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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Rank 61 101 133
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 99 82 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.80% 2.53% 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.26% 2.85% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 80 74 48
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
2326 2873 3014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 89.29% 88.81% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2009 2396 2412
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 24 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leeds

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 153 (78.06%) Agile Software Development
2 118 (60.20%) Selenium
3 85 (43.37%) Scrum
4 81 (41.33%) Java
5 74 (37.76%) Automated Testing
6 71 (36.22%) Cucumber
7 70 (35.71%) ISEB
8 66 (33.67%) ISTQB
9 60 (30.61%) SQL
10 58 (29.59%) Functional Testing
11 55 (28.06%) BDD
12 52 (26.53%) Kanban
13 51 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (26.02%) Mentoring
13 51 (26.02%) Software Testing
14 50 (25.51%) WebDriver
14 50 (25.51%) Test Strategy
15 48 (24.49%) TDD
16 45 (22.96%) Test Management
17 44 (22.45%) Test Scripting
18 43 (21.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 38 (19.39%) .NET
20 36 (18.37%) Regression Testing
21 35 (17.86%) QA
21 35 (17.86%) Jenkins
21 35 (17.86%) SDLC
22 34 (17.35%) Software Delivery
22 34 (17.35%) Oracle
23 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
23 33 (16.84%) Defect Tracking

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 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (13.27%) GitHub
2 4 (2.04%) Trello
3 2 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) G Suite
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Office 365
4 1 (0.51%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.55%) HTTP
2 4 (2.04%) Internet
3 1 (0.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (15.31%) Relational Database
2 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (1.53%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 118 (60.20%) Selenium
2 71 (36.22%) Cucumber
3 50 (25.51%) WebDriver
4 35 (17.86%) Jenkins
5 31 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 28 (14.29%) SoapUI
7 18 (9.18%) Git (software)
8 15 (7.65%) TeamCity
9 14 (7.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 12 (6.12%) JIRA
10 12 (6.12%) SpecFlow
11 11 (5.61%) LoadRunner
12 7 (3.57%) FitNesse
13 6 (3.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 5 (2.55%) Robot Framework
15 3 (1.53%) Appium
15 3 (1.53%) HP UFT
15 3 (1.53%) Oracle APEX
15 3 (1.53%) Ranorex
15 3 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 21 (10.71%) Finance
2 9 (4.59%) Retail
3 7 (3.57%) Advertising
4 5 (2.55%) Games
5 3 (1.53%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.02%) Banking
7 1 (0.51%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 89 (45.41%) Test Engineer
2 35 (17.86%) Test Automation Engineer
3 34 (17.35%) Senior Test Engineer
4 30 (15.31%) Analyst
4 30 (15.31%) Test Analyst
5 23 (11.73%) Senior Analyst
5 23 (11.73%) Senior Test Analyst
5 23 (11.73%) Test Leader
6 22 (11.22%) Developer
6 22 (11.22%) Software Test Engineer
7 21 (10.71%) Tester
8 20 (10.20%) Developer in Test
9 19 (9.69%) Automation Tester
10 13 (6.63%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (6.12%) Test Manager
12 11 (5.61%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
12 11 (5.61%) Senior Tester
13 9 (4.59%) Database Engineer
13 9 (4.59%) Senior Automation Tester
14 8 (4.08%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (19.39%) .NET
2 14 (7.14%) Gherkin
3 12 (6.12%) Web Services
4 7 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.06%) REST
5 6 (3.06%) SOAP
6 4 (2.04%) Behat
6 4 (2.04%) Velocity
6 4 (2.04%) WSDL
6 4 (2.04%) XML
6 4 (2.04%) XSD
7 2 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (0.51%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.51%) React
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.18%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.04%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.04%) Minimum Viable Product
3 4 (2.04%) Virtual Team
4 3 (1.53%) User Experience
5 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (0.51%) Android
1 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
1 1 (0.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (78.06%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (43.37%) Scrum
3 74 (37.76%) Automated Testing
4 58 (29.59%) Functional Testing
5 55 (28.06%) BDD
6 52 (26.53%) Kanban
7 51 (26.02%) Continuous Integration
7 51 (26.02%) Mentoring
7 51 (26.02%) Software Testing
8 50 (25.51%) Test Strategy
9 48 (24.49%) TDD
10 45 (22.96%) Test Management
11 44 (22.45%) Test Scripting
12 36 (18.37%) Regression Testing
13 35 (17.86%) SDLC
14 34 (17.35%) Software Delivery
15 33 (16.84%) Defect Tracking
16 30 (15.31%) Waterfall
17 28 (14.29%) Logistics
18 27 (13.78%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (41.33%) Java
2 60 (30.61%) SQL
3 33 (16.84%) JavaScript
4 28 (14.29%) Ruby
5 27 (13.78%) C#
6 22 (11.22%) Python
7 20 (10.20%) Scala
8 14 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.04%) C
11 3 (1.53%) C++
11 3 (1.53%) PHP
12 2 (1.02%) Perl
Qualifications
1 70 (35.71%) ISEB
2 66 (33.67%) ISTQB
3 43 (21.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (4.59%) Degree
5 5 (2.55%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (17.86%) QA
2 1 (0.51%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.51%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (17.35%) Oracle
2 13 (6.63%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.08%) Progress
4 1 (0.51%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.51%) Google
4 1 (0.51%) HP
4 1 (0.51%) Salesforce.com
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