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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 147 151 147
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 22 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.92% 0.67% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.88% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 24
Average salary £38,250 £31,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -37.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
3051 2504 2598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.68% 76.36% 78.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2568 2098 2226
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 September 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +2 14 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Northamptonshire -15 14 £45,000 +18.42%
Derbyshire - 5 £30,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (62.71%) QA
3 24 (40.68%) Regression Testing
4 22 (37.29%) Java
5 21 (35.59%) C#
6 20 (33.90%) ISEB
7 19 (32.20%) Selenium
8 17 (28.81%) Scrum
9 15 (25.42%) TDD
10 14 (23.73%) BDD
11 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
11 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
11 11 (18.64%) Validation
11 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
12 10 (16.95%) Retail
12 10 (16.95%) Ruby
12 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
12 10 (16.95%) Android
12 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
12 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
13 9 (15.25%) Calabash
13 9 (15.25%) TestComplete
13 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (15.25%) SQL
13 9 (15.25%) QuickTest Pro
13 9 (15.25%) Mobile Commerce
14 8 (13.56%) Finance
14 8 (13.56%) Web Services
14 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
14 8 (13.56%) GWT

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

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the East Midlands region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (13.56%) Tomcat
1 8 (13.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.69%) Drupal
2 1 (1.69%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (32.20%) Selenium
2 11 (18.64%) Cucumber
3 9 (15.25%) Calabash
3 9 (15.25%) QuickTest Pro
3 9 (15.25%) TestComplete
4 8 (13.56%) NUnit
5 7 (11.86%) Ranorex
6 5 (8.47%) Karma Test Runner
6 5 (8.47%) Jasmine
7 4 (6.78%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.08%) Firebug
8 3 (5.08%) Fiddler
8 3 (5.08%) JUnit
9 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.39%) JIRA
9 2 (3.39%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.39%) PHPUnit
9 2 (3.39%) Xdebug
General
1 10 (16.95%) Retail
2 8 (13.56%) Finance
3 5 (8.47%) Games
3 5 (8.47%) Banking
3 5 (8.47%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
4 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (37.29%) Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Test Analyst
2 18 (30.51%) Tester
3 8 (13.56%) Automation Tester
4 5 (8.47%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) QA Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Test Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Consultant
4 5 (8.47%) Developer
4 5 (8.47%) Software Tester
4 5 (8.47%) QA Tester
5 4 (6.78%) Business Analyst
5 4 (6.78%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (5.08%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (3.39%) Agile Tester
7 2 (3.39%) QA Engineer
7 2 (3.39%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.56%) Web Services
1 8 (13.56%) Ajax
1 8 (13.56%) Java SE
1 8 (13.56%) Java EE
1 8 (13.56%) GWT
1 8 (13.56%) JPA
1 8 (13.56%) Gherkin
2 6 (10.17%) XML
3 5 (8.47%) .NET
4 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.08%) CSS
5 3 (5.08%) XSD
5 3 (5.08%) XHTML
5 3 (5.08%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.39%) Zend Framework
7 1 (1.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Mobile App
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) N-Tier
3 3 (5.08%) PMI
4 2 (3.39%) Open Source
5 1 (1.69%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Android
1 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (64.41%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (40.68%) Regression Testing
3 17 (28.81%) Scrum
4 15 (25.42%) TDD
5 14 (23.73%) BDD
6 11 (18.64%) Validation
6 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
7 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
8 9 (15.25%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (15.25%) Mobile Commerce
9 8 (13.56%) Automated Testing
10 6 (10.17%) Quality Management
10 6 (10.17%) Kanban
11 5 (8.47%) User Stories
11 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
12 4 (6.78%) Test Strategy
12 4 (6.78%) Test Scripting
12 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
12 4 (6.78%) System Testing
13 3 (5.08%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.29%) Java
2 21 (35.59%) C#
3 10 (16.95%) Ruby
4 9 (15.25%) SQL
5 7 (11.86%) Perl
5 7 (11.86%) C++
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.08%) VB
8 2 (3.39%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) PHP
8 2 (3.39%) VBScript
9 1 (1.69%) PHP5
9 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (33.90%) ISEB
2 11 (18.64%) ISTQB
3 7 (11.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
4 3 (5.08%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (62.71%) QA
2 1 (1.69%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Zend
3 1 (1.69%) HP
3 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
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