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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 147 152 128
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 20 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.88% 0.61% 1.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.96% 0.68% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 24 15 58
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 £31,800 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
2702 2925 3380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 91.28% 88.77% 89.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2172 2280 2736
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 30 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 78 (82.98%) Selenium
2 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (47.87%) ISTQB
4 43 (45.74%) SQL
5 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
6 32 (34.04%) ISEB
6 32 (34.04%) Scrum
6 32 (34.04%) Test Scripting
6 32 (34.04%) Manual Testing
7 29 (30.85%) WebDriver
7 29 (30.85%) .NET
8 28 (29.79%) Software Testing
9 27 (28.72%) QA
10 26 (27.66%) C#
11 25 (26.60%) Java
12 24 (25.53%) Test Strategy
13 22 (23.40%) BDD
14 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
15 20 (21.28%) Functional Testing
15 20 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 19 (20.21%) SoapUI
16 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
17 15 (15.96%) Cucumber
17 15 (15.96%) Finance
18 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
19 13 (13.83%) Test Management
20 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
21 11 (11.70%) SDLC
22 10 (10.64%) Build Automation
22 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing

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 3 (3.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 21 (22.34%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.19%) HTTP
2 2 (2.13%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) Big Data
4 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.06%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.06%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.06%) OLAP
4 1 (1.06%) OLAP Cube
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 78 (82.98%) Selenium
2 29 (30.85%) WebDriver
3 19 (20.21%) SoapUI
4 15 (15.96%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.57%) HP UFT
5 9 (9.57%) JIRA
6 8 (8.51%) Jenkins
7 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
7 5 (5.32%) JUnit
7 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.26%) Hudson
8 4 (4.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (3.19%) Appium
9 3 (3.19%) Calabash
9 3 (3.19%) Gatling
9 3 (3.19%) JBehave
9 3 (3.19%) JMeter
9 3 (3.19%) Selenium IDE
10 1 (1.06%) Ant
General
1 15 (15.96%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Retail
3 3 (3.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (56.38%) Analyst
1 53 (56.38%) Test Analyst
2 32 (34.04%) Test Engineer
3 27 (28.72%) Automation Test Analyst
4 23 (24.47%) Tester
5 15 (15.96%) QA Tester
6 13 (13.83%) QA Analyst
6 13 (13.83%) QA Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) QA Test Analyst
6 13 (13.83%) QA Test Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Systems Test Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Systems Tester
7 12 (12.77%) Test Automation Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Manual Test Analyst
9 9 (9.57%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 8 (8.51%) Java Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Java Engineer
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Test Analyst
10 8 (8.51%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (30.85%) .NET
2 9 (9.57%) HTML
2 9 (9.57%) XML
3 8 (8.51%) .NET Framework
4 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (4.26%) CSS
4 4 (4.26%) J2EE
4 4 (4.26%) WCF
4 4 (4.26%) WinForms
5 3 (3.19%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.19%) Behat
5 3 (3.19%) LAMP
6 1 (1.06%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.32%) iPad
2 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.06%) Chemistry
3 1 (1.06%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.06%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.06%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (75.53%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (34.04%) Manual Testing
2 32 (34.04%) Scrum
2 32 (34.04%) Test Scripting
3 28 (29.79%) Software Testing
4 24 (25.53%) Test Strategy
5 22 (23.40%) BDD
6 20 (21.28%) Functional Testing
7 19 (20.21%) Test Automation
8 13 (13.83%) Test Management
9 12 (12.77%) Performance Testing
10 11 (11.70%) SDLC
11 10 (10.64%) Build Automation
11 10 (10.64%) User Acceptance Testing
12 8 (8.51%) Non-Functional Testing
13 7 (7.45%) Mentoring
13 7 (7.45%) TDD
14 6 (6.38%) Logistics
14 6 (6.38%) Waterfall
15 5 (5.32%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) SQL
2 26 (27.66%) C#
3 25 (26.60%) Java
4 10 (10.64%) Python
5 7 (7.45%) PHP
6 4 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 45 (47.87%) ISTQB
2 32 (34.04%) ISEB
3 20 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (28.72%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Facebook
3 3 (3.19%) Twitter
4 1 (1.06%) Google
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