The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the Leeds region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 159 172 170
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 5 8 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.17% 0.24% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.25% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 19
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,500 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £38,200 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
2801 3252 3640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.87% 97.95% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2569 2908
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,252 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) Selenium
3 11 (55.00%) BDD
4 10 (50.00%) C#
5 9 (45.00%) Java
5 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (30.00%) QA
6 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
6 6 (30.00%) JMeter
6 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
7 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
7 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
7 5 (25.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (20.00%) ISEB
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) E-business
9 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Degree
9 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
9 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (80.00%) Selenium
2 9 (45.00%) Cucumber
3 6 (30.00%) JMeter
3 6 (30.00%) WebDriver
4 5 (25.00%) NeoLoad
4 5 (25.00%) SoapUI
5 2 (10.00%) JBehave
5 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
6 1 (5.00%) SilkTest
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
3 2 (10.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Chemistry
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (55.00%) BDD
3 5 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 5 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 4 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) E-business
5 3 (15.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Stress Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) QA Automation
6 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 1 (5.00%) API Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Defect Management
7 1 (5.00%) SDLC
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) Java
3 3 (15.00%) SQL
4 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ISEB
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle