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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 101 106 133
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 83 85 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.34% 2.27% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% 2.70% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 63 81 35
Average salary £42,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £41,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
2944 3144 2504
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.05% 84.09% 81.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2420 2608 2127
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +16 30 £45,000 +38.46% 8
Northamptonshire +14 29 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Leicestershire +4 19 £22,500 -43.75%
Derbyshire +3 7 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Lincolnshire - 2 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (46.32%) C#
3 55 (40.44%) QA
4 48 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 44 (32.35%) Selenium
6 43 (31.62%) Java
7 39 (28.68%) Manual Testing
8 37 (27.21%) WCF
8 37 (27.21%) .NET
9 35 (25.74%) Unit Testing
10 33 (24.26%) Finance
11 32 (23.53%) Scrum
12 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
12 30 (22.06%) SQL
13 28 (20.59%) WPF
13 28 (20.59%) Use Case
14 27 (19.85%) TDD
14 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
15 25 (18.38%) Degree
16 24 (17.65%) HTML
16 24 (17.65%) Windows
17 22 (16.18%) ISEB
17 22 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
18 20 (14.71%) XML
18 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
18 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
19 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
20 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
20 18 (13.24%) Test Automation
21 17 (12.50%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
1 7 (5.15%) JBoss
1 7 (5.15%) CICS
1 7 (5.15%) Oracle Workflow
1 7 (5.15%) WebSphere
1 7 (5.15%) Confluence
2 4 (2.94%) CMS
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Jetty
Applications
1 8 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.21%) Sage 200
1 3 (2.21%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.74%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.15%) FTP
1 7 (5.15%) DNS
1 7 (5.15%) SSL
1 7 (5.15%) Internet
2 3 (2.21%) Firewall
3 1 (0.74%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (13.97%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.15%) DB2
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (5.15%) Oracle Database
3 3 (2.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 44 (32.35%) Selenium
2 22 (16.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 20 (14.71%) Cucumber
4 15 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (10.29%) Jenkins
6 11 (8.09%) LoadRunner
7 10 (7.35%) WebDriver
8 9 (6.62%) TestComplete
9 8 (5.88%) Subversion
9 8 (5.88%) JIRA
9 8 (5.88%) Ranorex
10 7 (5.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (5.15%) Hudson
10 7 (5.15%) MSTest
11 6 (4.41%) Git (software)
12 5 (3.68%) NeoLoad
12 5 (3.68%) NUnit
13 4 (2.94%) Bower
13 4 (2.94%) Grunt
13 4 (2.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 33 (24.26%) Finance
2 8 (5.88%) Banking
3 6 (4.41%) Automotive
3 6 (4.41%) Marketing
4 3 (2.21%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.47%) Back Office
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.47%) Games
6 1 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.74%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (30.88%) Analyst
2 28 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.65%) Test Analyst
4 23 (16.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 18 (13.24%) Tester
6 17 (12.50%) Developer
7 16 (11.76%) QA Analyst
8 10 (7.35%) Automated Tester
9 9 (6.62%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.15%) Test Leader
10 7 (5.15%) Test Manager
11 6 (4.41%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.41%) Senior Tester
12 5 (3.68%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.68%) Web Tester
12 5 (3.68%) Lead Tester
12 5 (3.68%) Selenium Tester
13 4 (2.94%) Front-End Developer
13 4 (2.94%) ScrumMaster
13 4 (2.94%) Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.21%) .NET
1 37 (27.21%) WCF
2 28 (20.59%) WPF
3 24 (17.65%) HTML
4 20 (14.71%) XML
5 17 (12.50%) Web Services
6 15 (11.03%) CSS
7 12 (8.82%) Java EE
8 11 (8.09%) SOAP
9 9 (6.62%) HTML5
10 8 (5.88%) Middleware
11 7 (5.15%) XSLT
11 7 (5.15%) Entity Framework
11 7 (5.15%) .NET Framework
11 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 6 (4.41%) AngularJS
12 6 (4.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (3.68%) REST
13 5 (3.68%) Ajax
13 5 (3.68%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.35%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.15%) Mainframe
3 7 (5.15%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.41%) Credit Risk
4 6 (4.41%) Mobile App
5 5 (3.68%) Biometrics
5 5 (3.68%) Smartcard
6 4 (2.94%) User Experience
7 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.74%) NHS
7 1 (0.74%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 24 (17.65%) Windows
2 13 (9.56%) UNIX
3 7 (5.15%) Linux
4 5 (3.68%) Windows XP
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Vista
4 5 (3.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (57.35%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.68%) Manual Testing
3 35 (25.74%) Unit Testing
4 32 (23.53%) Scrum
5 30 (22.06%) Software Engineering
6 28 (20.59%) Use Case
7 27 (19.85%) TDD
8 20 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (13.24%) Test Automation
9 18 (13.24%) User Acceptance Testing
10 14 (10.29%) Test Scripting
11 13 (9.56%) Test Strategy
12 12 (8.82%) BDD
13 11 (8.09%) Software Testing
13 11 (8.09%) MVC
14 10 (7.35%) Configuration Management
14 10 (7.35%) Automation Testing
15 9 (6.62%) Agile Testing
15 9 (6.62%) Mentoring
15 9 (6.62%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 63 (46.32%) C#
2 43 (31.62%) Java
3 30 (22.06%) SQL
4 27 (19.85%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.35%) C++
6 7 (5.15%) COBOL
6 7 (5.15%) Perl
6 7 (5.15%) Python
6 7 (5.15%) REXX
6 7 (5.15%) JCL
6 7 (5.15%) Ruby
6 7 (5.15%) VB
7 4 (2.94%) ActionScript
8 3 (2.21%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.47%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (18.38%) Degree
2 22 (16.18%) ISEB
3 16 (11.76%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (40.44%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) ISO 9001
2 5 (3.68%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) RACF
Systems Management
1 7 (5.15%) CA Endevor
1 7 (5.15%) Puppet
1 7 (5.15%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 48 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.82%) New Relic
3 7 (5.15%) Informatica
3 7 (5.15%) Oracle
3 7 (5.15%) IBM
3 7 (5.15%) F5
4 3 (2.21%) Sage
5 2 (1.47%) Twitter
5 2 (1.47%) Pegasus
5 2 (1.47%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) VMware
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Experian
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Posted: 2 hours ago
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Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, 28 days
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, pension, bonus
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