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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 137 134 155
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 42 50 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.27% 1.36% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.54% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40 48 27
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £48,250 £43,100
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
2896 3250 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.39% 88.17% 84.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2302 2708 2603
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +10 30 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Northamptonshire +4 5 £75,000 +66.66%
Leicestershire +1 4 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Derbyshire +12 1 £24,500 -24.61%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 45 (75.00%) QA
2 34 (56.67%) Java
3 32 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (46.67%) SDLC
6 23 (38.33%) Functional Testing
7 21 (35.00%) Ranorex
7 21 (35.00%) DevOps
8 19 (31.67%) Selenium
9 18 (30.00%) Line Management
10 17 (28.33%) Software Testing
10 17 (28.33%) Release Management
11 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
11 16 (26.67%) C#
12 14 (23.33%) JIRA
12 14 (23.33%) Degree
12 14 (23.33%) Cucumber
13 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
14 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
14 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
15 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
15 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 11 (18.33%) ISEB Practitioner
15 11 (18.33%) ISEB
15 11 (18.33%) TestDirector
16 10 (16.67%) Python
16 10 (16.67%) .NET
16 10 (16.67%) Finance
16 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
17 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) IaaS
1 3 (5.00%) PaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (35.00%) Ranorex
2 19 (31.67%) Selenium
3 14 (23.33%) Cucumber
3 14 (23.33%) JIRA
4 11 (18.33%) TestDirector
5 9 (15.00%) JUnit
6 8 (13.33%) SoapUI
7 7 (11.67%) Appium
8 5 (8.33%) Jenkins
9 3 (5.00%) Ant
9 3 (5.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (5.00%) Grunt
9 3 (5.00%) Maven
9 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (5.00%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.67%) FitNesse
10 1 (1.67%) JBehave
10 1 (1.67%) TestNG
10 1 (1.67%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (16.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Games
3 1 (1.67%) Back Office
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.67%) Publishing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
3 1 (1.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 8 (13.33%) Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 8 (13.33%) Test Consultant
3 7 (11.67%) Developer
3 7 (11.67%) QA Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Developer in Test
4 6 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Tester
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Development Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) QA Leader
5 5 (8.33%) Software Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Software Development Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Test Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) QA Specialist
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (16.67%) .NET
2 9 (15.00%) Gherkin
3 5 (8.33%) .NET Framework
3 5 (8.33%) HTML
3 5 (8.33%) HTML5
4 4 (6.67%) Web Services
5 3 (5.00%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.00%) Ext JS
5 3 (5.00%) jQuery
6 2 (3.33%) CSS
7 1 (1.67%) Ajax
7 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.67%) Behat
7 1 (1.67%) Java EE
7 1 (1.67%) JSON
7 1 (1.67%) REST
7 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 4 (6.67%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.67%) Fintech
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.67%) Android
1 4 (6.67%) Apple iOS
1 4 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (1.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (53.33%) Software Engineering
2 31 (51.67%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (46.67%) SDLC
4 23 (38.33%) Functional Testing
5 21 (35.00%) DevOps
6 18 (30.00%) Line Management
7 17 (28.33%) Release Management
7 17 (28.33%) Software Testing
8 16 (26.67%) Automated Testing
9 12 (20.00%) Mentoring
10 11 (18.33%) Defect Management
11 10 (16.67%) Software Delivery
12 9 (15.00%) Open Source
13 8 (13.33%) Test Planning
14 7 (11.67%) Automation Testing
14 7 (11.67%) Coaching
14 7 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (11.67%) Electronic Trading
14 7 (11.67%) Enterprise Architecture
14 7 (11.67%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (56.67%) Java
2 16 (26.67%) C#
3 10 (16.67%) Python
4 8 (13.33%) Scala
5 7 (11.67%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.33%) Groovy
6 2 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.67%) C++
7 1 (1.67%) PHP
7 1 (1.67%) Ruby
7 1 (1.67%) SQL
7 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (23.33%) Degree
2 13 (21.67%) ISTQB
3 11 (18.33%) ISEB
3 11 (18.33%) ISEB Practitioner
3 11 (18.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 9 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 12 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (6.67%) SAP
2 3 (5.00%) Sencha
3 1 (1.67%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft
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