The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 52 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.73% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
363 467 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 88.54% 85.22% 83.20%
Number of salaries quoted 295 404 262
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £43,900 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicester region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Leicester

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leicester

Test Automation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Games
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) OOP
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) HP