Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for an Automation Test Analyst was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation Analyst
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 179 190 227
Rank change year-on-year +11 +37 0
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Test Analyst 40 42 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.84% 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.81% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 39 56
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £44,125
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% +2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Leeds
Permanent vacancies in Leeds with a recognized job title 4,663 5,165 6,566
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 97.77% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,967 4,461 5,399
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +2.44% +2.50%

Automation Test Analyst
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings that featured Automation Test Analyst in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Test Analyst in Leeds

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Leeds.

Salary trend for Automation Test Analyst in Leeds

Automation Test Analyst
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Test Analyst in Leeds over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Automation Test Analyst in Leeds

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, Automation Test Analyst job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region featuring Automation Test Analyst in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) Selenium
4 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
5 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
5 13 (32.50%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) BDD
6 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
7 11 (27.50%) Scrum
7 11 (27.50%) TDD
8 10 (25.00%) QA
8 10 (25.00%) JIRA
8 10 (25.00%) ISEB
8 10 (25.00%) HTML
8 10 (25.00%) XML
8 10 (25.00%) Open Source
9 9 (22.50%) Java
9 9 (22.50%) .NET
9 9 (22.50%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) C++
10 8 (20.00%) Retail
10 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
10 8 (20.00%) Kanban
10 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.50%) DevOps
11 7 (17.50%) Subversion

Automation Test Analyst Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (2.50%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.00%) SaaS
2 2 (5.00%) G Suite
2 2 (5.00%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) Slack
3 1 (2.50%) BlazeMeter
3 1 (2.50%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (30.00%) WebDriver
3 10 (25.00%) JIRA
4 7 (17.50%) Git (software)
4 7 (17.50%) Subversion
5 6 (15.00%) Bugzilla
5 6 (15.00%) Cucumber
5 6 (15.00%) Jenkins
5 6 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (7.50%) Appium
6 3 (7.50%) SoapUI
7 2 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (5.00%) Buildbot
7 2 (5.00%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.00%) Ranorex
7 2 (5.00%) WATIR
8 1 (2.50%) NUnit
8 1 (2.50%) Selenium IDE
8 1 (2.50%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.50%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (22.50%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Retail
3 4 (10.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) HTML
1 10 (25.00%) XML
2 9 (22.50%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (7.50%) NumPy
5 1 (2.50%) SOAP
5 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.50%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Android
1 4 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 39 (97.50%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (45.00%) Software Testing
4 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
5 12 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (30.00%) Test Strategy
6 11 (27.50%) Scrum
6 11 (27.50%) TDD
7 10 (25.00%) Open Source
8 8 (20.00%) Functional Testing
8 8 (20.00%) Kanban
8 8 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (17.50%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (17.50%) DevOps
10 6 (15.00%) Case Management
10 6 (15.00%) Defect Management
10 6 (15.00%) Scenario Testing
10 6 (15.00%) SDLC
10 6 (15.00%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 13 (32.50%) SQL
2 9 (22.50%) Java
3 8 (20.00%) C++
4 7 (17.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (12.50%) Python
6 3 (7.50%) C#
7 2 (5.00%) C
7 2 (5.00%) PHP
7 2 (5.00%) Ruby
7 2 (5.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) ISEB
2 4 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (10.00%) Degree
3 3 (7.50%) Numerate Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.50%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 6 (15.00%) Perforce
2 4 (10.00%) HP
3 2 (5.00%) Google
3 2 (5.00%) ServiceNow