The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 128 126 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 54 32 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.42% 1.15% 0.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 1.42% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 11
Average salary £34,250 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.88% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,600 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,750 £34,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+3.62% -1.42%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3176 2254 1904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 83.71% 80.96% 78.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2547 1807 1615
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automation Testing
West Yorkshire

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 18 April 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 53 (79.10%) Test Scripting
2 38 (56.72%) ISEB
3 31 (46.27%) SQL
4 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (34.33%) Selenium
5 23 (34.33%) Java
6 18 (26.87%) .NET
6 18 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
7 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
8 16 (23.88%) Degree
9 13 (19.40%) System Testing
10 11 (16.42%) QA
11 10 (14.93%) Stress Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
12 9 (13.43%) Load Testing
13 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
13 8 (11.94%) Web Testing
14 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
15 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
16 5 (7.46%) SOAP
17 4 (5.97%) Scrum
17 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
17 4 (5.97%) Open Source
17 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
18 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
18 3 (4.48%) Test Management
18 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
18 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
18 3 (4.48%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 3 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (34.33%) Selenium
2 7 (10.45%) QuickTest Pro
3 6 (8.96%) WebDriver
4 3 (4.48%) WATIR
4 3 (4.48%) JMeter
4 3 (4.48%) LoadRunner
4 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.49%) Behat
6 1 (1.49%) Selenium IDE
6 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.49%) TestComplete
General
1 1 (1.49%) Games
1 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Analyst
1 38 (56.72%) Test Analyst
2 22 (32.84%) Tester
3 17 (25.37%) Automation Tester
4 15 (22.39%) Lead Test Analyst
5 14 (20.90%) Automation Test Analyst
5 14 (20.90%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (4.48%) Developer
6 3 (4.48%) Software Developer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (2.99%) Test Engineer
7 2 (2.99%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (2.99%) Team Leader
7 2 (2.99%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (1.49%) Test Leader
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Test Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (1.49%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (26.87%) .NET
2 5 (7.46%) SOAP
3 1 (1.49%) Web Services
3 1 (1.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 1 (1.49%) iSeries
2 1 (1.49%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.94%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (1.49%) UNIX
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (79.10%) Test Scripting
2 26 (38.81%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.87%) User Acceptance Testing
3 18 (26.87%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (25.37%) Test Automation
5 13 (19.40%) System Testing
6 10 (14.93%) Stress Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Performance Testing
7 9 (13.43%) Load Testing
8 8 (11.94%) Web Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Scrum
9 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.48%) Test Management
10 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Software Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Integration Acceptance Testing
10 3 (4.48%) Risk Management
11 2 (2.99%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 31 (46.27%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) C#
4 1 (1.49%) Ruby
4 1 (1.49%) C++
4 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.49%) PHP
Qualifications
1 38 (56.72%) ISEB
2 16 (23.88%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (16.42%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (2.99%) Oracle
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.49%) IBM
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + 20% bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
360 Resourcing
Salary: £38k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Neon Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 26 days ago