The table below looks at the statistics for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 169 177 168
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 17 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.51% 0.12% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.12% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 8
Average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £38,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.29% +18.46%
Automation Tester
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3240 3360 3180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.34% 97.99% 97.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2717 2726 2456
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 £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Leeds region.

Automation Tester Salary Trend in Leeds

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) Cucumber
3 15 (44.12%) Java
4 14 (41.18%) JMeter
4 14 (41.18%) Selenium
5 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
6 11 (32.35%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
6 11 (32.35%) BDD
6 11 (32.35%) ISEB
7 10 (29.41%) TDD
8 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
8 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
8 8 (23.53%) NeoLoad
9 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
9 7 (20.59%) C#
9 7 (20.59%) SOAP
10 6 (17.65%) Python
10 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) Linux
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) XML
12 4 (11.76%) E-business
12 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
13 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
13 2 (5.88%) SQL
13 2 (5.88%) Jenkins

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Cucumber
2 14 (41.18%) JMeter
2 14 (41.18%) Selenium
3 8 (23.53%) NeoLoad
3 8 (23.53%) SoapUI
3 8 (23.53%) WebDriver
4 2 (5.88%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.94%) Hudson
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
5 1 (2.94%) SilkTest
General
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) SOAP
2 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 5 (14.71%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Unix
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) System Integration Testing
3 11 (32.35%) BDD
4 10 (29.41%) TDD
5 7 (20.59%) Test Scripting
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) E-business
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
7 4 (11.76%) Stress Testing
8 2 (5.88%) SDLC
8 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.94%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.94%) ETL
9 1 (2.94%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) Java
2 7 (20.59%) C#
3 6 (17.65%) Python
4 2 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.94%) PHP
5 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) ISEB
1 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.88%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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