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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 179 140 152
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +12
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 2 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.054% 0.56% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.59% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 0
Average salary £31,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
3601 2538 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 96.67% 95.56% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2804 1960 2174
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 26 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 23 (85.19%) Java
2 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
3 16 (59.26%) Selenium
4 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
5 13 (48.15%) QA
6 12 (44.44%) WebDriver
6 12 (44.44%) User Stories
7 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
7 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (40.74%) Degree
7 11 (40.74%) SQL
7 11 (40.74%) .NET
8 10 (37.04%) ISEB
8 10 (37.04%) TDD
8 10 (37.04%) BDD
9 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
9 9 (33.33%) C#
10 3 (11.11%) Maven
10 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
10 3 (11.11%) Online Games
10 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
10 3 (11.11%) Games
10 3 (11.11%) Ant
10 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
10 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
10 3 (11.11%) JBehave

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 16 (59.26%) Selenium
2 12 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 9 (33.33%) SoapUI
4 3 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 3 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.11%) JBehave
4 3 (11.11%) Ant
4 3 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 3 (11.11%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Online Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (74.07%) Test Automation
2 14 (51.85%) Test Scripting
3 12 (44.44%) User Stories
4 11 (40.74%) Automation Testing
4 11 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (37.04%) TDD
5 10 (37.04%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 23 (85.19%) Java
2 11 (40.74%) SQL
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 32k per year
Posted: 2 days ago