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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 144 174 137
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 13 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.57% 0.36% 0.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.69% 0.43% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 22
Average salary £37,500 £31,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.96% -4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,800 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,500 £43,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
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
2613 3013 2410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 82.20% 83.62% 81.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2166 2466 2127
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,680 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,500 £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 23 January 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 23 January 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
Northamptonshire +1 7 £45,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire +9 6 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Derbyshire - 5 £31,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) E-Commerce
4 18 (41.86%) QA
4 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
4 18 (41.86%) BDD
5 16 (37.21%) C#
6 15 (34.88%) Java
6 15 (34.88%) Android
6 15 (34.88%) Apple iOS
7 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
7 14 (32.56%) TDD
7 14 (32.56%) Retail
8 13 (30.23%) .NET
8 13 (30.23%) Calabash
9 12 (27.91%) SQL
9 12 (27.91%) Mobile Commerce
9 12 (27.91%) Selenium
10 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
10 9 (20.93%) ISEB
10 9 (20.93%) XML
10 9 (20.93%) User Stories
11 8 (18.60%) C++
11 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
11 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
11 8 (18.60%) Validation
12 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
12 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
12 7 (16.28%) HTML
12 7 (16.28%) Ranorex

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.33%) WordPress
2 1 (2.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Cucumber
2 13 (30.23%) Calabash
3 12 (27.91%) Selenium
4 7 (16.28%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (16.28%) Ranorex
5 6 (13.95%) Firebug
5 6 (13.95%) Fiddler
6 5 (11.63%) TestComplete
7 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
8 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
8 2 (4.65%) Xdebug
8 2 (4.65%) JUnit
8 2 (4.65%) Visual Studio
8 2 (4.65%) JIRA
8 2 (4.65%) NUnit
8 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
9 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.33%) WatiN
9 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
9 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 6 (13.95%) Games
2 6 (13.95%) Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Retail Banking
3 5 (11.63%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Business Analyst
2 9 (20.93%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.60%) Tester
3 8 (18.60%) Agile Business Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) ScrumMaster
4 5 (11.63%) Automation Test Analyst
4 5 (11.63%) Project Manager
4 5 (11.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (9.30%) Developer
6 3 (6.98%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) QA Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Automated Test Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Senior Analyst
7 2 (4.65%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) .NET
2 9 (20.93%) XML
3 7 (16.28%) HTML
4 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
4 6 (13.95%) CSS
4 6 (13.95%) XHTML
5 4 (9.30%) Gherkin
6 3 (6.98%) Web Services
6 3 (6.98%) XSD
7 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.65%) Java SE
7 2 (4.65%) Java EE
7 2 (4.65%) Ajax
7 2 (4.65%) GWT
7 2 (4.65%) Zend Framework
7 2 (4.65%) JPA
8 1 (2.33%) RESTful
8 1 (2.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (2.33%) .NET Remoting
8 1 (2.33%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.95%) N-Tier
3 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.98%) EPoS
5 2 (4.65%) PMI
6 1 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (2.33%) FMCG
6 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.33%) MPEG
6 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.33%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Android
1 15 (34.88%) Apple iOS
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 1 (2.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) Scrum
3 19 (44.19%) E-Commerce
4 18 (41.86%) BDD
5 14 (32.56%) TDD
6 12 (27.91%) Mobile Commerce
7 9 (20.93%) Business Analysis
7 9 (20.93%) User Stories
8 8 (18.60%) Regression Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Validation
9 6 (13.95%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (13.95%) Software Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Automated Testing
10 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
10 5 (11.63%) Kanban
11 4 (9.30%) OO
12 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
13 2 (4.65%) Mentoring
13 2 (4.65%) OO PHP
13 2 (4.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) C#
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) Ruby
6 3 (6.98%) VB
6 3 (6.98%) Perl
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) PHP5
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) ISEB
2 3 (6.98%) ISTQB
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) PMI Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (41.86%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (16.28%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Zend
3 1 (2.33%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (2.33%) HP
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