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 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 149 150 178
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.49% 0.088%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.86% 0.65% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 11 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
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
3033 2461 2598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.49% 76.00% 76.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2499 2011 2214
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 +9 16 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Derbyshire +1 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Leicestershire +4 3 £35,000 +7.69%
Northamptonshire -17 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 24 (57.14%) QA
2 19 (45.24%) Selenium
3 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
4 16 (38.10%) ISEB
5 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 10 (23.81%) Java
7 9 (21.43%) Scrum
8 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
8 8 (19.05%) C++
8 8 (19.05%) Perl
9 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
9 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
10 6 (14.29%) TestComplete
10 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
10 6 (14.29%) Open Source
10 6 (14.29%) C#
10 6 (14.29%) Windows
10 6 (14.29%) RAD
10 6 (14.29%) VoIP
10 6 (14.29%) WAN
10 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco
11 5 (11.90%) CCNA
11 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
11 5 (11.90%) DHCP
11 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (11.90%) Avaya

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 6 (14.29%) VoIP
1 6 (14.29%) WAN
2 5 (11.90%) DHCP
2 5 (11.90%) RTP
2 5 (11.90%) H.323
2 5 (11.90%) VLAN
2 5 (11.90%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.38%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (45.24%) Selenium
2 6 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 6 (14.29%) WebDriver
3 5 (11.90%) FogBugz
4 3 (7.14%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (4.76%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.76%) Jasmine
5 2 (4.76%) Sahi
5 2 (4.76%) Selenium IDE
5 2 (4.76%) WATIR
6 1 (2.38%) Rational Robot
6 1 (2.38%) SilkTest
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 8 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.76%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
3 1 (2.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (35.71%) Analyst
2 12 (28.57%) Tester
3 10 (23.81%) Test Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) Software Tester
4 6 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 5 (11.90%) QA Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) Test Leader
7 3 (7.14%) Test Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) Senior QA Engineer
8 2 (4.76%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Graduate
9 1 (2.38%) QA Leader
9 1 (2.38%) Senior Software Tester
9 1 (2.38%) Automation Analyst
9 1 (2.38%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.38%) .NET
1 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Open Source
2 5 (11.90%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.38%) Social Media
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 9 (21.43%) Scrum
3 7 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 6 (14.29%) Risk Analysis
4 6 (14.29%) RAD
5 5 (11.90%) TDD
5 5 (11.90%) Waterfall
6 4 (9.52%) BDD
6 4 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Performance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.76%) V-Model
8 2 (4.76%) Change Control
8 2 (4.76%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.38%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.81%) Java
2 8 (19.05%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) Perl
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 5 (11.90%) Python
5 4 (9.52%) Ruby
5 4 (9.52%) SQL
6 2 (4.76%) F#
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (40.48%) ISTQB
2 16 (38.10%) ISEB
3 7 (16.67%) Degree
4 5 (11.90%) MCSE
4 5 (11.90%) CCNA
4 5 (11.90%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.90%) MCITP
5 2 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) Cisco
1 5 (11.90%) Avaya
1 5 (11.90%) VMware
2 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.76%) SAP
4 1 (2.38%) HP
4 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
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