The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derby region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 49 42 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.31% 0.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.37% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
Derbyshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Derby region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derby
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
271 194 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 83.38% 91.51% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 231 173 214
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,136 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Derby region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Derby

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Derby

Test Automation
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Derby region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
1 3 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (33.33%) HP UFT
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Gherkin
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Analytics
2 2 (66.67%) Defect Tracking
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft