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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 65 127 158
Rank change year-on-year
+62 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 108 55 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.01% 1.63% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.45% 1.82% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 101 52 24
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,250 £50,000
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
2425 3023 3264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.12% 89.78% 90.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2109 2446 2523
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,764 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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 5 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 December 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.

1 138 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (58.42%) Selenium
3 76 (40.00%) Scrum
4 74 (38.95%) Java
5 68 (35.79%) ISEB
6 67 (35.26%) ISTQB
7 65 (34.21%) SQL
8 61 (32.11%) Automated Testing
8 61 (32.11%) Functional Testing
9 60 (31.58%) Cucumber
10 58 (30.53%) Software Testing
11 49 (25.79%) .NET
11 49 (25.79%) Test Strategy
12 45 (23.68%) Mentoring
13 43 (22.63%) Kanban
14 41 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
15 40 (21.05%) WebDriver
16 39 (20.53%) Test Management
17 37 (19.47%) C#
17 37 (19.47%) Ruby
17 37 (19.47%) QA
18 36 (18.95%) Software Delivery
19 35 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
20 34 (17.89%) JavaScript
21 33 (17.37%) SoapUI
22 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
22 32 (16.84%) Oracle
22 32 (16.84%) Regression Testing
23 31 (16.32%) Waterfall
24 30 (15.79%) BDD

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:

Applications
1 2 (1.05%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.47%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) G Suite
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Slack
2 1 (0.53%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (13.16%) Relational Database
2 18 (9.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.11%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.05%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.53%) MySQL
6 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 111 (58.42%) Selenium
2 60 (31.58%) Cucumber
3 40 (21.05%) WebDriver
4 33 (17.37%) SoapUI
5 32 (16.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (14.21%) Jenkins
7 16 (8.42%) Git (software)
8 13 (6.84%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (6.84%) TeamCity
9 12 (6.32%) LoadRunner
9 12 (6.32%) SpecFlow
10 10 (5.26%) JIRA
11 7 (3.68%) Appium
11 7 (3.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (3.68%) Ranorex
12 6 (3.16%) FitNesse
12 6 (3.16%) JUnit
12 6 (3.16%) Oracle APEX
12 6 (3.16%) Oracle Forms
12 6 (3.16%) Robot Framework
General
1 27 (14.21%) Finance
2 15 (7.89%) Games
3 13 (6.84%) Retail
4 6 (3.16%) Banking
5 5 (2.63%) Legal
6 2 (1.05%) Advertising
6 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.05%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 80 (42.11%) Test Engineer
2 36 (18.95%) Analyst
2 36 (18.95%) Test Analyst
3 33 (17.37%) Test Leader
4 30 (15.79%) Test Automation Engineer
5 25 (13.16%) Senior Test Engineer
6 24 (12.63%) Developer
6 24 (12.63%) Developer in Test
7 21 (11.05%) Senior Analyst
7 21 (11.05%) Senior Test Analyst
8 19 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
9 16 (8.42%) Automation Test Analyst
10 15 (7.89%) Consultant
10 15 (7.89%) Test Consultant
11 13 (6.84%) Lead Test Analyst
12 12 (6.32%) Tester
13 11 (5.79%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
13 11 (5.79%) Test Manager
14 10 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
15 9 (4.74%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (25.79%) .NET
2 16 (8.42%) Web Services
3 14 (7.37%) ASP.NET
4 10 (5.26%) REST
5 6 (3.16%) Gherkin
5 6 (3.16%) SOAP
6 5 (2.63%) WSDL
6 5 (2.63%) XML
6 5 (2.63%) XSD
7 4 (2.11%) Behat
8 2 (1.05%) WPF
9 1 (0.53%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.53%) CSS
9 1 (0.53%) HTML
9 1 (0.53%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.53%) React
9 1 (0.53%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.95%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (3.68%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.11%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.05%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.05%) NHS
5 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.53%) Minimum Viable Product
5 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.58%) Android
1 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (72.63%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (40.00%) Scrum
3 61 (32.11%) Automated Testing
3 61 (32.11%) Functional Testing
4 58 (30.53%) Software Testing
5 49 (25.79%) Test Strategy
6 45 (23.68%) Mentoring
7 43 (22.63%) Kanban
8 41 (21.58%) Continuous Integration
9 39 (20.53%) Test Management
10 36 (18.95%) Software Delivery
11 32 (16.84%) Regression Testing
12 31 (16.32%) Waterfall
13 30 (15.79%) BDD
13 30 (15.79%) Defect Tracking
13 30 (15.79%) TDD
14 28 (14.74%) Non-Functional Testing
14 28 (14.74%) Test Scripting
15 26 (13.68%) Exploratory Testing
15 26 (13.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.95%) Java
2 65 (34.21%) SQL
3 37 (19.47%) C#
3 37 (19.47%) Ruby
4 34 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 27 (14.21%) Python
6 25 (13.16%) Scala
7 14 (7.37%) T-SQL
8 7 (3.68%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.11%) C
10 3 (1.58%) C++
10 3 (1.58%) PHP
11 2 (1.05%) Perl
Qualifications
1 68 (35.79%) ISEB
2 67 (35.26%) ISTQB
3 35 (18.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (6.32%) Degree
5 8 (4.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (19.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 32 (16.84%) Oracle
2 15 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.21%) Progress
4 2 (1.05%) SOASTA, Inc
5 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (0.53%) Google
5 1 (0.53%) HP
5 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
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