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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 154 153 183
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 15 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.47% 0.63% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.55% 0.74% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 11
Average salary £43,750 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,250 £30,650 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £45,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2741 2696 3164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 86.58% 84.83% 87.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2089 2217 2559
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +8 8 £45,000 +20.00%
Leicestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Derbyshire -4 1 £42,500 +37.09%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (71.15%) QA
3 32 (61.54%) C#
4 29 (55.77%) Functional Testing
5 28 (53.85%) Java
6 23 (44.23%) Software Testing
6 23 (44.23%) ISTQB
6 23 (44.23%) Ranorex
7 20 (38.46%) SDLC
7 20 (38.46%) Finance
8 16 (30.77%) Automation Testing
9 15 (28.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (28.85%) ISEB
10 14 (26.92%) HP UFT
11 13 (25.00%) Selenium
12 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
13 11 (21.15%) JIRA
14 9 (17.31%) Scrum
15 8 (15.38%) Web Services
15 8 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
16 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
16 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
16 7 (13.46%) BDD
16 7 (13.46%) .NET
16 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (13.46%) HP
17 6 (11.54%) Degree
17 6 (11.54%) Legal
17 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
17 6 (11.54%) Load Testing

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Ranorex
2 14 (26.92%) HP UFT
3 13 (25.00%) Selenium
4 11 (21.15%) JIRA
5 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
6 5 (9.62%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.85%) TestDirector
7 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
General
1 20 (38.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Legal
3 3 (5.77%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Tester
3 14 (26.92%) Automation Tester
4 10 (19.23%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Lead Developer
5 9 (17.31%) C# Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Java Developer
6 8 (15.38%) Test Analyst
7 7 (13.46%) Developer in Test
7 7 (13.46%) Lead Tester
8 5 (9.62%) Automation Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
8 5 (9.62%) QA Leader
8 5 (9.62%) QA Manager
9 4 (7.69%) Lead C# Developer
9 4 (7.69%) Lead Java Developer
10 3 (5.77%) Quality Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Software Manager
10 3 (5.77%) Team Leader
10 3 (5.77%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) Web Services
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
4 2 (3.85%) Gherkin
5 1 (1.92%) SOAP
5 1 (1.92%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (9.62%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.77%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (55.77%) Functional Testing
3 23 (44.23%) Software Testing
4 20 (38.46%) SDLC
5 16 (30.77%) Automation Testing
6 9 (17.31%) Scrum
7 8 (15.38%) Electronic Trading
8 7 (13.46%) BDD
8 7 (13.46%) Test Scripting
9 6 (11.54%) Load Testing
9 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
10 5 (9.62%) Automated Testing
10 5 (9.62%) OO
10 5 (9.62%) OOP
11 4 (7.69%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 4 (7.69%) TDD
12 3 (5.77%) Continuous Improvement
12 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
12 3 (5.77%) Test Planning
12 3 (5.77%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) C#
2 28 (53.85%) Java
3 5 (9.62%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.92%) C
4 1 (1.92%) C++
4 1 (1.92%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) ISTQB
2 15 (28.85%) ISEB
2 15 (28.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (11.54%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (71.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (23.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) HP
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.77%) SAP
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