The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 124 158 103
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -55
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 56 27 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.66% 0.74% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.87% 0.85% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 35 24 37
Average salary £39,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,700 £29,700 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
2994 3181 2114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.68% 87.13% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2341 2510 1630
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leeds region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Leeds

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (54.46%) SQL
3 58 (51.79%) Test Scripting
4 51 (45.54%) ISEB
4 51 (45.54%) SDLC
5 48 (42.86%) Java
6 36 (32.14%) C#
6 36 (32.14%) Integration Testing
7 34 (30.36%) Automated Testing
8 31 (27.68%) Regression Testing
9 29 (25.89%) TDD
10 27 (24.11%) UNIX
10 27 (24.11%) Compatibility Testing
11 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
11 26 (23.21%) Selenium
12 25 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (22.32%) BDD
13 24 (21.43%) .NET
14 20 (17.86%) Functional Testing
15 19 (16.96%) ISTQB
16 17 (15.18%) QA
16 17 (15.18%) Manual Testing
17 16 (14.29%) Scrum
17 16 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 15 (13.39%) System Integration Testing
19 14 (12.50%) Line Management
19 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
19 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
19 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
20 13 (11.61%) Mentoring

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (2.68%) MS Office
2 1 (0.89%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.79%) MongoDB
2 2 (1.79%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.89%) Big Data
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.89%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (23.21%) Selenium
2 13 (11.61%) Cucumber
3 7 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (3.57%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (3.57%) WebDriver
5 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.79%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.79%) Ant
6 2 (1.79%) JMeter
6 2 (1.79%) Subversion
6 2 (1.79%) Maven
6 2 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (0.89%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.89%) WATIR
7 1 (0.89%) Sahi
7 1 (0.89%) Moq
7 1 (0.89%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.89%) Firebug
General
1 12 (10.71%) Retail
2 10 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (3.57%) Finance
4 3 (2.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.89%) Banking
5 1 (0.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (39.29%) Analyst
1 44 (39.29%) Test Analyst
2 25 (22.32%) Software Engineer
3 22 (19.64%) Test Engineer
4 21 (18.75%) Tester
5 14 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Software Tester
6 10 (8.93%) Lead Software Engineer
7 9 (8.04%) Test Leader
7 9 (8.04%) Test Manager
7 9 (8.04%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (6.25%) Functional Tester
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Functional Test Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Functional Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Test Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Automation Analyst
10 4 (3.57%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.43%) .NET
2 14 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 9 (8.04%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.46%) J2EE
4 5 (4.46%) Web Services
5 4 (3.57%) HTML5
5 4 (3.57%) HTML
6 3 (2.68%) XML
6 3 (2.68%) Hibernate
6 3 (2.68%) JSP
7 2 (1.79%) Entity Framework
7 2 (1.79%) WCF
7 2 (1.79%) LINQ
7 2 (1.79%) RESTful
8 1 (0.89%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.89%) WPF
8 1 (0.89%) REST
8 1 (0.89%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.04%) NHS
2 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.89%) Private Cloud
3 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.89%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 27 (24.11%) UNIX
2 9 (8.04%) Windows
3 6 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.46%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (59.82%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (51.79%) Test Scripting
3 51 (45.54%) SDLC
4 36 (32.14%) Integration Testing
5 34 (30.36%) Automated Testing
6 31 (27.68%) Regression Testing
7 29 (25.89%) TDD
8 27 (24.11%) Compatibility Testing
9 26 (23.21%) Software Testing
10 25 (22.32%) Continuous Integration
10 25 (22.32%) BDD
11 20 (17.86%) Functional Testing
12 17 (15.18%) Manual Testing
13 16 (14.29%) Scrum
14 15 (13.39%) System Integration Testing
15 14 (12.50%) Line Management
15 14 (12.50%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
16 13 (11.61%) Mentoring
16 13 (11.61%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 61 (54.46%) SQL
2 48 (42.86%) Java
3 36 (32.14%) C#
4 5 (4.46%) VB.NET
5 4 (3.57%) Python
6 3 (2.68%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.79%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 51 (45.54%) ISEB
2 19 (16.96%) ISTQB
3 16 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (8.04%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
1 2 (1.79%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.79%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (4.46%) Oracle
1 5 (4.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.79%) HP
3 1 (0.89%) Apple
3 1 (0.89%) Facebook
3 1 (0.89%) Twitter
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago