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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 43 66 65
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.91% 1.39% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.09% 1.65% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 2
Average salary £24,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £40,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
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
334 486 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 76.78% 84.38% 77.19%
Number of salaries quoted 272 392 287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,097
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,850 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,350 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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
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 1 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leicester

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (81.25%) C#
2 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (75.00%) WCF
2 24 (75.00%) WPF
2 24 (75.00%) Use Case
2 24 (75.00%) Unit Testing
3 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.50%) Windows
4 4 (12.50%) QA
5 3 (9.38%) .NET
5 3 (9.38%) Change Management
5 3 (9.38%) Scrum
5 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
5 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (6.25%) Finance
6 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) Selenium
6 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 2 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (3.13%) Google
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.13%) Web Usability
7 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
7 1 (3.13%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Drive
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (3.13%) TestComplete
2 1 (3.13%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
2 1 (3.13%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (6.25%) Finance
1 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Senior Software Engineer
1 22 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Web Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) WCF
1 24 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (9.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Software Engineering
1 24 (75.00%) Use Case
1 24 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) Waterfall
3 3 (9.38%) Black-Box Testing
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
4 2 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (3.13%) Web Usability
5 1 (3.13%) Web Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (81.25%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
1 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 24 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Google