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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 78 132 164
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 88 54 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.08% 1.62% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.39% 1.80% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 72 33 29
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £33,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
2593 3003 3273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 90.79% 90.10% 89.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2132 2341 2595
Median salary £44,000 £43,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 117 (65.73%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (54.49%) Selenium
3 80 (44.94%) ISTQB
4 62 (34.83%) ISEB
5 61 (34.27%) SoapUI
6 60 (33.71%) Finance
6 60 (33.71%) Software Testing
7 52 (29.21%) SQL
8 50 (28.09%) .NET
9 44 (24.72%) C#
10 43 (24.16%) Java
11 42 (23.60%) Microsoft
12 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
13 35 (19.66%) Scrum
13 35 (19.66%) SDLC
14 34 (19.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 34 (19.10%) Functional Testing
14 34 (19.10%) Test Management
14 34 (19.10%) BDD
14 34 (19.10%) QA
15 32 (17.98%) Non-Functional Testing
15 32 (17.98%) Cucumber
16 30 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (16.29%) Oracle
18 27 (15.17%) Retail
18 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
18 27 (15.17%) Test Scripting
19 26 (14.61%) Games
20 24 (13.48%) Project Management
20 24 (13.48%) Performance Testing

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 (6.18%) Confluence
2 10 (5.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.25%) Internet
2 3 (1.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.18%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.37%) MySQL
4 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 97 (54.49%) Selenium
2 61 (34.27%) SoapUI
3 32 (17.98%) Cucumber
4 27 (15.17%) Jenkins
5 23 (12.92%) JIRA
6 22 (12.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (11.24%) Visual Studio
8 17 (9.55%) SpecFlow
9 15 (8.43%) JMeter
10 14 (7.87%) FitNesse
10 14 (7.87%) JUnit
11 13 (7.30%) Ranorex
12 12 (6.74%) Git (software)
13 11 (6.18%) Oracle Forms
14 10 (5.62%) Hudson
15 9 (5.06%) Oracle APEX
15 9 (5.06%) WebDriver
16 8 (4.49%) NeoLoad
17 6 (3.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 6 (3.37%) TestNG
General
1 60 (33.71%) Finance
2 27 (15.17%) Retail
3 26 (14.61%) Games
4 10 (5.62%) Banking
4 10 (5.62%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (30.90%) Test Engineer
2 53 (29.78%) Analyst
2 53 (29.78%) Test Analyst
3 44 (24.72%) Test Automation Engineer
4 24 (13.48%) Software Test Engineer
5 19 (10.67%) Consultant
5 19 (10.67%) Test Consultant
6 18 (10.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 18 (10.11%) Test Leader
7 17 (9.55%) Automation Test Analyst
7 17 (9.55%) Tester
8 14 (7.87%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (7.87%) Systems Test Analyst
9 13 (7.30%) Test Automation Consultant
10 12 (6.74%) Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Database Engineer
12 10 (5.62%) Web Engineer
13 9 (5.06%) Developer in Test
13 9 (5.06%) Testing Manager
13 9 (5.06%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (28.09%) .NET
2 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET
3 17 (9.55%) .NET Framework
3 17 (9.55%) SOAP
3 17 (9.55%) XML
4 12 (6.74%) HTML
4 12 (6.74%) WSDL
4 12 (6.74%) XSD
5 10 (5.62%) JMS
5 10 (5.62%) Web Services
6 8 (4.49%) CSS
7 5 (2.81%) Gherkin
8 4 (2.25%) REST
9 3 (1.69%) Node.js
10 2 (1.12%) Behat
11 1 (0.56%) Ajax
11 1 (0.56%) HTML5
11 1 (0.56%) J2EE
11 1 (0.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.93%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.37%) Cybercrime
4 2 (1.12%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.12%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.06%) Linux
2 5 (2.81%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Unix
4 1 (0.56%) Android
4 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (65.73%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (33.71%) Software Testing
3 35 (19.66%) Scrum
3 35 (19.66%) SDLC
4 34 (19.10%) BDD
4 34 (19.10%) Functional Testing
4 34 (19.10%) Test Management
5 32 (17.98%) Non-Functional Testing
6 30 (16.85%) Stakeholder Management
7 27 (15.17%) Test Scripting
8 24 (13.48%) Performance Testing
8 24 (13.48%) Project Management
9 23 (12.92%) System Integration Testing
10 22 (12.36%) ATDD
10 22 (12.36%) Software Engineering
10 22 (12.36%) Test Planning
11 21 (11.80%) User Stories
12 20 (11.24%) System Testing
12 20 (11.24%) Test Strategy
12 20 (11.24%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (29.21%) SQL
2 44 (24.72%) C#
3 43 (24.16%) Java
4 22 (12.36%) Python
5 17 (9.55%) Scala
6 13 (7.30%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.62%) Ruby
8 6 (3.37%) Bash Shell
8 6 (3.37%) PHP
9 5 (2.81%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.69%) C++
11 2 (1.12%) C
11 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
11 2 (1.12%) VB
12 1 (0.56%) Go
12 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 80 (44.94%) ISTQB
2 62 (34.83%) ISEB
3 34 (19.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.25%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (19.10%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 29 (16.29%) Oracle
3 3 (1.69%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
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