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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 120 124 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 70 44 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 1.43% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.77% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 30
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,150 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3295 2482 2641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 83.14% 80.51% 75.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2659 2095 2331
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -2 23 £32,500 - 1
Leicestershire +2 21 £40,000 +63.26% 1
Derbyshire 0 19 £35,000 +27.27% 3
Northamptonshire -15 8 £32,500 - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 82 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.04%) SQL
3 54 (46.96%) ISEB
4 41 (35.65%) Windows
5 38 (33.04%) C#
6 36 (31.30%) QA
7 35 (30.43%) Selenium
8 27 (23.48%) Degree
9 26 (22.61%) XML
10 25 (21.74%) Mobile App
11 22 (19.13%) Test Automation
11 22 (19.13%) Java
12 21 (18.26%) Windows XP
13 20 (17.39%) XSD
13 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
13 20 (17.39%) Windows Vista
13 20 (17.39%) NUnit
13 20 (17.39%) Finance
13 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
15 17 (14.78%) Biometrics
15 17 (14.78%) Smartcard
15 17 (14.78%) TickIT
15 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
15 17 (14.78%) ISO 9001
15 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
15 17 (14.78%) Identity Management
15 17 (14.78%) Scrum
15 17 (14.78%) Software Testing
15 17 (14.78%) Cyber Security

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (2.61%) Moodle
2 2 (1.74%) IIS
3 1 (0.87%) CMS
3 1 (0.87%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 3 (2.61%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.78%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.22%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.74%) DTS
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (30.43%) Selenium
2 20 (17.39%) NUnit
3 15 (13.04%) JUnit
4 8 (6.96%) WebDriver
5 6 (5.22%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.35%) TestComplete
6 5 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.61%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.61%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (2.61%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.74%) MSTest
8 2 (1.74%) QARun
8 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.74%) WinRunner
8 2 (1.74%) Maven
8 2 (1.74%) Subversion
9 1 (0.87%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (1.74%) Automotive
3 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.87%) Electronics
3 1 (0.87%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (30.43%) Test Engineer
2 29 (25.22%) Analyst
3 25 (21.74%) Test Analyst
4 20 (17.39%) Developer
5 17 (14.78%) Tester
6 15 (13.04%) Automated Test Developer
7 13 (11.30%) Test Manager
8 11 (9.57%) Software Engineer
9 9 (7.83%) Systems Manager
9 9 (7.83%) Software Test Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Test Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Automation Engineer
10 7 (6.09%) Automated Test Engineer
11 6 (5.22%) Software Tester
11 6 (5.22%) QA Analyst
12 5 (4.35%) Software Test Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
13 4 (3.48%) QA Engineer
13 4 (3.48%) Systems Test Analyst
14 3 (2.61%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.61%) XML
2 20 (17.39%) XSD
3 12 (10.43%) .NET
4 7 (6.09%) Web Services
5 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.61%) LAMP
6 3 (2.61%) WCF
6 3 (2.61%) HTML
7 2 (1.74%) HTML5
7 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 2 (1.74%) Backbone.js
7 2 (1.74%) CSS
7 2 (1.74%) jQuery
7 2 (1.74%) Ajax
8 1 (0.87%) Symfony
8 1 (0.87%) Django
8 1 (0.87%) SOAP
8 1 (0.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.74%) Mobile App
2 17 (14.78%) Biometrics
2 17 (14.78%) Smartcard
3 8 (6.96%) Mainframe
4 6 (5.22%) NHS
5 3 (2.61%) VHDL
5 3 (2.61%) Firmware
5 3 (2.61%) iPhone
5 3 (2.61%) iPad
6 2 (1.74%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.87%) Informatics
7 1 (0.87%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.87%) Physics
7 1 (0.87%) Health Informatics
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) Windows
2 21 (18.26%) Windows XP
3 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (17.39%) Windows Vista
3 20 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) Windows Phone
4 3 (2.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.61%) Android
5 2 (1.74%) AIX
5 2 (1.74%) Linux
6 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (71.30%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (19.13%) Test Automation
3 19 (16.52%) Configuration Management
4 17 (14.78%) Service Delivery
4 17 (14.78%) Identity Management
4 17 (14.78%) Scrum
4 17 (14.78%) Software Testing
4 17 (14.78%) Cyber Security
5 16 (13.91%) Test Strategy
6 15 (13.04%) Test Scripting
7 12 (10.43%) Test Management
8 8 (6.96%) Regression Testing
8 8 (6.96%) Manual Testing
8 8 (6.96%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (6.09%) Black-Box Testing
9 7 (6.09%) Quality Management
10 6 (5.22%) Project Management
10 6 (5.22%) Automation Testing
11 5 (4.35%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 61 (53.04%) SQL
2 38 (33.04%) C#
3 22 (19.13%) Java
4 8 (6.96%) JavaScript
5 7 (6.09%) C++
5 7 (6.09%) C
6 5 (4.35%) Python
7 2 (1.74%) VB
7 2 (1.74%) Ruby
8 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.87%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.87%) VC++
Qualifications
1 54 (46.96%) ISEB
2 27 (23.48%) Degree
3 11 (9.57%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (31.30%) QA
2 17 (14.78%) TickIT
2 17 (14.78%) ISO 9001
3 3 (2.61%) WAI
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Control-M
Vendors
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.74%) Oracle
2 2 (1.74%) HP
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Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 19 days ago