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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 121 124 146
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 48 49 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.52% 1.54% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.75% 1.82% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 31 30 32
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
2741 2696 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.58% 84.83% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2217 2559
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Leicestershire +1 21 £43,250 +8.12% 3
Derbyshire +11 14 £39,690 -27.83% 4
Nottinghamshire +5 9 £38,750 +3.33% 2
Northamptonshire -8 3 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 61 (49.59%) Selenium
2 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (37.40%) Java
4 44 (35.77%) Finance
5 41 (33.33%) QA
6 37 (30.08%) Manual Testing
6 37 (30.08%) C#
7 35 (28.46%) HP UFT
8 32 (26.02%) WebDriver
9 29 (23.58%) TDD
9 29 (23.58%) SQL
10 28 (22.76%) Cucumber
11 27 (21.95%) SDLC
12 24 (19.51%) SAP
13 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
13 23 (18.70%) HTML
13 23 (18.70%) Scrum
13 23 (18.70%) BDD
14 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
14 22 (17.89%) Regression Testing
14 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
15 20 (16.26%) NUnit
15 20 (16.26%) Test Strategy
15 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
16 19 (15.45%) Jenkins
16 19 (15.45%) Waterfall
16 19 (15.45%) V-Model
17 18 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
17 18 (14.63%) .NET
17 18 (14.63%) System Integration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (4.07%) Apache
1 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
1 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.25%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.25%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.44%) CMS
4 2 (1.63%) CICS
4 2 (1.63%) IIS
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.81%) Node.js
5 1 (0.81%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.81%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.25%) Office 365
2 4 (3.25%) Yammer
3 3 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) Multicast
1 2 (1.63%) Unicast
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) VPN
2 1 (0.81%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.81%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) MySQL
2 5 (4.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.25%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.44%) DB2
5 2 (1.63%) DataStage
5 2 (1.63%) Pentaho
5 2 (1.63%) SQLite
6 1 (0.81%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.81%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.81%) RavenDB
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.81%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 61 (49.59%) Selenium
2 35 (28.46%) HP UFT
3 32 (26.02%) WebDriver
4 28 (22.76%) Cucumber
5 20 (16.26%) NUnit
6 19 (15.45%) Jenkins
7 18 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 16 (13.01%) Subversion
9 8 (6.50%) Maven
9 8 (6.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 6 (4.88%) MSTest
10 6 (4.88%) SpecFlow
11 5 (4.07%) Ant
11 5 (4.07%) Eclipse
11 5 (4.07%) NetBeans
12 4 (3.25%) ReSharper
12 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
13 3 (2.44%) JSUnit
13 3 (2.44%) JUnit
13 3 (2.44%) Ranorex
General
1 44 (35.77%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.81%) Advertising
3 1 (0.81%) Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Games
3 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
3 1 (0.81%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (30.08%) Tester
2 34 (27.64%) Analyst
3 28 (22.76%) Test Analyst
4 24 (19.51%) Developer
5 23 (18.70%) Test Leader
6 20 (16.26%) Automated Tester
7 18 (14.63%) SAP Analyst
7 18 (14.63%) SAP Test Analyst
8 17 (13.82%) Integration Analyst
8 17 (13.82%) Integration Test Analyst
8 17 (13.82%) Selenium Tester
8 17 (13.82%) Systems Integration Analyst
9 15 (12.20%) Lead Tester
9 15 (12.20%) Web Tester
10 14 (11.38%) Test Scripter
11 9 (7.32%) .NET Developer
11 9 (7.32%) Software Tester
12 8 (6.50%) Java Developer
13 7 (5.69%) Automation Tester
13 7 (5.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (18.70%) HTML
2 18 (14.63%) .NET
3 14 (11.38%) Gherkin
3 14 (11.38%) J2EE
3 14 (11.38%) Java EE
3 14 (11.38%) Web Services
4 12 (9.76%) CSS
5 11 (8.94%) jQuery
6 10 (8.13%) AngularJS
6 10 (8.13%) JSON
6 10 (8.13%) WCF
6 10 (8.13%) XML
7 9 (7.32%) .NET Framework
7 9 (7.32%) Entity Framework
8 8 (6.50%) Spring
9 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 7 (5.69%) SOAP
10 6 (4.88%) Ajax
10 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET
10 6 (4.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.20%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.63%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (1.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.63%) VHDL
4 2 (1.63%) VSAM
5 1 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (0.81%) iPad
5 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.81%) Telematics
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.20%) Unix
2 9 (7.32%) Windows
3 3 (2.44%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (30.08%) Manual Testing
3 29 (23.58%) TDD
4 27 (21.95%) SDLC
5 23 (18.70%) BDD
5 23 (18.70%) Scrum
6 22 (17.89%) Regression Testing
6 22 (17.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
7 20 (16.26%) Test Strategy
8 19 (15.45%) V-Model
8 19 (15.45%) Waterfall
9 18 (14.63%) System Integration Testing
10 17 (13.82%) Integration Testing
10 17 (13.82%) Test Scripting
11 14 (11.38%) Agile Testing
11 14 (11.38%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (11.38%) MVC
12 12 (9.76%) CRM
12 12 (9.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (37.40%) Java
2 37 (30.08%) C#
3 29 (23.58%) SQL
4 22 (17.89%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) C++
6 2 (1.63%) C
6 2 (1.63%) COBOL
6 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.81%) PHP
7 1 (0.81%) RPG
7 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.81%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (12.20%) ISTQB
2 13 (10.57%) Degree
3 12 (9.76%) ISEB
4 5 (4.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.63%) TickIT
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (19.51%) SAP
2 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle
4 5 (4.07%) PeopleSoft
5 4 (3.25%) Infor
5 4 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.63%) IBM
6 2 (1.63%) Solace
6 2 (1.63%) Twitter
7 1 (0.81%) HP
7 1 (0.81%) Sage
7 1 (0.81%) Telerik
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