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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Rank 58 87 131
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +44
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 109 99 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.16% 2.95% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 3.32% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 84 80 58
Median salary £46,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
2359 2978 3253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.00% 88.63% 90.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2035 2462 2615
Median salary £45,000 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
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 20 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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.

1 160 (79.60%) Agile Software Development
2 127 (63.18%) Selenium
3 89 (44.28%) Java
4 80 (39.80%) Scrum
4 80 (39.80%) Cucumber
5 79 (39.30%) ISEB
6 76 (37.81%) Automated Testing
7 75 (37.31%) ISTQB
8 65 (32.34%) BDD
8 65 (32.34%) Functional Testing
9 62 (30.85%) SQL
10 58 (28.86%) TDD
10 58 (28.86%) Mentoring
11 54 (26.87%) Kanban
12 53 (26.37%) Test Management
12 53 (26.37%) Test Strategy
13 52 (25.87%) Test Scripting
13 52 (25.87%) Software Testing
14 51 (25.37%) WebDriver
15 50 (24.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 47 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
17 44 (21.89%) QA
17 44 (21.89%) Regression Testing
18 40 (19.90%) Oracle
18 40 (19.90%) SDLC
18 40 (19.90%) Defect Tracking
19 38 (18.91%) Software Delivery
19 38 (18.91%) Relational Database
19 38 (18.91%) Waterfall
20 37 (18.41%) 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 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (12.94%) GitHub
2 4 (1.99%) Trello
3 3 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.99%) Internet
2 3 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (18.91%) Relational Database
2 15 (7.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (1.99%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 127 (63.18%) Selenium
2 80 (39.80%) Cucumber
3 51 (25.37%) WebDriver
4 37 (18.41%) Jenkins
5 28 (13.93%) SoapUI
6 26 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (8.96%) Git (software)
8 14 (6.97%) SpecFlow
9 12 (5.97%) LoadRunner
9 12 (5.97%) TeamCity
10 11 (5.47%) JIRA
11 10 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
12 9 (4.48%) FitNesse
13 5 (2.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 4 (1.99%) HP UFT
14 4 (1.99%) Robot Framework
15 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 3 (1.49%) Visual Studio
16 2 (1.00%) Vagrant
17 1 (0.50%) tSQLt
General
1 25 (12.44%) Finance
2 10 (4.98%) Retail
3 7 (3.48%) Advertising
4 5 (2.49%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.99%) Banking
6 2 (1.00%) Games
7 1 (0.50%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 87 (43.28%) Test Engineer
2 38 (18.91%) Senior Test Engineer
3 32 (15.92%) Analyst
3 32 (15.92%) Test Analyst
3 32 (15.92%) Test Automation Engineer
4 28 (13.93%) Tester
5 25 (12.44%) Automation Tester
6 24 (11.94%) Senior Analyst
6 24 (11.94%) Senior Test Analyst
7 21 (10.45%) Test Leader
8 20 (9.95%) Developer
9 17 (8.46%) Developer in Test
10 16 (7.96%) Software Test Engineer
10 16 (7.96%) Test Manager
11 15 (7.46%) Automation Test Analyst
11 15 (7.46%) Senior Tester
12 13 (6.47%) Senior Automation Tester
13 11 (5.47%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
14 8 (3.98%) Lead Test Analyst
15 7 (3.48%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (15.92%) .NET
2 21 (10.45%) Gherkin
3 12 (5.97%) Web Services
4 7 (3.48%) SOAP
5 6 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 5 (2.49%) WSDL
6 5 (2.49%) XML
6 5 (2.49%) XSD
7 4 (1.99%) Behat
7 4 (1.99%) REST
7 4 (1.99%) Velocity
8 3 (1.49%) AngularJS
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.50%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (0.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.99%) Minimum Viable Product
4 4 (1.99%) User Experience
4 4 (1.99%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.50%) Android
1 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (79.60%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (39.80%) Scrum
3 76 (37.81%) Automated Testing
4 65 (32.34%) BDD
4 65 (32.34%) Functional Testing
5 58 (28.86%) Mentoring
5 58 (28.86%) TDD
6 54 (26.87%) Kanban
7 53 (26.37%) Test Management
7 53 (26.37%) Test Strategy
8 52 (25.87%) Software Testing
8 52 (25.87%) Test Scripting
9 47 (23.38%) Continuous Integration
10 44 (21.89%) Regression Testing
11 40 (19.90%) Defect Tracking
11 40 (19.90%) SDLC
12 38 (18.91%) Software Delivery
12 38 (18.91%) Waterfall
13 34 (16.92%) Logistics
14 31 (15.42%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (44.28%) Java
2 62 (30.85%) SQL
3 29 (14.43%) C#
4 28 (13.93%) JavaScript
5 21 (10.45%) Python
6 17 (8.46%) Ruby
7 12 (5.97%) Scala
7 12 (5.97%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.99%) C
9 3 (1.49%) PHP
9 3 (1.49%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.00%) C++
10 2 (1.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 79 (39.30%) ISEB
2 75 (37.31%) ISTQB
3 50 (24.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 8 (3.98%) Degree
5 3 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (21.89%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Puppet
2 1 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (19.90%) Oracle
2 13 (6.47%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.48%) Progress
4 1 (0.50%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.50%) HP
4 1 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
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