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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 141 166 158
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 36 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.41% 0.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.19% 0.52% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -5.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,800 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £35,750 £43,200
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
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
3018 2670 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.23% 77.41% 78.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 2267 2058
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +14 17 £40,000 +23.07%
Northamptonshire -15 9 £39,000 +4.00%
Leicestershire +17 4 £37,500 +15.38%
Derbyshire - 4 £42,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 37 (63.79%) QA
2 32 (55.17%) Selenium
3 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 28 (48.28%) ISTQB
5 27 (46.55%) Software Testing
6 24 (41.38%) ISEB
7 22 (37.93%) Degree
8 18 (31.03%) Scrum
9 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
9 17 (29.31%) Open Source
10 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
11 14 (24.14%) Windows
11 14 (24.14%) RAD
11 14 (24.14%) Wireshark
11 14 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
12 13 (22.41%) VoIP
12 13 (22.41%) WAN
12 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.69%) DHCP
13 12 (20.69%) Cisco
13 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
13 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
13 12 (20.69%) Avaya
13 12 (20.69%) MCSE
13 12 (20.69%) VMware
13 12 (20.69%) CCNA
13 12 (20.69%) H.323
13 12 (20.69%) RTP
13 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
13 12 (20.69%) MCITP

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (25.86%) TCP/IP
2 14 (24.14%) Wireshark
3 13 (22.41%) VoIP
3 13 (22.41%) WAN
4 12 (20.69%) DHCP
4 12 (20.69%) RTP
4 12 (20.69%) H.323
4 12 (20.69%) VLAN
5 1 (1.72%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.72%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 32 (55.17%) Selenium
2 12 (20.69%) FogBugz
3 6 (10.34%) WebDriver
3 6 (10.34%) TestComplete
4 2 (3.45%) WATIR
4 2 (3.45%) Sahi
4 2 (3.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.45%) Jasmine
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (1.72%) Rational Robot
5 1 (1.72%) SilkTest
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (29.31%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Retail
3 4 (6.90%) Finance
4 2 (3.45%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Tester
2 16 (27.59%) Analyst
2 16 (27.59%) Software Tester
3 11 (18.97%) Test Analyst
4 9 (15.52%) Test Manager
5 8 (13.79%) QA Engineer
6 7 (12.07%) Test Leader
7 5 (8.62%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Test Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Technical Tester
10 1 (1.72%) Graduate
10 1 (1.72%) Agile Test Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) QA Leader
10 1 (1.72%) Senior Software Tester
10 1 (1.72%) Automation Tester
10 1 (1.72%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.72%) QA Automation Engineer
10 1 (1.72%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) .NET
1 1 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Open Source
2 12 (20.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Social Media
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) EPoS
4 1 (1.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.14%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (46.55%) Software Testing
3 18 (31.03%) Scrum
4 14 (24.14%) RAD
4 14 (24.14%) Risk Analysis
5 11 (18.97%) Automated Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Manual Testing
6 9 (15.52%) Mentoring
7 7 (12.07%) V-Model
7 7 (12.07%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) TDD
9 4 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (5.17%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.17%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.45%) ERP
11 2 (3.45%) Performance Testing
11 2 (3.45%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Java
2 8 (13.79%) C++
2 8 (13.79%) Perl
3 6 (10.34%) C#
4 5 (8.62%) SQL
4 5 (8.62%) Python
5 4 (6.90%) Ruby
6 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.45%) F#
7 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (48.28%) ISTQB
2 24 (41.38%) ISEB
3 22 (37.93%) Degree
4 12 (20.69%) MCSE
4 12 (20.69%) CCNA
4 12 (20.69%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (20.69%) MCITP
5 7 (12.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (63.79%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (20.69%) Cisco
1 12 (20.69%) Avaya
1 12 (20.69%) VMware
2 6 (10.34%) SAP
3 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.45%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.72%) HP
5 1 (1.72%) IBM