The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
Rank 103 112 164
Rank change year-on-year +9 +52  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 60 61 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 2.31% 1.86% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 2.06% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 54 60 18
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £41,850 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation 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 2370 2956 3342
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 91.29% 90.20% 90.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2075 2405 2635
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%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Leeds

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Leeds

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Leeds over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Leeds

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 106 (76.26%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (55.40%) Selenium
3 52 (37.41%) C#
4 49 (35.25%) Java
5 48 (34.53%) ISEB
6 42 (30.22%) ISTQB
7 40 (28.78%) TDD
7 40 (28.78%) Cucumber
8 38 (27.34%) Test Automation
9 37 (26.62%) BDD
10 36 (25.90%) QA
10 36 (25.90%) Test Scripting
11 33 (23.74%) WebDriver
11 33 (23.74%) System Integration Testing
12 32 (23.02%) Jenkins
13 31 (22.30%) .NET
14 30 (21.58%) SQL
14 30 (21.58%) Process Improvement
15 27 (19.42%) Automated Testing
16 26 (18.71%) Scrum
17 25 (17.99%) Coaching
18 21 (15.11%) SDLC
18 21 (15.11%) Gherkin
19 19 (13.67%) SoapUI
19 19 (13.67%) E-Commerce
20 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
20 18 (12.95%) Finance
21 17 (12.23%) JIRA
21 17 (12.23%) Manual Testing
21 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management

Automation 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 1 (0.72%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.44%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (12.23%) GitHub
2 5 (3.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (3.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.88%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.88%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 77 (55.40%) Selenium
2 40 (28.78%) Cucumber
3 33 (23.74%) WebDriver
4 32 (23.02%) Jenkins
5 19 (13.67%) SoapUI
6 17 (12.23%) JIRA
7 16 (11.51%) JMeter
8 13 (9.35%) Git (software)
9 11 (7.91%) LoadRunner
9 11 (7.91%) Maven
10 10 (7.19%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (5.76%) Visual Studio
12 7 (5.04%) Appium
13 6 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (2.88%) Calabash
14 4 (2.88%) HP UFT
14 4 (2.88%) JUnit
15 3 (2.16%) TeamCity
15 3 (2.16%) WinRunner
16 2 (1.44%) eggPlant
General
1 18 (12.95%) Finance
2 5 (3.60%) Games
3 4 (2.88%) Online Betting
4 3 (2.16%) Advertising
4 3 (2.16%) Legal
4 3 (2.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 52 (37.41%) Analyst
2 50 (35.97%) Test Analyst
3 43 (30.94%) Tester
4 34 (24.46%) Automation Tester
5 20 (14.39%) Test Leader
6 19 (13.67%) Test Engineer
7 18 (12.95%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (12.23%) Senior Automation Tester
8 17 (12.23%) Senior Tester
9 15 (10.79%) Senior Analyst
9 15 (10.79%) Senior Test Analyst
10 12 (8.63%) Developer
11 11 (7.91%) Test Automation Engineer
12 10 (7.19%) Automation Test Lead
12 10 (7.19%) QA Analyst
13 8 (5.76%) QA Test Analyst
13 8 (5.76%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
13 8 (5.76%) Test Manager
14 7 (5.04%) Developer in Test
14 7 (5.04%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (22.30%) .NET
2 21 (15.11%) Gherkin
3 16 (11.51%) XML
4 15 (10.79%) SOAP
5 12 (8.63%) REST
6 9 (6.47%) Web Services
7 5 (3.60%) AngularJS
7 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (3.60%) WCF
7 5 (3.60%) WPF
8 4 (2.88%) LAMP
8 4 (2.88%) Node.js
8 4 (2.88%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (1.44%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.44%) CSS
9 2 (1.44%) HTML
9 2 (1.44%) NumPy
10 1 (0.72%) Dropwizard
10 1 (0.72%) RESTEasy
10 1 (0.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (5.04%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.44%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.72%) User Experience
3 1 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.16%) Linux
2 1 (0.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (76.26%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.78%) TDD
3 38 (27.34%) Test Automation
4 37 (26.62%) BDD
5 36 (25.90%) Test Scripting
6 33 (23.74%) System Integration Testing
7 30 (21.58%) Process Improvement
8 27 (19.42%) Automated Testing
9 26 (18.71%) Scrum
10 25 (17.99%) Coaching
11 21 (15.11%) SDLC
12 19 (13.67%) E-Commerce
13 17 (12.23%) Configuration Management
13 17 (12.23%) Manual Testing
14 16 (11.51%) Performance Testing
15 15 (10.79%) Mentoring
16 14 (10.07%) Test Planning
17 13 (9.35%) Test Strategy
18 12 (8.63%) Integration Testing
18 12 (8.63%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.41%) C#
2 49 (35.25%) Java
3 30 (21.58%) SQL
4 15 (10.79%) Python
5 12 (8.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (5.76%) PHP
7 5 (3.60%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.16%) Ruby
9 2 (1.44%) C
9 2 (1.44%) C++
9 2 (1.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.72%) Scala
10 1 (0.72%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (34.53%) ISEB
2 42 (30.22%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.16%) Degree
5 1 (0.72%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (25.90%) QA
2 7 (5.04%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (1.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (12.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.88%) Telerik
3 1 (0.72%) CA Agile Central
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