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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 76 127 169
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +42
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 95 60 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.47% 1.72% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.84% 1.88% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 77 39 17
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,740 £33,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £53,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
2476 3185 3253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.46% 91.34% 88.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2490 2551
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
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 30 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 114 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (45.40%) Selenium
3 74 (42.53%) ISTQB
4 64 (36.78%) ISEB
5 59 (33.91%) Software Testing
6 55 (31.61%) Finance
7 53 (30.46%) SoapUI
8 52 (29.89%) .NET
9 51 (29.31%) SQL
10 47 (27.01%) C#
11 45 (25.86%) Java
12 39 (22.41%) Functional Testing
12 39 (22.41%) Non-Functional Testing
13 38 (21.84%) Scrum
14 34 (19.54%) QA
15 32 (18.39%) SDLC
16 31 (17.82%) Cucumber
16 31 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (16.67%) Python
18 28 (16.09%) Oracle
18 28 (16.09%) Games
18 28 (16.09%) Retail
19 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
19 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
20 25 (14.37%) Project Management
20 25 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
20 25 (14.37%) Jenkins
21 24 (13.79%) Test Management
21 24 (13.79%) Test Strategy
21 24 (13.79%) Software Engineering

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 11 (6.32%) Confluence
2 10 (5.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.72%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.15%) GitHub
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.45%) HTTP
2 4 (2.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.45%) MySQL
3 6 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 79 (45.40%) Selenium
2 53 (30.46%) SoapUI
3 31 (17.82%) Cucumber
4 25 (14.37%) Jenkins
4 25 (14.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (12.07%) JIRA
6 15 (8.62%) SpecFlow
7 14 (8.05%) JUnit
8 13 (7.47%) JMeter
8 13 (7.47%) Ranorex
9 12 (6.90%) Visual Studio
10 11 (6.32%) FitNesse
10 11 (6.32%) Oracle APEX
10 11 (6.32%) Oracle Forms
11 10 (5.75%) Git (software)
11 10 (5.75%) Hudson
12 9 (5.17%) WebDriver
13 8 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (4.60%) NeoLoad
14 7 (4.02%) Appium
General
1 55 (31.61%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Games
2 28 (16.09%) Retail
3 11 (6.32%) Banking
3 11 (6.32%) Legal
4 2 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (27.01%) Test Engineer
2 44 (25.29%) Analyst
2 44 (25.29%) Test Analyst
3 32 (18.39%) Test Automation Engineer
4 28 (16.09%) Test Leader
5 23 (13.22%) Consultant
5 23 (13.22%) Test Consultant
6 19 (10.92%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (10.34%) Developer
8 15 (8.62%) Developer in Test
8 15 (8.62%) Tester
9 14 (8.05%) Automation Test Analyst
10 13 (7.47%) Test Automation Consultant
11 11 (6.32%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 11 (6.32%) Systems Analyst
11 11 (6.32%) Systems Test Analyst
11 11 (6.32%) Test Automation Developer
11 11 (6.32%) Web Engineer
12 10 (5.75%) Automation Test Lead
13 9 (5.17%) Senior UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (29.89%) .NET
2 19 (10.92%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.77%) SOAP
4 14 (8.05%) XML
5 13 (7.47%) Web Services
5 13 (7.47%) WSDL
5 13 (7.47%) XSD
6 11 (6.32%) .NET Framework
7 10 (5.75%) JMS
8 8 (4.60%) CSS
8 8 (4.60%) HTML
9 7 (4.02%) REST
10 5 (2.87%) Gherkin
11 3 (1.72%) Node.js
12 2 (1.15%) Behat
12 2 (1.15%) WPF
13 1 (0.57%) Ajax
13 1 (0.57%) HTML5
13 1 (0.57%) J2EE
13 1 (0.57%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (2.87%) Cybercrime
2 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.15%) Cryptography
3 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.15%) NHS
3 2 (1.15%) Smartcard
4 1 (0.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.87%) Linux
2 4 (2.30%) Windows
3 3 (1.72%) Android
3 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (33.91%) Software Testing
3 39 (22.41%) Functional Testing
3 39 (22.41%) Non-Functional Testing
4 38 (21.84%) Scrum
5 32 (18.39%) SDLC
6 31 (17.82%) Stakeholder Management
7 25 (14.37%) Project Management
8 24 (13.79%) Software Engineering
8 24 (13.79%) Test Management
8 24 (13.79%) Test Strategy
9 23 (13.22%) Performance Testing
9 23 (13.22%) System Integration Testing
9 23 (13.22%) Test Scripting
10 22 (12.64%) System Testing
11 21 (12.07%) BDD
11 21 (12.07%) TDD
11 21 (12.07%) Waterfall
12 20 (11.49%) Automated Testing
12 20 (11.49%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 51 (29.31%) SQL
2 47 (27.01%) C#
3 45 (25.86%) Java
4 29 (16.67%) Python
5 19 (10.92%) Ruby
5 19 (10.92%) Scala
6 12 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 11 (6.32%) JavaScript
8 6 (3.45%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.45%) PHP
9 4 (2.30%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.72%) C++
11 2 (1.15%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Go
12 1 (0.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 74 (42.53%) ISTQB
2 64 (36.78%) ISEB
3 23 (13.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (4.02%) Degree
5 5 (2.87%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.54%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (16.09%) Oracle
2 27 (15.52%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.72%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
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