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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 114 168 98
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -70
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 64 23 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.83% 0.62% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.72% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 47 9 44
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3175 3183 2267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.66% 86.31% 87.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2522 2419 1739
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (58.77%) SQL
3 46 (40.35%) SDLC
4 41 (35.96%) Java
5 40 (35.09%) ISEB
5 40 (35.09%) Test Scripting
6 35 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
7 31 (27.19%) C#
8 27 (23.68%) .NET
9 26 (22.81%) Regression Testing
9 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
10 25 (21.93%) Scrum
10 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
10 25 (21.93%) BDD
11 24 (21.05%) Line Management
12 22 (19.30%) TDD
12 22 (19.30%) Integration Testing
12 22 (19.30%) Selenium
13 21 (18.42%) UNIX
14 20 (17.54%) ISTQB
14 20 (17.54%) Compatibility Testing
15 19 (16.67%) Project Management
16 18 (15.79%) Coaching
17 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
17 15 (13.16%) Retail
18 14 (12.28%) Windows
18 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
19 13 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
20 12 (10.53%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (0.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.75%) Big Data
2 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 22 (19.30%) Selenium
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle APEX
2 11 (9.65%) Oracle Forms
3 7 (6.14%) HP UFT
3 7 (6.14%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.39%) JIRA
5 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.63%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.75%) Subversion
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
7 1 (0.88%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.88%) JMeter
7 1 (0.88%) Firebug
7 1 (0.88%) Fiddler
General
1 15 (13.16%) Retail
2 11 (9.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 9 (7.89%) Finance
4 4 (3.51%) Banking
4 4 (3.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (25.44%) Test Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Software Engineer
3 23 (20.18%) Analyst
3 23 (20.18%) Test Analyst
4 17 (14.91%) Tester
5 16 (14.04%) Test Leader
6 14 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
6 14 (12.28%) Software Test Engineer
6 14 (12.28%) Test Manager
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Test Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (9.65%) Lead Software Engineer
8 9 (7.89%) Automation Analyst
8 9 (7.89%) Developer
8 9 (7.89%) Automation Test Analyst
9 8 (7.02%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Java Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Principal Engineer
10 7 (6.14%) Software Tester
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.68%) .NET
2 14 (12.28%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.89%) J2EE
4 8 (7.02%) JSP
4 8 (7.02%) HTML
5 7 (6.14%) Hibernate
5 7 (6.14%) HTML5
6 4 (3.51%) Web Services
6 4 (3.51%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.75%) XML
7 2 (1.75%) REST
8 1 (0.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.88%) Ajax
8 1 (0.88%) SOAP
8 1 (0.88%) XSLT
8 1 (0.88%) SVG
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.65%) NHS
2 4 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) W3C
4 1 (0.88%) PKI
4 1 (0.88%) Social Network
4 1 (0.88%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) UNIX
2 14 (12.28%) Windows
3 10 (8.77%) Android
3 10 (8.77%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.88%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (40.35%) SDLC
3 40 (35.09%) Test Scripting
4 35 (30.70%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (22.81%) Automated Testing
5 26 (22.81%) Regression Testing
6 25 (21.93%) Scrum
6 25 (21.93%) BDD
6 25 (21.93%) Mentoring
7 24 (21.05%) Line Management
8 22 (19.30%) TDD
8 22 (19.30%) Integration Testing
9 20 (17.54%) Compatibility Testing
10 19 (16.67%) Project Management
11 18 (15.79%) Coaching
12 15 (13.16%) System Integration Testing
13 13 (11.40%) Automation Testing
14 12 (10.53%) Test Strategy
14 12 (10.53%) Software Engineering
15 11 (9.65%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (58.77%) SQL
2 41 (35.96%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) C#
4 11 (9.65%) VB.NET
5 9 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.75%) Python
6 2 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.75%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.88%) Perl
7 1 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 40 (35.09%) ISEB
2 20 (17.54%) ISTQB
3 13 (11.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (1.75%) Degree
5 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.77%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (1.75%) Puppet
1 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
1 2 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (9.65%) Oracle
2 3 (2.63%) HP
3 1 (0.88%) Sencha
3 1 (0.88%) Facebook
3 1 (0.88%) Twitter
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55,676 per annum
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