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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 58 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 0.69% - 4.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% - 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 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
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
354 325 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Derbyshire 81.57% 77.94% 73.40%
Number of salaries quoted 302 242 252
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 £30,000 £28,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £82,500 £72,500
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 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 1 October 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 1 October 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
(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 - 3 £30,000 -
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 19 (100.00%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) Java
3 10 (52.63%) Selenium
4 8 (42.11%) GWT
4 8 (42.11%) JPA
4 8 (42.11%) Web Services
4 8 (42.11%) Tomcat
4 8 (42.11%) ISEB
4 8 (42.11%) C#
4 8 (42.11%) Validation
4 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Ajax
4 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
4 8 (42.11%) Java SE
4 8 (42.11%) Java EE
5 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
5 7 (36.84%) TestComplete
5 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
6 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 5 (26.32%) NUnit
7 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
7 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (26.32%) Jasmine
7 5 (26.32%) Karma Test Runner
7 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
8 3 (15.79%) TDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Derbyshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (42.11%) Tomcat
1 8 (42.11%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) TestComplete
3 5 (26.32%) NUnit
3 5 (26.32%) Jasmine
3 5 (26.32%) Karma Test Runner
4 3 (15.79%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (10.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Test Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Tester
3 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) Test Consultant
3 5 (26.32%) QA Consultant
4 3 (15.79%) Software Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior QA Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) GWT
1 8 (42.11%) JPA
1 8 (42.11%) Web Services
1 8 (42.11%) Ajax
1 8 (42.11%) Java SE
1 8 (42.11%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Validation
2 8 (42.11%) Regression Testing
3 7 (36.84%) User Acceptance Testing
4 6 (31.58%) Quality Management
5 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 5 (26.32%) Automated Testing
5 5 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.79%) TDD
7 2 (10.53%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.53%) BDD
8 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
8 1 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (5.26%) System Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) Java
2 8 (42.11%) C#
3 6 (31.58%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) ISEB
2 7 (36.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (100.00%) QA