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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 166 168 155
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -13
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 6 3 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.20% 0.093% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.095% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 31
Median salary £35,000 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.07% -24.28%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,250 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-4.45% +9.02%
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
2930 3146 3630
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 97.44% 97.55% 98.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2382 2475 2956
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,360 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (74.07%) Selenium
3 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 14 (51.85%) BDD
5 12 (44.44%) JMeter
6 11 (40.74%) C#
7 10 (37.04%) ISEB
7 10 (37.04%) QA
7 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
8 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
8 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
8 9 (33.33%) Finance
9 8 (29.63%) TDD
9 8 (29.63%) NeoLoad
10 6 (22.22%) SOAP
10 6 (22.22%) Web Services
11 5 (18.52%) Linux
11 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
11 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
11 5 (18.52%) Degree
11 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
11 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
11 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
12 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
12 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
12 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
12 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
12 4 (14.81%) XML

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 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (74.07%) Selenium
2 15 (55.56%) Cucumber
3 12 (44.44%) JMeter
4 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 9 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 8 (29.63%) NeoLoad
6 2 (7.41%) JBehave
6 2 (7.41%) SilkTest
7 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Banking
2 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) SOAP
1 6 (22.22%) Web Services
2 4 (14.81%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (11.11%) Chemistry
3 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (51.85%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
4 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
5 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.81%) E-business
5 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.81%) QA Automation
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) Stress Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Automation Testing
6 3 (11.11%) Manual Testing
7 2 (7.41%) API Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.41%) SDLC
7 2 (7.41%) Security Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Test Automation
7 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) C#
3 3 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (37.04%) ISEB
1 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
2 5 (18.52%) Degree
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (37.04%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
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