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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 110 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.60% 0.83% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 0.90% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 23 36
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £42,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2370 3323 3355
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.08% 91.97% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2610 2526
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 29 September 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (51.32%) Selenium
3 36 (47.37%) C#
4 31 (40.79%) ISEB
5 24 (31.58%) Java
5 24 (31.58%) Manual Testing
6 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
6 22 (28.95%) BDD
7 21 (27.63%) QA
7 21 (27.63%) Cucumber
8 19 (25.00%) SQL
8 19 (25.00%) Coaching
9 18 (23.68%) Software Testing
10 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
11 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
11 16 (21.05%) Python
11 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
11 16 (21.05%) SoapUI
12 15 (19.74%) Test Planning
12 15 (19.74%) .NET
12 15 (19.74%) TDD
13 14 (18.42%) Scrum
14 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
14 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
15 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
15 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
16 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (14.47%) System Integration Testing
17 10 (13.16%) Finance
18 9 (11.84%) Web Services

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 (2.63%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.32%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.32%) Office 365
2 1 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (2.63%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.63%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (51.32%) Selenium
2 21 (27.63%) Cucumber
3 16 (21.05%) SoapUI
3 16 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 12 (15.79%) SpecFlow
5 6 (7.89%) Jenkins
6 5 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 4 (5.26%) Appium
8 3 (3.95%) Gatling
8 3 (3.95%) JIRA
8 3 (3.95%) JMeter
9 2 (2.63%) Calabash
9 2 (2.63%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.63%) JBehave
9 2 (2.63%) Ranorex
9 2 (2.63%) Visual Studio
9 2 (2.63%) WinRunner
10 1 (1.32%) LoadUI
10 1 (1.32%) NeoLoad
10 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Legal
2 2 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.32%) Games
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (30.26%) Analyst
1 23 (30.26%) Test Analyst
2 18 (23.68%) Test Engineer
2 18 (23.68%) Test Leader
3 16 (21.05%) Automation Test Analyst
4 12 (15.79%) Tester
5 9 (11.84%) Automation Test Lead
6 7 (9.21%) QA Tester
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Technical Test Analyst
6 7 (9.21%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Developer
7 6 (7.89%) Software Test Engineer
7 6 (7.89%) Test Manager
8 5 (6.58%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.58%) Software Tester
9 4 (5.26%) Automation Tester
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.74%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) Web Services
3 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.58%) CSS
3 5 (6.58%) HTML
3 5 (6.58%) XML
4 4 (5.26%) Gherkin
5 3 (3.95%) LAMP
5 3 (3.95%) WPF
6 2 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.63%) Behat
6 2 (2.63%) Node.js
7 1 (1.32%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.32%) Buildbot
7 1 (1.32%) Dropwizard
7 1 (1.32%) REST
7 1 (1.32%) RESTEasy
7 1 (1.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Virtual Team
2 2 (2.63%) iPad
2 2 (2.63%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.63%) Android
1 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (31.58%) Manual Testing
3 22 (28.95%) BDD
4 19 (25.00%) Coaching
5 18 (23.68%) Software Testing
6 17 (22.37%) Test Automation
7 16 (21.05%) Mentoring
8 15 (19.74%) TDD
8 15 (19.74%) Test Planning
9 14 (18.42%) Scrum
10 13 (17.11%) Test Strategy
11 12 (15.79%) Automated Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Continuous Integration
12 11 (14.47%) System Integration Testing
13 9 (11.84%) Software Engineering
14 8 (10.53%) SOA
14 8 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
15 7 (9.21%) Functional Testing
15 7 (9.21%) Performance Testing
16 6 (7.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 36 (47.37%) C#
2 24 (31.58%) Java
3 19 (25.00%) SQL
4 16 (21.05%) Python
5 13 (17.11%) JavaScript
6 7 (9.21%) PHP
7 6 (7.89%) Ruby
8 2 (2.63%) Scala
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) C++
9 1 (1.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (40.79%) ISEB
2 22 (28.95%) ISTQB
3 9 (11.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) Degree
4 1 (1.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (27.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (9.21%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.95%) Oracle
3 2 (2.63%) Google
3 2 (2.63%) Telerik
4 1 (1.32%) Facebook
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