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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 130 160 139
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 35 18 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.21% 0.55% 1.69%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 0.61% 1.90%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 60
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
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
2627 2968 3323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.81% 90.21% 89.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2165 2325 2640
Median salary £43,500 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 27 June 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 83 (86.46%) Selenium
2 74 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (45.83%) ISTQB
4 40 (41.67%) Manual Testing
4 40 (41.67%) SQL
5 33 (34.38%) ISEB
5 33 (34.38%) Test Scripting
5 33 (34.38%) QA
6 32 (33.33%) C#
7 31 (32.29%) .NET
7 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
7 31 (32.29%) Scrum
8 28 (29.17%) WebDriver
9 26 (27.08%) Software Testing
10 25 (26.04%) Java
11 24 (25.00%) BDD
11 24 (25.00%) Test Strategy
12 23 (23.96%) SoapUI
13 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
14 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
15 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
17 14 (14.58%) Finance
18 12 (12.50%) Python
18 12 (12.50%) Test Management
18 12 (12.50%) SDLC
18 12 (12.50%) Functional Testing
19 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
20 10 (10.42%) HTML
20 10 (10.42%) Build Automation

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:

Applications
1 21 (21.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) HTTP
2 2 (2.08%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) Big Data
4 1 (1.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.04%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 83 (86.46%) Selenium
2 28 (29.17%) WebDriver
3 23 (23.96%) SoapUI
4 15 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (8.33%) HP UFT
5 8 (8.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (8.33%) JIRA
6 6 (6.25%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.21%) JUnit
7 5 (5.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.17%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.13%) Appium
9 3 (3.13%) Calabash
9 3 (3.13%) Gatling
9 3 (3.13%) JBehave
9 3 (3.13%) JMeter
9 3 (3.13%) Selenium IDE
10 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (2.08%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.04%) Ant
General
1 14 (14.58%) Finance
2 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 50 (52.08%) Analyst
1 50 (52.08%) Test Analyst
2 36 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 27 (28.13%) Tester
4 26 (27.08%) Automation Test Analyst
5 17 (17.71%) QA Tester
6 15 (15.63%) QA Analyst
6 15 (15.63%) QA Engineer
6 15 (15.63%) QA Test Analyst
6 15 (15.63%) QA Test Engineer
6 15 (15.63%) Systems Test Engineer
6 15 (15.63%) Systems Tester
7 12 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
8 9 (9.38%) Manual Test Analyst
8 9 (9.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 7 (7.29%) Software Test Engineer
9 7 (7.29%) Software Tester
10 6 (6.25%) Java Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Java Engineer
10 6 (6.25%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (32.29%) .NET
2 10 (10.42%) HTML
3 8 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 8 (8.33%) XML
4 6 (6.25%) CSS
5 5 (5.21%) .NET Framework
5 5 (5.21%) LAMP
6 4 (4.17%) J2EE
7 3 (3.13%) Behat
7 3 (3.13%) Node.js
7 3 (3.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.08%) WCF
8 2 (2.08%) WinForms
9 1 (1.04%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.21%) iPad
2 1 (1.04%) Chemistry
2 1 (1.04%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.04%) Cybercrime
2 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (1.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 33 (34.38%) Test Scripting
4 31 (32.29%) Scrum
5 26 (27.08%) Software Testing
6 24 (25.00%) BDD
6 24 (25.00%) Test Strategy
7 19 (19.79%) Test Automation
8 12 (12.50%) Functional Testing
8 12 (12.50%) SDLC
8 12 (12.50%) Test Management
9 10 (10.42%) Build Automation
9 10 (10.42%) Mentoring
10 8 (8.33%) Performance Testing
10 8 (8.33%) TDD
10 8 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (7.29%) Automated Testing
12 5 (5.21%) Coaching
12 5 (5.21%) SOA
12 5 (5.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 40 (41.67%) SQL
2 32 (33.33%) C#
3 25 (26.04%) Java
4 12 (12.50%) Python
5 9 (9.38%) PHP
6 8 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 4 (4.17%) Ruby
8 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 44 (45.83%) ISTQB
2 33 (34.38%) ISEB
3 18 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.21%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (34.38%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.29%) Oracle
3 3 (3.13%) Facebook
3 3 (3.13%) Twitter
4 1 (1.04%) Google
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