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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 116 164 157
Rank change year-on-year
+48 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 43 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 0.76% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 0.83% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 37 22 40
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £31,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2437 3270 3283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.59% 92.63% 87.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2052 2603 2509
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 August 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (60.87%) Selenium
3 34 (49.28%) C#
4 30 (43.48%) Manual Testing
5 26 (37.68%) QA
6 25 (36.23%) ISEB
7 24 (34.78%) SQL
8 21 (30.43%) Java
9 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
10 19 (27.54%) WebDriver
10 19 (27.54%) .NET
10 19 (27.54%) Scrum
11 18 (26.09%) SoapUI
12 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
12 17 (24.64%) BDD
13 16 (23.19%) Python
14 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
14 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
15 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
15 13 (18.84%) SpecFlow
16 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
17 11 (15.94%) Coaching
17 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
17 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
18 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
18 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
19 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
19 8 (11.59%) TDD
19 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
19 8 (11.59%) Finance

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 (2.90%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (11.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.45%) Office 365
1 1 (1.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.90%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 42 (60.87%) Selenium
2 19 (27.54%) WebDriver
3 18 (26.09%) SoapUI
4 17 (24.64%) Cucumber
5 13 (18.84%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.25%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.25%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.80%) Appium
7 4 (5.80%) JIRA
8 3 (4.35%) Gatling
8 3 (4.35%) JMeter
9 2 (2.90%) Calabash
9 2 (2.90%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.90%) JBehave
9 2 (2.90%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.90%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.45%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.45%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.45%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.45%) WATIR
General
1 8 (11.59%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.45%) Games
3 1 (1.45%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (36.23%) Test Engineer
2 23 (33.33%) Analyst
2 23 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 17 (24.64%) Tester
4 12 (17.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 12 (17.39%) QA Tester
5 8 (11.59%) QA Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) QA Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) QA Test Analyst
5 8 (11.59%) QA Test Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Systems Test Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Systems Tester
5 8 (11.59%) Test Automation Engineer
5 8 (11.59%) Test Leader
6 7 (10.14%) Software Test Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Automation Test Lead
7 5 (7.25%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.25%) Software Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Software QA Tester
8 4 (5.80%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (27.54%) .NET
2 7 (10.14%) Web Services
3 6 (8.70%) ASP.NET
3 6 (8.70%) CSS
3 6 (8.70%) HTML
4 5 (7.25%) XML
5 3 (4.35%) LAMP
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) Behat
6 2 (2.90%) Node.js
6 2 (2.90%) WPF
7 1 (1.45%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.90%) iPad
1 2 (2.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.90%) Android
1 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (43.48%) Manual Testing
3 19 (27.54%) Scrum
4 17 (24.64%) BDD
5 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
5 14 (20.29%) Test Strategy
6 13 (18.84%) Test Automation
7 12 (17.39%) Mentoring
8 11 (15.94%) Coaching
8 11 (15.94%) Test Scripting
9 10 (14.49%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (11.59%) Functional Testing
10 8 (11.59%) Software Engineering
10 8 (11.59%) System Integration Testing
10 8 (11.59%) TDD
11 7 (10.14%) SOA
12 6 (8.70%) Automated Testing
12 6 (8.70%) Performance Testing
12 6 (8.70%) SDLC
12 6 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (49.28%) C#
2 24 (34.78%) SQL
3 21 (30.43%) Java
4 16 (23.19%) Python
5 11 (15.94%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) PHP
7 6 (8.70%) Ruby
8 2 (2.90%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) C
9 1 (1.45%) C++
9 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) ISEB
2 20 (28.99%) ISTQB
3 5 (7.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.45%) Degree
4 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (37.68%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Google
4 1 (1.45%) Facebook
4 1 (1.45%) Telerik
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Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
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