The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 23 40
Rank change year-on-year +5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 232 245 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.22% 8.61% 6.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.92% 9.43% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 205 215 142
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16%  
10th Percentile £30,050 £27,750 £29,850
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,500 £56,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  

Test Automation 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 2338 2597 3035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 92.93% 91.32% 90.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8040 9145 10155
Leeds median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +2.32%  
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £68,750
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% -  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leeds.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation 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 in Leeds.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Leeds

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Leeds over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 368 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (47.60%) Java
3 226 (43.38%) Selenium
4 190 (36.47%) TDD
5 171 (32.82%) SQL
6 150 (28.79%) BDD
7 148 (28.41%) Scrum
8 135 (25.91%) Test Scripting
9 133 (25.53%) Git (software)
10 127 (24.38%) Cucumber
10 127 (24.38%) ISTQB
11 126 (24.18%) C#
12 122 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
13 116 (22.26%) ISEB
14 100 (19.19%) Jenkins
15 96 (18.43%) OO
16 93 (17.85%) QA
17 84 (16.12%) NoSQL
18 81 (15.55%) SDLC
19 78 (14.97%) JavaScript
20 77 (14.78%) Software Engineering
21 75 (14.40%) Software Testing
22 70 (13.44%) Subversion
23 65 (12.48%) Mentoring
24 64 (12.28%) Mercurial
25 63 (12.09%) Functional Testing
25 63 (12.09%) Finance
26 62 (11.90%) Test Strategy
27 61 (11.71%) Kanban
28 60 (11.52%) Python

