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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 43
Rank change year-on-year +4 +21  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 239 247 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 9.44% 8.42% 6.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.15% 9.22% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 211 200 138
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,500
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% -  

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 2355 2678 3003
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 93.05% 91.31% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1966 2191 2352
Median salary £47,000 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.80% +1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 365 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 247 (47.14%) Java
3 225 (42.94%) Selenium
4 185 (35.31%) TDD
5 170 (32.44%) SQL
6 146 (27.86%) Scrum
6 146 (27.86%) BDD
7 138 (26.34%) Test Scripting
8 131 (25.00%) Git (software)
9 129 (24.62%) Cucumber
10 127 (24.24%) C#
11 126 (24.05%) ISTQB
12 123 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
13 117 (22.33%) ISEB
14 98 (18.70%) Jenkins
15 97 (18.51%) OO
16 92 (17.56%) QA
17 84 (16.03%) NoSQL
18 83 (15.84%) SDLC
19 79 (15.08%) JavaScript
20 78 (14.89%) Software Testing
21 77 (14.69%) Software Engineering
22 69 (13.17%) Subversion
23 68 (12.98%) Mentoring
24 64 (12.21%) Test Strategy
25 63 (12.02%) Mercurial
26 62 (11.83%) Functional Testing
26 62 (11.83%) Finance
27 61 (11.64%) Python
27 61 (11.64%) Kanban

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 10 (1.91%) JBoss
1 10 (1.91%) Jetty
1 10 (1.91%) Tomcat
1 10 (1.91%) WebLogic
2 5 (0.95%) Tornado
3 4 (0.76%) 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%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.19%) nginx
5 1 (0.19%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 42 (8.02%) GitHub
2 19 (3.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (3.44%) SaaS
4 16 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
5 8 (1.53%) PaaS
6 6 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
7 5 (0.95%) G Suite
7 5 (0.95%) Office 365
7 5 (0.95%) Slack
8 4 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (0.57%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (0.57%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.19%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.29%) HTTP
2 11 (2.10%) Internet
3 6 (1.15%) Network Security
4 5 (0.95%) AMQP
5 3 (0.57%) DNS
5 3 (0.57%) Firewall
5 3 (0.57%) VPN
6 1 (0.19%) LDAP
6 1 (0.19%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (16.03%) NoSQL
2 24 (4.58%) Redis
3 23 (4.39%) SQL Server
4 21 (4.01%) Relational Database
5 14 (2.67%) CouchDB
6 13 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.29%) Hadoop
8 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.91%) Couchbase
9 10 (1.91%) Riak
10 7 (1.34%) MySQL
11 5 (0.95%) Apache Cassandra
11 5 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2012
13 3 (0.57%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.38%) Big Data
15 1 (0.19%) MS Access
15 1 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 225 (42.94%) Selenium
2 131 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 129 (24.62%) Cucumber
4 98 (18.70%) Jenkins
5 69 (13.17%) Subversion
6 63 (12.02%) Mercurial
7 54 (10.31%) WebDriver
8 52 (9.92%) SoapUI
9 49 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 23 (4.39%) JMeter
10 23 (4.39%) LoadRunner
10 23 (4.39%) Visual Studio
11 21 (4.01%) SpecFlow
12 20 (3.82%) JIRA
13 19 (3.63%) Appium
13 19 (3.63%) Gatling
14 16 (3.05%) Maven
14 16 (3.05%) TeamCity
15 14 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 14 (2.67%) FitNesse
General
1 62 (11.83%) Finance
2 26 (4.96%) Retail
2 26 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.86%) Banking
4 11 (2.10%) Legal
5 7 (1.34%) Games
6 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 105 (20.04%) Developer
1 105 (20.04%) Tester
2 102 (19.47%) Test Engineer
3 99 (18.89%) Analyst
4 96 (18.32%) Test Analyst
5 79 (15.08%) Java Developer
6 77 (14.69%) Automation Tester
