The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing 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 Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 51 61 66
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 14 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.54% 0.27% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 0.33% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 4
Average salary £34,000 - £37,250
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 - £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
447 303 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 81.13% 81.67% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 385 259 286
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,700 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicester region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Leicester

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 14 (70.00%) C++
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
3 11 (55.00%) ISEB
4 9 (45.00%) Firmware
4 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Python
4 9 (45.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) VHDL
4 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
4 9 (45.00%) Time Management
5 7 (35.00%) JIRA
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) C#
6 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (25.00%) MFC
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) OO
6 5 (25.00%) Electronics
6 5 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (25.00%) NUnit
6 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 5 (25.00%) Device Driver
6 5 (25.00%) Perforce
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
8 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
8 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 2 (10.00%) Java
9 2 (10.00%) MySQL
9 2 (10.00%) Oracle

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Apache
1 2 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MySQL
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JIRA
2 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) NUnit
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 2 (10.00%) Toad
General
1 5 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Test Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (25.00%) Test Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) MFC
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (5.00%) Ajax
4 1 (5.00%) Django
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Firmware
1 9 (45.00%) VHDL
2 5 (25.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Solaris
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Time Management
2 9 (45.00%) Regression Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Web Usability
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C++
2 9 (45.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) Python
3 5 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
2 11 (55.00%) ISEB
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (25.00%) Perforce
2 2 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (10.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 2 (10.00%) JBoss