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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Rank 90 114 163
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +49
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 59 69 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.27% 2.03% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.52% 2.29% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 54 67 22
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -7.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
2342 3009 3207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.04% 88.63% 90.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2019 2488 2580
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 22 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 96 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (54.10%) Selenium
3 46 (37.70%) C#
3 46 (37.70%) Java
4 42 (34.43%) TDD
5 41 (33.61%) ISEB
6 40 (32.79%) Cucumber
7 38 (31.15%) BDD
8 37 (30.33%) ISTQB
9 31 (25.41%) Test Automation
9 31 (25.41%) Process Improvement
9 31 (25.41%) System Integration Testing
10 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
11 28 (22.95%) Coaching
12 27 (22.13%) Automated Testing
13 26 (21.31%) WebDriver
14 22 (18.03%) .NET
15 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
16 20 (16.39%) QA
17 19 (15.57%) Gherkin
18 18 (14.75%) SDLC
19 17 (13.93%) XML
19 17 (13.93%) SQL
19 17 (13.93%) E-Commerce
19 17 (13.93%) Scrum
20 16 (13.11%) JMeter
20 16 (13.11%) Finance
20 16 (13.11%) JIRA
21 15 (12.30%) Python
21 15 (12.30%) SOAP

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 1 (0.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.66%) GitHub
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.82%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (3.28%) Hadoop
3 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (54.10%) Selenium
2 40 (32.79%) Cucumber
3 29 (23.77%) Jenkins
4 26 (21.31%) WebDriver
5 16 (13.11%) JIRA
5 16 (13.11%) JMeter
6 15 (12.30%) SoapUI
7 14 (11.48%) Git (software)
8 11 (9.02%) LoadRunner
8 11 (9.02%) Maven
9 7 (5.74%) Appium
10 5 (4.10%) HP UFT
10 5 (4.10%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (4.10%) Visual Studio
11 4 (3.28%) Calabash
11 4 (3.28%) JUnit
11 4 (3.28%) WinRunner
12 2 (1.64%) eggPlant
12 2 (1.64%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.64%) RSpec
General
1 16 (13.11%) Finance
2 5 (4.10%) Games
3 4 (3.28%) Legal
3 4 (3.28%) Online Betting
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
4 3 (2.46%) Retail
5 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (35.25%) Analyst
2 41 (33.61%) Test Analyst
3 32 (26.23%) Tester
4 28 (22.95%) Automation Tester
5 22 (18.03%) Automation Test Analyst
5 22 (18.03%) Test Leader
6 16 (13.11%) Senior Analyst
6 16 (13.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 14 (11.48%) Developer
8 13 (10.66%) Senior Automation Tester
8 13 (10.66%) Senior Tester
8 13 (10.66%) Test Engineer
9 12 (9.84%) Automation Test Lead
10 11 (9.02%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) Technical Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) Technical Test Analyst
11 10 (8.20%) Test Manager
12 9 (7.38%) Test Automation Engineer
13 8 (6.56%) Developer in Test
14 7 (5.74%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.03%) .NET
2 19 (15.57%) Gherkin
3 17 (13.93%) XML
4 15 (12.30%) SOAP
5 12 (9.84%) REST
6 10 (8.20%) Web Services
7 6 (4.92%) AngularJS
8 5 (4.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (4.10%) WCF
8 5 (4.10%) WPF
9 4 (3.28%) LAMP
9 4 (3.28%) Node.js
9 4 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (1.64%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.64%) CSS
10 2 (1.64%) Dropwizard
10 2 (1.64%) HTML
10 2 (1.64%) NumPy
10 2 (1.64%) RESTEasy
11 1 (0.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.74%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.28%) Virtual Team
3 2 (1.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.28%) Linux
2 2 (1.64%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (78.69%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (34.43%) TDD
3 38 (31.15%) BDD
4 31 (25.41%) Process Improvement
4 31 (25.41%) System Integration Testing
4 31 (25.41%) Test Automation
5 28 (22.95%) Coaching
6 27 (22.13%) Automated Testing
7 21 (17.21%) Test Scripting
8 18 (14.75%) SDLC
9 17 (13.93%) E-Commerce
9 17 (13.93%) Scrum
10 15 (12.30%) Mentoring
10 15 (12.30%) Test Planning
11 13 (10.66%) Configuration Management
11 13 (10.66%) Performance Testing
11 13 (10.66%) Web Testing
12 12 (9.84%) Integration Testing
12 12 (9.84%) User Stories
13 11 (9.02%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.70%) C#
1 46 (37.70%) Java
2 17 (13.93%) SQL
3 15 (12.30%) Python
4 11 (9.02%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.56%) PHP
6 5 (4.10%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.46%) Ruby
8 2 (1.64%) C
8 2 (1.64%) C++
8 2 (1.64%) Perl
9 1 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 41 (33.61%) ISEB
2 37 (30.33%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.46%) Degree
5 1 (0.82%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.39%) QA
2 5 (4.10%) SDET
Systems Management
1 3 (2.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (9.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.10%) Telerik
3 1 (0.82%) CA Agile Central
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