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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
England / East Midlands
Rank 107 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 55 23 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.89% 0.72% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 0.81% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 49 23 26
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £22,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
2569 2827 2710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 88.31% 88.07% 85.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2104 2164 2265
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +23 35 £45,000 +28.57% 7
Leicestershire +4 14 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Northamptonshire +5 3 £41,250 +83.33%
Derbyshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (59.41%) Selenium
3 49 (48.51%) QA
4 45 (44.55%) Java
5 40 (39.60%) ISTQB
6 32 (31.68%) Cucumber
7 29 (28.71%) Test Scripting
7 29 (28.71%) ISEB
8 26 (25.74%) BDD
9 24 (23.76%) Software Testing
10 23 (22.77%) C#
10 23 (22.77%) SQL
10 23 (22.77%) TDD
10 23 (22.77%) Automated Testing
10 23 (22.77%) Scrum
11 19 (18.81%) Manual Testing
11 19 (18.81%) Finance
12 17 (16.83%) Python
13 16 (15.84%) JIRA
14 15 (14.85%) WebDriver
15 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
16 13 (12.87%) Functional Testing
16 13 (12.87%) SDLC
17 11 (10.89%) Big Data
17 11 (10.89%) .NET
17 11 (10.89%) Banking
18 10 (9.90%) Project Management
18 10 (9.90%) Gherkin
19 9 (8.91%) Degree

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) G Suite
1 1 (0.99%) Office 365
1 1 (0.99%) Slack
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (59.41%) Selenium
2 32 (31.68%) Cucumber
3 16 (15.84%) JIRA
4 15 (14.85%) WebDriver
5 14 (13.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (7.92%) Calabash
6 8 (7.92%) JMeter
6 8 (7.92%) SoapUI
7 7 (6.93%) JUnit
7 7 (6.93%) Ranorex
8 6 (5.94%) HP UFT
8 6 (5.94%) Protractor
9 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
10 3 (2.97%) TestComplete
10 3 (2.97%) TestDirector
10 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.98%) FitNesse
11 2 (1.98%) LoadRunner
11 2 (1.98%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.98%) TestNG
General
1 19 (18.81%) Finance
2 11 (10.89%) Banking
3 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.98%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (43.56%) Analyst
2 37 (36.63%) Test Analyst
3 24 (23.76%) Automation Test Analyst
4 22 (21.78%) Tester
5 20 (19.80%) Test Automation Engineer
6 19 (18.81%) Test Engineer
7 17 (16.83%) Software Tester
8 13 (12.87%) Automation Tester
9 10 (9.90%) QA Analyst
10 9 (8.91%) Automation Test Lead
11 8 (7.92%) QA Engineer
11 8 (7.92%) QA Leader
12 7 (6.93%) Java Automation Tester
12 7 (6.93%) Manual Tester
12 7 (6.93%) QA Automation Engineer
12 7 (6.93%) Selenium Tester
13 6 (5.94%) Manual Test Analyst
13 6 (5.94%) Selenium Automation Tester
14 5 (4.95%) Senior Test Engineer
14 5 (4.95%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.89%) .NET
2 10 (9.90%) Gherkin
3 3 (2.97%) XML
3 3 (2.97%) XSD
4 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.99%) REST
4 1 (0.99%) RESTful
4 1 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.92%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.98%) Fintech
4 1 (0.99%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (73.27%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (28.71%) Test Scripting
3 26 (25.74%) BDD
4 24 (23.76%) Software Testing
5 23 (22.77%) Automated Testing
5 23 (22.77%) Scrum
5 23 (22.77%) TDD
6 19 (18.81%) Manual Testing
7 14 (13.86%) Test Automation
8 13 (12.87%) Functional Testing
8 13 (12.87%) SDLC
9 10 (9.90%) Project Management
10 9 (8.91%) Test Strategy
11 8 (7.92%) Open Source
12 7 (6.93%) Integration Testing
12 7 (6.93%) Regression Testing
12 7 (6.93%) Software Engineering
12 7 (6.93%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (5.94%) Performance Testing
13 6 (5.94%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (44.55%) Java
2 23 (22.77%) C#
2 23 (22.77%) SQL
3 17 (16.83%) Python
4 9 (8.91%) Perl
5 6 (5.94%) Ruby
6 1 (0.99%) C
6 1 (0.99%) C++
6 1 (0.99%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (39.60%) ISTQB
2 29 (28.71%) ISEB
3 9 (8.91%) Degree
4 8 (7.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.97%) ISEB Practitioner
5 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (48.51%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.98%) HP
3 1 (0.99%) Google
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