The median annual salary for a Automation Tester was £51,000 in advertised job vacancies in Leeds during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
Rank 122 168 185
Rank change year-on-year +46 +17  
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 40 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.54% 0.45% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.58% 0.47% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 39 15 4
Median salary £51,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.71% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £34,400 £31,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,500 £42,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +19.71% -8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2527 3193 3600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 97.34% 96.73% 97.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2227 2616 2889
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Automation Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Automation Tester in Leeds

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Automation Tester in Leeds

Automation Tester
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Tester in Leeds over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Tester in Leeds

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 51 (65.38%) Selenium
2 49 (62.82%) Test Scripting
3 44 (56.41%) Cucumber
4 43 (55.13%) C#
5 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (52.56%) BDD
6 40 (51.28%) Java
7 39 (50.00%) TDD
8 34 (43.59%) Automation Testing
9 29 (37.18%) WebDriver
10 28 (35.90%) Test Automation
11 26 (33.33%) Automated Testing
11 26 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
11 26 (33.33%) SDLC
12 20 (25.64%) Python
13 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
13 19 (24.36%) Gherkin
13 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
14 17 (21.79%) GitHub
15 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
16 12 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 9 (11.54%) SQL
18 8 (10.26%) Scrum
18 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
18 8 (10.26%) eggPlant
18 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
18 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
19 7 (8.97%) API Testing
19 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
19 7 (8.97%) .NET

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 17 (21.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 51 (65.38%) Selenium
2 44 (56.41%) Cucumber
3 29 (37.18%) WebDriver
4 19 (24.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (10.26%) eggPlant
5 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (5.13%) RSpec
6 4 (5.13%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 2 (2.56%) JIRA
7 2 (2.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.56%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.28%) Appium
8 1 (1.28%) JMeter
8 1 (1.28%) JUnit
8 1 (1.28%) NUnit
8 1 (1.28%) Subversion
8 1 (1.28%) TestNG
General
1 5 (6.41%) Finance
2 4 (5.13%) Advertising
2 4 (5.13%) Retail
3 2 (2.56%) Banking
3 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (24.36%) Gherkin
2 7 (8.97%) .NET
3 4 (5.13%) CSS
3 4 (5.13%) HTML
3 4 (5.13%) JSON
3 4 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (2.56%) SOAP
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
1 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (62.82%) Test Scripting
2 41 (52.56%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (52.56%) BDD
3 39 (50.00%) TDD
4 34 (43.59%) Automation Testing
5 28 (35.90%) Test Automation
6 26 (33.33%) Automated Testing
6 26 (33.33%) SDLC
6 26 (33.33%) System Integration Testing
7 19 (24.36%) Configuration Management
8 8 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (10.26%) Scrum
8 8 (10.26%) Software Testing
9 7 (8.97%) API Testing
9 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (7.69%) Exploratory Testing
10 6 (7.69%) Functional Testing
11 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
11 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
12 3 (3.85%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (55.13%) C#
2 40 (51.28%) Java
3 20 (25.64%) Python
4 9 (11.54%) SQL
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby
6 5 (6.41%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.56%) C
7 2 (2.56%) C++
7 2 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (1.28%) PHP
8 1 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 12 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (2.56%) Microsoft
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