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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 43 - 31
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 0 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 0.38% - 6.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% - 7.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 15
Average salary £33,500 - £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
221 197 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 84.67% 77.87% 85.20%
Number of salaries quoted 199 176 189
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) QA
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 8 (72.73%) C#
3 7 (63.64%) ISEB
3 7 (63.64%) TestComplete
4 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
6 4 (36.36%) NUnit
6 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
6 4 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
7 3 (27.27%) TDD
8 2 (18.18%) Python
8 2 (18.18%) Finance
8 2 (18.18%) VBScript
8 2 (18.18%) Java
8 2 (18.18%) BDD
8 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
8 2 (18.18%) Ruby
9 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
9 1 (9.09%) NHS
9 1 (9.09%) VB
9 1 (9.09%) .NET

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Selenium
2 7 (63.64%) TestComplete
3 4 (36.36%) Jasmine
3 4 (36.36%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (36.36%) NUnit
4 3 (27.27%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) NHS
2 1 (9.09%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Quality Management
3 5 (45.45%) Scrum
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (27.27%) TDD
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) BDD
7 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) VBScript
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) Python
3 2 (18.18%) Ruby
4 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 1 (9.09%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) ISEB
2 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (90.91%) QA