The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 49 71 84
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 40 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 4.16% 0.73% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.08% 0.95% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 39 3 7
Average salary £34,000 £29,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% -15.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £27,800 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
788 527 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 81.91% 77.27% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 679 463 550
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +10 14 £34,000 -
Lutterworth - 11 £32,500 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +3 1 - -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 55 (85.94%) Degree
2 48 (75.00%) Windows
3 40 (62.50%) Windows XP
3 40 (62.50%) SQL
3 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (62.50%) Windows Vista
3 40 (62.50%) Mobile App
3 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (43.75%) Software Testing
5 25 (39.06%) Biometrics
5 25 (39.06%) Smartcard
5 25 (39.06%) TickIT
5 25 (39.06%) Identity Management
5 25 (39.06%) Finance
5 25 (39.06%) ISO 9001
5 25 (39.06%) Cyber Security
6 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
7 15 (23.44%) C++
8 12 (18.75%) ISEB
9 10 (15.63%) C
9 10 (15.63%) Time Management
10 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
10 9 (14.06%) Firmware
10 9 (14.06%) Python
10 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
10 9 (14.06%) VHDL
11 8 (12.50%) JIRA
11 8 (12.50%) QA
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) MySQL
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) JIRA
2 5 (7.81%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.81%) NUnit
3 2 (3.13%) Toad
4 1 (1.56%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (39.06%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Electronics
3 2 (3.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Test Engineer
2 16 (25.00%) Tester
3 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
4 9 (14.06%) Analyst
4 9 (14.06%) Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Software Test Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Web Test Analyst
7 2 (3.13%) Web Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Front-End Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Front-End Web Developer
8 1 (1.56%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) QA Engineer
8 1 (1.56%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) QA Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Lead Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (1.56%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.81%) MFC
2 4 (6.25%) Web Services
3 3 (4.69%) HTML
4 2 (3.13%) XML
5 1 (1.56%) Ajax
5 1 (1.56%) Django
5 1 (1.56%) jQuery
5 1 (1.56%) HTML5
5 1 (1.56%) CSS3
5 1 (1.56%) Backbone.js
5 1 (1.56%) .NET
5 1 (1.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 25 (39.06%) Biometrics
2 25 (39.06%) Smartcard
3 9 (14.06%) Firmware
3 9 (14.06%) VHDL
4 5 (7.81%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 48 (75.00%) Windows
2 40 (62.50%) Windows XP
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Vista
2 40 (62.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Solaris
3 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (43.75%) Software Testing
3 25 (39.06%) Identity Management
3 25 (39.06%) Cyber Security
4 16 (25.00%) Manual Testing
5 10 (15.63%) Time Management
6 9 (14.06%) Integration Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Regression Testing
7 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.81%) OO
8 5 (7.81%) Web Usability
9 2 (3.13%) Web Testing
9 2 (3.13%) CRM
9 2 (3.13%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 1 (1.56%) Automation Testing
10 1 (1.56%) Web Development
10 1 (1.56%) Test Scripting
10 1 (1.56%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (1.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (62.50%) SQL
2 15 (23.44%) C++
3 10 (15.63%) C
4 9 (14.06%) Python
5 6 (9.38%) C#
6 2 (3.13%) Java
7 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (85.94%) Degree
2 12 (18.75%) ISEB
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (39.06%) ISO 9001
1 25 (39.06%) TickIT
2 8 (12.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.81%) Perforce
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) JBoss
4 2 (3.13%) VMware