The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 138 152 147
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 38 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.10% 0.41% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 0.49% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 11
Average salary £34,750 £31,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.31% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,032 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+7.04% +6.15%
Automation Testing
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3031 2632 2412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.11% 82.90% 82.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2362 2034 2050
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Leeds

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing.

1 67 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) QA
3 31 (40.79%) Selenium
4 30 (39.47%) ISEB
5 27 (35.53%) Java
6 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
7 22 (28.95%) Manual Testing
7 22 (28.95%) WebDriver
8 20 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 19 (25.00%) Regression Testing
10 17 (22.37%) Automated Testing
11 14 (18.42%) SOAP
12 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
14 11 (14.47%) SQL
14 11 (14.47%) Web Services
14 11 (14.47%) XML
15 10 (13.16%) Integration Acceptance Testing
15 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
15 10 (13.16%) Project Planning
15 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
15 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
15 10 (13.16%) BDD
15 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
16 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
16 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
17 7 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
18 6 (7.89%) XSD
18 6 (7.89%) WSDL
19 5 (6.58%) .NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Automation Testing also 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 that cited Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) FTP
Development Applications
1 31 (40.79%) Selenium
2 22 (28.95%) WebDriver
3 10 (13.16%) Cucumber
4 7 (9.21%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (6.58%) Maven
5 5 (6.58%) SoapUI
6 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.32%) WATIR
7 1 (1.32%) eggPlant
7 1 (1.32%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.32%) Behat
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Analyst
1 58 (76.32%) Test Analyst
2 23 (30.26%) Agile Test Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) QA Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) Senior Analyst
3 21 (27.63%) Senior Test Analyst
4 11 (14.47%) Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 8 (10.53%) Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Automation Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Automation Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Tester
7 4 (5.26%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 3 (3.95%) Developer Analyst
8 3 (3.95%) Senior QA Analyst
9 1 (1.32%) Test Manager
9 1 (1.32%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.42%) SOAP
2 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 6 (7.89%) WSDL
3 6 (7.89%) XSD
4 5 (6.58%) .NET
5 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.58%) Algorithms
2 3 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.32%) Windows
1 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (88.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Test Scripting
3 22 (28.95%) Manual Testing
4 19 (25.00%) Regression Testing
5 17 (22.37%) Automated Testing
6 13 (17.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 12 (15.79%) Test Strategy
8 10 (13.16%) Integration Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Business Analysis
8 10 (13.16%) BDD
8 10 (13.16%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (13.16%) Project Planning
8 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 9 (11.84%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.84%) Software Testing
10 5 (6.58%) Integration Testing
11 4 (5.26%) Test Automation
11 4 (5.26%) RAD
12 3 (3.95%) Validation
12 3 (3.95%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) Java
2 11 (14.47%) SQL
3 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 3 (3.95%) C
5 2 (2.63%) C#
6 1 (1.32%) C++
6 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.32%) PHP
6 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (39.47%) ISEB
2 20 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (6.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (3.95%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (44.74%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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