The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 178 152 160
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 12 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.30% 0.51% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.37% 0.64% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 7
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £41,500 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3281 2505 2609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.98% 79.96% 75.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2644 2105 2315
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automation Testing
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -5 6 £36,250 +2.11% 1
Northamptonshire -16 6 £31,500 -3.07% 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 15 (53.57%) QA
3 14 (50.00%) Selenium
4 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (32.14%) SQL
6 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
7 7 (25.00%) C#
8 6 (21.43%) .NET
8 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
8 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
8 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
9 5 (17.86%) Test Management
9 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
9 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
9 5 (17.86%) Windows
9 5 (17.86%) Scrum
9 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
10 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
10 4 (14.29%) Business Development
10 4 (14.29%) Degree
10 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
10 4 (14.29%) Change Control
10 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
12 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
12 2 (7.14%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) Selenium
2 5 (17.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 5 (17.86%) WebDriver
3 4 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.14%) MSTest
6 1 (3.57%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.57%) NUnit
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 2 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Tester
2 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (17.86%) Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 3 (10.71%) QA Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Quality Manager
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Test Leader
8 1 (3.57%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mainframe
1 1 (3.57%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Automated Testing
3 6 (21.43%) Waterfall
3 6 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 5 (17.86%) Scrum
4 5 (17.86%) Regression Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Test Management
5 4 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Business Development
5 4 (14.29%) Change Control
5 4 (14.29%) Test Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) Web Testing
6 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) V-Model
8 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
8 1 (3.57%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 7 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (3.57%) Java
3 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.57%) VBScript
3 1 (3.57%) VB
3 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) ISEB
2 7 (25.00%) ISTQB
3 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (53.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) SAP
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