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

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 129 136 122
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 56 32 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.53% 1.03% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.23% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 44 26 31
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3195 2604 2315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.39% 83.89% 81.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2448 2056 1951
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 £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £58,500
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 27 November 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 36 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (33.33%) SQL
5 30 (31.25%) Selenium
6 28 (29.17%) ISEB
7 27 (28.13%) C#
8 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
8 26 (27.08%) MVC
9 24 (25.00%) QA
9 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
10 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
12 21 (21.88%) Regression Testing
13 19 (19.79%) TDD
14 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
14 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 17 (17.71%) Automation Testing
16 16 (16.67%) Java
17 13 (13.54%) WCF
17 13 (13.54%) DevOps
18 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 12 (12.50%) ReSharper
19 11 (11.46%) Degree
19 11 (11.46%) Fault Management
19 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
19 11 (11.46%) Project Planning
19 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
19 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (8.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.04%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (7.29%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.29%) MySQL
5 4 (4.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 30 (31.25%) Selenium
2 23 (23.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (22.92%) Visual Studio
4 12 (12.50%) ReSharper
5 10 (10.42%) SpecFlow
5 10 (10.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.17%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.04%) eggPlant
8 1 (1.04%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.04%) NUnit
8 1 (1.04%) JIRA
8 1 (1.04%) JUnit
8 1 (1.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.04%) WinRunner
General
1 7 (7.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 39 (40.63%) Analyst
1 39 (40.63%) Test Analyst
2 34 (35.42%) Developer
3 23 (23.96%) Senior Analyst
3 23 (23.96%) Senior Test Analyst
4 18 (18.75%) Senior Developer
5 17 (17.71%) .NET Developer
6 9 (9.38%) PHP Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Senior PHP Developer
7 8 (8.33%) Test Leader
8 7 (7.29%) SQL DBA
8 7 (7.29%) SQL Server DBA
8 7 (7.29%) DBA
9 6 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 6 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Automation Analyst
10 5 (5.21%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) Functional Test Analyst
11 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (37.50%) .NET
2 13 (13.54%) WCF
3 11 (11.46%) ASP.NET
3 11 (11.46%) Web Services
4 10 (10.42%) jQuery
4 10 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (8.33%) HTML
6 7 (7.29%) HTML5
6 7 (7.29%) KnockoutJS
6 7 (7.29%) Symfony
7 3 (3.13%) .NET Framework
7 3 (3.13%) SOAP
7 3 (3.13%) XML
8 2 (2.08%) XSD
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
8 2 (2.08%) WSDL
8 2 (2.08%) LAMP
8 2 (2.08%) WinForms
8 2 (2.08%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) NHS
2 4 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.08%) DTV
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.04%) Open Source
4 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.38%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Linux
3 2 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (37.50%) Manual Testing
3 33 (34.38%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (27.08%) MVC
5 24 (25.00%) Test Scripting
6 21 (21.88%) Regression Testing
7 19 (19.79%) TDD
8 17 (17.71%) Automation Testing
9 13 (13.54%) DevOps
10 11 (11.46%) Test Strategy
10 11 (11.46%) Non-Functional Testing
10 11 (11.46%) Business Analysis
10 11 (11.46%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 11 (11.46%) OO
10 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce
10 11 (11.46%) Project Planning
10 11 (11.46%) Fault Management
11 10 (10.42%) Integration Testing
11 10 (10.42%) Software Testing
11 10 (10.42%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 32 (33.33%) SQL
2 27 (28.13%) C#
3 16 (16.67%) Java
4 9 (9.38%) PHP
5 7 (7.29%) T-SQL
6 5 (5.21%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.13%) C
7 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.04%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (29.17%) ISEB
2 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 11 (11.46%) Degree
4 8 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Puppet
1 3 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Zend
3 2 (2.08%) Typemock
3 2 (2.08%) Red Gate
4 1 (1.04%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle
4 1 (1.04%) SAP
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