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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 108 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 75 51 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.36% 1.44% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.61% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 46 46 47
Median salary £41,250 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
2875 3163 3350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.47% 89.15% 89.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2296 2465 2689
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 £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 2 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (47.34%) Selenium
3 63 (37.28%) ISTQB
4 54 (31.95%) SoapUI
5 53 (31.36%) ISEB
6 46 (27.22%) Finance
7 45 (26.63%) Software Testing
7 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
8 43 (25.44%) SQL
9 42 (24.85%) BDD
10 40 (23.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 40 (23.67%) .NET
11 39 (23.08%) Test Management
12 37 (21.89%) Java
13 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
14 34 (20.12%) Scrum
14 34 (20.12%) Functional Testing
15 31 (18.34%) ATDD
16 30 (17.75%) SDLC
16 30 (17.75%) Oracle
17 29 (17.16%) Non-Functional Testing
17 29 (17.16%) Jenkins
18 28 (16.57%) JIRA
19 27 (15.98%) User Stories
19 27 (15.98%) Test Scripting
19 27 (15.98%) Test Planning
20 26 (15.38%) Integration Testing
20 26 (15.38%) Cucumber
20 26 (15.38%) Visual Studio
21 25 (14.79%) QA

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 12 (7.10%) Confluence
2 10 (5.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.18%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.78%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) HTTP
2 1 (0.59%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.96%) MySQL
3 4 (2.37%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 80 (47.34%) Selenium
2 54 (31.95%) SoapUI
3 29 (17.16%) Jenkins
4 28 (16.57%) JIRA
5 26 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 26 (15.38%) Visual Studio
6 17 (10.06%) SpecFlow
7 16 (9.47%) FitNesse
8 15 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
10 10 (5.92%) Hudson
10 10 (5.92%) JMeter
10 10 (5.92%) JUnit
11 9 (5.33%) Oracle Forms
11 9 (5.33%) Ranorex
11 9 (5.33%) WebDriver
12 7 (4.14%) Oracle APEX
12 7 (4.14%) SilkTest
13 6 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (3.55%) Subversion
General
1 46 (27.22%) Finance
2 16 (9.47%) Games
3 14 (8.28%) Retail
4 4 (2.37%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Banking
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (31.95%) Test Engineer
2 52 (30.77%) Analyst
3 50 (29.59%) Test Analyst
4 48 (28.40%) Test Automation Engineer
5 32 (18.93%) Software Test Engineer
6 27 (15.98%) Test Leader
7 19 (11.24%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (10.06%) Tester
9 15 (8.88%) Database Engineer
9 15 (8.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Consultant
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) Senior Test Analyst
10 9 (5.33%) SOA Tester
10 9 (5.33%) Test Automation Consultant
10 9 (5.33%) Test Consultant
11 8 (4.73%) Automation Test Lead
12 6 (3.55%) Developer
12 6 (3.55%) Test Manager
13 5 (2.96%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (23.67%) .NET
2 18 (10.65%) .NET Framework
3 17 (10.06%) SOAP
4 16 (9.47%) XML
5 13 (7.69%) HTML
6 10 (5.92%) JMS
6 10 (5.92%) WSDL
6 10 (5.92%) XSD
7 7 (4.14%) Web Services
8 6 (3.55%) CSS
9 3 (1.78%) HTML5
9 3 (1.78%) J2EE
10 2 (1.18%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.18%) Gherkin
10 2 (1.18%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.18%) JSP
11 1 (0.59%) Ajax
11 1 (0.59%) Behat
11 1 (0.59%) JSON
11 1 (0.59%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Management Information System
2 10 (5.92%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.55%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.18%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.18%) Smartcard
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.59%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.51%) Linux
2 9 (5.33%) Windows
3 2 (1.18%) Unix
4 1 (0.59%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (57.99%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (26.63%) Software Testing
3 42 (24.85%) BDD
4 39 (23.08%) Test Management
5 34 (20.12%) Functional Testing
5 34 (20.12%) Scrum
6 31 (18.34%) ATDD
7 30 (17.75%) SDLC
8 29 (17.16%) Non-Functional Testing
9 27 (15.98%) Test Planning
9 27 (15.98%) Test Scripting
9 27 (15.98%) User Stories
10 26 (15.38%) Integration Testing
11 24 (14.20%) Performance Testing
12 20 (11.83%) System Integration Testing
13 18 (10.65%) Automation Testing
14 17 (10.06%) Software Engineering
14 17 (10.06%) Waterfall
15 15 (8.88%) Open Source
15 15 (8.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) SQL
2 37 (21.89%) Java
3 23 (13.61%) C#
4 13 (7.69%) Python
5 11 (6.51%) VB.NET
6 9 (5.33%) Scala
7 5 (2.96%) Bash Shell
8 4 (2.37%) C
8 4 (2.37%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.78%) PHP
9 3 (1.78%) VB
10 2 (1.18%) C++
11 1 (0.59%) Perl
11 1 (0.59%) Ruby
11 1 (0.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 63 (37.28%) ISTQB
2 53 (31.36%) ISEB
3 40 (23.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.79%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.59%) Puppet
Vendors
1 45 (26.63%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.75%) Oracle
3 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.59%) HP
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