The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 120 134 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 62 55 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.87% 1.45% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.15% 1.63% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 56 54 26
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
2879 3369 3183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.64% 88.66% 84.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2291 2779 2622
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East Midlands region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +25 52 £45,000 +16.88% 8
Leicestershire -4 5 £32,500 -31.57%
Northamptonshire +8 3 £75,000 +87.50%
Derbyshire +19 2 £24,750 -47.89%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 56 (63.64%) QA
2 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (53.41%) Software Engineering
4 46 (52.27%) Java
5 37 (42.05%) SDLC
6 34 (38.64%) DevOps
7 27 (30.68%) Software Delivery
8 26 (29.55%) Functional Testing
8 26 (29.55%) Release Management
9 25 (28.41%) Automated Testing
10 24 (27.27%) Selenium
11 23 (26.14%) Line Management
11 23 (26.14%) C#
12 21 (23.86%) Scrum
12 21 (23.86%) Ranorex
13 20 (22.73%) Mentoring
13 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
14 18 (20.45%) Open Source
14 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
15 17 (19.32%) Finance
15 17 (19.32%) TDD
15 17 (19.32%) Software Testing
16 16 (18.18%) .NET
16 16 (18.18%) JIRA
17 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
17 15 (17.05%) Coaching
17 15 (17.05%) HTML
18 14 (15.91%) MVC
19 13 (14.77%) ISTQB
19 13 (14.77%) Degree

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (6.82%) JBoss
2 3 (3.41%) ArcGIS
2 3 (3.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.14%) Confluence
3 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) IaaS
1 3 (3.41%) PaaS
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.14%) Slack
3 1 (1.14%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.68%) Internet
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.82%) NoSQL
1 6 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 5 (5.68%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.55%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.14%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.14%) MySQL
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.14%) Redis
5 1 (1.14%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Selenium
2 21 (23.86%) Ranorex
3 16 (18.18%) JIRA
4 15 (17.05%) Cucumber
5 10 (11.36%) TestDirector
6 9 (10.23%) JUnit
7 8 (9.09%) SoapUI
8 7 (7.95%) Appium
8 7 (7.95%) Jenkins
9 6 (6.82%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.82%) Visual Studio
10 4 (4.55%) Maven
10 4 (4.55%) TeamCity
11 3 (3.41%) Ant
11 3 (3.41%) Grunt
11 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 2 (2.27%) Calabash
12 2 (2.27%) CasperJS
12 2 (2.27%) NUnit
13 1 (1.14%) Concordion
General
1 17 (19.32%) Finance
2 9 (10.23%) Games
3 2 (2.27%) Publishing
4 1 (1.14%) Back Office
4 1 (1.14%) Electronics
4 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.14%) Marketing
4 1 (1.14%) Retail
4 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (13.64%) Developer
2 9 (10.23%) Automation Test Lead
2 9 (10.23%) Technical Leader
3 8 (9.09%) Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Consultant
3 8 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) QA Engineer
3 8 (9.09%) Test Analyst
3 8 (9.09%) Test Automation Consultant
3 8 (9.09%) Test Consultant
4 7 (7.95%) Development Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Software Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Software Development Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (7.95%) Test Engineer
4 7 (7.95%) Tester
5 6 (6.82%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.68%) Graduate
6 5 (5.68%) Java Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.18%) .NET
2 15 (17.05%) HTML
3 13 (14.77%) HTML5
4 12 (13.64%) CSS
5 10 (11.36%) Gherkin
6 9 (10.23%) SOAP
7 8 (9.09%) Java EE
8 7 (7.95%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET
8 7 (7.95%) XML
9 6 (6.82%) Hibernate
9 6 (6.82%) J2EE
9 6 (6.82%) JPA
9 6 (6.82%) RESTful
9 6 (6.82%) Spring
9 6 (6.82%) Spring MVC
9 6 (6.82%) Spring Web Flow
9 6 (6.82%) XHTML
10 5 (5.68%) jQuery
11 4 (4.55%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 8 (9.09%) User Experience
2 5 (5.68%) RIA
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Social Media
5 1 (1.14%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.14%) Fintech
5 1 (1.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.23%) Apple iOS
2 8 (9.09%) Android
3 6 (6.82%) Linux
4 3 (3.41%) Windows
5 1 (1.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (53.41%) Software Engineering
3 37 (42.05%) SDLC
4 34 (38.64%) DevOps
5 27 (30.68%) Software Delivery
6 26 (29.55%) Functional Testing
6 26 (29.55%) Release Management
7 25 (28.41%) Automated Testing
8 23 (26.14%) Line Management
9 21 (23.86%) Scrum
10 20 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (22.73%) Mentoring
11 18 (20.45%) Open Source
12 17 (19.32%) Software Testing
12 17 (19.32%) TDD
13 15 (17.05%) Coaching
14 14 (15.91%) MVC
15 12 (13.64%) OO
16 11 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
16 11 (12.50%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (52.27%) Java
2 23 (26.14%) C#
3 18 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 10 (11.36%) Python
5 8 (9.09%) Scala
6 7 (7.95%) SQL
7 2 (2.27%) C++
7 2 (2.27%) Groovy
7 2 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.14%) ECMAScript
8 1 (1.14%) ES6
8 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (14.77%) Degree
1 13 (14.77%) ISTQB
2 12 (13.64%) ISEB
3 10 (11.36%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (11.36%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (63.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (6.82%) Oracle
2 4 (4.55%) SAP
3 3 (3.41%) IBM
3 3 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.41%) Sencha
4 1 (1.14%) Apple
4 1 (1.14%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.14%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.14%) HP
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