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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 84 99 71
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -28
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 91 79 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.65% 2.13% 3.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 2.46% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 68 40 68
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £42,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.71% -
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
3007 3210 2255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.57% 86.41% 82.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2330 2571 1809
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 117 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (47.20%) SQL
3 53 (32.92%) ISEB
4 52 (32.30%) C#
5 50 (31.06%) Test Scripting
6 49 (30.43%) Software Testing
7 48 (29.81%) .NET
8 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
9 42 (26.09%) TDD
10 41 (25.47%) Regression Testing
11 38 (23.60%) Microsoft
11 38 (23.60%) Test Automation
12 37 (22.98%) Java
13 35 (21.74%) HTML
14 34 (21.12%) Continuous Integration
14 34 (21.12%) Selenium
15 32 (19.88%) Integration Testing
15 32 (19.88%) Agile Testing
16 31 (19.25%) QA
16 31 (19.25%) HTML5
17 30 (18.63%) Compatibility Testing
18 29 (18.01%) Manual Testing
19 28 (17.39%) ReSharper
20 26 (16.15%) BDD
20 26 (16.15%) MVC
21 25 (15.53%) MS Excel
22 24 (14.91%) E-Commerce
23 23 (14.29%) OO
23 23 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
23 23 (14.29%) SpecFlow

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.48%) IIS
2 1 (0.62%) Apache
2 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.62%) Jetty
2 1 (0.62%) nginx
Applications
1 25 (15.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.62%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.24%) Internet
2 1 (0.62%) IPsec
2 1 (0.62%) DHCP
2 1 (0.62%) FTP
2 1 (0.62%) HTTP
2 1 (0.62%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.62%) DNS
2 1 (0.62%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (27.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.18%) Big Data
3 17 (10.56%) MySQL
4 16 (9.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (9.32%) Relational Database
6 11 (6.83%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Impala
7 1 (0.62%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.62%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 34 (21.12%) Selenium
2 28 (17.39%) ReSharper
3 23 (14.29%) SpecFlow
4 20 (12.42%) SoapUI
5 17 (10.56%) Moq
6 16 (9.94%) Visual Studio
7 15 (9.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 14 (8.70%) FitNesse
9 13 (8.07%) Cucumber
10 11 (6.83%) Octopus Deploy
11 4 (2.48%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (1.24%) JIRA
12 2 (1.24%) JUnit
12 2 (1.24%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.24%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.62%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.62%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.62%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (14.29%) Pharmaceutical
2 21 (13.04%) Retail
3 12 (7.45%) Finance
4 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 60 (37.27%) Analyst
1 60 (37.27%) Test Analyst
2 46 (28.57%) Developer
3 21 (13.04%) Software Engineer
4 15 (9.32%) Senior Developer
4 15 (9.32%) PHP Developer
5 14 (8.70%) .NET Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Applications Developer
5 14 (8.70%) Functional Analyst
5 14 (8.70%) Functional Test Analyst
6 13 (8.07%) Agile Test Analyst
7 12 (7.45%) DBA
7 12 (7.45%) SQL DBA
8 11 (6.83%) SQL Developer
8 11 (6.83%) Test Leader
9 9 (5.59%) Senior PHP Developer
9 9 (5.59%) SQL Server DBA
10 8 (4.97%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Test Engineer
11 7 (4.35%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (29.81%) .NET
2 35 (21.74%) HTML
3 31 (19.25%) HTML5
4 22 (13.66%) ASP.NET
4 22 (13.66%) XML
5 20 (12.42%) Web Services
6 19 (11.80%) WPF
7 15 (9.32%) Symfony
7 15 (9.32%) Doctrine
7 15 (9.32%) SOAP
8 14 (8.70%) jQuery
9 12 (7.45%) Gherkin
10 11 (6.83%) KnockoutJS
10 11 (6.83%) WCF
10 11 (6.83%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (4.35%) .NET Framework
12 4 (2.48%) Velocity
12 4 (2.48%) CSS
13 3 (1.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 2 (1.24%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.56%) Private Cloud
2 4 (2.48%) Replication
2 4 (2.48%) Clustering
2 4 (2.48%) Open Source
3 3 (1.86%) User Experience
3 3 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.24%) NHS
4 2 (1.24%) RIA
5 1 (0.62%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.62%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.66%) UNIX
2 18 (11.18%) Windows
3 17 (10.56%) Apple iOS
4 16 (9.94%) Linux
5 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (72.67%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (31.06%) Test Scripting
3 49 (30.43%) Software Testing
4 42 (26.09%) TDD
5 41 (25.47%) Regression Testing
6 38 (23.60%) Test Automation
7 34 (21.12%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (19.88%) Integration Testing
8 32 (19.88%) Agile Testing
9 30 (18.63%) Compatibility Testing
10 29 (18.01%) Manual Testing
11 26 (16.15%) BDD
11 26 (16.15%) MVC
12 24 (14.91%) E-Commerce
13 23 (14.29%) OO
14 22 (13.66%) Functional Testing
15 20 (12.42%) Software Engineering
16 19 (11.80%) User Stories
17 18 (11.18%) Service Delivery
18 17 (10.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.20%) SQL
2 52 (32.30%) C#
3 37 (22.98%) Java
4 18 (11.18%) PHP
5 5 (3.11%) T-SQL
5 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
6 4 (2.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.86%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.24%) Ruby
8 2 (1.24%) C++
8 2 (1.24%) VBA
9 1 (0.62%) Python
9 1 (0.62%) Scala
9 1 (0.62%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (32.92%) ISEB
2 13 (8.07%) ISTQB
3 10 (6.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (3.11%) Degree
5 3 (1.86%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (19.25%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.56%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.62%) Xen
2 1 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.62%) Puppet
2 1 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.56%) Apple
3 15 (9.32%) Zend
4 5 (3.11%) Citrix
5 3 (1.86%) HP
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
6 1 (0.62%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.62%) VMware
6 1 (0.62%) Google
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Posted: 5 hours ago
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