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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 129 150 143
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 53 30 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.39% 0.81% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.60% 0.98% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 13
Average salary £38,500 £38,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +20.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £28,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £32,900
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
3318 3050 2498
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.04% 82.68% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2733 2510 2053
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 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 28 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +14 38 £38,500 +2.66% 2
Northamptonshire 0 5 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Derbyshire -14 5 £51,500 +71.66%
Leicestershire - 5 £47,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 67 (77.01%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (62.07%) C#
3 52 (59.77%) Java
4 47 (54.02%) QA
5 43 (49.43%) Software Testing
6 41 (47.13%) Selenium
6 41 (47.13%) Finance
7 32 (36.78%) ISTQB
8 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
9 27 (31.03%) Ranorex
10 26 (29.89%) JIRA
11 25 (28.74%) HP UFT
12 21 (24.14%) SDLC
13 20 (22.99%) Automation Testing
13 20 (22.99%) WebDriver
14 19 (21.84%) ISEB
14 19 (21.84%) SpecFlow
15 18 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 16 (18.39%) BDD
17 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
18 14 (16.09%) SQL
18 14 (16.09%) OO
19 13 (14.94%) Degree
19 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
20 12 (13.79%) OOP
20 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
20 12 (13.79%) Scrum
21 11 (12.64%) Middleware
21 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
21 11 (12.64%) Test Scripting

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
1 9 (10.34%) JBoss
1 9 (10.34%) CICS
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Workflow
1 9 (10.34%) WebSphere
1 9 (10.34%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.34%) DNS
1 9 (10.34%) SSL
1 9 (10.34%) Internet
1 9 (10.34%) FTP
2 4 (4.60%) Firewall
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) DB2
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database 11g
1 9 (10.34%) Oracle Database
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.30%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 41 (47.13%) Selenium
2 27 (31.03%) Ranorex
3 26 (29.89%) JIRA
4 25 (28.74%) HP UFT
5 20 (22.99%) WebDriver
6 19 (21.84%) SpecFlow
7 9 (10.34%) Jenkins
7 9 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.34%) Hudson
7 9 (10.34%) LoadRunner
8 8 (9.20%) TestComplete
8 8 (9.20%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.60%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (4.60%) TeamCity
10 2 (2.30%) NUnit
10 2 (2.30%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
11 1 (1.15%) Bugzilla
11 1 (1.15%) TestNG
General
1 41 (47.13%) Finance
2 10 (11.49%) Banking
3 8 (9.20%) Games
4 7 (8.05%) Legal
5 4 (4.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Tester
2 18 (20.69%) Developer
2 18 (20.69%) Analyst
3 15 (17.24%) Automation Tester
4 14 (16.09%) Test Analyst
5 13 (14.94%) Test Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Automation Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Test Automation Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Automated Test Developer
9 5 (5.75%) Environment Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Automation Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Automation Test Analyst
9 5 (5.75%) Test Manager
9 5 (5.75%) Java Developer
9 5 (5.75%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Test Leader
10 4 (4.60%) Senior Automation Tester
10 4 (4.60%) Environment Analyst
11 3 (3.45%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) Middleware
2 10 (11.49%) Web Services
3 9 (10.34%) XML
3 9 (10.34%) SOAP
3 9 (10.34%) Java EE
4 6 (6.90%) WinForms
4 6 (6.90%) WPF
5 5 (5.75%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.30%) Software Packaging
7 1 (1.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.34%) Mainframe
2 7 (8.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.30%) NHS
4 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.15%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.15%) Telematics
5 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.34%) UNIX
1 9 (10.34%) Linux
2 1 (1.15%) Android
2 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (77.01%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (49.43%) Software Testing
3 29 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 21 (24.14%) SDLC
5 20 (22.99%) Automation Testing
6 16 (18.39%) BDD
7 14 (16.09%) OO
8 13 (14.94%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.79%) Scrum
9 12 (13.79%) OOP
10 11 (12.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (12.64%) Test Scripting
11 10 (11.49%) Workflow
12 9 (10.34%) Workflow Management
12 9 (10.34%) DevOps
13 8 (9.20%) Line Management
13 8 (9.20%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (8.05%) Electronic Trading
15 5 (5.75%) Test Management
15 5 (5.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 54 (62.07%) C#
2 52 (59.77%) Java
3 14 (16.09%) SQL
4 12 (13.79%) JavaScript
5 9 (10.34%) Perl
5 9 (10.34%) COBOL
5 9 (10.34%) VB
5 9 (10.34%) Python
5 9 (10.34%) REXX
5 9 (10.34%) JCL
5 9 (10.34%) Ruby
6 8 (9.20%) C++
7 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (36.78%) ISTQB
2 19 (21.84%) ISEB
3 18 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (14.94%) Degree
5 5 (5.75%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 2 (2.30%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (54.02%) QA
System Software
1 9 (10.34%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (10.34%) CA Endevor
1 9 (10.34%) Puppet
1 9 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.34%) Oracle
2 9 (10.34%) Informatica
2 9 (10.34%) F5
2 9 (10.34%) New Relic
2 9 (10.34%) IBM
3 4 (4.60%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) SAP
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + bonus, pension, health, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
PCR
Salary: £300 - £400 per day + likely extensions
Posted: 3 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago