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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 147 149 142
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 27 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.76% 0.89% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.07% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 32 23
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
2906 3079 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.02% 83.10% 80.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 2533 2124
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +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 22 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 22 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
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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 +20 20 £40,000 +21.21% 3
Northamptonshire 0 5 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Derbyshire -8 1 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Lincolnshire - 1 £37,500 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (60.00%) Selenium
3 24 (53.33%) C#
4 19 (42.22%) Java
5 16 (35.56%) QA
5 16 (35.56%) Scrum
6 15 (33.33%) Finance
7 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
7 14 (31.11%) ISEB
8 12 (26.67%) SQL
8 12 (26.67%) TestComplete
9 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (24.44%) Ranorex
10 10 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
11 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
12 8 (17.78%) Banking
12 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
12 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
12 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
12 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
12 8 (17.78%) BDD
13 7 (15.56%) Ruby
13 7 (15.56%) Degree
13 7 (15.56%) Middleware
13 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
14 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
14 6 (13.33%) .NET
14 6 (13.33%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 6 (13.33%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (11.11%) CICS
2 5 (11.11%) JBoss
2 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (11.11%) Confluence
3 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) SSL
1 5 (11.11%) Internet
1 5 (11.11%) FTP
1 5 (11.11%) DNS
2 2 (4.44%) Firewall
3 1 (2.22%) HTTP
3 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (11.11%) DB2
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 27 (60.00%) Selenium
2 12 (26.67%) TestComplete
3 11 (24.44%) Ranorex
4 10 (22.22%) QuickTest Pro
5 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (17.78%) WebDriver
6 8 (17.78%) Cucumber
7 6 (13.33%) JIRA
8 5 (11.11%) LoadRunner
8 5 (11.11%) Hudson
8 5 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (8.89%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (8.89%) SpecFlow
9 4 (8.89%) TeamCity
10 3 (6.67%) Calabash
11 2 (4.44%) NUnit
12 1 (2.22%) TestNG
12 1 (2.22%) Bugzilla
12 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
12 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 8 (17.78%) Banking
3 6 (13.33%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Games
6 1 (2.22%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Analyst
2 10 (22.22%) Test Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Junior
5 5 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (8.89%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Environment Manager
7 3 (6.67%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Tester
7 3 (6.67%) Agile Business Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Junior Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Environment Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) QA Leader
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.56%) Middleware
2 6 (13.33%) .NET
2 6 (13.33%) SOAP
2 6 (13.33%) Web Services
2 6 (13.33%) XML
2 6 (13.33%) Java EE
2 6 (13.33%) WPF
2 6 (13.33%) WinForms
3 3 (6.67%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.22%) JPA
4 1 (2.22%) Java SE
4 1 (2.22%) GWT
4 1 (2.22%) Ajax
4 1 (2.22%) XSD
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Mobile App
2 5 (11.11%) Mainframe
3 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.67%) EPoS
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.44%) Mobile Payment
4 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.22%) Telematics
5 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) NHS
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.33%) Windows
2 5 (11.11%) Linux
2 5 (11.11%) UNIX
3 4 (8.89%) Apple iOS
3 4 (8.89%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (35.56%) Scrum
3 14 (31.11%) Automated Testing
4 11 (24.44%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) BDD
6 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.33%) Test Management
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow
7 5 (11.11%) Workflow Management
7 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Test Strategy
7 5 (11.11%) User Stories
7 5 (11.11%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.11%) DevOps
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) CRM
8 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) C#
2 19 (42.22%) Java
3 12 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Ruby
4 7 (15.56%) JavaScript
5 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
6 5 (11.11%) REXX
6 5 (11.11%) JCL
6 5 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (11.11%) VB
6 5 (11.11%) Perl
6 5 (11.11%) C++
6 5 (11.11%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 14 (31.11%) ISEB
2 8 (17.78%) ISTQB
3 7 (15.56%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (35.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) CA Endevor
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.11%) IBM
2 5 (11.11%) Informatica
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) F5
2 5 (11.11%) New Relic
3 2 (4.44%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Google
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