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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 149 181 134
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -47
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.46% 0.33% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.41% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 24
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £31,100 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
2852 2942 2490
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.21% 81.32% 80.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2421 2428 2201
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
Northamptonshire -9 10 £42,500 - 2
Derbyshire - 4 £33,500 -
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £32,750 +0.76%
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 23 (46.94%) QA
4 21 (42.86%) C#
5 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (34.69%) BDD
6 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
7 16 (32.65%) Java
8 15 (30.61%) TDD
9 14 (28.57%) Android
9 14 (28.57%) Apple iOS
9 14 (28.57%) Selenium
9 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
9 14 (28.57%) ISEB
9 14 (28.57%) Retail
10 13 (26.53%) SQL
10 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
11 12 (24.49%) Mobile Commerce
11 12 (24.49%) Calabash
12 11 (22.45%) XML
13 10 (20.41%) .NET
13 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
13 10 (20.41%) Ruby
14 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
15 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
15 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
15 8 (16.33%) C++
15 8 (16.33%) User Stories
15 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
16 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.04%) Drupal
1 1 (2.04%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.08%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (18.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Cucumber
2 14 (28.57%) Selenium
3 12 (24.49%) Calabash
4 7 (14.29%) Ranorex
4 7 (14.29%) NUnit
5 6 (12.24%) Firebug
5 6 (12.24%) Fiddler
6 5 (10.20%) TestComplete
7 4 (8.16%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.16%) JUnit
7 4 (8.16%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (6.12%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.12%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (6.12%) Jasmine
9 2 (4.08%) Xdebug
9 2 (4.08%) JIRA
9 2 (4.08%) PHPUnit
9 2 (4.08%) Git (software)
10 1 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (2.04%) WatiN
General
1 14 (28.57%) Retail
2 7 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (12.24%) Games
4 5 (10.20%) Banking
4 5 (10.20%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.04%) Marketing
5 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (42.86%) Analyst
2 14 (28.57%) Tester
3 13 (26.53%) Test Analyst
4 8 (16.33%) Business Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) Agile Business Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Automation Tester
6 6 (12.24%) Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (10.20%) ScrumMaster
7 5 (10.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
8 4 (8.16%) Automated Test Developer
9 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
9 2 (4.08%) Technical Tester
9 2 (4.08%) QA Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Software Tester
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (4.08%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.45%) XML
2 10 (20.41%) .NET
3 8 (16.33%) Gherkin
4 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 7 (14.29%) HTML
5 6 (12.24%) CSS
5 6 (12.24%) XHTML
6 5 (10.20%) XSD
7 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
8 2 (4.08%) Web Services
8 2 (4.08%) Zend Framework
9 1 (2.04%) GWT
9 1 (2.04%) JPA
9 1 (2.04%) RESTful
9 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (2.04%) HTML5
9 1 (2.04%) REST
9 1 (2.04%) XSLT
9 1 (2.04%) STL
9 1 (2.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (28.57%) Mobile App
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (12.24%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (12.24%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.16%) PMI
5 3 (6.12%) EPoS
6 1 (2.04%) FMCG
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.04%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Android
1 14 (28.57%) Apple iOS
2 1 (2.04%) UNIX
2 1 (2.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (48.98%) Scrum
3 19 (38.78%) E-Commerce
4 17 (34.69%) BDD
5 15 (30.61%) TDD
6 13 (26.53%) Regression Testing
7 12 (24.49%) Mobile Commerce
8 10 (20.41%) Software Testing
9 8 (16.33%) Business Analysis
9 8 (16.33%) User Stories
10 7 (14.29%) Validation
11 6 (12.24%) Compatibility Testing
12 5 (10.20%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (10.20%) Kanban
13 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
13 4 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
13 4 (8.16%) Quality Management
13 4 (8.16%) OO
13 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) C#
2 16 (32.65%) Java
3 13 (26.53%) SQL
4 10 (20.41%) Ruby
5 8 (16.33%) C++
6 7 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (8.16%) JavaScript
7 4 (8.16%) VB
8 3 (6.12%) VBScript
9 2 (4.08%) PHP
10 1 (2.04%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.04%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.04%) XPath
10 1 (2.04%) PHP5
10 1 (2.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (28.57%) ISEB
2 7 (14.29%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.16%) PMI Certification
3 4 (8.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (6.12%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (4.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (46.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Zend
3 1 (2.04%) AccuRev
3 1 (2.04%) HP
3 1 (2.04%) Cognizant
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