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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 106 138 148
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 73 55 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.28% 1.44% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.61% 1.63% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 29
Median salary £48,750 £38,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.62% +1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,828 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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
2792 3376 3076
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.36% 88.19% 85.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 2752 2585
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 +29 66 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Leicestershire -7 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Derbyshire +27 2 £24,750 -51.94%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 68 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (57.27%) QA
3 62 (56.36%) Software Engineering
4 57 (51.82%) Java
5 39 (35.45%) SDLC
6 36 (32.73%) DevOps
6 36 (32.73%) Mentoring
7 33 (30.00%) Software Delivery
8 31 (28.18%) Finance
9 28 (25.45%) Automated Testing
9 28 (25.45%) Selenium
9 28 (25.45%) Release Management
10 26 (23.64%) Scrum
10 26 (23.64%) Line Management
10 26 (23.64%) Functional Testing
11 24 (21.82%) C#
12 23 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (20.00%) Open Source
13 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
13 22 (20.00%) TDD
14 21 (19.09%) Ranorex
15 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
15 19 (17.27%) MVC
16 18 (16.36%) HTML
16 18 (16.36%) Apple iOS
17 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
17 17 (15.45%) JIRA
17 17 (15.45%) CSS
17 17 (15.45%) Software Testing
18 16 (14.55%) OO

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 10 (9.09%) JBoss
2 6 (5.45%) ArcGIS
2 6 (5.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.91%) Confluence
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.82%) Slack
2 1 (0.91%) IaaS
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.91%) PaaS
2 1 (0.91%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) Internet
2 2 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.18%) NoSQL
1 9 (8.18%) Relational Database
2 7 (6.36%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 2 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.82%) Redis
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.91%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.91%) MySQL
5 1 (0.91%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 28 (25.45%) Selenium
2 21 (19.09%) Ranorex
3 19 (17.27%) Cucumber
4 17 (15.45%) Jenkins
4 17 (15.45%) JIRA
5 15 (13.64%) Git (software)
6 14 (12.73%) JUnit
7 10 (9.09%) TestDirector
8 8 (7.27%) SoapUI
9 7 (6.36%) Appium
10 6 (5.45%) Visual Studio
11 5 (4.55%) Android Studio
11 5 (4.55%) Gradle
11 5 (4.55%) Xcode
12 4 (3.64%) Calabash
13 3 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.82%) CasperJS
14 2 (1.82%) Maven
14 2 (1.82%) NUnit
14 2 (1.82%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (28.18%) Finance
2 10 (9.09%) Games
3 2 (1.82%) Publishing
3 2 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (0.91%) Back Office
4 1 (0.91%) Banking
4 1 (0.91%) Electronics
4 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (24.55%) Developer
2 18 (16.36%) Senior Developer
3 11 (10.00%) Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 11 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 10 (9.09%) Technical Leader
5 9 (8.18%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (8.18%) Java Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Development Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) QA Engineer
6 8 (7.27%) Software Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Software Development Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (7.27%) Test Automation Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Test Consultant
6 8 (7.27%) Test Engineer
7 7 (6.36%) iOS Developer
7 7 (6.36%) Tester
8 6 (5.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (16.36%) HTML
2 17 (15.45%) CSS
3 16 (14.55%) .NET
3 16 (14.55%) HTML5
4 13 (11.82%) SOAP
5 12 (10.91%) Gherkin
5 12 (10.91%) Java EE
6 11 (10.00%) XML
7 10 (9.09%) Hibernate
7 10 (9.09%) J2EE
7 10 (9.09%) JPA
7 10 (9.09%) RESTful
7 10 (9.09%) Spring
7 10 (9.09%) Spring MVC
7 10 (9.09%) Spring Web Flow
7 10 (9.09%) XHTML
8 7 (6.36%) .NET Framework
8 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET
9 4 (3.64%) REST
9 4 (3.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 8 (7.27%) RIA
3 7 (6.36%) User Experience
4 4 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.73%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.82%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.82%) Social Media
7 1 (0.91%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.91%) Fintech
7 1 (0.91%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.91%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (16.36%) Apple iOS
2 16 (14.55%) Android
3 10 (9.09%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) Windows
5 1 (0.91%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (61.82%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (56.36%) Software Engineering
3 39 (35.45%) SDLC
4 36 (32.73%) DevOps
4 36 (32.73%) Mentoring
5 33 (30.00%) Software Delivery
6 28 (25.45%) Automated Testing
6 28 (25.45%) Release Management
7 26 (23.64%) Functional Testing
7 26 (23.64%) Line Management
7 26 (23.64%) Scrum
8 23 (20.91%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (20.00%) Open Source
9 22 (20.00%) TDD
10 19 (17.27%) MVC
11 17 (15.45%) Software Testing
12 16 (14.55%) Coaching
12 16 (14.55%) OO
13 15 (13.64%) iOS Development
14 13 (11.82%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 57 (51.82%) Java
2 24 (21.82%) C#
3 22 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.09%) Python
5 8 (7.27%) Scala
6 7 (6.36%) Objective-C
6 7 (6.36%) SQL
7 6 (5.45%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.64%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) C++
9 2 (1.82%) ECMAScript
9 2 (1.82%) ES6
9 2 (1.82%) Groovy
9 2 (1.82%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.82%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (12.73%) ISEB
1 14 (12.73%) ISTQB
2 13 (11.82%) Degree
3 10 (9.09%) ISEB Practitioner
3 10 (9.09%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 8 (7.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (57.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 11 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (9.09%) Oracle
2 6 (5.45%) IBM
3 3 (2.73%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.82%) Apple
4 2 (1.82%) SAP
5 1 (0.91%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.91%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.91%) HP
5 1 (0.91%) Sencha
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