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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 152 153 152
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.55% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 0.72% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 26 14 22
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -32.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £32,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
3061 2498 2621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.09% 76.46% 76.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2517 2062 2245
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 August 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 22 August 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
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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 -1 13 £37,500 +17.18% 2
Northamptonshire -4 10 £65,000 +116.66% 2
Derbyshire -7 6 £30,000 -14.28% 2
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 44 (68.75%) QA
2 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (40.63%) Regression Testing
3 25 (39.06%) ISEB
4 24 (37.50%) C#
5 23 (35.94%) Selenium
6 21 (32.81%) Java
7 18 (28.13%) Scrum
8 16 (25.00%) Automated Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
9 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
10 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 13 (20.31%) TestComplete
12 12 (18.75%) BDD
12 12 (18.75%) TDD
12 12 (18.75%) NUnit
12 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
13 10 (15.63%) Ruby
13 10 (15.63%) Quality Management
13 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
14 9 (14.06%) QuickTest Pro
14 9 (14.06%) Validation
14 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
14 9 (14.06%) Karma Test Runner
15 8 (12.50%) Gherkin
15 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 8 (12.50%) JPA
15 8 (12.50%) Ajax
15 8 (12.50%) Retail
15 8 (12.50%) WebSphere

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (12.50%) WebSphere
1 8 (12.50%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (35.94%) Selenium
2 13 (20.31%) TestComplete
3 12 (18.75%) NUnit
4 9 (14.06%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (14.06%) Cucumber
4 9 (14.06%) Karma Test Runner
5 7 (10.94%) Calabash
5 7 (10.94%) Ranorex
6 6 (9.38%) Jasmine
7 4 (6.25%) WebDriver
8 3 (4.69%) JUnit
9 2 (3.13%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.13%) JIRA
10 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.56%) Xdebug
10 1 (1.56%) MSTest
10 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
10 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
10 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) Firebug
General
1 8 (12.50%) Retail
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Retail Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
2 5 (7.81%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Analyst
2 22 (34.38%) Test Analyst
3 20 (31.25%) Tester
4 8 (12.50%) Automation Tester
5 5 (7.81%) ScrumMaster
5 5 (7.81%) QA Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Test Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Project Manager
5 5 (7.81%) Consultant
5 5 (7.81%) Software Tester
5 5 (7.81%) QA Tester
6 4 (6.25%) Developer
6 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.25%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (4.69%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (4.69%) Test Manager
8 2 (3.13%) QA Manager
8 2 (3.13%) Business Analyst
8 2 (3.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (3.13%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.50%) Gherkin
1 8 (12.50%) JPA
1 8 (12.50%) Ajax
1 8 (12.50%) Java SE
1 8 (12.50%) Java EE
1 8 (12.50%) GWT
1 8 (12.50%) Web Services
2 4 (6.25%) XML
3 3 (4.69%) XSD
4 2 (3.13%) .NET
4 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.56%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (1.56%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
5 1 (1.56%) XHTML
5 1 (1.56%) J2EE
5 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.94%) Mobile App
2 4 (6.25%) NHS
3 3 (4.69%) PMI
3 3 (4.69%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.13%) Open Source
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.94%) Android
1 7 (10.94%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.13%) Windows
3 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (40.63%) Regression Testing
2 18 (28.13%) Scrum
3 16 (25.00%) Automated Testing
4 15 (23.44%) Software Testing
5 14 (21.88%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (18.75%) BDD
6 12 (18.75%) TDD
6 12 (18.75%) Test Strategy
7 10 (15.63%) Quality Management
8 9 (14.06%) Validation
9 7 (10.94%) E-Commerce
9 7 (10.94%) Mobile Commerce
9 7 (10.94%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (9.38%) Kanban
11 4 (6.25%) Test Management
11 4 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 4 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 4 (6.25%) System Testing
11 4 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 24 (37.50%) C#
2 21 (32.81%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) Ruby
3 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) Perl
4 7 (10.94%) C++
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 3 (4.69%) VB
6 2 (3.13%) Python
7 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.56%) VBScript
7 1 (1.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (39.06%) ISEB
2 15 (23.44%) ISTQB
3 8 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.69%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (4.69%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (68.75%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.56%) Zend
2 1 (1.56%) Cognizant
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