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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 119 147 149
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 53 34 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.68% 0.95% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.88% 1.07% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 48 33 33
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £49,000 £49,800
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
2818 3180 3134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 89.18% 88.95% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2242 2496 2694
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +20 34 £40,000 -3.03% 2
Derbyshire +25 11 £40,000 +53.84% 1
Leicestershire 0 10 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Northamptonshire +2 5 £32,500 +44.44%
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (55.32%) Selenium
3 46 (48.94%) ISTQB
4 44 (46.81%) QA
5 43 (45.74%) Java
6 35 (37.23%) ISEB
7 27 (28.72%) Automated Testing
8 26 (27.66%) Test Scripting
9 25 (26.60%) Software Testing
10 24 (25.53%) Scrum
11 21 (22.34%) C#
12 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
13 17 (18.09%) TDD
13 17 (18.09%) SQL
13 17 (18.09%) JIRA
13 17 (18.09%) BDD
13 17 (18.09%) Manual Testing
14 13 (13.83%) WebDriver
14 13 (13.83%) Finance
14 13 (13.83%) SDLC
15 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
16 11 (11.70%) Degree
16 11 (11.70%) Python
17 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
17 10 (10.64%) Open Source
18 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
18 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
18 9 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
19 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
19 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.38%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 52 (55.32%) Selenium
2 20 (21.28%) Cucumber
3 17 (18.09%) JIRA
4 13 (13.83%) WebDriver
5 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (6.38%) Ranorex
7 5 (5.32%) Calabash
7 5 (5.32%) Eclipse
7 5 (5.32%) JMeter
7 5 (5.32%) Protractor
7 5 (5.32%) SoapUI
7 5 (5.32%) TestDirector
8 3 (3.19%) JUnit
8 3 (3.19%) TestComplete
9 2 (2.13%) HP UFT
9 2 (2.13%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
9 2 (2.13%) Maven
10 1 (1.06%) CasperJS
10 1 (1.06%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (13.83%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
2 5 (5.32%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Analyst
2 29 (30.85%) Test Analyst
3 28 (29.79%) Tester
4 19 (20.21%) Automation Test Analyst
4 19 (20.21%) Automation Tester
4 19 (20.21%) Software Tester
5 14 (14.89%) Test Automation Engineer
6 12 (12.77%) Test Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (8.51%) Manual Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Java Automation Tester
9 7 (7.45%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) QA Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) QA Automation Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Senior Test Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Selenium Automation Tester
11 5 (5.32%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Test Leader
12 4 (4.26%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) .NET
1 5 (5.32%) Gherkin
2 4 (4.26%) LAMP
2 4 (4.26%) XML
3 3 (3.19%) XSD
4 2 (2.13%) REST
5 1 (1.06%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.06%) Ajax
5 1 (1.06%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.06%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (1.06%) CSS
5 1 (1.06%) HTML
5 1 (1.06%) jQuery
5 1 (1.06%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (1.06%) SOAP
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) iPad
3 1 (1.06%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.26%) CentOS
1 4 (4.26%) Linux
2 2 (2.13%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (71.28%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (28.72%) Automated Testing
3 26 (27.66%) Test Scripting
4 25 (26.60%) Software Testing
5 24 (25.53%) Scrum
6 17 (18.09%) BDD
6 17 (18.09%) Manual Testing
6 17 (18.09%) TDD
7 13 (13.83%) SDLC
8 12 (12.77%) Test Automation
9 10 (10.64%) Integration Testing
9 10 (10.64%) Open Source
10 9 (9.57%) Regression Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
12 7 (7.45%) Functional Testing
13 6 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 6 (6.38%) Web Testing
14 5 (5.32%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (5.32%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.32%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (45.74%) Java
2 21 (22.34%) C#
3 17 (18.09%) SQL
4 11 (11.70%) Python
5 9 (9.57%) JavaScript
6 7 (7.45%) PHP
7 4 (4.26%) Ruby
8 3 (3.19%) Perl
9 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (48.94%) ISTQB
2 35 (37.23%) ISEB
3 11 (11.70%) Degree
4 9 (9.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (5.32%) ISEB Practitioner
5 5 (5.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (46.81%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.26%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.06%) HP
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