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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 136 154 168
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 41 24 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 0.64% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.78% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 9
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,969 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +15.38%
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
3170 3091 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.92% 82.21% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 2576 2118
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 July 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 July 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 20 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Northamptonshire +16 17 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Leicestershire +14 3 £35,000 +20.68% 1
Derbyshire -15 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (62.75%) Java
3 29 (56.86%) C#
4 26 (50.98%) Selenium
5 21 (41.18%) QA
6 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 15 (29.41%) C++
7 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
7 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
7 13 (25.49%) Degree
8 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
9 11 (21.57%) Finance
9 11 (21.57%) SQL
9 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Electronic Trading
10 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 10 (19.61%) UNIX
10 10 (19.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 10 (19.61%) Scrum
10 10 (19.61%) Legal
11 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
11 9 (17.65%) ISEB
11 9 (17.65%) HP UFT
11 9 (17.65%) BDD
12 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
12 8 (15.69%) Oracle
12 8 (15.69%) Bugzilla
13 7 (13.73%) Logistics
13 7 (13.73%) OO
13 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.88%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Office
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) DB2
Development Applications
1 26 (50.98%) Selenium
2 12 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 9 (17.65%) HP UFT
4 8 (15.69%) Bugzilla
4 8 (15.69%) Cucumber
5 6 (11.76%) SpecFlow
6 4 (7.84%) JIRA
7 3 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 3 (5.88%) JMeter
7 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 2 (3.92%) Selenium IDE
8 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
8 2 (3.92%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.96%) TestDirector
9 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (1.96%) Behat
9 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (1.96%) Ranorex
General
1 11 (21.57%) Finance
2 10 (19.61%) Legal
3 2 (3.92%) Games
4 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (23.53%) Tester
2 11 (21.57%) Test Engineer
3 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
3 10 (19.61%) Analyst
4 8 (15.69%) Software Engineer
4 8 (15.69%) Automation Tester
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
6 5 (9.80%) Test Manager
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) QA Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
6 5 (9.80%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (9.80%) Selenium Tester
7 3 (5.88%) Automated Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Test Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (3.92%) Programme Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
2 2 (3.92%) GWT
2 2 (3.92%) Web Services
3 1 (1.96%) XML
3 1 (1.96%) .NET
3 1 (1.96%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (13.73%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.96%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.61%) UNIX
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (3.92%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.96%) Android
4 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (68.63%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (29.41%) Test Automation
3 13 (25.49%) Test Scripting
4 11 (21.57%) Software Testing
5 10 (19.61%) Scrum
5 10 (19.61%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (17.65%) BDD
6 9 (17.65%) Automated Testing
7 7 (13.73%) OO
7 7 (13.73%) Unit Testing
7 7 (13.73%) Logistics
7 7 (13.73%) SDLC
8 6 (11.76%) Line Management
8 6 (11.76%) OOP
8 6 (11.76%) Software Engineering
9 4 (7.84%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.88%) Operational Acceptance Testing
10 3 (5.88%) System Integration Testing
10 3 (5.88%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) Java
2 29 (56.86%) C#
3 15 (29.41%) C++
4 11 (21.57%) SQL
5 2 (3.92%) Python
5 2 (3.92%) Ruby
5 2 (3.92%) Perl
5 2 (3.92%) C
6 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (25.49%) ISTQB
1 13 (25.49%) Degree
2 10 (19.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (17.65%) ISEB
4 1 (1.96%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) QA
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 2 (3.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (15.69%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 3 (5.88%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Perforce
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik
4 1 (1.96%) Google
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