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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 43 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.42% 1.50% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.72% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Average salary £34,250 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.03% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
380 407 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 91.79% 87.34% 85.98%
Number of salaries quoted 302 348 287
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,373 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (46.15%) C#
1 12 (46.15%) Use Case
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 10 (38.46%) WPF
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Finance
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 6 (23.08%) QA
5 6 (23.08%) Selenium
6 5 (19.23%) V-Model
6 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
6 5 (19.23%) SAP
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (11.54%) Windows
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) NUnit
8 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Test Automation

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.85%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) HP UFT
3 3 (11.54%) NUnit
4 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.85%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Analyst
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Senior Software Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Junior
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) UI Developer
5 1 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Front-End Web Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) WCF
1 10 (38.46%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) jQuery
2 1 (3.85%) HTML5
2 1 (3.85%) CSS3
2 1 (3.85%) Backbone.js
2 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (3.85%) Sass
2 1 (3.85%) LESS
2 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.85%) HTML
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
2 1 (3.85%) CSS
2 1 (3.85%) Ajax
2 1 (3.85%) JSON
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Use Case
2 11 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Unit Testing
4 7 (26.92%) Waterfall
5 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
6 5 (19.23%) V-Model
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
8 3 (11.54%) Black-Box Testing
8 3 (11.54%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (11.54%) SDLC
8 3 (11.54%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) Regression Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Scrum
9 2 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) OO
9 2 (7.69%) Change Management
9 2 (7.69%) Software Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) C#
2 2 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (3.85%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) SAP
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Google
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25-35k, depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago