The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
Rank 66 102 100
Rank change year-on-year +36 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 95 80 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 3.69% 2.44% 2.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.05% 2.72% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 80 57 71
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +42.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £34,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2344 2946 3327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.14% 89.95% 91.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2053 2400 2638
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Leeds

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Leeds.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Leeds

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Leeds

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 132 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (59.57%) Java
3 86 (45.74%) SQL
4 85 (45.21%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (42.02%) Test Automation
6 78 (41.49%) Selenium
7 70 (37.23%) Git (software)
8 68 (36.17%) BDD
9 67 (35.64%) OO
9 67 (35.64%) TDD
10 64 (34.04%) NoSQL
11 55 (29.26%) Test Scripting
12 54 (28.72%) Subversion
13 53 (28.19%) C#
13 53 (28.19%) Mercurial
14 50 (26.60%) Software Engineering
15 49 (26.06%) Data Structures
15 49 (26.06%) Algorithms
16 47 (25.00%) Scrum
17 39 (20.74%) Configuration Management
17 39 (20.74%) SDLC
18 35 (18.62%) Jenkins
19 34 (18.09%) Cucumber
20 32 (17.02%) WebDriver
21 31 (16.49%) ISEB
21 31 (16.49%) Degree
21 31 (16.49%) System Integration Testing
22 28 (14.89%) Finance
22 28 (14.89%) ISTQB
23 27 (14.36%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
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 3 (1.60%) JBoss
1 3 (1.60%) Jetty
1 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
1 3 (1.60%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.53%) Apache
2 1 (0.53%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 10 (5.32%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.53%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.30%) GitHub
2 9 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.53%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (0.53%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.06%) HTTP
2 1 (0.53%) DNS
2 1 (0.53%) Firewall
2 1 (0.53%) Internet
2 1 (0.53%) LDAP
2 1 (0.53%) Network Security
2 1 (0.53%) PuTTY
2 1 (0.53%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.04%) NoSQL
2 25 (13.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (10.64%) SQL Server
4 11 (5.85%) Redis
5 8 (4.26%) CouchDB
5 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.72%) Hadoop
7 3 (1.60%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.60%) Riak
8 1 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.53%) MS Access
8 1 (0.53%) MySQL
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (41.49%) Selenium
2 70 (37.23%) Git (software)
3 54 (28.72%) Subversion
4 53 (28.19%) Mercurial
5 35 (18.62%) Jenkins
6 34 (18.09%) Cucumber
7 32 (17.02%) WebDriver
8 23 (12.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 18 (9.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 14 (7.45%) SpecFlow
11 10 (5.32%) SoapUI
11 10 (5.32%) TeamCity
12 9 (4.79%) FitNesse
13 7 (3.72%) JIRA
14 6 (3.19%) NUnit
15 5 (2.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (2.66%) Selenium IDE
15 5 (2.66%) tSQLt
15 5 (2.66%) Visual Studio
16 4 (2.13%) Calabash
General
1 28 (14.89%) Finance
2 8 (4.26%) Retail
3 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.13%) Banking
4 4 (2.13%) Games
4 4 (2.13%) Online Betting
5 1 (0.53%) Advertising
5 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 42 (22.34%) Developer
2 41 (21.81%) Software Engineer
3 37 (19.68%) Java Developer
4 33 (17.55%) Java Engineer
5 32 (17.02%) Test Engineer
6 29 (15.43%) Java Software Engineer
6 29 (15.43%) Senior Software Engineer
6 29 (15.43%) Tester
7 27 (14.36%) Analyst
7 27 (14.36%) Test Analyst
8 26 (13.83%) Automation Tester
9 23 (12.23%) Senior Developer
9 23 (12.23%) Senior Java Developer
10 20 (10.64%) Senior Java Engineer
10 20 (10.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 17 (9.04%) Senior Automation Tester
11 17 (9.04%) Senior Tester
12 16 (8.51%) Test Automation Engineer
13 12 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (6.38%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (13.30%) Gherkin
2 23 (12.23%) Web Services
3 22 (11.70%) .NET
4 17 (9.04%) XML
5 14 (7.45%) AngularJS
6 13 (6.91%) Node.js
6 13 (6.91%) SOAP
7 11 (5.85%) XSD
8 10 (5.32%) WSDL
9 9 (4.79%) ASP.NET Web API
9 9 (4.79%) Dropwizard
9 9 (4.79%) WCF
9 9 (4.79%) WPF
10 5 (2.66%) ASP.NET
10 5 (2.66%) JSON
10 5 (2.66%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (2.13%) Behat
11 4 (2.13%) LAMP
12 3 (1.60%) CSS
12 3 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (26.06%) Algorithms
1 49 (26.06%) Data Structures
2 10 (5.32%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.53%) Clustering
4 1 (0.53%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.53%) e-Health
4 1 (0.53%) Fintech
4 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (0.53%) Replication
4 1 (0.53%) User Experience
4 1 (0.53%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.53%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Unix
2 1 (0.53%) Android
2 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.53%) Linux
2 1 (0.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (70.21%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (45.21%) Continuous Integration
3 79 (42.02%) Test Automation
4 68 (36.17%) BDD
5 67 (35.64%) OO
5 67 (35.64%) TDD
6 55 (29.26%) Test Scripting
7 50 (26.60%) Software Engineering
8 47 (25.00%) Scrum
9 39 (20.74%) Configuration Management
9 39 (20.74%) SDLC
10 31 (16.49%) System Integration Testing
11 27 (14.36%) Automation Testing
12 24 (12.77%) Manual Testing
13 23 (12.23%) Unit Testing
14 22 (11.70%) Test Strategy
15 20 (10.64%) Software Testing
16 18 (9.57%) SOA
17 17 (9.04%) DevOps
18 12 (6.38%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 112 (59.57%) Java
2 86 (45.74%) SQL
3 53 (28.19%) C#
4 20 (10.64%) JavaScript
5 19 (10.11%) Python
6 13 (6.91%) T-SQL
7 10 (5.32%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.66%) PHP
9 4 (2.13%) C
10 3 (1.60%) Java 9
11 2 (1.06%) Groovy
11 2 (1.06%) VBScript
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.53%) F#
12 1 (0.53%) Perl
12 1 (0.53%) Ruby
12 1 (0.53%) Scala
12 1 (0.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (16.49%) Degree
1 31 (16.49%) ISEB
2 28 (14.89%) ISTQB
3 19 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.06%) Puppet
3 1 (0.53%) Ansible
3 1 (0.53%) HP SiteScope
3 1 (0.53%) Nagios
3 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 23 (12.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.13%) Progress
3 2 (1.06%) HP
4 1 (0.53%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (0.53%) New Relic
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle
4 1 (0.53%) Perforce
4 1 (0.53%) Splunk
4 1 (0.53%) Telerik
4 1 (0.53%) TOWER Software
4 1 (0.53%) T-Plan
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, pension, much more
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
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Itecco
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