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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 44 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.73% - 5.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% - 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 17
Average salary £30,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
243 153 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 84.08% 74.27% 87.13%
Number of salaries quoted 196 136 231
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -11.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Salary Histogram in Derby

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Derby region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Derby

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (100.00%) QA
2 10 (76.92%) Selenium
3 9 (69.23%) ISEB
4 8 (61.54%) C#
4 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
5 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (53.85%) TestComplete
5 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
5 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
6 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
7 5 (38.46%) Scrum
7 5 (38.46%) NUnit
7 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
7 5 (38.46%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
9 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
9 3 (23.08%) TDD
10 2 (15.38%) Python
10 2 (15.38%) Java
10 2 (15.38%) Finance
10 2 (15.38%) Ruby
10 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
10 2 (15.38%) BDD
11 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
11 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
11 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
11 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (76.92%) Selenium
2 7 (53.85%) TestComplete
3 5 (38.46%) Jasmine
3 5 (38.46%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (38.46%) NUnit
4 3 (23.08%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Test Analyst
1 8 (61.54%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Test Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Automation Tester
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (7.69%) QA Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
4 1 (7.69%) QA Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) UNIX
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Automated Testing
3 6 (46.15%) Quality Management
4 5 (38.46%) Scrum
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (30.77%) Test Strategy
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Test Planning
8 1 (7.69%) Test Management
8 1 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Manual Testing
8 1 (7.69%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (15.38%) Java
3 2 (15.38%) Python
3 2 (15.38%) Ruby
4 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.69%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (69.23%) ISEB
2 8 (61.54%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (100.00%) QA