The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 56 88 77
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.67% 1.01% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.60% 1.24% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £30,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.08% +39.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
556 727 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 74.13% 81.69% 80.03%
Number of salaries quoted 457 628 519
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicestershire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +41 12 £40,000 +14.28%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (54.55%) Windows
3 23 (52.27%) Degree
4 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 22 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (50.00%) Windows Vista
4 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (50.00%) SQL
5 19 (43.18%) ISO 9001
5 19 (43.18%) TickIT
5 19 (43.18%) Cyber Security
5 19 (43.18%) Identity Management
5 19 (43.18%) Biometrics
5 19 (43.18%) Smartcard
5 19 (43.18%) Finance
6 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
7 11 (25.00%) C#
8 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Use Case
10 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
10 8 (18.18%) SAP
10 8 (18.18%) WCF
10 8 (18.18%) WPF
11 6 (13.64%) ISEB
12 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
12 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
13 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.27%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Selenium
2 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 19 (43.18%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 20 (45.45%) Test Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Analyst
2 10 (22.73%) Test Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Software Engineer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) SAP Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Leader
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Tester
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Web Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Web Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) QA Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) WCF
1 8 (18.18%) WPF
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 19 (43.18%) Biometrics
2 19 (43.18%) Smartcard
3 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (54.55%) Windows
2 22 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (61.36%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Identity Management
2 19 (43.18%) Cyber Security
3 12 (27.27%) Manual Testing
4 10 (22.73%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.45%) Software Testing
6 8 (18.18%) Use Case
6 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Automation Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
8 4 (9.09%) V-Model
8 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (9.09%) Logistics
9 3 (6.82%) Web Usability
10 2 (4.55%) System Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Test Scripting
11 1 (2.27%) Continuous Integration
11 1 (2.27%) Time Management
11 1 (2.27%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) SQL
2 11 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (4.55%) C++
3 2 (4.55%) C
4 1 (2.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 23 (52.27%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) ISEB
3 4 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (43.18%) ISO 9001
1 19 (43.18%) TickIT
2 4 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) SAP
3 1 (2.27%) HP