The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 141 158 166
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 33 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.91% 0.46% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.10% 0.60% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 3
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
Automation 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
2987 2487 2600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.04% 76.97% 78.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2513 2065 2219
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East Midlands region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
Nottinghamshire +9 19 £35,000 +13.82% 1
Derbyshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire +6 4 £35,000 +7.69%
Northamptonshire -20 3 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 31 (60.78%) QA
2 27 (52.94%) Selenium
3 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
5 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
6 19 (37.25%) ISEB
7 15 (29.41%) Scrum
7 15 (29.41%) Degree
8 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
9 13 (25.49%) Open Source
10 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
11 11 (21.57%) Windows
11 11 (21.57%) RAD
11 11 (21.57%) Wireshark
11 11 (21.57%) Risk Analysis
12 10 (19.61%) Java
12 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
12 10 (19.61%) VoIP
12 10 (19.61%) WAN
13 9 (17.65%) DHCP
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco
13 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (17.65%) Avaya
13 9 (17.65%) MCSE
13 9 (17.65%) CCNA
13 9 (17.65%) H.323
13 9 (17.65%) RTP
13 9 (17.65%) VMware
13 9 (17.65%) Management Information System

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 12 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) Wireshark
3 10 (19.61%) VoIP
3 10 (19.61%) WAN
4 9 (17.65%) DHCP
4 9 (17.65%) RTP
4 9 (17.65%) H.323
4 9 (17.65%) VLAN
5 1 (1.96%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (52.94%) Selenium
2 9 (17.65%) FogBugz
3 6 (11.76%) TestComplete
3 6 (11.76%) WebDriver
4 3 (5.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (3.92%) Cucumber
5 2 (3.92%) Jasmine
5 2 (3.92%) Sahi
5 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (3.92%) WATIR
6 1 (1.96%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.96%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
General
1 14 (27.45%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (31.37%) Analyst
2 15 (29.41%) Tester
3 13 (25.49%) Software Tester
4 11 (21.57%) Test Analyst
5 8 (15.69%) QA Engineer
6 5 (9.80%) QA Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Test Leader
7 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (3.92%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.92%) Technical Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Graduate
9 1 (1.96%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.96%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (1.96%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
1 1 (1.96%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (25.49%) Open Source
2 9 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.96%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (21.57%) Windows
2 2 (3.92%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (50.98%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (39.22%) Software Testing
3 15 (29.41%) Scrum
4 11 (21.57%) Risk Analysis
4 11 (21.57%) RAD
5 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Manual Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.80%) Mentoring
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
8 4 (7.84%) BDD
8 4 (7.84%) V-Model
8 4 (7.84%) Test Scripting
9 3 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (5.88%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.88%) Performance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Web Testing
10 2 (3.92%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (3.92%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (19.61%) Java
2 8 (15.69%) C++
2 8 (15.69%) Perl
3 6 (11.76%) C#
4 5 (9.80%) Python
5 4 (7.84%) Ruby
6 3 (5.88%) SQL
7 2 (3.92%) F#
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.96%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (47.06%) ISTQB
2 19 (37.25%) ISEB
3 15 (29.41%) Degree
4 9 (17.65%) MCSE
4 9 (17.65%) CCNA
4 9 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (17.65%) MCITP
5 4 (7.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (60.78%) QA
System Software
1 10 (19.61%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (17.65%) Cisco
1 9 (17.65%) Avaya
1 9 (17.65%) VMware
2 4 (7.84%) SAP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) Pegasus
4 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
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