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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 117 140 142
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 58 41 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.59% 1.15% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.45% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 49 24 16
Average salary £40,000 £31,250 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.00% +0.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
2967 2820 2258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.56% 79.01% 80.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2551 2405 1988
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +29 21 £40,000 +37.93%
Derbyshire +24 13 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Nottinghamshire 0 11 £35,000 +11.11%
Northamptonshire -12 10 £33,500 +48.88% 1
Lincolnshire - 2 £34,500 -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (50.41%) SQL
3 51 (42.15%) Windows
4 47 (38.84%) Degree
5 34 (28.10%) C#
6 32 (26.45%) ISEB
7 30 (24.79%) Scrum
8 29 (23.97%) Windows XP
8 29 (23.97%) Windows Vista
9 28 (23.14%) QA
9 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 28 (23.14%) Mobile App
9 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
10 27 (22.31%) Manual Testing
11 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
11 25 (20.66%) .NET
12 24 (19.83%) XML
12 24 (19.83%) Software Testing
13 23 (19.01%) Finance
14 22 (18.18%) HTML
15 21 (17.36%) ISO 9001
15 21 (17.36%) TickIT
15 21 (17.36%) Identity Management
15 21 (17.36%) Biometrics
15 21 (17.36%) Smartcard
15 21 (17.36%) ISTQB
15 21 (17.36%) Cyber Security
16 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
17 19 (15.70%) C++
17 19 (15.70%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (4.96%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (4.96%) WebSphere
1 6 (4.96%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.83%) JBoss
2 1 (0.83%) Apache
2 1 (0.83%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Retail
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.96%) DB2
3 6 (4.96%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.65%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.83%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (14.05%) Selenium
2 9 (7.44%) Eclipse
3 8 (6.61%) JUnit
4 6 (4.96%) Ant
4 6 (4.96%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 6 (4.96%) NUnit
5 5 (4.13%) TestComplete
5 5 (4.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (3.31%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.31%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.31%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (2.48%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.48%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (1.65%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.65%) Subversion
8 2 (1.65%) JIRA
9 1 (0.83%) WATIR
9 1 (0.83%) SilkTest
9 1 (0.83%) Sahi
General
1 23 (19.01%) Finance
2 10 (8.26%) Retail
3 7 (5.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Multimedia
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Games
5 3 (2.48%) Marketing
5 3 (2.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (25.62%) Analyst
2 28 (23.14%) Test Analyst
2 28 (23.14%) Test Engineer
3 19 (15.70%) Tester
4 18 (14.88%) Developer
5 11 (9.09%) Software Engineer
6 8 (6.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Software Tester
8 6 (4.96%) Test Leader
9 5 (4.13%) ScrumMaster
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Test Analyst
9 5 (4.13%) WebSphere Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Team Leader
10 4 (3.31%) Senior Software Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Test Manager
10 4 (3.31%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (20.66%) .NET
2 24 (19.83%) XML
3 22 (18.18%) HTML
4 19 (15.70%) Web Services
5 16 (13.22%) XSD
5 16 (13.22%) WCF
6 14 (11.57%) WPF
7 13 (10.74%) CSS
8 12 (9.92%) WinForms
8 12 (9.92%) WF
8 12 (9.92%) Silverlight
8 12 (9.92%) .NET Remoting
8 12 (9.92%) REST
9 11 (9.09%) Ajax
10 8 (6.61%) .NET Framework
10 8 (6.61%) RESTful
11 6 (4.96%) HTML5
11 6 (4.96%) XHTML
11 6 (4.96%) EJB
11 6 (4.96%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 28 (23.14%) Mobile App
2 21 (17.36%) Biometrics
2 21 (17.36%) Smartcard
3 14 (11.57%) Computer Science
4 7 (5.79%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
7 2 (1.65%) Open Source
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) VHDL
8 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.83%) MPEG
8 1 (0.83%) NHS
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 51 (42.15%) Windows
2 29 (23.97%) Windows XP
2 29 (23.97%) Windows Vista
3 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (23.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (7.44%) Linux
5 6 (4.96%) UNIX
6 3 (2.48%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (67.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (24.79%) Scrum
3 27 (22.31%) Manual Testing
4 24 (19.83%) Software Testing
5 21 (17.36%) Identity Management
5 21 (17.36%) Cyber Security
6 19 (15.70%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (14.88%) Software Engineering
8 17 (14.05%) OO
8 17 (14.05%) Waterfall
9 16 (13.22%) UML
10 14 (11.57%) User Stories
11 13 (10.74%) Test Scripting
12 12 (9.92%) Multithreading
12 12 (9.92%) Workflow
12 12 (9.92%) Project Management
13 10 (8.26%) TDD
13 10 (8.26%) User Acceptance Testing
13 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
14 9 (7.44%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 61 (50.41%) SQL
2 34 (28.10%) C#
3 25 (20.66%) JavaScript
4 19 (15.70%) C++
5 18 (14.88%) C
6 16 (13.22%) Java
7 12 (9.92%) T-SQL
7 12 (9.92%) XPath
8 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.96%) Perl
9 3 (2.48%) Python
10 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.83%) Ruby
10 1 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 47 (38.84%) Degree
2 32 (26.45%) ISEB
3 21 (17.36%) ISTQB
4 11 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (3.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (1.65%) HNC
6 2 (1.65%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (23.14%) QA
2 21 (17.36%) TickIT
2 21 (17.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.65%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (16.53%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.92%) SAP
3 6 (4.96%) IBM
4 5 (4.13%) Google
5 3 (2.48%) Oracle
6 2 (1.65%) HP
6 2 (1.65%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.83%) VMware
7 1 (0.83%) AccuRev
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