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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Tester
Rank 170 189 133
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -56
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 8 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.23% 0.054% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.056% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 13
Average salary £42,750 £31,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -21.25%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
3340 3562 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 95.37% 96.58% 95.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2658 2747 1916
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 £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
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 28 August 2015.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) XML
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 3 (27.27%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 3 (27.27%) User Experience
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (18.18%) Big Data
3 2 (18.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Selenium
2 3 (27.27%) Visual Studio
3 2 (18.18%) JIRA
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 2 (18.18%) Hudson
3 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) HTML
1 5 (45.45%) XML
2 3 (27.27%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (27.27%) User Experience
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) Test Automation
2 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) BDD
3 3 (27.27%) Build Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 2 (18.18%) T-SQL
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) PHP
3 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft