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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 91 95 127
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +32
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 91 87 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.47% 2.35% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.87% 2.85% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 77 82 33
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 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £39,500
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
3167 3056 2538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 85.92% 82.44% 80.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2647 2528 2148
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 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Northamptonshire +27 37 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Nottinghamshire +10 36 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Leicestershire -12 13 £28,250 -16.91% 4
Derbyshire -4 8 £37,500 +9.48% 2
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 95 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (45.10%) C#
2 69 (45.10%) QA
3 55 (35.95%) Selenium
3 55 (35.95%) Microsoft
4 52 (33.99%) Java
5 48 (31.37%) .NET
6 45 (29.41%) Finance
7 40 (26.14%) Manual Testing
8 39 (25.49%) TDD
8 39 (25.49%) Scrum
9 37 (24.18%) SQL
10 34 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 34 (22.22%) Windows
11 31 (20.26%) HP UFT
11 31 (20.26%) WCF
11 31 (20.26%) ISTQB
12 30 (19.61%) Degree
12 30 (19.61%) Unit Testing
12 30 (19.61%) HTML
13 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
14 28 (18.30%) ISEB
14 28 (18.30%) Software Testing
15 27 (17.65%) XML
16 25 (16.34%) Test Automation
17 24 (15.69%) Test Scripting
17 24 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (14.38%) User Acceptance Testing
18 22 (14.38%) Use Case
18 22 (14.38%) Software Engineering

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (5.88%) JBoss
1 9 (5.88%) CICS
1 9 (5.88%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (5.88%) WebSphere
1 9 (5.88%) Confluence
2 6 (3.92%) CMS
3 3 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.23%) MS Office
3 3 (1.96%) MS Project
3 3 (1.96%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.96%) Sage 200
1 3 (1.96%) Sage CRM
2 2 (1.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.65%) SaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.54%) Internet
2 9 (5.88%) FTP
2 9 (5.88%) DNS
2 9 (5.88%) SSL
3 4 (2.61%) Firewall
4 1 (0.65%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (18.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) DB2
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.92%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 55 (35.95%) Selenium
2 31 (20.26%) HP UFT
3 19 (12.42%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (11.11%) Jenkins
5 16 (10.46%) Cucumber
5 16 (10.46%) WebDriver
5 16 (10.46%) LoadRunner
6 11 (7.19%) JIRA
7 10 (6.54%) TestComplete
8 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 9 (5.88%) Subversion
8 9 (5.88%) Hudson
9 8 (5.23%) Ranorex
9 8 (5.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 7 (4.58%) Bugzilla
10 7 (4.58%) NUnit
10 7 (4.58%) MSTest
10 7 (4.58%) SpecFlow
11 6 (3.92%) Grunt
11 6 (3.92%) Bower
General
1 45 (29.41%) Finance
2 10 (6.54%) Banking
3 9 (5.88%) Marketing
4 6 (3.92%) Automotive
5 5 (3.27%) Retail
6 4 (2.61%) Polish Language
6 4 (2.61%) Spanish Language
6 4 (2.61%) Swedish Language
7 3 (1.96%) Back Office
7 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.96%) Publishing
7 3 (1.96%) Games
8 2 (1.31%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.65%) Advertising
9 1 (0.65%) Billing
Job Titles
1 51 (33.33%) Analyst
2 33 (21.57%) Test Analyst
3 24 (15.69%) Tester
4 20 (13.07%) Software Engineer
5 19 (12.42%) Developer
6 16 (10.46%) Senior Software Engineer
6 16 (10.46%) QA Analyst
7 12 (7.84%) Test Manager
8 11 (7.19%) Automated Tester
9 9 (5.88%) Test Engineer
10 8 (5.23%) Test Leader
11 6 (3.92%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Web Tester
11 6 (3.92%) Selenium Tester
11 6 (3.92%) Lead Tester
11 6 (3.92%) Senior Tester
11 6 (3.92%) Software Developer
11 6 (3.92%) Business Analyst
12 5 (3.27%) Software Tester
12 5 (3.27%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (31.37%) .NET
2 31 (20.26%) WCF
3 30 (19.61%) HTML
4 27 (17.65%) XML
5 21 (13.73%) WPF
6 19 (12.42%) Web Services
6 19 (12.42%) CSS
7 15 (9.80%) Java EE
8 14 (9.15%) SOAP
9 11 (7.19%) HTML5
10 10 (6.54%) XSLT
10 10 (6.54%) Middleware
11 9 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 9 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (5.23%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.23%) .NET Framework
13 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (3.92%) LESS
14 6 (3.92%) jQuery
14 6 (3.92%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 12 (7.84%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (5.88%) Credit Risk
4 9 (5.88%) Mainframe
5 6 (3.92%) User Experience
6 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.96%) Biometrics
7 3 (1.96%) Smartcard
8 2 (1.31%) NHS
8 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.65%) Telematics
9 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 34 (22.22%) Windows
2 16 (10.46%) UNIX
3 10 (6.54%) Linux
4 8 (5.23%) Windows XP
4 8 (5.23%) Windows Vista
5 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (62.09%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.14%) Manual Testing
3 39 (25.49%) TDD
3 39 (25.49%) Scrum
4 30 (19.61%) Unit Testing
5 28 (18.30%) Software Testing
6 25 (16.34%) Test Automation
7 24 (15.69%) Test Scripting
7 24 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (14.38%) Use Case
8 22 (14.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 22 (14.38%) Software Engineering
9 14 (9.15%) Test Strategy
9 14 (9.15%) SDLC
10 12 (7.84%) MVC
10 12 (7.84%) OO
10 12 (7.84%) Configuration Management
11 10 (6.54%) Mentoring
11 10 (6.54%) Responsive Web Design
11 10 (6.54%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 69 (45.10%) C#
2 52 (33.99%) Java
3 37 (24.18%) SQL
4 34 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.84%) C++
6 10 (6.54%) VB
7 9 (5.88%) Python
7 9 (5.88%) REXX
7 9 (5.88%) JCL
7 9 (5.88%) Ruby
7 9 (5.88%) COBOL
7 9 (5.88%) Perl
8 6 (3.92%) ActionScript
9 3 (1.96%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.65%) PHP
10 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (20.26%) ISTQB
2 30 (19.61%) Degree
3 28 (18.30%) ISEB
4 11 (7.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 6 (3.92%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (45.10%) QA
2 5 (3.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.96%) TickIT
3 3 (1.96%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (5.88%) CA Endevor
1 9 (5.88%) Puppet
1 9 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (35.95%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) New Relic
3 10 (6.54%) Oracle
4 9 (5.88%) Informatica
4 9 (5.88%) IBM
4 9 (5.88%) F5
5 3 (1.96%) Twitter
5 3 (1.96%) Google
5 3 (1.96%) Sage
6 2 (1.31%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) Perforce
7 1 (0.65%) VMware
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