The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Derbyshire 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 51 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 6 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 1.26% 0.26% 3.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.56% 0.35% 5.04%
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
East Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Derbyshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
385 284 337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 80.88% 74.15% 74.72%
Number of salaries quoted 302 224 297
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £82,500 £72,250
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 Derbyshire

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -17 6 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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 25 (100.00%) QA
2 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Selenium
4 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (40.00%) Java
4 10 (40.00%) ISEB
5 9 (36.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
6 8 (32.00%) Java SE
6 8 (32.00%) Java EE
6 8 (32.00%) GWT
6 8 (32.00%) Ajax
6 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (32.00%) JPA
6 8 (32.00%) TestComplete
6 8 (32.00%) Web Services
6 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
6 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
6 8 (32.00%) Validation
7 7 (28.00%) Quality Management
7 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
7 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
8 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 6 (24.00%) NUnit
8 6 (24.00%) Scrum
9 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
9 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (16.00%) WebDriver

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Derbyshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
1 8 (32.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Selenium
2 8 (32.00%) TestComplete
3 6 (24.00%) NUnit
3 6 (24.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 5 (20.00%) Jasmine
5 4 (16.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (8.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
2 7 (28.00%) Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) QA Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Test Manager
4 3 (12.00%) Software Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Automation Tester
5 2 (8.00%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.00%) QA Manager
5 2 (8.00%) QA Test Manager
6 1 (4.00%) QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Tester
6 1 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (32.00%) Web Services
1 8 (32.00%) Ajax
1 8 (32.00%) Java SE
1 8 (32.00%) Java EE
1 8 (32.00%) GWT
1 8 (32.00%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.00%) Windows
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Regression Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Validation
3 8 (32.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (28.00%) Quality Management
4 7 (28.00%) Test Strategy
5 6 (24.00%) Scrum
6 5 (20.00%) Software Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.00%) TDD
8 2 (8.00%) BDD
8 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Management
9 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
9 1 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (4.00%) Usability Testing
9 1 (4.00%) System Testing
9 1 (4.00%) Software Architecture
9 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 7 (28.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) ISEB
2 9 (36.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (100.00%) QA