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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 49 - 76
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.01% - 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.17% - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 1
Average salary £51,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
341 311 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 85.89% 79.34% 87.55%
Number of salaries quoted 300 255 380
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £50,776 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (62.50%) HP
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (37.50%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
5 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
5 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
5 1 (12.50%) BDD
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) HP UFT
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
3 1 (12.50%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Project Support Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Testing Project Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (62.50%) Automation Testing
2 4 (50.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) BDD
4 1 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) ISTQB
2 4 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP