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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 76 127 178
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +51
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 91 58 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.47% 1.63% 0.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 1.78% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 72 47 8
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2361 3264 3351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.05% 91.94% 87.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1973 2568 2524
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 118 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (43.75%) ISTQB
3 75 (42.61%) Selenium
4 71 (40.34%) ISEB
5 59 (33.52%) Software Testing
6 58 (32.95%) SQL
7 53 (30.11%) Scrum
8 48 (27.27%) .NET
8 48 (27.27%) SoapUI
9 46 (26.14%) C#
9 46 (26.14%) Finance
10 45 (25.57%) Java
11 40 (22.73%) Functional Testing
12 38 (21.59%) Non-Functional Testing
13 37 (21.02%) Cucumber
13 37 (21.02%) Automated Testing
14 35 (19.89%) Ruby
15 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (18.75%) Test Strategy
17 30 (17.05%) QA
17 30 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
17 30 (17.05%) Python
18 26 (14.77%) Retail
18 26 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
18 26 (14.77%) Scala
19 25 (14.20%) Kanban
19 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
20 24 (13.64%) Oracle
20 24 (13.64%) Waterfall
20 24 (13.64%) Jenkins

Test Automation
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 9 (5.11%) Confluence
1 9 (5.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.25%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.57%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.11%) HTTP
2 4 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.57%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server
1 13 (7.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 75 (42.61%) Selenium
2 48 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 37 (21.02%) Cucumber
4 26 (14.77%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 20 (11.36%) WebDriver
7 13 (7.39%) Git (software)
8 11 (6.25%) JIRA
8 11 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
8 11 (6.25%) Oracle Forms
8 11 (6.25%) Ranorex
9 10 (5.68%) JUnit
9 10 (5.68%) SpecFlow
10 9 (5.11%) Appium
10 9 (5.11%) Hudson
11 8 (4.55%) JMeter
12 7 (3.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 7 (3.98%) TeamCity
13 6 (3.41%) LoadRunner
14 4 (2.27%) FitNesse
General
1 46 (26.14%) Finance
2 26 (14.77%) Retail
3 20 (11.36%) Games
4 11 (6.25%) Banking
4 11 (6.25%) Legal
5 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.57%) Automotive
6 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (30.11%) Test Engineer
2 41 (23.30%) Analyst
2 41 (23.30%) Test Analyst
3 32 (18.18%) Test Leader
4 26 (14.77%) Developer
5 25 (14.20%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (13.64%) Developer in Test
7 21 (11.93%) Consultant
7 21 (11.93%) Test Consultant
8 16 (9.09%) Tester
9 14 (7.95%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (7.39%) Senior Test Engineer
11 12 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Systems Test Analyst
11 12 (6.82%) Test Automation Developer
12 11 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
12 11 (6.25%) Test Automation Consultant
12 11 (6.25%) Web Engineer
13 10 (5.68%) Senior Analyst
13 10 (5.68%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (27.27%) .NET
2 18 (10.23%) ASP.NET
3 16 (9.09%) Web Services
4 15 (8.52%) SOAP
5 13 (7.39%) WSDL
5 13 (7.39%) XML
5 13 (7.39%) XSD
6 11 (6.25%) REST
7 9 (5.11%) JMS
8 8 (4.55%) Gherkin
9 6 (3.41%) .NET Framework
10 2 (1.14%) Behat
10 2 (1.14%) CSS
10 2 (1.14%) HTML
10 2 (1.14%) Node.js
10 2 (1.14%) WPF
11 1 (0.57%) Buildbot
11 1 (0.57%) React
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.68%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.70%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.14%) NHS
5 1 (0.57%) Cryptography
5 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.57%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.70%) Android
1 3 (1.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (67.05%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.52%) Software Testing
3 53 (30.11%) Scrum
4 40 (22.73%) Functional Testing
5 38 (21.59%) Non-Functional Testing
6 37 (21.02%) Automated Testing
7 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (18.75%) Test Strategy
9 30 (17.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (14.20%) Kanban
11 24 (13.64%) SDLC
11 24 (13.64%) Waterfall
12 23 (13.07%) Software Delivery
12 23 (13.07%) TDD
12 23 (13.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 22 (12.50%) Project Management
13 22 (12.50%) System Testing
14 21 (11.93%) Performance Testing
15 19 (10.80%) RAD
15 19 (10.80%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 58 (32.95%) SQL
2 46 (26.14%) C#
3 45 (25.57%) Java
4 35 (19.89%) Ruby
5 30 (17.05%) Python
6 26 (14.77%) Scala
7 25 (14.20%) JavaScript
8 11 (6.25%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.68%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.55%) PHP
11 3 (1.70%) C++
12 2 (1.14%) C
13 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.57%) Go
13 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 77 (43.75%) ISTQB
2 71 (40.34%) ISEB
3 24 (13.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (5.11%) Degree
5 8 (4.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (17.05%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (13.64%) Oracle
2 15 (8.52%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.84%) Progress
4 3 (1.70%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.57%) Google
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Posted: 4 days ago
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onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum £30k - £50k basic salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Jet2.com
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 17 days ago