%) Symfony
6 5 (6.17%) HTML
7 4 (4.94%) HTML5
7 4 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (3.70%) WinForms
8 3 (3.70%) .NET Remoting
8 3 (3.70%) SOAP
8 3 (3.70%) XML
9 2 (2.47%) XSD
9 2 (2.47%) CSS
9 2 (2.47%) WSDL
9 2 (2.47%) LAMP
10 1 (1.23%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.41%) NHS
2 3 (3.70%) DTV
2 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.23%) Open Source
3 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (58.02%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (41.98%) Manual Testing
3 27 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (32.10%) MVC
5 18 (22.22%) TDD
6 16 (19.75%) Test Scripting
7 14 (17.28%) Automation Testing
8 12 (14.81%) OO
9 11 (13.58%) Fault Management
10 10 (12.35%) Unit Testing
10 10 (12.35%) E-Commerce
10 10 (12.35%) Regression Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 9 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.11%) Business Analysis
11 9 (11.11%) Scrum
11 9 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 9 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
11 9 (11.11%) BDD
11 9 (11.11%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) SQL
2 29 (35.80%) C#
3 15 (18.52%) Java
4 9 (11.11%) PHP
5 8 (9.88%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.94%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.70%) C
7 3 (3.70%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.23%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) ISEB
1 15 (18.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (14.81%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.23%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) Puppet
1 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (8.64%) Zend
3 3 (3.70%) Typemock
3 3 (3.70%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.23%) Oracle
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