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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 148 148 162
Rank change year-on-year
0 +14
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 27 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.72% 0.59% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.78% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 25 17 9
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3007 2451 2618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.34% 76.67% 76.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2501 2064 2249
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 25 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 25 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 +1 14 £35,000 - 1
Nottinghamshire -1 10 £33,500 +3.07% 1
Northamptonshire -9 2 £29,750 -4.03% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 45 (78.95%) QA
2 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (47.37%) ISEB
3 27 (47.37%) Selenium
4 25 (43.86%) C#
5 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
6 20 (35.09%) Java
7 16 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
8 15 (26.32%) TestComplete
8 15 (26.32%) NUnit
8 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
9 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
9 14 (24.56%) Test Strategy
10 13 (22.81%) Scrum
10 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
11 12 (21.05%) Quality Management
12 11 (19.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
14 8 (14.04%) JPA
14 8 (14.04%) Ajax
14 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
14 8 (14.04%) Java SE
14 8 (14.04%) Java EE
14 8 (14.04%) GWT
14 8 (14.04%) Validation
14 8 (14.04%) Web Services
14 8 (14.04%) Tomcat
15 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 (14.04%) Tomcat
1 8 (14.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (47.37%) Selenium
2 15 (26.32%) TestComplete
2 15 (26.32%) NUnit
3 11 (19.30%) Karma Test Runner
4 7 (12.28%) QuickTest Pro
5 6 (10.53%) Jasmine
5 6 (10.53%) WebDriver
6 4 (7.02%) Ranorex
6 4 (7.02%) JUnit
7 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
7 1 (1.75%) JIRA
7 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.75%) Xdebug
7 1 (1.75%) MSTest
7 1 (1.75%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Analyst
1 23 (40.35%) Test Analyst
2 16 (28.07%) Tester
3 5 (8.77%) Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Software Tester
3 5 (8.77%) Test Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) QA Consultant
3 5 (8.77%) Automation Tester
3 5 (8.77%) Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Automated Test Developer
4 4 (7.02%) Automation Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Automation Test Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Test Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Test Manager
5 3 (5.26%) QA Tester
6 2 (3.51%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (3.51%) QA Test Manager
6 2 (3.51%) QA Manager
6 2 (3.51%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.04%) Web Services
1 8 (14.04%) Ajax
1 8 (14.04%) Java SE
1 8 (14.04%) Java EE
1 8 (14.04%) GWT
1 8 (14.04%) JPA
2 5 (8.77%) XML
3 4 (7.02%) XSD
3 4 (7.02%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.75%) Zend Framework
4 1 (1.75%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.75%) HTML
4 1 (1.75%) .NET
4 1 (1.75%) J2EE
4 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.75%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) NHS
2 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.26%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Open Source
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
3 16 (28.07%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (26.32%) Regression Testing
5 14 (24.56%) Software Testing
5 14 (24.56%) Test Strategy
6 13 (22.81%) Scrum
7 12 (21.05%) Quality Management
8 9 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (14.04%) Validation
10 5 (8.77%) TDD
10 5 (8.77%) Test Scripting
11 4 (7.02%) Test Management
11 4 (7.02%) Manual Testing
11 4 (7.02%) System Testing
11 4 (7.02%) Information Governance
11 4 (7.02%) Usability Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Configuration Management
12 3 (5.26%) Automation Testing
12 3 (5.26%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) C#
2 20 (35.09%) Java
3 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
4 7 (12.28%) SQL
5 6 (10.53%) Ruby
6 4 (7.02%) C++
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
7 2 (3.51%) Python
8 1 (1.75%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) C
8 1 (1.75%) PHP
8 1 (1.75%) VBScript
8 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (47.37%) ISEB
2 15 (26.32%) ISTQB
3 9 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.75%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (78.95%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.51%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.75%) Zend
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £37000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Derby
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago