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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 68 59 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.68% 0.89% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 1.15% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £34,000 £29,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.23% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
490 348 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 83.76% 77.51% 76.32%
Number of salaries quoted 392 300 248
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,776 £49,776 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Firmware
2 3 (42.86%) VHDL
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Electronics
4 1 (14.29%) Automotive
4 1 (14.29%) CMS
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Ajax
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (14.29%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) FitNesse
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Tester
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Test Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Front-End Web Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) jQuery
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Firmware
1 3 (42.86%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Regression Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
1 3 (42.86%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Change Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
3 1 (14.29%) Test Scripting
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) C
2 3 (42.86%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft