The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 36 77 56
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -21
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.92% 0.55% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.28% 0.67% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 3
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
284 446 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 74.15% 81.68% 82.15%
Number of salaries quoted 235 362 274
Average salary £41,500 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.41% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,776
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 15 (65.22%) C#
2 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
2 14 (60.87%) WCF
2 14 (60.87%) WPF
2 14 (60.87%) Use Case
2 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
3 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 8 (34.78%) SAP
4 5 (21.74%) ISEB
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
4 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
5 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (17.39%) V-Model
5 4 (17.39%) Retail
5 4 (17.39%) Logistics
5 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) QA
6 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
6 1 (4.35%) Java

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineer
1 14 (60.87%) Senior Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Test Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) SAP Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Test Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Test Leader
5 2 (8.70%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Test Analyst
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (60.87%) WCF
1 14 (60.87%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Software Engineering
1 14 (60.87%) Use Case
1 14 (60.87%) Unit Testing
2 8 (34.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) Waterfall
3 5 (21.74%) Software Testing
4 4 (17.39%) Automation Testing
4 4 (17.39%) V-Model
4 4 (17.39%) Logistics
4 4 (17.39%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C#
2 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) SAP
Leicester
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