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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 87 129 134
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 94 57 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.85% 1.63% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.23% 1.81% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 78 57 28
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £27,500 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2906 3153 2887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 88.17% 90.01% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2402 2540 2214
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 13 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (44.37%) Selenium
3 52 (34.44%) Non-Functional Testing
4 49 (32.45%) ISTQB
5 48 (31.79%) Test Management
6 46 (30.46%) .NET
7 42 (27.81%) Microsoft
7 42 (27.81%) ISEB
8 41 (27.15%) SQL
9 36 (23.84%) BDD
9 36 (23.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 34 (22.52%) Functional Testing
10 34 (22.52%) SoapUI
11 33 (21.85%) Java
12 31 (20.53%) Software Testing
13 30 (19.87%) Finance
14 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
15 26 (17.22%) Service Management
15 26 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
15 26 (17.22%) Scrum
15 26 (17.22%) Test Scripting
15 26 (17.22%) Integration Testing
15 26 (17.22%) SDLC
16 24 (15.89%) ATDD
17 23 (15.23%) C#
18 22 (14.57%) Automation Testing
19 21 (13.91%) Test Planning
19 21 (13.91%) User Stories
19 21 (13.91%) Cucumber
19 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 7 (4.64%) Confluence
Applications
1 6 (3.97%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.66%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.64%) SNMP
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (19.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.65%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (44.37%) Selenium
2 34 (22.52%) SoapUI
3 21 (13.91%) Cucumber
3 21 (13.91%) Visual Studio
4 17 (11.26%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.26%) JIRA
5 15 (9.93%) Oracle Forms
6 13 (8.61%) Oracle APEX
6 13 (8.61%) SpecFlow
7 11 (7.28%) JMeter
7 11 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (6.62%) FitNesse
9 8 (5.30%) JUnit
9 8 (5.30%) Ranorex
9 8 (5.30%) WebDriver
10 7 (4.64%) HP UFT
10 7 (4.64%) LoadRunner
11 6 (3.97%) Git (software)
12 4 (2.65%) SilkTest
13 3 (1.99%) Toad
General
1 30 (19.87%) Finance
2 12 (7.95%) Games
3 10 (6.62%) Marketing
4 2 (1.32%) Retail
5 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 47 (31.13%) Analyst
2 43 (28.48%) Test Analyst
3 42 (27.81%) Test Engineer
4 37 (24.50%) Automation Engineer
4 37 (24.50%) Test Automation Engineer
5 36 (23.84%) Test Leader
6 22 (14.57%) Software Test Engineer
7 16 (10.60%) Automation Analyst
7 16 (10.60%) Automation Test Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 12 (7.95%) Tester
9 10 (6.62%) Automation Test Lead
9 10 (6.62%) Database Engineer
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
9 10 (6.62%) Senior Test Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (5.30%) Test Automation Consultant
10 8 (5.30%) Test Consultant
11 6 (3.97%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (30.46%) .NET
2 16 (10.60%) .NET Framework
3 10 (6.62%) HTML
4 6 (3.97%) J2EE
5 5 (3.31%) Hibernate
5 5 (3.31%) HTML5
5 5 (3.31%) JSP
5 5 (3.31%) XML
6 4 (2.65%) SOAP
6 4 (2.65%) Web Services
7 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.64%) PKI
2 6 (3.97%) Management Information System
3 5 (3.31%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.65%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.66%) Cybercrime
5 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 15 (9.93%) Windows
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
3 7 (4.64%) Mac OS X
4 5 (3.31%) Unix
5 4 (2.65%) Android
5 4 (2.65%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.44%) Non-Functional Testing
3 48 (31.79%) Test Management
4 36 (23.84%) BDD
5 34 (22.52%) Functional Testing
6 31 (20.53%) Software Testing
7 26 (17.22%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (17.22%) Integration Testing
7 26 (17.22%) Scrum
7 26 (17.22%) SDLC
7 26 (17.22%) Service Management
7 26 (17.22%) Test Scripting
8 24 (15.89%) ATDD
9 22 (14.57%) Automation Testing
10 21 (13.91%) Test Planning
10 21 (13.91%) User Stories
11 17 (11.26%) Mentoring
12 15 (9.93%) Open Source
13 13 (8.61%) System Testing
13 13 (8.61%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 41 (27.15%) SQL
2 33 (21.85%) Java
3 23 (15.23%) C#
4 17 (11.26%) Python
4 17 (11.26%) VB.NET
5 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
6 9 (5.96%) C
7 8 (5.30%) Scala
8 6 (3.97%) Perl
8 6 (3.97%) Ruby
8 6 (3.97%) Shell Script
9 4 (2.65%) VB
10 3 (1.99%) PHP
Qualifications
1 49 (32.45%) ISTQB
2 42 (27.81%) ISEB
3 36 (23.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.65%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (12.58%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (27.81%) Microsoft
2 19 (12.58%) Oracle
3 7 (4.64%) HP
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