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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 130 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 52 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.35% 0.68% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 0.82% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 45 25 11
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £34,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
3357 3057 2497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.99% 82.73% 78.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2767 2518 2052
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

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 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 25 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Northamptonshire - 18 £32,500 - 1
Leicestershire +16 7 £36,250 +3.57% 1
Derbyshire -14 2 £33,750 -25.00% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (63.38%) Java
3 39 (54.93%) C#
4 32 (45.07%) QA
4 32 (45.07%) Selenium
5 26 (36.62%) ISTQB
6 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
7 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
8 18 (25.35%) Finance
9 17 (23.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 16 (22.54%) C++
10 16 (22.54%) ISEB
10 16 (22.54%) Electronic Trading
11 15 (21.13%) Degree
12 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
12 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
12 14 (19.72%) BDD
12 14 (19.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (19.72%) Legal
13 13 (18.31%) Scrum
14 12 (16.90%) UNIX
14 12 (16.90%) SQL
15 11 (15.49%) HP UFT
15 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
15 11 (15.49%) SDLC
16 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
16 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
16 9 (12.68%) Bugzilla
17 8 (11.27%) TDD
17 8 (11.27%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.23%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Office
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (45.07%) Selenium
2 14 (19.72%) WebDriver
3 11 (15.49%) HP UFT
4 9 (12.68%) Bugzilla
4 9 (12.68%) Cucumber
5 7 (9.86%) SpecFlow
6 5 (7.04%) Ranorex
7 4 (5.63%) JIRA
7 4 (5.63%) Eclipse
8 3 (4.23%) LoadRunner
8 3 (4.23%) JMeter
8 3 (4.23%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.82%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (2.82%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (1.41%) Behat
10 1 (1.41%) TestDirector
10 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (25.35%) Finance
2 14 (19.72%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Games
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (23.94%) Tester
2 16 (22.54%) Analyst
2 16 (22.54%) Test Analyst
3 13 (18.31%) Test Engineer
4 9 (12.68%) Automation Tester
5 8 (11.27%) Software Tester
5 8 (11.27%) Software Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Developer
7 6 (8.45%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Automation Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Selenium Tester
8 5 (7.04%) QA Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 5 (7.04%) Senior Test Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Test Manager
9 3 (4.23%) Graduate
9 3 (4.23%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.23%) SOAP
1 3 (4.23%) Web Services
1 3 (4.23%) Gherkin
2 2 (2.82%) GWT
2 2 (2.82%) HTML
3 1 (1.41%) .NET
3 1 (1.41%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (19.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 9 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (16.90%) UNIX
2 4 (5.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.23%) Linux
4 2 (2.82%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.41%) Android
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.41%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (67.61%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.58%) Test Automation
3 19 (26.76%) Software Testing
4 16 (22.54%) Electronic Trading
5 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
5 14 (19.72%) BDD
6 13 (18.31%) Scrum
7 11 (15.49%) Automated Testing
7 11 (15.49%) SDLC
8 8 (11.27%) TDD
8 8 (11.27%) OO
9 7 (9.86%) Logistics
9 7 (9.86%) OOP
9 7 (9.86%) Unit Testing
10 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
10 6 (8.45%) Line Management
10 6 (8.45%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Performance Testing
12 4 (5.63%) Software Delivery
12 4 (5.63%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 45 (63.38%) Java
2 39 (54.93%) C#
3 16 (22.54%) C++
4 12 (16.90%) SQL
5 3 (4.23%) C
6 2 (2.82%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Ruby
6 2 (2.82%) Scala
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Perl
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) ISTQB
2 17 (23.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 16 (22.54%) ISEB
4 15 (21.13%) Degree
5 1 (1.41%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.07%) QA
2 1 (1.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (11.27%) Oracle
2 5 (7.04%) HP
3 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.82%) SAP
5 1 (1.41%) IBM
5 1 (1.41%) Perforce
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) Google
Leicestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago