The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 101 120 128
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 72 70 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.80% 1.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 2.14% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 54 65 39
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2977 3275 2539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.79% 84.26% 81.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2411 2638 2135
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Nottinghamshire +8 33 £42,250 +30.00% 5
Leicestershire +17 20 £37,500 -6.25%
Northamptonshire +8 16 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Derbyshire 0 4 £40,750 +16.42% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (47.37%) C#
3 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
4 43 (37.72%) QA
5 35 (30.70%) WCF
5 35 (30.70%) Manual Testing
6 34 (29.82%) Selenium
6 34 (29.82%) .NET
7 32 (28.07%) Java
8 31 (27.19%) Scrum
9 30 (26.32%) Unit Testing
10 29 (25.44%) WPF
10 29 (25.44%) SQL
11 28 (24.56%) Software Engineering
12 26 (22.81%) Degree
12 26 (22.81%) Windows
13 24 (21.05%) Use Case
14 21 (18.42%) ISEB
14 21 (18.42%) Finance
14 21 (18.42%) TDD
15 19 (16.67%) HTML
16 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
17 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
18 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
18 14 (12.28%) ISTQB
18 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
20 12 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
20 12 (10.53%) C++
21 11 (9.65%) Test Strategy

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.63%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Jetty
Applications
1 6 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.63%) Sage 200
1 3 (2.63%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.88%) SaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) Selenium
2 18 (15.79%) Cucumber
3 14 (12.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (10.53%) QuickTest Pro
5 8 (7.02%) Ranorex
5 8 (7.02%) TestComplete
6 6 (5.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 6 (5.26%) Subversion
6 6 (5.26%) MSTest
7 5 (4.39%) WebDriver
7 5 (4.39%) NeoLoad
7 5 (4.39%) Jenkins
8 4 (3.51%) JUnit
9 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
9 3 (2.63%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.63%) NUnit
10 2 (1.75%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.88%) Mockito
11 1 (0.88%) FitNesse
11 1 (0.88%) Firebug
General
1 21 (18.42%) Finance
2 6 (5.26%) Automotive
2 6 (5.26%) Marketing
3 3 (2.63%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
5 1 (0.88%) Games
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 32 (28.07%) Analyst
2 26 (22.81%) Software Engineer
3 21 (18.42%) Senior Software Engineer
4 20 (17.54%) Test Analyst
5 15 (13.16%) Tester
6 13 (11.40%) Developer
7 12 (10.53%) QA Analyst
8 10 (8.77%) Test Engineer
9 8 (7.02%) Automated Tester
10 7 (6.14%) Test Manager
11 6 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.26%) Senior Tester
12 5 (4.39%) Test Leader
13 4 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (3.51%) C# Developer
14 3 (2.63%) .NET Developer
14 3 (2.63%) C++ Developer
14 3 (2.63%) Business Analyst
14 3 (2.63%) Senior Developer
14 3 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (30.70%) WCF
2 34 (29.82%) .NET
3 29 (25.44%) WPF
4 19 (16.67%) HTML
5 10 (8.77%) Web Services
6 9 (7.89%) XML
7 8 (7.02%) CSS
8 7 (6.14%) HTML5
9 6 (5.26%) Entity Framework
9 6 (5.26%) Silverlight
9 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (5.26%) XSD
9 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.51%) Velocity
10 4 (3.51%) RESTful
10 4 (3.51%) REST
11 3 (2.63%) Gherkin
11 3 (2.63%) Java EE
11 3 (2.63%) WF
11 3 (2.63%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.89%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.02%) Biometrics
2 8 (7.02%) Smartcard
2 8 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.14%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (5.26%) Credit Risk
5 4 (3.51%) Open Source
6 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.88%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.81%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Windows XP
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Vista
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (3.51%) UNIX
4 3 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.14%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) Manual Testing
3 31 (27.19%) Scrum
4 30 (26.32%) Unit Testing
5 28 (24.56%) Software Engineering
6 24 (21.05%) Use Case
7 21 (18.42%) TDD
8 13 (11.40%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (9.65%) Test Strategy
10 10 (8.77%) Waterfall
11 9 (7.89%) BDD
11 9 (7.89%) Automation Testing
12 8 (7.02%) Cyber Security
12 8 (7.02%) Software Testing
12 8 (7.02%) Test Scripting
12 8 (7.02%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (7.02%) Test Automation
12 8 (7.02%) Identity Management
12 8 (7.02%) MVC
13 7 (6.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (47.37%) C#
2 32 (28.07%) Java
3 29 (25.44%) SQL
4 14 (12.28%) JavaScript
5 12 (10.53%) C++
6 3 (2.63%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.63%) XPath
6 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.63%) C
7 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 26 (22.81%) Degree
2 21 (18.42%) ISEB
3 14 (12.28%) ISTQB
4 3 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (37.72%) QA
2 8 (7.02%) ISO 9001
2 8 (7.02%) TickIT
Vendors
1 44 (38.60%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) New Relic
3 3 (2.63%) Sage
4 2 (1.75%) Pegasus
4 2 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (0.88%) VMware
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £38000.0000 - £46000.0000 per annum
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Salary: £28000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus, flexi hours
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