The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 95 62 79
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 91 106 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.40% 3.81% 2.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 4.70% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 44 76 57
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,800 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,600 £45,000 £40,200
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.71%) SOAP
2 45 (35.71%) Agile Testing
3 43 (34.13%) Test Management
4 38 (30.16%) ISEB
5 37 (29.37%) QA
6 36 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 35 (27.78%) E-Commerce
8 34 (26.98%) Selenium
9 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 29 (23.02%) Scrum
10 29 (23.02%) SQL
11 26 (20.63%) Software Testing
12 24 (19.05%) Manual Testing
13 18 (14.29%) Windows
13 18 (14.29%) Finance
13 18 (14.29%) Games
14 17 (13.49%) RUP
14 17 (13.49%) DSDM
14 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
14 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2008
14 17 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
15 16 (12.70%) Low Latency
15 16 (12.70%) Test Strategy
15 16 (12.70%) Unit Testing
15 16 (12.70%) Integration Testing
15 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (12.70%) MSTest
15 16 (12.70%) BDD
15 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 12 (9.52%) Apache
Applications
1 16 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.73%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server
1 17 (13.49%) SQL Server 2008
2 16 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 13 (10.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 34 (26.98%) Selenium
2 16 (12.70%) MSTest
2 16 (12.70%) NUnit
3 13 (10.32%) QuickTest Pro
4 11 (8.73%) WinRunner
5 10 (7.94%) LoadRunner
6 6 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.76%) SoapUI
7 4 (3.17%) WebDriver
8 3 (2.38%) Cucumber
9 2 (1.59%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.79%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.79%) FitNesse
General
1 18 (14.29%) Finance
1 18 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (0.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (0.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (46.03%) Analyst
1 58 (46.03%) Test Analyst
2 36 (28.57%) Senior Test Analyst
2 36 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 31 (24.60%) Software Engineer
3 31 (24.60%) Test Engineer
4 30 (23.81%) Software Test Engineer
5 17 (13.49%) Developer
6 16 (12.70%) Lead Test Analyst
7 12 (9.52%) LAMP Developer
8 8 (6.35%) Tester
9 7 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Agile Test Analyst
9 7 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Test Leader
10 6 (4.76%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Test Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.76%) Senior Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (35.71%) SOAP
2 15 (11.90%) .NET
3 12 (9.52%) LAMP
3 12 (9.52%) MSMQ
4 4 (3.17%) WCF
4 4 (3.17%) .NET Framework
4 4 (3.17%) XML
4 4 (3.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (2.38%) CSS
5 3 (2.38%) Web Services
6 2 (1.59%) WSDL
6 2 (1.59%) XSD
6 2 (1.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (0.79%) WinForms
7 1 (0.79%) J2EE
7 1 (0.79%) HTML
7 1 (0.79%) Ajax
7 1 (0.79%) .NET Remoting
7 1 (0.79%) Java EE
7 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.73%) Management Information System
2 8 (6.35%) IVR
3 2 (1.59%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.79%) DTV
4 1 (0.79%) NHS
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (9.52%) Linux
3 1 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.71%) Agile Testing
3 43 (34.13%) Test Management
4 36 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 35 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 29 (23.02%) Scrum
7 26 (20.63%) Software Testing
8 24 (19.05%) Manual Testing
9 17 (13.49%) RUP
9 17 (13.49%) DSDM
9 17 (13.49%) Non-Functional Testing
10 16 (12.70%) Low Latency
10 16 (12.70%) Test Strategy
10 16 (12.70%) Unit Testing
10 16 (12.70%) Integration Testing
10 16 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (12.70%) BDD
10 16 (12.70%) TDD
11 11 (8.73%) Requirements Management
12 10 (7.94%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (23.02%) SQL
2 16 (12.70%) T-SQL
3 13 (10.32%) PHP
4 10 (7.94%) C#
5 6 (4.76%) Java
6 3 (2.38%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.59%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 38 (30.16%) ISEB
2 10 (7.94%) ISTQB
3 4 (3.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (8.73%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 33 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.52%) Zend
3 7 (5.56%) Citrix
4 1 (0.79%) Red Gate
4 1 (0.79%) ATG
4 1 (0.79%) IBM
4 1 (0.79%) Typemock
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Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience and benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
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Salary: £27,000 - £30,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 23 days ago