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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 158 158 142
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 31 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.81% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.73% 0.96% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 25
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
3021 3221 2526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.32% 83.66% 81.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2463 2596 2129
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +22 18 £40,000 +23.07% 4
Northamptonshire -5 3 £45,000 +5.88%
Derbyshire -9 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (65.12%) Selenium
3 22 (51.16%) C#
4 19 (44.19%) Scrum
5 17 (39.53%) QA
6 15 (34.88%) ISEB
6 15 (34.88%) Java
7 13 (30.23%) SQL
8 12 (27.91%) TestComplete
9 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
9 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.58%) BDD
9 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
9 11 (25.58%) Ranorex
10 9 (20.93%) Finance
10 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
10 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
11 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
11 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (16.28%) Android
12 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
12 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
12 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (16.28%) User Stories
12 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
13 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
13 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.95%) .NET
13 6 (13.95%) Windows
13 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Confluence
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (4.65%) JBoss
2 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
2 2 (4.65%) CICS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) DNS
1 2 (4.65%) SSL
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
1 2 (4.65%) FTP
2 1 (2.33%) HTTP
2 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Selenium
2 12 (27.91%) TestComplete
3 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
3 11 (25.58%) Ranorex
4 9 (20.93%) WebDriver
5 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (11.63%) Calabash
8 4 (9.30%) SpecFlow
8 4 (9.30%) TeamCity
8 4 (9.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (6.98%) NUnit
10 2 (4.65%) JIRA
10 2 (4.65%) LoadRunner
10 2 (4.65%) JUnit
10 2 (4.65%) Jenkins
10 2 (4.65%) Hudson
11 1 (2.33%) SoapUI
11 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 6 (13.95%) Retail
3 5 (11.63%) Banking
4 2 (4.65%) Games
5 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 7 (16.28%) Automation Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Test Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Agile Business Analyst
5 5 (11.63%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.98%) Junior
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.65%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Tester
8 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
8 2 (4.65%) Automated Test Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) .NET
1 6 (13.95%) WinForms
1 6 (13.95%) WPF
2 4 (9.30%) Java EE
2 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 4 (9.30%) Web Services
2 4 (9.30%) XML
3 3 (6.98%) SOAP
3 3 (6.98%) Gherkin
4 2 (4.65%) GWT
4 2 (4.65%) JPA
4 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 2 (4.65%) Ajax
4 2 (4.65%) Java SE
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
2 3 (6.98%) EPoS
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) PMI
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
4 1 (2.33%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.33%) Telematics
4 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Android
1 7 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
3 2 (4.65%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Scrum
3 11 (25.58%) Automated Testing
3 11 (25.58%) BDD
4 8 (18.60%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Software Engineering
5 7 (16.28%) User Stories
6 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
6 6 (13.95%) Business Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
6 6 (13.95%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) Test Management
8 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
8 4 (9.30%) Configuration Management
8 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
8 4 (9.30%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (6.98%) Mobile Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (51.16%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) T-SQL
5 5 (11.63%) C++
6 4 (9.30%) JavaScript
6 4 (9.30%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) COBOL
7 2 (4.65%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) Python
7 2 (4.65%) REXX
7 2 (4.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) ISEB
2 7 (16.28%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (39.53%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) CA Endevor
1 2 (4.65%) Puppet
1 2 (4.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Informatica
2 2 (4.65%) F5
2 2 (4.65%) New Relic
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Google
3 1 (2.33%) SAP
3 1 (2.33%) HP
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