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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 48 31 34
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 1.95% 0.48% 5.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 0.66% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 17
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
255 151 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derby 82.79% 72.95% 84.78%
Number of salaries quoted 198 138 247
Average salary £39,000 £41,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.02% -7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £82,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 29 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Derby

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derby

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 16 (100.00%) QA
2 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (75.00%) Selenium
4 10 (62.50%) ISEB
5 9 (56.25%) C#
5 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
5 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
6 8 (50.00%) TestComplete
6 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
7 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
8 6 (37.50%) NUnit
8 6 (37.50%) Scrum
8 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
8 6 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
10 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
10 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
11 3 (18.75%) TDD
12 2 (12.50%) Python
12 2 (12.50%) Finance
12 2 (12.50%) Ruby
12 2 (12.50%) Java
12 2 (12.50%) NHS
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
12 2 (12.50%) BDD
12 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
13 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derby by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (50.00%) TestComplete
3 6 (37.50%) NUnit
3 6 (37.50%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (31.25%) Jasmine
5 4 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
1 9 (56.25%) Test Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Tester
3 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) QA Tester
5 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) NHS
2 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) UNIX
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (56.25%) Automated Testing
3 8 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (43.75%) Quality Management
5 6 (37.50%) Scrum
5 6 (37.50%) Test Strategy
6 5 (31.25%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (25.00%) Software Testing
8 3 (18.75%) TDD
9 2 (12.50%) BDD
10 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
10 1 (6.25%) Usability Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Test Management
10 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
10 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
10 1 (6.25%) System Testing
10 1 (6.25%) Software Architecture
10 1 (6.25%) Information Governance
10 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
4 1 (6.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) ISEB
2 9 (56.25%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (100.00%) QA