Test Automation
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 9 (1.73%) JBoss
1 9 (1.73%) Jetty
1 9 (1.73%) Tomcat
1 9 (1.73%) WebLogic
2 5 (0.96%) Tornado
3 4 (0.77%) Apache
4 2 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.38%) CMS
4 2 (0.38%) WordPress
5 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.19%) IIS
5 1 (0.19%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (8.25%) GitHub
2 18 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (3.26%) SaaS
4 16 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (1.34%) PaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.96%) G Suite
7 5 (0.96%) Office 365
7 5 (0.96%) Slack
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.58%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.30%) HTTP
2 11 (2.11%) Internet
3 6 (1.15%) Network Security
4 5 (0.96%) AMQP
5 3 (0.58%) DNS
5 3 (0.58%) Firewall
5 3 (0.58%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.12%) NoSQL
2 23 (4.41%) Redis
3 22 (4.22%) SQL Server
4 20 (3.84%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.69%) CouchDB
6 12 (2.30%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.11%) Hadoop
7 11 (2.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.73%) Couchbase
8 9 (1.73%) Riak
9 7 (1.34%) MySQL
10 5 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (0.58%) Amazon RDS
12 3 (0.58%) Big Data
13 1 (0.19%) MS Access
13 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 226 (43.38%) Selenium
2 133 (25.53%) Git (software)
3 127 (24.38%) Cucumber
4 100 (19.19%) Jenkins
5 70 (13.44%) Subversion
6 64 (12.28%) Mercurial
7 56 (10.75%) WebDriver
8 51 (9.79%) SoapUI
9 48 (9.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (4.61%) JMeter
11 23 (4.41%) LoadRunner
11 23 (4.41%) SpecFlow
11 23 (4.41%) Visual Studio
12 20 (3.84%) JIRA
13 19 (3.65%) Gatling
14 18 (3.45%) Appium
15 16 (3.07%) Maven
15 16 (3.07%) TeamCity
16 14 (2.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 14 (2.69%) FitNesse
General
1 63 (12.09%) Finance
2 26 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 25 (4.80%) Retail
4 14 (2.69%) Banking
5 10 (1.92%) Legal
6 7 (1.34%) Games
7 2 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (20.15%) Test Engineer
2 104 (19.96%) Tester
3 103 (19.77%) Developer
4 99 (19.00%) Analyst
5 96 (18.43%) Test Analyst
6 79 (15.16%) Java Developer
7 76 (14.59%) Automation Tester
8 43 (8.25%) Test Automation Engineer
9 42 (8.06%) Java Engineer
10 40 (7.68%) Software Engineer
11 35 (6.72%) Senior Automation Tester
11 35 (6.72%) Senior Tester
12 34 (6.53%) Senior Developer
12 34 (6.53%) Senior Test Engineer
13 30 (5.76%) Senior Java Developer
14 29 (5.57%) Senior Software Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Java Software Engineer
15 28 (5.37%) Test Leader
16 27 (5.18%) Senior Java Engineer
17 25 (4.80%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (10.56%) .NET
2 48 (9.21%) AngularJS
3 44 (8.45%) Gherkin
4 40 (7.68%) Web Services
5 35 (6.72%) SOAP
6 34 (6.53%) Node.js
7 31 (5.95%) REST
7 31 (5.95%) Spring
8 25 (4.80%) XML
9 24 (4.61%) CSS
9 24 (4.61%) HTML
10 22 (4.22%) Apache Flex
10 22 (4.22%) Java EE
11 14 (2.69%) Dropwizard
12 9 (1.73%) WCF
13 7 (1.34%) Kafka
14 6 (1.15%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.15%) JMS
14 6 (1.15%) XSD
15 5 (0.96%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 54 (10.36%) Algorithms
1 54 (10.36%) Data Structures
2 22 (4.22%) Smart Meter
3 18 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.15%) Fintech
6 5 (0.96%) User Experience
7 3 (0.58%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.38%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.19%) Clustering
9 1 (0.19%) Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.50%) Linux
2 7 (1.34%) Windows
3 6 (1.15%) Unix
4 3 (0.58%) Android
4 3 (0.58%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.38%) Mac OS
5 2 (0.38%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 368 (70.63%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (36.47%) TDD
3 150 (28.79%) BDD
4 148 (28.41%) Scrum
5 135 (25.91%) Test Scripting
6 122 (23.42%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (18.43%) OO
8 81 (15.55%) SDLC
9 77 (14.78%) Software Engineering
10 75 (14.40%) Software Testing
11 65 (12.48%) Mentoring
12 63 (12.09%) Functional Testing
13 62 (11.90%) Test Strategy
14 61 (11.71%) Kanban
15 55 (10.56%) Performance Testing
16 53 (10.17%) E-Commerce
17 50 (9.60%) Configuration Management
18 44 (8.45%) SDET
18 44 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
19 41 (7.87%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 248 (47.60%) Java
2 171 (32.82%) SQL
3 126 (24.18%) C#
4 78 (14.97%) JavaScript
5 60 (11.52%) Python
6 22 (4.22%) PHP
6 22 (4.22%) Ruby
7 13 (2.50%) Scala
8 12 (2.30%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.54%) Bash Shell
9 8 (1.54%) C
10 7 (1.34%) PowerShell
11 5 (0.96%) C++
11 5 (0.96%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.77%) VBScript
13 3 (0.58%) Java 9
13 3 (0.58%) Perl
14 2 (0.38%) ES6
14 2 (0.38%) Groovy
15 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 127 (24.38%) ISTQB
2 116 (22.26%) ISEB
3 52 (9.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 36 (6.91%) Degree
5 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (17.85%) QA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (1.54%) Docker
Systems Management
1 26 (4.99%) Puppet
2 12 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.54%) Ansible
4 3 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.58%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.58%) Nagios
4 3 (0.58%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.58%) Salt
Vendors
1 38 (7.29%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.72%) Oracle
3 11 (2.11%) Google
4 8 (1.54%) Telerik
5 6 (1.15%) Splunk
6 5 (0.96%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.58%) Dynatrace
7 3 (0.58%) HP
7 3 (0.58%) New Relic
7 3 (0.58%) Perforce
7 3 (0.58%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.58%) VMware
8 1 (0.19%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum 26 days holiday, Bonus, Private Heal
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension + Bonus + Gym
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, perk box
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum plus perks and benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus, 26 days holiday, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Content Catalyst Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 27 days ago