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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 116 115 113
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 45 47 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.55% 1.51% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.78% 1.73% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 34 32 35
Median salary £41,250 £39,690 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.93% +5.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,950 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £44,900 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
2528 2724 2742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.29% 87.70% 86.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2022 2090 2229
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 24 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Derbyshire +4 7 £36,250 -8.66% 1
Northamptonshire +25 6 £38,500 -23.00%
Lincolnshire +2 5 £35,000 +55.55%
Leicestershire -27 1 - - 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (35.76%) QA
3 45 (29.80%) Selenium
4 35 (23.18%) Java
5 32 (21.19%) OO
5 32 (21.19%) Gherkin
6 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
7 30 (19.87%) Test Scripting
8 28 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (18.54%) RESTful
9 27 (17.88%) C#
9 27 (17.88%) Scrum
9 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (17.22%) ISTQB
11 25 (16.56%) Manual Testing
12 24 (15.89%) Degree
12 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
12 24 (15.89%) PHP
12 24 (15.89%) .NET
13 23 (15.23%) HTML
13 23 (15.23%) TDD
13 23 (15.23%) Software Engineering
14 21 (13.91%) CSS
14 21 (13.91%) Automation Testing
15 20 (13.25%) Test Strategy
15 20 (13.25%) Git (software)
16 19 (12.58%) ISEB
16 19 (12.58%) Retail
17 18 (11.92%) MySQL
17 18 (11.92%) SQL Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.32%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.66%) CMS
2 1 (0.66%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
1 2 (1.32%) IaaS
2 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (11.92%) MySQL
1 18 (11.92%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.61%) Relational Database
3 12 (7.95%) SSDT
4 10 (6.62%) NoSQL
4 10 (6.62%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.66%) DTS
7 1 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 45 (29.80%) Selenium
2 28 (18.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (13.25%) Git (software)
4 16 (10.60%) Cucumber
5 12 (7.95%) JIRA
5 12 (7.95%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (7.95%) SpecFlow
6 11 (7.28%) WebDriver
7 8 (5.30%) PHPUnit
7 8 (5.30%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.64%) Subversion
9 6 (3.97%) Maven
9 6 (3.97%) NUnit
10 4 (2.65%) Ant
10 4 (2.65%) Appium
10 4 (2.65%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.32%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.32%) JMeter
12 2 (1.32%) JUnit
General
1 19 (12.58%) Retail
2 12 (7.95%) Finance
3 7 (4.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (17.22%) Developer
2 24 (15.89%) Test Leader
3 21 (13.91%) QA Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Analyst
4 15 (9.93%) PHP Developer
5 14 (9.27%) Automation Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) Tester
6 12 (7.95%) Development Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) IT Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Senior Development Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Senior IT Engineer
6 12 (7.95%) Test Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) Architect
7 10 (6.62%) QA Leader
7 10 (6.62%) Technical Architect
8 9 (5.96%) Automation Test Lead
8 9 (5.96%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (21.19%) Gherkin
2 28 (18.54%) RESTful
3 24 (15.89%) .NET
4 23 (15.23%) HTML
5 21 (13.91%) CSS
6 17 (11.26%) Ajax
7 16 (10.60%) HTML5
7 16 (10.60%) Symfony
8 15 (9.93%) Behat
9 14 (9.27%) Doctrine
10 10 (6.62%) JSON
11 6 (3.97%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.97%) XML
12 5 (3.31%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (3.31%) jQuery
12 5 (3.31%) REST
12 5 (3.31%) XSD
13 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
13 4 (2.65%) JDBC
14 3 (1.99%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (17.88%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (10.60%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.62%) Algorithms
3 10 (6.62%) Data Structures
4 6 (3.97%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.32%) EPoS
5 2 (1.32%) iPad
6 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.66%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.66%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Windows
2 9 (5.96%) Linux
3 7 (4.64%) Mac OS
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (52.32%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (21.19%) OO
3 31 (20.53%) Continuous Integration
4 30 (19.87%) Test Scripting
5 27 (17.88%) Scrum
6 25 (16.56%) Manual Testing
7 23 (15.23%) Software Engineering
7 23 (15.23%) TDD
8 21 (13.91%) Automation Testing
9 20 (13.25%) Test Strategy
10 17 (11.26%) Mentoring
11 16 (10.60%) Performance Testing
11 16 (10.60%) SDLC
11 16 (10.60%) Test Automation
12 15 (9.93%) OO PHP
13 14 (9.27%) BDD
14 13 (8.61%) DevOps
14 13 (8.61%) MVC
14 13 (8.61%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (7.95%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 35 (23.18%) Java
2 27 (17.88%) C#
3 24 (15.89%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.89%) PHP
4 18 (11.92%) SQL
5 13 (8.61%) Ruby
6 5 (3.31%) VB.NET
7 3 (1.99%) C
7 3 (1.99%) C++
7 3 (1.99%) Python
7 3 (1.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (17.22%) ISTQB
2 24 (15.89%) Degree
3 19 (12.58%) ISEB
4 3 (1.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.32%) HNC
5 2 (1.32%) HND
6 1 (0.66%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (35.76%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
1 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.32%) Ansible
1 2 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.32%) Puppet
1 2 (1.32%) Salt
2 1 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (9.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.32%) Google
2 2 (1.32%) Rackspace
2 2 (1.32%) SaltStack
2 2 (1.32%) Talend
2 2 (1.32%) VMware
2 2 (1.32%) WSO2
3 1 (0.66%) TOWER Software
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