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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 173 168 152
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.17% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 0.50% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 14
Average salary £34,500 £41,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.36% +26.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £28,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £48,750 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
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
2816 3215 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.84% 84.58% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2259 2596 2126
Average salary £40,857 £40,000 £38,097
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,507 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.36% +6.25%

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 March 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 March 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
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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 -1 3 £34,000 -17.57% 1
Northamptonshire +2 2 £35,000 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
3 13 (39.39%) QA
3 13 (39.39%) Selenium
4 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
5 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
5 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 10 (30.30%) C#
5 10 (30.30%) Java
5 10 (30.30%) ISEB
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
6 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
7 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
8 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
9 5 (15.15%) Open Source
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) Retail
9 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
10 4 (12.12%) V-Model
10 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
10 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
10 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
10 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
10 4 (12.12%) MCITP
10 4 (12.12%) VLAN
10 4 (12.12%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.12%) VoIP
1 4 (12.12%) WAN
1 4 (12.12%) DHCP
1 4 (12.12%) TCP/IP
1 4 (12.12%) RTP
1 4 (12.12%) H.323
1 4 (12.12%) VLAN
1 4 (12.12%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 13 (39.39%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 6 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 4 (12.12%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.03%) Appium
5 1 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
2 10 (30.30%) Test Analyst
3 6 (18.18%) Test Manager
3 6 (18.18%) Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Software Tester
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Automated Test Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Developer
5 4 (12.12%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Automation Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Junior Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Test Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.03%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.15%) Web Services
2 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 4 (12.12%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Open Source
2 4 (12.12%) EPoS
2 4 (12.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.12%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Android
2 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (42.42%) Manual Testing
3 12 (36.36%) Software Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Automated Testing
5 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 9 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (24.24%) BDD
7 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
8 5 (15.15%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.12%) V-Model
9 4 (12.12%) Load Testing
9 4 (12.12%) Risk Analysis
9 4 (12.12%) RAD
10 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
11 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
11 1 (3.03%) ERP
11 1 (3.03%) Regression Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
11 1 (3.03%) Test Management
11 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 10 (30.30%) C#
1 10 (30.30%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) ISEB
1 10 (30.30%) ISTQB
2 8 (24.24%) Degree
3 4 (12.12%) MCSE
3 4 (12.12%) CCNA
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (39.39%) QA
2 4 (12.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.12%) Active Directory
1 4 (12.12%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Cisco
1 4 (12.12%) IBM
1 4 (12.12%) Avaya
1 4 (12.12%) VMware
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Pegasus
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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