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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 147 145 164
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 37 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.12% 1.14% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.28% 1.32% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 31 39 24
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2898 3187 3225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 87.53% 86.77% 85.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 2661 2667
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +4 23 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Northamptonshire +11 8 £75,000 +66.66%
Leicestershire +10 2 £41,250 +37.50%
Derbyshire +6 1 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 31 (72.09%) QA
2 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
3 21 (48.84%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (37.21%) DevOps
5 16 (37.21%) Line Management
5 16 (37.21%) SDLC
6 14 (32.56%) Selenium
6 14 (32.56%) Release Management
7 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
8 12 (27.91%) Ranorex
9 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
9 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
9 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
9 11 (25.58%) .NET
10 10 (23.26%) Python
11 9 (20.93%) JUnit
11 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
12 8 (18.60%) Games
12 8 (18.60%) Finance
12 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
12 8 (18.60%) Scala
12 8 (18.60%) Open Source
13 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
13 7 (16.28%) Degree
13 7 (16.28%) Appium
14 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
14 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
14 6 (13.95%) ISTQB

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 (2.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) IaaS
1 3 (6.98%) PaaS
2 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (32.56%) Selenium
2 12 (27.91%) Ranorex
3 11 (25.58%) Cucumber
4 9 (20.93%) JUnit
5 8 (18.60%) SoapUI
6 7 (16.28%) Appium
7 5 (11.63%) JIRA
8 4 (9.30%) TestDirector
9 3 (6.98%) Ant
9 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
9 3 (6.98%) Grunt
9 3 (6.98%) HP UFT
9 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
9 3 (6.98%) Maven
9 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (6.98%) TeamCity
10 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (2.33%) CasperJS
10 1 (2.33%) Concordion
10 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
General
1 8 (18.60%) Finance
1 8 (18.60%) Games
2 3 (6.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.33%) Back Office
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (18.60%) Consultant
1 8 (18.60%) Test Automation Consultant
1 8 (18.60%) Test Consultant
2 6 (13.95%) Automation Test Lead
2 6 (13.95%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Developer in Test
3 5 (11.63%) QA Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) QA Leader
4 4 (9.30%) QA Manager
4 4 (9.30%) QA Specialist
4 4 (9.30%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) DevOps Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Lead Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Quality Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Software QA Manager
5 3 (6.98%) Test Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.95%) Gherkin
4 5 (11.63%) HTML
4 5 (11.63%) HTML5
4 5 (11.63%) Web Services
5 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.98%) Ext JS
5 3 (6.98%) jQuery
6 2 (4.65%) CSS
7 1 (2.33%) Ajax
7 1 (2.33%) Behat
7 1 (2.33%) JSON
7 1 (2.33%) REST
7 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
1 4 (9.30%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Software Engineering
2 20 (46.51%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (37.21%) DevOps
3 16 (37.21%) Line Management
3 16 (37.21%) SDLC
4 14 (32.56%) Release Management
5 13 (30.23%) Automated Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
6 11 (25.58%) Mentoring
7 9 (20.93%) Software Testing
8 8 (18.60%) Open Source
9 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (13.95%) Scrum
9 6 (13.95%) Software Delivery
9 6 (13.95%) Test Planning
10 5 (11.63%) Coaching
10 5 (11.63%) Enterprise Architecture
10 5 (11.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (9.30%) BDD
11 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (48.84%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) Python
3 8 (18.60%) Scala
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.98%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.65%) Groovy
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 6 (13.95%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB
3 4 (9.30%) ISEB Practitioner
3 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (72.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (16.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) SAP
1 3 (6.98%) Sencha
2 1 (2.33%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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