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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 151 135 144
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 27 47 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.77% 1.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 1.47% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 25 45 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
3129 3188 2217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.66% 86.70% 85.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2498 1667
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 3 August 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 25 (59.52%) Selenium
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
5 12 (28.57%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) QA
7 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Project Management
8 8 (19.05%) ISEB
8 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
8 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
9 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
9 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
9 7 (16.67%) C#
9 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
10 6 (14.29%) .NET
10 6 (14.29%) HP
10 6 (14.29%) IBM
10 6 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
10 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
11 5 (11.90%) Degree
12 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
12 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.52%) SOAP
12 4 (9.52%) RAD
12 4 (9.52%) Python
12 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
12 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
12 4 (9.52%) GIS

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 25 (59.52%) Selenium
2 9 (21.43%) SoapUI
3 8 (19.05%) WebDriver
4 6 (14.29%) Selenium IDE
5 4 (9.52%) Jenkins
5 4 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.14%) Git (software)
6 3 (7.14%) HP UFT
7 2 (4.76%) Subversion
7 2 (4.76%) Maven
7 2 (4.76%) JIRA
7 2 (4.76%) Ant
8 1 (2.38%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.38%) Behat
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
1 3 (7.14%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.38%) Electronics
2 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Analyst
1 12 (28.57%) Test Manager
1 12 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Test Leader
3 9 (21.43%) Developer
4 7 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Tester
7 4 (9.52%) QA Tester
7 4 (9.52%) QA Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Systems Tester
8 3 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) AWS Developer
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Manager
9 2 (4.76%) QA Specialist
9 2 (4.76%) Automation Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 4 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (2.38%) LAMP
4 1 (2.38%) WinForms
4 1 (2.38%) WCF
4 1 (2.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) GIS
2 2 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
3 1 (2.38%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.14%) Linux
2 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.95%) Test Automation
3 9 (21.43%) Scrum
4 8 (19.05%) Project Management
4 8 (19.05%) Test Scripting
5 7 (16.67%) Test Strategy
5 7 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 6 (14.29%) Test Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Non-Functional Testing
7 4 (9.52%) Test Management
7 4 (9.52%) RAD
7 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
8 2 (4.76%) TDD
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.76%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.76%) BDD
8 2 (4.76%) SDLC
9 1 (2.38%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 16 (38.10%) Java
2 12 (28.57%) SQL
3 7 (16.67%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) JavaScript
4 4 (9.52%) Python
4 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 3 (7.14%) VBScript
6 2 (4.76%) PHP
6 2 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) ISEB
2 5 (11.90%) Degree
3 4 (9.52%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (26.19%) 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 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.14%) Telerik
4 1 (2.38%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 40k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £32000 - £37000 per annum + Package/Pension/Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago