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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 155 158 169
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.53% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 0.37% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -11.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £31,800 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £46,750
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
3007 2451 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.34% 76.67% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2064 2249
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 25 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 25 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
(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 +9 12 £35,000 +5.26% 2
Derbyshire -9 4 £45,000 +28.57% 3
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 25 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 19 (55.88%) QA
2 15 (44.12%) ISEB
3 11 (32.35%) Selenium
3 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
4 8 (23.53%) C++
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
6 5 (14.71%) TDD
6 5 (14.71%) C#
6 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
6 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
7 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
7 4 (11.76%) TestComplete
7 4 (11.76%) Change Control
7 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
8 3 (8.82%) Python
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (5.88%) Sahi
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (2.94%) MS Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Selenium
2 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
3 4 (11.76%) TestComplete
3 4 (11.76%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (5.88%) WATIR
4 2 (5.88%) Sahi
4 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
4 2 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 2 (5.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Analyst
2 11 (32.35%) Test Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Tester
3 6 (17.65%) QA Analyst
4 5 (14.71%) Software Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Test Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Senior Test Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Graduate
8 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.94%) .NET
1 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.94%) NHS
1 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
1 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.94%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (14.71%) TDD
2 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (14.71%) Test Scripting
3 4 (11.76%) Scrum
3 4 (11.76%) Web Testing
3 4 (11.76%) Change Control
3 4 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
4 3 (8.82%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.82%) Waterfall
4 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.88%) Manual Testing
5 2 (5.88%) BDD
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) Regression Testing
6 1 (2.94%) ITSM
6 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.94%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (23.53%) C++
1 8 (23.53%) Java
2 6 (17.65%) Perl
3 5 (14.71%) C#
4 4 (11.76%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) F#
7 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.94%) VB
7 1 (2.94%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) ISEB
2 11 (32.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) Degree
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) HP
3 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago