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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 150 121 124
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 62 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.61% 1.70% 0.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 1.97% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 57 17
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
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
2848 3149 2183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 87.01% 86.34% 82.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2210 2544 1735
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 May 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 16 (39.02%) QA
3 14 (34.15%) Java
4 10 (24.39%) Regression Testing
4 10 (24.39%) ISEB
5 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
6 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
7 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.07%) Selenium IDE
8 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
8 6 (14.63%) Test Management
8 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
8 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
8 6 (14.63%) IBM
8 6 (14.63%) HP
9 5 (12.20%) SOAP
9 5 (12.20%) Project Management
9 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
10 4 (9.76%) System Testing
10 4 (9.76%) V-Model
10 4 (9.76%) GIS
10 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
10 4 (9.76%) C#
10 4 (9.76%) ISEB Practitioner
11 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
11 3 (7.32%) Ruby
11 3 (7.32%) Degree
11 3 (7.32%) .NET

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Development Applications
1 18 (43.90%) Selenium
2 9 (21.95%) WebDriver
3 7 (17.07%) Selenium IDE
4 6 (14.63%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.88%) Ant
5 2 (4.88%) JIRA
5 2 (4.88%) Subversion
5 2 (4.88%) Maven
6 1 (2.44%) Behat
General
1 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.44%) Games
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Analyst
1 18 (43.90%) Test Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) Developer
3 7 (17.07%) QA Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Manager
3 7 (17.07%) Test Leader
4 6 (14.63%) Software Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Tester
5 4 (9.76%) Software Tester
6 3 (7.32%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.88%) AWS Developer
7 2 (4.88%) QA Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Specialist
7 2 (4.88%) Agile Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Web Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) SOAP
2 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 1 (2.44%) cXML
4 1 (2.44%) LAMP
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) GIS
2 1 (2.44%) DTV
2 1 (2.44%) Open Source
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.44%) Windows
1 1 (2.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (24.39%) Regression Testing
3 8 (19.51%) Test Automation
4 7 (17.07%) Software Testing
5 6 (14.63%) Test Planning
5 6 (14.63%) Test Management
5 6 (14.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (12.20%) Project Management
6 5 (12.20%) Manual Testing
7 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 4 (9.76%) V-Model
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
8 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
9 2 (4.88%) BDD
9 2 (4.88%) TDD
9 2 (4.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.88%) Scrum
10 1 (2.44%) Programme Management
10 1 (2.44%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) Java
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 4 (9.76%) C#
4 3 (7.32%) Ruby
5 2 (4.88%) C++
5 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (24.39%) ISEB
2 4 (9.76%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
3 3 (7.32%) Degree
3 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Vagrant
1 2 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) IBM
1 6 (14.63%) HP
2 1 (2.44%) Citrix
2 1 (2.44%) SAP
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Life Insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £30000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago