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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 67 54 43
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.80% 1.06% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.95% 1.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Average salary £51,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
524 385 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 83.97% 81.40% 76.47%
Number of salaries quoted 424 305 222
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -2 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 6 (85.71%) QA
2 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) ISEB
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
3 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
4 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
4 2 (28.57%) BDD
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
4 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) NHS
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
2 3 (42.86%) WebDriver
3 2 (28.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (28.57%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (28.57%) TestComplete
3 2 (28.57%) NUnit
4 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
4 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Architect
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Software Packaging
2 1 (14.29%) Gherkin
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) NHS
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) BDD
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 2 (28.57%) Quality Management
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Information Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) ISEB
1 3 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft