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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 146 152 169
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 24 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.64% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.37% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 23 9 5
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £31,800 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -9.72%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3009 2423 2644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.24% 76.17% 77.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2503 2035 2268
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +6 14 £35,000 +5.26% 1
Derbyshire -6 6 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Northamptonshire - 2 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £29,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (48.65%) QA
2 16 (43.24%) ISEB
3 13 (35.14%) Selenium
4 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
5 10 (27.03%) Java
6 8 (21.62%) C++
6 8 (21.62%) Perl
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
7 6 (16.22%) SQL
7 6 (16.22%) C#
7 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
8 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
8 5 (13.51%) TestComplete
8 5 (13.51%) Python
8 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Scrum
9 4 (10.81%) Ruby
9 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
9 4 (10.81%) BDD
9 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Change Control
10 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
11 2 (5.41%) Telecoms

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Selenium
2 6 (16.22%) WebDriver
3 5 (13.51%) TestComplete
3 5 (13.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.41%) WATIR
4 2 (5.41%) Sahi
4 2 (5.41%) Cucumber
4 2 (5.41%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.41%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.70%) Rational Robot
5 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.70%) JIRA
5 1 (2.70%) SilkTest
General
1 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
1 2 (5.41%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Analyst
2 11 (29.73%) Test Analyst
3 9 (24.32%) Tester
4 6 (16.22%) QA Analyst
4 6 (16.22%) Software Tester
5 4 (10.81%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.41%) Technical Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Test Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) QA Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Automation Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Senior Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
1 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.41%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (16.22%) Automated Testing
3 5 (13.51%) Test Scripting
3 5 (13.51%) TDD
4 4 (10.81%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) Software Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.81%) BDD
4 4 (10.81%) Web Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
5 3 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
6 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Manual Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Functional Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Test Strategy
7 1 (2.70%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.70%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Java
2 8 (21.62%) C++
2 8 (21.62%) Perl
3 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 6 (16.22%) C#
4 5 (13.51%) Python
5 4 (10.81%) Ruby
6 2 (5.41%) F#
7 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (43.24%) ISEB
2 12 (32.43%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (48.65%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) HP
3 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago