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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 44 46 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.59% 3.99% 2.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 5.06% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 13
Median salary £36,250 £22,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -33.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £22,300 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,674 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.01% +19.06%
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
258 336 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 82.17% 78.87% 91.89%
Number of salaries quoted 211 281 450
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) QA
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) SAP
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (36.36%) Retail
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
5 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
5 3 (27.27%) Selenium
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
6 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
6 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
6 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Infor
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (18.18%) Office 365
1 2 (18.18%) Yammer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (27.27%) HP UFT
2 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 2 (18.18%) NUnit
3 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
4 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
General
1 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
1 4 (36.36%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Test Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) SAP Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Build Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
4 1 (9.09%) QA Manager
4 1 (9.09%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) COM
2 1 (9.09%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Test Scripting
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) Manual Testing
4 4 (36.36%) SDLC
5 3 (27.27%) BDD
5 3 (27.27%) V-Model
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (18.18%) CRM
6 2 (18.18%) Data Management
6 2 (18.18%) Document Management
6 2 (18.18%) Performance Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Quality Management
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Software Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (18.18%) System Testing
6 2 (18.18%) Test Management
6 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) HP
2 2 (18.18%) Infor
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (18.18%) Salesforce.com