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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 141 110 127
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 40 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.06% 1.71% 1.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 2.03% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 28 26 33
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,250 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,250 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
3187 2221 2225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 84.18% 84.19% 81.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2437 1690 1838
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Test Scripting
3 31 (31.31%) SQL
4 30 (30.30%) ISEB
5 28 (28.28%) .NET
6 27 (27.27%) QA
7 24 (24.24%) C#
8 23 (23.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 22 (22.22%) Selenium
10 20 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
11 19 (19.19%) SOAP
12 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
13 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
13 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
13 17 (17.17%) Non-Functional Testing
14 16 (16.16%) Agile Testing
14 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
14 16 (16.16%) Team Foundation Server
14 16 (16.16%) Test Management
15 15 (15.15%) Manual Testing
15 15 (15.15%) MVC
16 14 (14.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
16 14 (14.14%) Regression Testing
16 14 (14.14%) Business Analysis
17 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
17 13 (13.13%) Project Planning
17 13 (13.13%) Scrum
17 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
18 12 (12.12%) Degree
18 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (1.01%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (13.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.01%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (16.16%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.10%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.01%) Redis
Development Applications
1 22 (22.22%) Selenium
2 17 (17.17%) Visual Studio
3 16 (16.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (11.11%) WinRunner
4 11 (11.11%) QuickTest Pro
5 10 (10.10%) LoadRunner
5 10 (10.10%) ReSharper
6 6 (6.06%) SpecFlow
6 6 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.01%) SoapUI
7 1 (1.01%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.01%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.01%) NUnit
7 1 (1.01%) JUnit
7 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Games
3 1 (1.01%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (51.52%) Analyst
1 51 (51.52%) Test Analyst
2 32 (32.32%) Senior Test Analyst
2 32 (32.32%) Senior Analyst
3 17 (17.17%) Developer
4 12 (12.12%) .NET Developer
4 12 (12.12%) Lead Test Analyst
5 11 (11.11%) Software Engineer
6 8 (8.08%) Agile Test Analyst
6 8 (8.08%) Test Engineer
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Automation Test Analyst
7 7 (7.07%) Software Test Engineer
8 6 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
8 6 (6.06%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.05%) Test Leader
9 5 (5.05%) Team Leader
9 5 (5.05%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.04%) Test Manager
10 4 (4.04%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (28.28%) .NET
2 19 (19.19%) SOAP
3 11 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (7.07%) Web Services
6 6 (6.06%) WCF
6 6 (6.06%) jQuery
6 6 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (4.04%) WinForms
7 4 (4.04%) .NET Remoting
8 3 (3.03%) XML
8 3 (3.03%) XSD
8 3 (3.03%) HTML
8 3 (3.03%) WSDL
9 2 (2.02%) LAMP
9 2 (2.02%) CSS
10 1 (1.01%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (1.01%) HTML5
10 1 (1.01%) Java EE
10 1 (1.01%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.07%) NHS
2 4 (4.04%) DTV
2 4 (4.04%) IVR
2 4 (4.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.01%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Windows
2 4 (4.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (38.38%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (35.35%) Test Scripting
3 20 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (18.18%) E-Commerce
5 17 (17.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 16 (16.16%) Agile Testing
6 16 (16.16%) Test Management
7 15 (15.15%) Manual Testing
7 15 (15.15%) MVC
8 14 (14.14%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 14 (14.14%) Regression Testing
8 14 (14.14%) Business Analysis
9 13 (13.13%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.13%) Project Planning
9 13 (13.13%) Scrum
10 12 (12.12%) Test Strategy
11 9 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 8 (8.08%) Waterfall
12 8 (8.08%) Automation Testing
13 6 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (31.31%) SQL
2 24 (24.24%) C#
3 8 (8.08%) Java
4 5 (5.05%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.02%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.02%) PHP
5 2 (2.02%) VB.NET
5 2 (2.02%) C
Qualifications
1 30 (30.30%) ISEB
2 23 (23.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 12 (12.12%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (27.27%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.01%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.04%) Typemock
2 4 (4.04%) Red Gate
3 3 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (1.01%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.01%) Oracle
4 1 (1.01%) IBM
4 1 (1.01%) ATG
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