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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 128 156 148
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.72% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 0.88% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 16
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £32,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
3226 3075 2492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.02% 82.04% 78.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2686 2558 2095
Average salary £41,674 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.18% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 4 August 2015.

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 4 August 2015. 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 +16 32 £38,500 +14.92% 6
Northamptonshire +12 10 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Derbyshire -10 5 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Leicestershire - 4 £41,250 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £32,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (58.67%) C#
3 41 (54.67%) Java
3 41 (54.67%) Selenium
4 38 (50.67%) QA
5 35 (46.67%) Finance
6 34 (45.33%) Software Testing
7 28 (37.33%) Automated Testing
8 24 (32.00%) ISTQB
9 22 (29.33%) HP UFT
10 21 (28.00%) WebDriver
11 19 (25.33%) JIRA
12 18 (24.00%) SpecFlow
13 17 (22.67%) Ranorex
14 16 (21.33%) Automation Testing
15 15 (20.00%) SDLC
16 14 (18.67%) BDD
16 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
17 13 (17.33%) ISEB
17 13 (17.33%) SQL
17 13 (17.33%) OO
17 13 (17.33%) Degree
17 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
18 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
18 12 (16.00%) Scrum
19 11 (14.67%) Middleware
19 11 (14.67%) OOP
20 10 (13.33%) SOAP
20 10 (13.33%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 9 (12.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (12.00%) JBoss
1 9 (12.00%) CICS
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (12.00%) WebSphere
1 9 (12.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.00%) DNS
1 9 (12.00%) SSL
1 9 (12.00%) Internet
1 9 (12.00%) FTP
2 4 (5.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) HTTP
3 1 (1.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.00%) DB2
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (12.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.67%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (54.67%) Selenium
2 22 (29.33%) HP UFT
3 21 (28.00%) WebDriver
4 19 (25.33%) JIRA
5 18 (24.00%) SpecFlow
6 17 (22.67%) Ranorex
7 9 (12.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (12.00%) Hudson
7 9 (12.00%) LoadRunner
7 9 (12.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (10.67%) TestComplete
8 8 (10.67%) Cucumber
9 4 (5.33%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (5.33%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.67%) NUnit
10 2 (2.67%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.33%) SoapUI
11 1 (1.33%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.33%) TestNG
General
1 35 (46.67%) Finance
2 10 (13.33%) Banking
3 8 (10.67%) Games
4 5 (6.67%) Legal
5 4 (5.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (25.33%) Analyst
2 15 (20.00%) Tester
2 15 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 14 (18.67%) Test Engineer
4 11 (14.67%) Automation Tester
4 11 (14.67%) Developer
5 9 (12.00%) Automation Engineer
6 8 (10.67%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
7 6 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Environment Manager
8 5 (6.67%) Junior
8 5 (6.67%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.33%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.33%) C# Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Senior Automation Tester
9 4 (5.33%) Automated Test Developer
9 4 (5.33%) Environment Analyst
10 3 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.67%) Middleware
2 10 (13.33%) SOAP
2 10 (13.33%) Web Services
3 9 (12.00%) XML
3 9 (12.00%) Java EE
4 6 (8.00%) WinForms
4 6 (8.00%) WPF
5 5 (6.67%) Gherkin
6 1 (1.33%) REST
6 1 (1.33%) Software Packaging
6 1 (1.33%) HTML
6 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (9.33%) Mobile App
3 5 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.67%) NHS
5 2 (2.67%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.33%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.33%) Telematics
6 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.00%) UNIX
1 9 (12.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.67%) Android
2 2 (2.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.33%) Software Testing
3 28 (37.33%) Automated Testing
4 16 (21.33%) Automation Testing
5 15 (20.00%) SDLC
6 14 (18.67%) BDD
7 13 (17.33%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (17.33%) OO
8 12 (16.00%) Scrum
9 11 (14.67%) OOP
10 10 (13.33%) Configuration Management
10 10 (13.33%) Workflow
10 10 (13.33%) Test Scripting
11 9 (12.00%) Workflow Management
11 9 (12.00%) DevOps
12 8 (10.67%) Line Management
12 8 (10.67%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (8.00%) Test Management
14 5 (6.67%) Electronic Trading
14 5 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (58.67%) C#
2 41 (54.67%) Java
3 13 (17.33%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (12.00%) Perl
5 9 (12.00%) COBOL
5 9 (12.00%) VB
5 9 (12.00%) Python
5 9 (12.00%) REXX
5 9 (12.00%) JCL
5 9 (12.00%) Ruby
6 7 (9.33%) C++
7 6 (8.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (2.67%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (32.00%) ISTQB
2 13 (17.33%) Degree
2 13 (17.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 13 (17.33%) ISEB
3 1 (1.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (50.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (12.00%) CA Endevor
1 9 (12.00%) Puppet
1 9 (12.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (18.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.00%) Oracle
2 9 (12.00%) Informatica
2 9 (12.00%) F5
2 9 (12.00%) New Relic
2 9 (12.00%) IBM
3 3 (4.00%) HP
4 2 (2.67%) SAP
5 1 (1.33%) Google
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Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + 25 days hol, pension
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