The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 94 117 134
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 83 48 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.22% 1.50% 1.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 1.95% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 78 35 36
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £28,100 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,100 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2993 2459 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.09% 77.04% 76.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2492 2075 2249
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
England

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 July 2014.

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 July 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
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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
Leicestershire +28 41 £34,000 +17.24%
Nottinghamshire -10 25 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Derbyshire - 12 £31,875 - 1
Northamptonshire -13 5 £25,000 -19.35%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (47.06%) SQL
3 63 (41.18%) Windows
4 59 (38.56%) Degree
5 57 (37.25%) ISEB
6 48 (31.37%) QA
7 47 (30.72%) C#
8 44 (28.76%) Selenium
9 43 (28.10%) Software Testing
9 43 (28.10%) Mobile App
10 41 (26.80%) Windows XP
10 41 (26.80%) Windows Vista
11 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 29 (18.95%) NUnit
12 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
13 26 (16.99%) Finance
13 26 (16.99%) Java
14 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
14 25 (16.34%) XML
14 25 (16.34%) ISO 9001
14 25 (16.34%) Identity Management
14 25 (16.34%) Biometrics
14 25 (16.34%) Smartcard
14 25 (16.34%) TickIT
14 25 (16.34%) Cyber Security
15 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
16 20 (13.07%) Scrum
17 18 (11.76%) C++
17 18 (11.76%) JUnit

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (3.92%) WebSphere
1 6 (3.92%) Apache Solr
2 2 (1.31%) Apache
2 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.65%) Moodle
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (1.96%) MS Office
2 2 (1.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.84%) Relational Database
3 6 (3.92%) RDBMS
3 6 (3.92%) DB2
4 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.96%) MySQL
5 2 (1.31%) DTS
5 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 44 (28.76%) Selenium
2 29 (18.95%) NUnit
3 18 (11.76%) JUnit
4 14 (9.15%) WebDriver
5 12 (7.84%) Karma Test Runner
5 12 (7.84%) TestComplete
6 10 (6.54%) Visual Studio
7 8 (5.23%) Jasmine
7 8 (5.23%) JIRA
8 7 (4.58%) Eclipse
9 6 (3.92%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
9 6 (3.92%) Ant
10 3 (1.96%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (1.31%) Subversion
11 2 (1.31%) Toad
11 2 (1.31%) Sahi
11 2 (1.31%) Selenium IDE
11 2 (1.31%) WATIR
11 2 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.65%) FitNesse
General
1 26 (16.99%) Finance
2 5 (3.27%) Electronics
2 5 (3.27%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.31%) Advertising
4 1 (0.65%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (28.10%) Test Engineer
2 38 (24.84%) Analyst
3 37 (24.18%) Test Analyst
4 32 (20.92%) Tester
5 26 (16.99%) Developer
6 20 (13.07%) Software Engineer
7 12 (7.84%) Automated Test Developer
8 11 (7.19%) Software Test Engineer
8 11 (7.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 10 (6.54%) Software Tester
10 8 (5.23%) Software Test Analyst
11 6 (3.92%) QA Engineer
12 5 (3.27%) Agile Test Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) WebSphere Developer
12 5 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
12 5 (3.27%) Lead Developer
13 4 (2.61%) Test Manager
13 4 (2.61%) Senior Test Analyst
13 4 (2.61%) Senior Tester
13 4 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (16.34%) XML
2 15 (9.80%) HTML
3 14 (9.15%) XSD
4 13 (8.50%) CSS
5 12 (7.84%) Ajax
6 10 (6.54%) .NET
7 8 (5.23%) Web Services
8 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET
9 6 (3.92%) XHTML
9 6 (3.92%) EJB
9 6 (3.92%) JDBC
9 6 (3.92%) JSP
9 6 (3.92%) Servlets
9 6 (3.92%) Struts
9 6 (3.92%) J2EE
9 6 (3.92%) HTML5
9 6 (3.92%) CSS3
10 5 (3.27%) Google Maps API
10 5 (3.27%) MFC
11 3 (1.96%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.10%) Mobile App
2 25 (16.34%) Biometrics
2 25 (16.34%) Smartcard
3 9 (5.88%) Firmware
3 9 (5.88%) VHDL
4 7 (4.58%) Mainframe
5 5 (3.27%) NHS
5 5 (3.27%) Management Information System
5 5 (3.27%) Device Driver
6 4 (2.61%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.96%) iPhone
8 1 (0.65%) Informatics
8 1 (0.65%) Health Informatics
8 1 (0.65%) iPad
8 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 63 (41.18%) Windows
2 41 (26.80%) Windows XP
2 41 (26.80%) Windows Vista
3 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (26.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (3.92%) UNIX
5 3 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.96%) Linux
6 2 (1.31%) Solaris
7 1 (0.65%) Android
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.65%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (58.17%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (28.10%) Software Testing
3 25 (16.34%) Identity Management
3 25 (16.34%) Cyber Security
4 21 (13.73%) Test Automation
5 20 (13.07%) Scrum
6 18 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 18 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 15 (9.80%) OO
7 15 (9.80%) Project Management
7 15 (9.80%) Test Strategy
8 14 (9.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.15%) Quality Management
8 14 (9.15%) Regression Testing
9 11 (7.19%) Test Scripting
9 11 (7.19%) MVC
9 11 (7.19%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (6.54%) Time Management
11 9 (5.88%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 72 (47.06%) SQL
2 47 (30.72%) C#
3 26 (16.99%) Java
4 25 (16.34%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.76%) C++
6 14 (9.15%) C
6 14 (9.15%) Python
7 6 (3.92%) Perl
7 6 (3.92%) Bash Shell
8 5 (3.27%) Ruby
9 2 (1.31%) F#
10 1 (0.65%) VB
10 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 59 (38.56%) Degree
2 57 (37.25%) ISEB
3 29 (18.95%) ISTQB
4 17 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (31.37%) QA
2 25 (16.34%) ISO 9001
2 25 (16.34%) TickIT
3 1 (0.65%) WAI
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Control-M
2 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (10.46%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.92%) IBM
3 5 (3.27%) Google
3 5 (3.27%) Oracle
3 5 (3.27%) Perforce
4 4 (2.61%) HP
5 2 (1.31%) VMware
5 2 (1.31%) JBoss
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
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