7 42 (8.02%) Test Automation Engineer
8 41 (7.82%) Java Engineer
9 40 (7.63%) Software Engineer
10 35 (6.68%) Senior Automation Tester
10 35 (6.68%) Senior Developer
10 35 (6.68%) Senior Test Engineer
10 35 (6.68%) Senior Tester
11 31 (5.92%) Senior Java Developer
12 29 (5.53%) Senior Software Engineer
13 28 (5.34%) Java Software Engineer
14 27 (5.15%) Senior Java Engineer
14 27 (5.15%) Test Leader
15 26 (4.96%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (10.69%) .NET
2 49 (9.35%) AngularJS
3 43 (8.21%) Gherkin
4 40 (7.63%) Web Services
5 35 (6.68%) SOAP
6 34 (6.49%) Node.js
7 31 (5.92%) REST
7 31 (5.92%) Spring
8 25 (4.77%) XML
9 24 (4.58%) CSS
9 24 (4.58%) HTML
10 22 (4.20%) Apache Flex
10 22 (4.20%) Java EE
11 14 (2.67%) Dropwizard
12 10 (1.91%) WCF
13 7 (1.34%) Kafka
14 6 (1.15%) Hibernate
14 6 (1.15%) JMS
14 6 (1.15%) XSD
15 5 (0.95%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 53 (10.11%) Algorithms
1 53 (10.11%) Data Structures
2 22 (4.20%) Smart Meter
3 19 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (1.15%) Fintech
5 6 (1.15%) User Experience
6 5 (0.95%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (0.57%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.19%) Clustering
9 1 (0.19%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.19%) Replication
9 1 (0.19%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.29%) Linux
2 8 (1.53%) Windows
3 6 (1.15%) Unix
4 3 (0.57%) Android
4 3 (0.57%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.57%) 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
1 365 (69.66%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (35.31%) TDD
3 146 (27.86%) BDD
3 146 (27.86%) Scrum
4 138 (26.34%) Test Scripting
5 123 (23.47%) Continuous Integration
6 97 (18.51%) OO
7 83 (15.84%) SDLC
8 78 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 77 (14.69%) Software Engineering
10 68 (12.98%) Mentoring
11 64 (12.21%) Test Strategy
12 62 (11.83%) Functional Testing
13 61 (11.64%) Kanban
14 54 (10.31%) Performance Testing
15 52 (9.92%) E-Commerce
16 50 (9.54%) Configuration Management
17 46 (8.78%) SDET
18 44 (8.40%) System Integration Testing
19 42 (8.02%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 247 (47.14%) Java
2 170 (32.44%) SQL
3 127 (24.24%) C#
4 79 (15.08%) JavaScript
5 61 (11.64%) Python
6 23 (4.39%) PHP
7 21 (4.01%) Ruby
8 13 (2.48%) Scala
9 12 (2.29%) T-SQL
10 8 (1.53%) Bash Shell
10 8 (1.53%) C
11 7 (1.34%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.95%) C++
12 5 (0.95%) VB.NET
13 4 (0.76%) VBScript
14 3 (0.57%) Java 9
14 3 (0.57%) Perl
15 2 (0.38%) ES6
15 2 (0.38%) Groovy
15 2 (0.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 126 (24.05%) ISTQB
2 117 (22.33%) ISEB
3 53 (10.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 38 (7.25%) Degree
5 3 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.19%) MBA
6 1 (0.19%) MCDBA
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (17.56%) QA
2 4 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (1.34%) Docker
2 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 25 (4.77%) Puppet
2 12 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.53%) Ansible
4 3 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.57%) Nagios
4 3 (0.57%) Rundeck
4 3 (0.57%) Salt
5 1 (0.19%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 37 (7.06%) Oracle
3 11 (2.10%) Google
4 8 (1.53%) Telerik
5 6 (1.15%) Splunk
6 5 (0.95%) Rackspace
7 3 (0.57%) Dynatrace
7 3 (0.57%) HP
7 3 (0.57%) New Relic
7 3 (0.57%) Perforce
7 3 (0.57%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.57%) VMware
8 1 (0.19%) Citrix
8 1 (0.19%) T-Plan
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £28k - 32.5k per year + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 47.5k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion
Salary: £29000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
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: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent Salary and Benefits on Application!
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Career Development
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Content Catalyst Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Posted: 22 days ago