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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 167 173 160
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 10 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.27% 0.34% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.33% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 14
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £29,300 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,900 £41,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
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
3003 3212 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.00% 83.93% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2444 2583 2160
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 1 May 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
Northamptonshire -6 6 £35,000 +11.11% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 4 £38,750 +19.23%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 16 (47.06%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (38.24%) Selenium
4 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
5 12 (35.29%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) SQL
6 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
7 10 (29.41%) BDD
7 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
8 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
8 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
8 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
8 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (23.53%) Scrum
10 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 6 (17.65%) ISEB
11 5 (14.71%) Web Services
11 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 4 (11.76%) SOAP
12 4 (11.76%) Logistics
12 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
12 4 (11.76%) UNIX
12 4 (11.76%) IBM
12 4 (11.76%) .NET
12 4 (11.76%) Oracle
12 4 (11.76%) C++
12 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
12 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 3 (8.82%) VoIP
1 3 (8.82%) WAN
1 3 (8.82%) DHCP
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
1 3 (8.82%) RTP
1 3 (8.82%) H.323
1 3 (8.82%) Wireshark
1 3 (8.82%) VLAN
2 1 (2.94%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (38.24%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
3 9 (26.47%) WebDriver
4 4 (11.76%) Bugzilla
5 3 (8.82%) FogBugz
6 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.94%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (2.94%) Appium
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
1 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Games
2 1 (2.94%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Analyst
2 12 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Automation Test Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Automation Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Tester
5 4 (11.76%) QA Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Automated Test Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Junior
7 2 (5.88%) Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 4 (11.76%) SOAP
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) EPoS
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Android
3 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (38.24%) Manual Testing
3 10 (29.41%) BDD
3 10 (29.41%) Software Testing
4 9 (26.47%) Automated Testing
4 9 (26.47%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (23.53%) Scrum
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Logistics
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) Load Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Risk Analysis
8 3 (8.82%) RAD
9 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
9 1 (2.94%) V-Model
9 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
9 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) Java
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) ISEB
3 5 (14.71%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) MCSE
4 3 (8.82%) CCNA
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.82%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) QA
2 3 (8.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) IBM
1 4 (11.76%) Oracle
2 3 (8.82%) Cisco
2 3 (8.82%) Avaya
2 3 (8.82%) VMware
3 1 (2.94%) HP
Loughborough, Leicestershire
Candidate Source
Salary: From £26,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago