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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 155 124 123
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 15 59 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.43% 1.60% 1.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.50% 1.85% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 54 21
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £36,500 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+6.84% +5.03%
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
3029 3182 2270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.64% 86.33% 82.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2344 2547 1820
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
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 £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 4 May 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) QA
3 19 (43.18%) Selenium
4 14 (31.82%) ISEB
5 13 (29.55%) Java
6 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
7 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
8 10 (22.73%) SQL
9 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
10 7 (15.91%) Selenium IDE
10 7 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
11 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
11 6 (13.64%) IBM
11 6 (13.64%) HP
11 6 (13.64%) SOAP
12 5 (11.36%) Test Management
12 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
13 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
13 4 (9.09%) V-Model
13 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (9.09%) System Testing
13 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
13 4 (9.09%) GIS
13 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 3 (6.82%) Project Management
14 3 (6.82%) C#
14 3 (6.82%) ISTQB

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

Development Applications
1 19 (43.18%) Selenium
2 11 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 7 (15.91%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (13.64%) SoapUI
5 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (2.27%) Behat
General
1 1 (2.27%) Finance
1 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 25 (56.82%) Analyst
1 25 (56.82%) Test Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) QA Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
3 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Tester
4 5 (11.36%) Agile Test Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
5 4 (9.09%) Test Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) QA Specialist
7 2 (4.55%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) SOAP
2 2 (4.55%) .NET
3 1 (2.27%) cXML
3 1 (2.27%) LAMP
3 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) Open Source
2 1 (2.27%) User Experience
2 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (52.27%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
4 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
4 7 (15.91%) Manual Testing
5 6 (13.64%) Test Planning
6 5 (11.36%) Test Management
6 5 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.09%) Test Strategy
7 4 (9.09%) V-Model
7 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.82%) Project Management
9 2 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.55%) BDD
9 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.55%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 2 (4.55%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) Java
2 10 (22.73%) SQL
3 3 (6.82%) C#
4 2 (4.55%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C++
5 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) ISEB
2 7 (15.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (6.82%) ISTQB
5 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (45.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) IBM
1 6 (13.64%) HP
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago