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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 96 131 94
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -37
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 70 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.14% 1.51% 2.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.46% 1.73% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 47 35 46
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,900 £25,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
2849 3229 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.21% 87.22% 83.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2611 1733
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 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,750 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.29% +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 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 114 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (53.13%) SQL
3 54 (33.75%) C#
4 51 (31.88%) Software Testing
5 48 (30.00%) .NET
6 45 (28.13%) TDD
7 44 (27.50%) Test Scripting
8 43 (26.88%) ISEB
9 42 (26.25%) SQL Server
10 41 (25.63%) Java
11 39 (24.38%) HTML
11 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
12 38 (23.75%) Test Automation
13 36 (22.50%) Microsoft
14 35 (21.88%) Agile Testing
15 34 (21.25%) HTML5
15 34 (21.25%) Regression Testing
16 30 (18.75%) OO
16 30 (18.75%) Selenium
17 29 (18.13%) Integration Testing
17 29 (18.13%) BDD
18 28 (17.50%) MVC
19 27 (16.88%) MS Excel
19 27 (16.88%) ReSharper
19 27 (16.88%) QA
20 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET
21 25 (15.63%) E-Commerce
21 25 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
21 25 (15.63%) SDLC
22 24 (15.00%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (2.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.63%) Apache
2 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
2 1 (0.63%) Jetty
2 1 (0.63%) nginx
Applications
1 27 (16.88%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.63%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (0.63%) IPsec
2 1 (0.63%) DHCP
2 1 (0.63%) FTP
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.63%) DNS
2 1 (0.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 20 (12.50%) MySQL
3 18 (11.25%) Relational Database
3 18 (11.25%) Big Data
4 14 (8.75%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.63%) Impala
Development Applications
1 30 (18.75%) Selenium
2 27 (16.88%) ReSharper
3 22 (13.75%) SpecFlow
4 20 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 17 (10.63%) Moq
6 16 (10.00%) Visual Studio
7 14 (8.75%) FitNesse
8 13 (8.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (7.50%) Cucumber
10 10 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (1.88%) QuickTest Pro
12 2 (1.25%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.25%) JUnit
12 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.63%) Selenium IDE
13 1 (0.63%) PHPUnit
13 1 (0.63%) JIRA
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle Forms
13 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
General
1 25 (15.63%) Pharmaceutical
2 24 (15.00%) Retail
3 13 (8.13%) Finance
4 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.63%) Banking
4 1 (0.63%) Electronics
4 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 56 (35.00%) Analyst
1 56 (35.00%) Test Analyst
2 47 (29.38%) Developer
3 24 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 18 (11.25%) Senior Developer
4 18 (11.25%) PHP Developer
5 17 (10.63%) Applications Developer
6 13 (8.13%) .NET Developer
6 13 (8.13%) Agile Test Analyst
7 12 (7.50%) Senior PHP Developer
8 11 (6.88%) Functional Analyst
8 11 (6.88%) Functional Test Analyst
9 10 (6.25%) Senior Applications Developer
9 10 (6.25%) SQL DBA
9 10 (6.25%) DBA
10 9 (5.63%) SQL Developer
11 7 (4.38%) Lead Software Engineer
11 7 (4.38%) Test Leader
11 7 (4.38%) Tester
11 7 (4.38%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (30.00%) .NET
2 39 (24.38%) HTML
3 34 (21.25%) HTML5
4 26 (16.25%) ASP.NET
5 24 (15.00%) Web Services
6 23 (14.38%) XML
7 22 (13.75%) WPF
8 18 (11.25%) Symfony
8 18 (11.25%) Doctrine
9 16 (10.00%) SOAP
10 13 (8.13%) jQuery
11 12 (7.50%) Gherkin
12 11 (6.88%) WCF
12 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (3.13%) CSS
14 5 (3.13%) .NET Framework
14 5 (3.13%) Apache Flex
15 4 (2.50%) Velocity
16 3 (1.88%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.63%) Private Cloud
2 5 (3.13%) NHS
3 4 (2.50%) Replication
3 4 (2.50%) Clustering
3 4 (2.50%) User Experience
4 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.25%) RIA
4 2 (1.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.75%) UNIX
1 22 (13.75%) Windows
2 19 (11.88%) Linux
3 17 (10.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.63%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (71.25%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.88%) Software Testing
3 45 (28.13%) TDD
4 44 (27.50%) Test Scripting
5 39 (24.38%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (23.75%) Test Automation
7 35 (21.88%) Agile Testing
8 34 (21.25%) Regression Testing
9 30 (18.75%) OO
10 29 (18.13%) BDD
10 29 (18.13%) Integration Testing
11 28 (17.50%) MVC
12 25 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 25 (15.63%) SDLC
13 24 (15.00%) Compatibility Testing
13 24 (15.00%) Manual Testing
14 23 (14.38%) Software Engineering
15 19 (11.88%) Unit Testing
16 18 (11.25%) Test Management
16 18 (11.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 85 (53.13%) SQL
2 54 (33.75%) C#
3 41 (25.63%) Java
4 21 (13.13%) PHP
5 7 (4.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.13%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.88%) PL/SQL
8 2 (1.25%) Ruby
8 2 (1.25%) C++
8 2 (1.25%) VBA
9 1 (0.63%) Python
9 1 (0.63%) Scala
9 1 (0.63%) C
Qualifications
1 43 (26.88%) ISEB
2 11 (6.88%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.50%) Degree
5 3 (1.88%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (16.88%) QA
System Software
1 17 (10.63%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.63%) Xen
2 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 36 (22.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (11.25%) Zend
3 17 (10.63%) Apple
4 5 (3.13%) Citrix
5 3 (1.88%) HP
6 2 (1.25%) Oracle
7 1 (0.63%) SAP
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
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