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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 118 167 145
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 21 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.54% 0.60% 1.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 0.66% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 38 19 48
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
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
2465 3186 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.39% 91.08% 88.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2477 2544
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 61 (75.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (72.84%) Selenium
3 39 (48.15%) Manual Testing
4 33 (40.74%) C#
4 33 (40.74%) QA
5 29 (35.80%) SQL
6 27 (33.33%) WebDriver
7 26 (32.10%) Scrum
8 25 (30.86%) ISEB
8 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
9 23 (28.40%) .NET
10 22 (27.16%) SoapUI
11 20 (24.69%) BDD
11 20 (24.69%) Test Scripting
11 20 (24.69%) Java
12 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
12 19 (23.46%) Test Strategy
13 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
14 16 (19.75%) Cucumber
15 14 (17.28%) Python
15 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
16 12 (14.81%) SpecFlow
16 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
16 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
16 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
17 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
19 9 (11.11%) SOA
19 9 (11.11%) Finance
19 9 (11.11%) SDLC

Automation Testing
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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.47%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 59 (72.84%) Selenium
2 27 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 22 (27.16%) SoapUI
4 16 (19.75%) Cucumber
5 12 (14.81%) SpecFlow
6 5 (6.17%) HP UFT
6 5 (6.17%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.17%) JIRA
6 5 (6.17%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.47%) Appium
8 2 (2.47%) Calabash
8 2 (2.47%) Gatling
8 2 (2.47%) JBehave
8 2 (2.47%) JMeter
8 2 (2.47%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (2.47%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.23%) Ant
9 1 (1.23%) Maven
9 1 (1.23%) Subversion
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (43.21%) Analyst
1 35 (43.21%) Test Analyst
2 29 (35.80%) Test Engineer
3 25 (30.86%) Tester
4 20 (24.69%) Automation Test Analyst
5 16 (19.75%) QA Tester
6 12 (14.81%) QA Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) QA Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) QA Test Analyst
6 12 (14.81%) QA Test Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Systems Test Engineer
6 12 (14.81%) Systems Tester
7 8 (9.88%) Test Automation Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Software Test Engineer
8 7 (8.64%) Software Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Automation Tester
9 6 (7.41%) Manual Test Analyst
9 6 (7.41%) Test Leader
10 5 (6.17%) Automation Test Lead
10 5 (6.17%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) .NET
2 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET
2 7 (8.64%) HTML
3 6 (7.41%) CSS
4 5 (6.17%) XML
5 4 (4.94%) LAMP
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.47%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.47%) Behat
7 2 (2.47%) J2EE
7 2 (2.47%) Node.js
7 2 (2.47%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.70%) iPad
2 2 (2.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.47%) Android
1 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (75.31%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (48.15%) Manual Testing
3 26 (32.10%) Scrum
4 20 (24.69%) BDD
4 20 (24.69%) Test Scripting
5 19 (23.46%) Test Strategy
6 18 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Functional Testing
7 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
7 12 (14.81%) Test Automation
8 9 (11.11%) Coaching
8 9 (11.11%) SDLC
8 9 (11.11%) SOA
9 8 (9.88%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.88%) TDD
10 7 (8.64%) System Integration Testing
10 7 (8.64%) User Acceptance Testing
11 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
11 6 (7.41%) Test Management
12 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (40.74%) C#
2 29 (35.80%) SQL
3 20 (24.69%) Java
4 14 (17.28%) Python
5 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.88%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (30.86%) ISEB
1 25 (30.86%) ISTQB
2 11 (13.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (2.47%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (40.74%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Facebook
3 1 (1.23%) Google
3 1 (1.23%) Twitter
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