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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 109 139 109
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -30
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 72 35 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.11% 1.08% 1.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 1.30% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 58 29 48
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
3025 2683 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.45% 83.01% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2368 2072 2070
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 £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (44.83%) .NET
3 45 (38.79%) SQL
4 41 (35.34%) Manual Testing
5 40 (34.48%) C#
6 37 (31.90%) ISEB
6 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
7 36 (31.03%) Selenium
8 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (26.72%) Test Scripting
10 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
11 28 (24.14%) QA
12 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
12 25 (21.55%) Regression Testing
12 25 (21.55%) MVC
13 24 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
14 23 (19.83%) ReSharper
14 23 (19.83%) HTML
15 22 (18.97%) HTML5
15 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
16 21 (18.10%) TDD
17 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
17 20 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 19 (16.38%) SpecFlow
19 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
19 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
20 17 (14.66%) Automation Testing
21 16 (13.79%) WCF
21 16 (13.79%) Java
22 15 (12.93%) XML

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

Applications
1 18 (15.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.86%) Rackspace Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.90%) SQL Server
2 12 (10.34%) Big Data
3 11 (9.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (6.03%) MySQL
5 4 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 36 (31.03%) Selenium
2 24 (20.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (19.83%) ReSharper
4 22 (18.97%) Visual Studio
5 19 (16.38%) SpecFlow
6 12 (10.34%) SoapUI
6 12 (10.34%) Moq
7 11 (9.48%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (7.76%) FitNesse
9 6 (5.17%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (3.45%) Jenkins
11 3 (2.59%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.72%) WebDriver
12 2 (1.72%) JUnit
12 2 (1.72%) JIRA
13 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
13 1 (0.86%) LoadRunner
13 1 (0.86%) NUnit
13 1 (0.86%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.86%) WinRunner
General
1 15 (12.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (10.34%) Retail
3 8 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (40.52%) Analyst
1 47 (40.52%) Test Analyst
2 34 (29.31%) Developer
3 24 (20.69%) Senior Analyst
3 24 (20.69%) Senior Test Analyst
4 19 (16.38%) Senior Developer
5 18 (15.52%) .NET Developer
6 12 (10.34%) Software Engineer
7 11 (9.48%) Senior .NET Developer
8 8 (6.90%) PHP Developer
8 8 (6.90%) Test Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Functional Test Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Senior PHP Developer
9 7 (6.03%) Functional Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) SQL DBA
9 7 (6.03%) DBA
9 7 (6.03%) SQL Server DBA
10 6 (5.17%) SQL Developer
10 6 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.83%) .NET
2 23 (19.83%) HTML
3 22 (18.97%) HTML5
4 20 (17.24%) ASP.NET
5 16 (13.79%) WCF
6 15 (12.93%) XML
7 12 (10.34%) WPF
8 11 (9.48%) jQuery
8 11 (9.48%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (8.62%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (7.76%) Web Services
11 8 (6.90%) Gherkin
12 7 (6.03%) Symfony
12 7 (6.03%) Doctrine
13 6 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (4.31%) .NET Framework
15 3 (2.59%) SOAP
16 2 (1.72%) CSS
16 2 (1.72%) XSD
16 2 (1.72%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.59%) NHS
3 1 (0.86%) Open Source
3 1 (0.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 7 (6.03%) Windows
2 7 (6.03%) Linux
3 1 (0.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (62.93%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (35.34%) Manual Testing
3 34 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
4 31 (26.72%) Test Scripting
5 25 (21.55%) Software Testing
5 25 (21.55%) Regression Testing
5 25 (21.55%) MVC
6 21 (18.10%) TDD
7 18 (15.52%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.66%) Automation Testing
9 15 (12.93%) Test Automation
9 15 (12.93%) BDD
10 13 (11.21%) Test Strategy
10 13 (11.21%) Agile Testing
10 13 (11.21%) DevOps
10 13 (11.21%) OO
10 13 (11.21%) Integration Testing
11 12 (10.34%) E-Commerce
11 12 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (10.34%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (38.79%) SQL
2 40 (34.48%) C#
3 16 (13.79%) Java
4 8 (6.90%) PHP
5 6 (5.17%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.31%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.59%) C
7 3 (2.59%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (31.90%) ISEB
2 20 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 13 (11.21%) ISTQB
4 9 (7.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (24.14%) QA
System Software
1 12 (10.34%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.86%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (2.59%) Puppet
1 3 (2.59%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (25.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.34%) Apple
3 7 (6.03%) Zend
4 1 (0.86%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.86%) HP
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle
4 1 (0.86%) SAP
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Salary: to £45K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
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Salary: up to £35K depending on level of experience + excellent benefits
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Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum depending on level of experience
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