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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 102 110 116
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 80 74 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.16% 1.97% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 2.41% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 73 68 38
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 £30,000 £29,700 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £43,250
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
3226 3075 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.02% 82.04% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2558 2095
Average salary £41,674 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.18% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 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 4 August 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 +5 36 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Northamptonshire +24 23 £45,000 +80.00%
Leicestershire -5 11 £33,500 -1.47% 1
Derbyshire -3 9 £40,000 +33.33% 4
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 93 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (45.63%) QA
3 64 (40.00%) C#
4 61 (38.13%) Finance
5 59 (36.88%) Java
6 58 (36.25%) Selenium
7 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
8 47 (29.38%) .NET
9 39 (24.38%) TDD
10 38 (23.75%) HTML
10 38 (23.75%) Manual Testing
11 37 (23.13%) HP UFT
11 37 (23.13%) ISTQB
12 35 (21.88%) Scrum
12 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
13 34 (21.25%) Software Testing
14 32 (20.00%) SQL
15 31 (19.38%) Degree
16 30 (18.75%) Test Scripting
16 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
17 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
17 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
17 29 (18.13%) Windows
18 28 (17.50%) Test Automation
19 27 (16.88%) XML
20 25 (15.63%) WCF
21 24 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (15.00%) ISEB
22 23 (14.38%) Jenkins
23 22 (13.75%) SDLC

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 9 (5.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (5.63%) JBoss
1 9 (5.63%) CICS
1 9 (5.63%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (5.63%) WebSphere
1 9 (5.63%) Confluence
2 6 (3.75%) CMS
3 2 (1.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.63%) Node.js
Applications
1 13 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) MS Project
3 3 (1.88%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.88%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.25%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.25%) Sage CRM
2 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.63%) SaaS
2 1 (0.63%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.25%) Internet
2 9 (5.63%) FTP
2 9 (5.63%) DNS
2 9 (5.63%) SSL
3 4 (2.50%) Firewall
4 2 (1.25%) Multicast
4 2 (1.25%) Unicast
5 1 (0.63%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) DB2
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle Database
4 7 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 58 (36.25%) Selenium
2 37 (23.13%) HP UFT
3 23 (14.38%) Jenkins
4 19 (11.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (11.88%) WebDriver
5 17 (10.63%) LoadRunner
6 14 (8.75%) SpecFlow
7 12 (7.50%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.88%) JIRA
9 10 (6.25%) Git (software)
10 9 (5.63%) Subversion
10 9 (5.63%) Hudson
11 8 (5.00%) Bugzilla
11 8 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 7 (4.38%) JUnit
12 7 (4.38%) NUnit
12 7 (4.38%) MSTest
13 6 (3.75%) Grunt
13 6 (3.75%) Bower
13 6 (3.75%) Maven
General
1 61 (38.13%) Finance
2 10 (6.25%) Banking
3 9 (5.63%) Marketing
4 6 (3.75%) Games
4 6 (3.75%) Retail
4 6 (3.75%) Automotive
5 5 (3.13%) Back Office
6 4 (2.50%) Polish Language
6 4 (2.50%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.50%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.88%) Publishing
8 2 (1.25%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 55 (34.38%) Analyst
2 33 (20.63%) Test Analyst
3 28 (17.50%) Developer
4 26 (16.25%) Tester
5 18 (11.25%) QA Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Test Manager
7 11 (6.88%) Automated Tester
8 10 (6.25%) Software Engineer
8 10 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Test Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Test Leader
10 8 (5.00%) Business Analyst
11 7 (4.38%) Software Tester
11 7 (4.38%) Java Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Software Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Junior
12 6 (3.75%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Senior Tester
12 6 (3.75%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.75%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (29.38%) .NET
2 38 (23.75%) HTML
3 27 (16.88%) XML
4 25 (15.63%) WCF
5 21 (13.13%) Web Services
6 20 (12.50%) CSS
7 17 (10.63%) AngularJS
8 15 (9.38%) SOAP
8 15 (9.38%) Java EE
9 14 (8.75%) WPF
10 12 (7.50%) HTML5
11 11 (6.88%) XSLT
12 10 (6.25%) Middleware
12 10 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (5.00%) Entity Framework
13 8 (5.00%) .NET Framework
14 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (4.38%) Ajax
14 7 (4.38%) ASP.NET
15 6 (3.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.38%) Computer Science
1 15 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.63%) Credit Risk
3 9 (5.63%) Mainframe
4 6 (3.75%) User Experience
5 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.25%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.25%) NHS
6 2 (1.25%) Biometrics
6 2 (1.25%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.63%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.13%) Windows
2 16 (10.00%) UNIX
3 12 (7.50%) Linux
4 7 (4.38%) Windows XP
4 7 (4.38%) Windows Vista
5 3 (1.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (58.13%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (24.38%) TDD
3 38 (23.75%) Manual Testing
4 35 (21.88%) Scrum
5 34 (21.25%) Software Testing
6 30 (18.75%) Test Scripting
6 30 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 29 (18.13%) Continuous Integration
8 28 (17.50%) Test Automation
9 24 (15.00%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (13.75%) SDLC
11 19 (11.88%) Software Engineering
12 18 (11.25%) Use Case
13 16 (10.00%) OO
14 13 (8.13%) MVC
14 13 (8.13%) Test Strategy
15 11 (6.88%) Waterfall
15 11 (6.88%) BDD
16 10 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
16 10 (6.25%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.00%) C#
2 59 (36.88%) Java
3 35 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 32 (20.00%) SQL
5 13 (8.13%) C++
6 10 (6.25%) VB
7 9 (5.63%) Python
7 9 (5.63%) REXX
7 9 (5.63%) JCL
7 9 (5.63%) Ruby
7 9 (5.63%) COBOL
7 9 (5.63%) Perl
8 6 (3.75%) ActionScript
9 4 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.50%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.63%) PHP
10 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (23.13%) ISTQB
2 31 (19.38%) Degree
3 24 (15.00%) ISEB
4 13 (8.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (45.63%) QA
2 5 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.25%) TickIT
3 2 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) CA Endevor
1 9 (5.63%) Puppet
1 9 (5.63%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 54 (33.75%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.75%) New Relic
3 10 (6.25%) Oracle
4 9 (5.63%) Informatica
4 9 (5.63%) IBM
4 9 (5.63%) F5
5 4 (2.50%) Twitter
6 3 (1.88%) Google
6 3 (1.88%) SAP
7 2 (1.25%) Sage
8 1 (0.63%) Perforce
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
8 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.63%) HP
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