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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 135 186 151
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -35
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 30 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.85% 0.19% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 0.24% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 30 4 11
Average salary £39,000 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% +3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
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
2852 2942 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.21% 81.32% 80.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2428 2201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Northamptonshire -4 15 £39,000 -
Nottinghamshire +19 12 £38,750 +19.23%
Derbyshire +14 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 38 (60.32%) QA
2 34 (53.97%) Selenium
3 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
4 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (44.44%) ISTQB
6 25 (39.68%) Degree
7 23 (36.51%) Scrum
8 22 (34.92%) ISEB
9 20 (31.75%) Open Source
9 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
10 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
11 17 (26.98%) Windows
11 17 (26.98%) RAD
11 17 (26.98%) Risk Analysis
11 17 (26.98%) Wireshark
12 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
12 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
12 16 (25.40%) VoIP
12 16 (25.40%) WAN
13 15 (23.81%) DHCP
13 15 (23.81%) RTP
13 15 (23.81%) H.323
13 15 (23.81%) VLAN
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (23.81%) MCITP
13 15 (23.81%) Java
13 15 (23.81%) Avaya
13 15 (23.81%) Cisco
13 15 (23.81%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 18 (28.57%) TCP/IP
2 17 (26.98%) Wireshark
3 16 (25.40%) VoIP
3 16 (25.40%) WAN
4 15 (23.81%) DHCP
4 15 (23.81%) RTP
4 15 (23.81%) H.323
4 15 (23.81%) VLAN
5 1 (1.59%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (53.97%) Selenium
2 15 (23.81%) FogBugz
3 8 (12.70%) Cucumber
4 7 (11.11%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.76%) TestComplete
6 1 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.59%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.59%) Rational Robot
6 1 (1.59%) SilkTest
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Appium
General
1 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
2 7 (11.11%) Retail
3 4 (6.35%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.59%) Advertising
5 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (36.51%) Tester
2 20 (31.75%) Software Tester
3 19 (30.16%) Analyst
4 12 (19.05%) Test Manager
5 10 (15.87%) Test Analyst
6 9 (14.29%) QA Analyst
7 6 (9.52%) QA Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) Test Leader
9 4 (6.35%) Automation Analyst
9 4 (6.35%) Automation Test Analyst
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Technical Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Senior QA Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Software Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Automated Test Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Senior Software Tester
10 2 (3.17%) Automation Tester
11 1 (1.59%) Agile Test Analyst
11 1 (1.59%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) .NET
1 4 (6.35%) Web Services
2 3 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.75%) Open Source
2 15 (23.81%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) EPoS
4 2 (3.17%) Social Media
5 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Windows
2 2 (3.17%) UNIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (49.21%) Software Testing
2 30 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (36.51%) Scrum
4 17 (26.98%) RAD
4 17 (26.98%) Risk Analysis
5 16 (25.40%) Manual Testing
6 13 (20.63%) Automated Testing
7 11 (17.46%) Mentoring
8 8 (12.70%) V-Model
8 8 (12.70%) Waterfall
8 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (11.11%) BDD
10 4 (6.35%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.35%) Load Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.17%) TDD
11 2 (3.17%) ERP
11 2 (3.17%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.59%) Test Strategy
12 1 (1.59%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.81%) Java
2 10 (15.87%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) C#
4 7 (11.11%) Perl
5 6 (9.52%) C++
6 2 (3.17%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Python
6 2 (3.17%) Ruby
7 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (44.44%) ISTQB
2 25 (39.68%) Degree
3 22 (34.92%) ISEB
4 15 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (23.81%) MCITP
4 15 (23.81%) MCSE
4 15 (23.81%) CCNA
5 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (60.32%) QA
2 4 (6.35%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (25.40%) Active Directory
2 15 (23.81%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (3.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.81%) Cisco
1 15 (23.81%) Avaya
1 15 (23.81%) VMware
2 6 (9.52%) SAP
3 4 (6.35%) IBM
4 2 (3.17%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.59%) HP