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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 52 65 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.67% 0.26% 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 0.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
367 331 339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 87.59% 84.65% 81.49%
Number of salaries quoted 316 300 260
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £28,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 15 (62.50%) ISEB
1 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
2 14 (58.33%) C++
3 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Firmware
3 9 (37.50%) Python
3 9 (37.50%) C
3 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
3 9 (37.50%) Time Management
3 9 (37.50%) VHDL
4 7 (29.17%) Windows
4 7 (29.17%) JIRA
5 6 (25.00%) QA
6 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
6 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.83%) NUnit
6 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
6 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
6 5 (20.83%) Electronics
6 5 (20.83%) Device Driver
6 5 (20.83%) Perforce
6 5 (20.83%) C#
6 5 (20.83%) MFC
6 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
6 5 (20.83%) SAP
6 5 (20.83%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Selenium
7 3 (12.50%) V-Model
7 3 (12.50%) Web Usability

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (8.33%) Apache
1 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) MySQL
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (29.17%) JIRA
2 5 (20.83%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
3 3 (12.50%) Selenium
4 2 (8.33%) Toad
General
1 5 (20.83%) Electronics
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Software Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Test Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 8 (33.33%) Software Test Engineer
4 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Web Test Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Test Leader
6 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Test Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (20.83%) MFC
2 2 (8.33%) Web Services
2 2 (8.33%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Firmware
1 9 (37.50%) VHDL
2 5 (20.83%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 2 (8.33%) Solaris
2 2 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Integration Testing
2 9 (37.50%) Time Management
2 9 (37.50%) Regression Testing
3 5 (20.83%) OO
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (20.83%) Software Engineering
3 5 (20.83%) Manual Testing
4 3 (12.50%) V-Model
4 3 (12.50%) Web Usability
4 3 (12.50%) Waterfall
4 3 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Logistics
5 2 (8.33%) CRM
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (58.33%) C++
2 9 (37.50%) C
2 9 (37.50%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) C#
4 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (62.50%) ISEB
2 14 (58.33%) Degree
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) SAP
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
1 5 (20.83%) Perforce
2 2 (8.33%) VMware
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle
2 2 (8.33%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) JBoss
Leicester, Leicestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago