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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 96 144 110
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -34
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 84 40 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.35% 1.07% 1.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.60% 1.24% 1.95%
Number of salaries quoted 60 28 25
Average salary £45,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.80% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £29,550 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
3232 3222 2304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.48% 86.20% 87.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2553 2447 1763
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 2 September 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (47.97%) SQL
3 69 (46.62%) Continuous Integration
4 54 (36.49%) Java
5 46 (31.08%) C#
6 45 (30.41%) Windows
7 44 (29.73%) OO
7 44 (29.73%) TDD
8 43 (29.05%) SDLC
9 42 (28.38%) .NET
10 40 (27.03%) HTML
11 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
12 36 (24.32%) BDD
12 36 (24.32%) MVC
13 33 (22.30%) Web Services
13 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
14 32 (21.62%) Software Testing
15 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET
16 30 (20.27%) Scrum
17 28 (18.92%) Visual Studio
17 28 (18.92%) PHP
17 28 (18.92%) MySQL
17 28 (18.92%) Test Scripting
18 27 (18.24%) HTML5
19 26 (17.57%) Degree
19 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
20 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
20 25 (16.89%) Linux
21 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
21 24 (16.22%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (2.70%) IIS
2 3 (2.03%) Apache
2 3 (2.03%) Node.js
3 2 (1.35%) OpenStack
3 2 (1.35%) Apache ServiceMix
3 2 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.35%) Liferay
4 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.68%) Jetty
4 1 (0.68%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (7.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.35%) Sumo Logic
3 2 (1.35%) SaaS
3 2 (1.35%) IaaS
4 1 (0.68%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.73%) Internet
2 3 (2.03%) DNS
2 3 (2.03%) HTTP
3 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.68%) FTP
3 1 (0.68%) SSL
3 1 (0.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.92%) MySQL
2 26 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 24 (16.22%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.73%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (3.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.03%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.03%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.35%) HBase
8 2 (1.35%) Redis
8 2 (1.35%) Hadoop
8 2 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle8/8i Database
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 28 (18.92%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.51%) Git (software)
3 19 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (12.16%) Mercurial
4 18 (12.16%) Subversion
4 18 (12.16%) Selenium
5 11 (7.43%) NUnit
5 11 (7.43%) MSTest
6 7 (4.73%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.05%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.03%) SoapUI
8 3 (2.03%) Behat
8 3 (2.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.35%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.35%) Grunt
10 1 (0.68%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.68%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.68%) JUnit
General
1 16 (10.81%) Retail
2 11 (7.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (6.08%) Finance
4 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.03%) Games
7 1 (0.68%) Marketing
7 1 (0.68%) Online Betting
7 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (30.41%) Developer
2 35 (23.65%) Software Engineer
3 25 (16.89%) Senior Developer
4 23 (15.54%) Test Engineer
5 22 (14.86%) Test Analyst
5 22 (14.86%) Analyst
6 21 (14.19%) Applications Developer
6 21 (14.19%) PHP Developer
7 18 (12.16%) Senior Applications Developer
7 18 (12.16%) Senior PHP Developer
8 17 (11.49%) Automation Engineer
9 12 (8.11%) Tester
10 11 (7.43%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (7.43%) .NET Software Engineer
11 10 (6.76%) Test Automation Engineer
12 9 (6.08%) Agile Test Analyst
12 9 (6.08%) Java Developer
13 8 (5.41%) Java Engineer
13 8 (5.41%) Principal Engineer
14 6 (4.05%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (28.38%) .NET
2 40 (27.03%) HTML
3 33 (22.30%) Web Services
4 31 (20.95%) ASP.NET
5 27 (18.24%) HTML5
6 22 (14.86%) WPF
7 21 (14.19%) Symfony
7 21 (14.19%) CSS
8 20 (13.51%) Doctrine
9 16 (10.81%) XML
10 15 (10.14%) J2EE
11 14 (9.46%) JSP
11 14 (9.46%) SOAP
11 14 (9.46%) Hibernate
12 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (7.43%) Silverlight
13 11 (7.43%) Apache Flex
13 11 (7.43%) WinForms
14 9 (6.08%) Spring
15 8 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.78%) NHS
1 13 (8.78%) User Experience
2 8 (5.41%) Mobile App
3 6 (4.05%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.05%) Data Structures
3 6 (4.05%) Algorithms
4 5 (3.38%) RIA
5 3 (2.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.35%) Replication
6 2 (1.35%) Online Games
7 1 (0.68%) Social Media
7 1 (0.68%) DTV
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 45 (30.41%) Windows
2 25 (16.89%) Linux
3 12 (8.11%) Android
3 12 (8.11%) Apple iOS
4 10 (6.76%) UNIX
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.05%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.35%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.68%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (60.81%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (46.62%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (29.73%) TDD
3 44 (29.73%) OO
4 43 (29.05%) SDLC
5 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
6 36 (24.32%) MVC
6 36 (24.32%) BDD
7 33 (22.30%) Unit Testing
8 32 (21.62%) Software Testing
9 30 (20.27%) Scrum
10 28 (18.92%) Test Scripting
11 24 (16.22%) Test Automation
12 21 (14.19%) Mentoring
13 20 (13.51%) Coaching
13 20 (13.51%) Agile Testing
14 17 (11.49%) E-Commerce
15 16 (10.81%) System Integration Testing
15 16 (10.81%) Test Management
16 14 (9.46%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (47.97%) SQL
2 54 (36.49%) Java
3 46 (31.08%) C#
4 28 (18.92%) PHP
5 25 (16.89%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.41%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.73%) Python
8 6 (4.05%) Ruby
8 6 (4.05%) C++
9 5 (3.38%) VB.NET
10 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.03%) C
11 2 (1.35%) Scala
11 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.35%) Go
11 2 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (17.57%) Degree
2 12 (8.11%) ISEB
3 7 (4.73%) ISTQB
4 5 (3.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.03%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.35%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.35%) Docker
2 2 (1.35%) HDFS
3 1 (0.68%) Xen
Systems Management
1 3 (2.03%) Puppet
1 3 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.35%) Ansible
2 2 (1.35%) Salt
2 2 (1.35%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.35%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.35%) Nagios
2 2 (1.35%) ZABBIX
2 2 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (14.19%) Zend
2 17 (11.49%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.73%) Oracle
4 3 (2.03%) VMware
4 3 (2.03%) Google
5 2 (1.35%) HP
5 2 (1.35%) Splunk
5 2 (1.35%) Rackspace
5 2 (1.35%) New Relic
5 2 (1.35%) SaltStack
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) SAP
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
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Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £23,000 to £28,000 per annum depending on experience, plus bens
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