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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 155 168 129
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 22 14 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 0.41% 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.74% 0.52% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 27
Average salary £40,000 £32,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £29,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
2993 2693 2312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.07% 78.04% 78.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2541 2300 2015
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 30 October 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 October 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
(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
Northamptonshire -10 14 £45,000 +15.38% 1
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Derbyshire - 2 £33,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (58.00%) QA
3 22 (44.00%) C#
4 18 (36.00%) Scrum
4 18 (36.00%) TDD
5 17 (34.00%) ISEB
5 17 (34.00%) Java
6 16 (32.00%) Regression Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Selenium
7 14 (28.00%) BDD
8 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
9 11 (22.00%) SQL
9 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
9 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
10 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
10 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 10 (20.00%) Ruby
10 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
10 10 (20.00%) Retail
10 10 (20.00%) Android
10 10 (20.00%) .NET
10 10 (20.00%) XML
10 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (18.00%) Mobile Commerce
11 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
11 9 (18.00%) Validation
11 9 (18.00%) Calabash
12 8 (16.00%) Gherkin
12 8 (16.00%) C++
13 7 (14.00%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (6.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.00%) Drupal
2 1 (2.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (32.00%) Selenium
2 11 (22.00%) Cucumber
3 9 (18.00%) Calabash
4 7 (14.00%) Ranorex
4 7 (14.00%) NUnit
4 7 (14.00%) TestComplete
5 6 (12.00%) Firebug
5 6 (12.00%) Fiddler
6 5 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (8.00%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.00%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (8.00%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.00%) JUnit
8 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
9 2 (4.00%) JIRA
9 2 (4.00%) FitNesse
9 2 (4.00%) Git (software)
9 2 (4.00%) Xdebug
9 2 (4.00%) PHPUnit
10 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (20.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Finance
3 5 (10.00%) Games
3 5 (10.00%) Banking
3 5 (10.00%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.00%) Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Test Analyst
2 15 (30.00%) Tester
3 8 (16.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 5 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.00%) Agile Business Analyst
6 3 (6.00%) Software Tester
6 3 (6.00%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (4.00%) QA Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
7 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.00%) .NET
1 10 (20.00%) XML
2 8 (16.00%) Gherkin
3 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.00%) HTML
4 6 (12.00%) CSS
4 6 (12.00%) XHTML
5 4 (8.00%) XSD
5 4 (8.00%) Web Services
6 3 (6.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.00%) Java SE
6 3 (6.00%) Java EE
6 3 (6.00%) Ajax
6 3 (6.00%) GWT
6 3 (6.00%) JPA
7 2 (4.00%) Zend Framework
8 1 (2.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.00%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (2.00%) RESTful
8 1 (2.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.00%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.00%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.00%) PMI
5 2 (4.00%) Open Source
6 1 (2.00%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.00%) NHS
6 1 (2.00%) FMCG
6 1 (2.00%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Android
1 10 (20.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.00%) UNIX
2 1 (2.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (36.00%) TDD
2 18 (36.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) Regression Testing
4 14 (28.00%) BDD
5 13 (26.00%) E-Commerce
6 11 (22.00%) Software Testing
7 9 (18.00%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (18.00%) Validation
8 6 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Kanban
9 5 (10.00%) Quality Management
9 5 (10.00%) Automated Testing
10 4 (8.00%) OO
10 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) User Stories
11 3 (6.00%) System Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) C#
2 17 (34.00%) Java
3 11 (22.00%) SQL
4 10 (20.00%) Ruby
5 8 (16.00%) C++
6 7 (14.00%) Perl
7 6 (12.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.00%) VB
9 3 (6.00%) VBScript
10 2 (4.00%) Python
10 2 (4.00%) PHP
11 1 (2.00%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.00%) XPath
11 1 (2.00%) PHP5
11 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) ISEB
2 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
4 3 (6.00%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (58.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Zend
3 1 (2.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.00%) HP
3 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
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