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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 100 109 121
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 60 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.08% 1.77% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 2.01% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 49 37 26
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £32,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
2539 2785 2697
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.19% 88.11% 85.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 2123 2243
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 +13 28 £42,500 - 7
Lincolnshire +10 16 £35,000 +55.55%
Derbyshire +9 8 £35,000 -13.58%
Northamptonshire +6 6 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leicestershire -27 2 £36,250 -16.18% 1
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (39.34%) QA
3 47 (25.68%) Scrum
4 46 (25.14%) Selenium
5 42 (22.95%) OO
6 39 (21.31%) C#
7 36 (19.67%) Java
7 36 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (19.13%) .NET
9 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
9 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
10 33 (18.03%) Gherkin
11 31 (16.94%) RESTful
11 31 (16.94%) Test Scripting
11 31 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (16.94%) Team Foundation Server
11 31 (16.94%) PHP
11 31 (16.94%) SQL
11 31 (16.94%) SDLC
12 30 (16.39%) TDD
12 30 (16.39%) ISTQB
13 28 (15.30%) Retail
14 27 (14.75%) Degree
15 26 (14.21%) Software Delivery
15 26 (14.21%) DevOps
16 25 (13.66%) Computer Science
17 24 (13.11%) RUP
17 24 (13.11%) HTML
17 24 (13.11%) Automation Testing
18 23 (12.57%) ISEB

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 3 (1.64%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (0.55%) CMS
2 1 (0.55%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.64%) IaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.93%) MySQL
1 20 (10.93%) Relational Database
2 17 (9.29%) SQL Server
3 16 (8.74%) NoSQL
3 16 (8.74%) RDBMS
4 12 (6.56%) SSDT
5 4 (2.19%) InterSystems Cache
5 4 (2.19%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (1.64%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.55%) DTS
Development Applications
1 46 (25.14%) Selenium
2 31 (16.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (7.65%) Cucumber
4 14 (7.65%) JIRA
5 12 (6.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 12 (6.56%) SpecFlow
6 8 (4.37%) PHPUnit
6 8 (4.37%) SoapUI
7 7 (3.83%) Subversion
7 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.83%) WebDriver
8 5 (2.73%) Appium
8 5 (2.73%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.73%) Protractor
9 3 (1.64%) Maven
9 3 (1.64%) NUnit
9 3 (1.64%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.55%) JMeter
10 1 (0.55%) JUnit
General
1 28 (15.30%) Retail
2 15 (8.20%) Finance
3 9 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.64%) Games
5 1 (0.55%) Advertising
5 1 (0.55%) Banking
5 1 (0.55%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Local Government
5 1 (0.55%) Marketing
5 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (16.94%) Developer
2 24 (13.11%) Test Leader
3 19 (10.38%) PHP Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Tester
5 17 (9.29%) QA Engineer
6 16 (8.74%) Architect
6 16 (8.74%) Technical Architect
7 15 (8.20%) Analyst
8 14 (7.65%) Automation Engineer
8 14 (7.65%) Senior Automation Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Development Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) IT Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Senior Development Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Senior IT Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.01%) Automation Tester
11 10 (5.46%) C# Architect
11 10 (5.46%) Java Architect
11 10 (5.46%) Java Technical Architect
11 10 (5.46%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (19.13%) .NET
2 33 (18.03%) Gherkin
3 31 (16.94%) RESTful
4 24 (13.11%) HTML
5 19 (10.38%) CSS
6 17 (9.29%) Ajax
6 17 (9.29%) HTML5
6 17 (9.29%) Symfony
7 15 (8.20%) Behat
7 15 (8.20%) Doctrine
8 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET
9 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (4.92%) JSON
10 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
11 7 (3.83%) jQuery
11 7 (3.83%) SOAP
12 6 (3.28%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (2.73%) REST
13 5 (2.73%) WPF
14 4 (2.19%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (19.67%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (13.66%) Computer Science
3 16 (8.74%) Algorithms
3 16 (8.74%) Data Structures
4 11 (6.01%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.19%) Cloud Native
5 4 (2.19%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (2.19%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.09%) EPoS
7 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.55%) iPad
7 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.55%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.84%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Linux
3 8 (4.37%) Mac OS
4 6 (3.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (61.20%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (25.68%) Scrum
3 42 (22.95%) OO
4 34 (18.58%) Software Engineering
5 31 (16.94%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (16.94%) SDLC
5 31 (16.94%) Test Scripting
6 30 (16.39%) TDD
7 26 (14.21%) DevOps
7 26 (14.21%) Software Delivery
8 24 (13.11%) Automation Testing
8 24 (13.11%) RUP
9 22 (12.02%) Test Strategy
10 21 (11.48%) Manual Testing
10 21 (11.48%) Release Management
11 19 (10.38%) Kanban
11 19 (10.38%) Test Automation
12 18 (9.84%) BDD
12 18 (9.84%) Mentoring
13 17 (9.29%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 39 (21.31%) C#
2 36 (19.67%) Java
3 34 (18.58%) JavaScript
4 31 (16.94%) PHP
4 31 (16.94%) SQL
5 16 (8.74%) Ruby
6 10 (5.46%) Python
7 9 (4.92%) C++
8 8 (4.37%) C
9 5 (2.73%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
10 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.64%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (16.39%) ISTQB
2 27 (14.75%) Degree
3 23 (12.57%) ISEB
4 4 (2.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (39.34%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.73%) Docker
2 3 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Ansible
1 3 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.64%) Puppet
1 3 (1.64%) Salt
2 1 (0.55%) Control-M
2 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (8.74%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.28%) Google
3 4 (2.19%) Oracle
4 3 (1.64%) Rackspace
4 3 (1.64%) SaltStack
4 3 (1.64%) VMware
5 1 (0.55%) HP
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) TOWER Software
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