The first table below looks at the demand 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 9 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 153 152 149
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 16 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.70% 0.50% 0.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.65% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2976 2470 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.32% 77.67% 76.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2469 2094 2149
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,900 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
England

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 9 July 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 9 July 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
Derbyshire +7 16 £35,000 - 3
Nottinghamshire -4 7 £32,500 - 1
Northamptonshire -8 3 £42,500 +37.09%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 41 (82.00%) QA
2 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (52.00%) Selenium
4 23 (46.00%) ISEB
5 22 (44.00%) Automated Testing
6 19 (38.00%) C#
7 15 (30.00%) Java
7 15 (30.00%) Regression Testing
7 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (30.00%) TestComplete
8 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
9 13 (26.00%) NUnit
9 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
10 12 (24.00%) Scrum
10 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
11 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
12 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
12 10 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
13 8 (16.00%) JPA
13 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
13 8 (16.00%) Java SE
13 8 (16.00%) Java EE
13 8 (16.00%) GWT
13 8 (16.00%) Ajax
13 8 (16.00%) Validation
13 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
13 8 (16.00%) Web Services
13 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
14 6 (12.00%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 9 July 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 8 (16.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (16.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 26 (52.00%) Selenium
2 15 (30.00%) TestComplete
3 13 (26.00%) NUnit
4 10 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
5 8 (16.00%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (12.00%) WebDriver
7 5 (10.00%) Jasmine
8 3 (6.00%) JUnit
9 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.00%) MSTest
9 1 (2.00%) FitNesse
General
1 4 (8.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
1 24 (48.00%) Test Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Tester
3 5 (10.00%) QA Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Consultant
3 5 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Test Consultant
4 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Automated Test Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Test Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (4.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.00%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.00%) JPA
1 8 (16.00%) Java SE
1 8 (16.00%) Java EE
1 8 (16.00%) GWT
1 8 (16.00%) Ajax
1 8 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (8.00%) XML
3 3 (6.00%) XSD
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) NHS
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (44.00%) Automated Testing
3 15 (30.00%) Regression Testing
3 15 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 14 (28.00%) Test Strategy
5 12 (24.00%) Scrum
6 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
7 10 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 8 (16.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (16.00%) Validation
9 5 (10.00%) TDD
10 4 (8.00%) Information Governance
10 4 (8.00%) Test Management
10 4 (8.00%) Test Scripting
10 4 (8.00%) Manual Testing
10 4 (8.00%) System Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Usability Testing
11 3 (6.00%) BDD
11 3 (6.00%) Software Architecture
11 3 (6.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) C#
2 15 (30.00%) Java
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) SQL
5 2 (4.00%) Ruby
5 2 (4.00%) Python
5 2 (4.00%) C
6 1 (2.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 23 (46.00%) ISEB
2 13 (26.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (82.00%) QA
2 1 (2.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
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