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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 161 127 139
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 61 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.60% 1.66% 0.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.68% 1.91% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
2933 3199 2152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.32% 87.14% 84.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2294 2536 1671
Average salary £43,802 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.83% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 30 June 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (42.86%) Selenium
3 13 (30.95%) QA
3 13 (30.95%) Java
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 9 (21.43%) ISEB
6 8 (19.05%) Project Management
7 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
7 7 (16.67%) SQL
7 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
7 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
8 6 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
8 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) IBM
8 6 (14.29%) HP
9 5 (11.90%) SOAP
9 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
9 5 (11.90%) Test Management
10 4 (9.52%) System Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
10 4 (9.52%) Degree
10 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
10 4 (9.52%) V-Model
10 4 (9.52%) SDLC
10 4 (9.52%) GIS
10 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
10 4 (9.52%) Ruby

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (42.86%) Selenium
2 7 (16.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 6 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) Ant
5 2 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (4.76%) Maven
5 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Behat
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Test Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Test Manager
3 10 (23.81%) Test Leader
4 8 (19.05%) Developer
5 6 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) QA Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) QA Specialist
8 2 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) SOAP
2 3 (7.14%) .NET
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) XML
4 1 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (2.38%) cXML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) GIS
2 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.38%) User Experience
2 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
3 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
5 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Manual Testing
6 5 (11.90%) Test Management
7 4 (9.52%) V-Model
7 4 (9.52%) System Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.52%) SDLC
8 3 (7.14%) Scrum
9 2 (4.76%) TDD
9 2 (4.76%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.76%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) Java
2 7 (16.67%) SQL
3 4 (9.52%) Ruby
4 3 (7.14%) C#
5 2 (4.76%) C++
5 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) Python
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) ISEB
2 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
2 4 (9.52%) Degree
3 3 (7.14%) ISTQB
4 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (30.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Puppet
2 2 (4.76%) Vagrant
3 1 (2.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 6 (14.29%) IBM
1 6 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Citrix
2 1 (2.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) SAP
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