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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 62 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.70% 0.70% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.48% 0.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £29,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -
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
604 710 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.73% 82.56% 80.21%
Number of salaries quoted 498 629 406
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 £52,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +33 9 £40,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch +1 2 - -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (64.00%) Windows
3 31 (62.00%) Degree
4 28 (56.00%) Windows Vista
4 28 (56.00%) SQL
4 28 (56.00%) Windows XP
4 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (56.00%) Mobile App
5 21 (42.00%) Biometrics
5 21 (42.00%) Smartcard
5 21 (42.00%) ISO 9001
5 21 (42.00%) TickIT
5 21 (42.00%) Identity Management
5 21 (42.00%) Finance
5 21 (42.00%) Cyber Security
6 16 (32.00%) Manual Testing
7 15 (30.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (18.00%) ISEB
9 8 (16.00%) SAP
10 7 (14.00%) QA
11 6 (12.00%) C#
12 5 (10.00%) C++
12 5 (10.00%) C
12 5 (10.00%) Web Services
12 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
12 5 (10.00%) Web Usability
12 5 (10.00%) Waterfall

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (2.00%) JBoss
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
1 1 (2.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) MySQL
1 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Selenium
2 2 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (2.00%) Toad
3 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (42.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Test Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Analyst
2 14 (28.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Analyst
4 4 (8.00%) SAP Test Analyst
5 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
6 2 (4.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Web Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (4.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (4.00%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) Technical Test Analyst
7 1 (2.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
3 2 (4.00%) WCF
3 2 (4.00%) WPF
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (56.00%) Mobile App
2 21 (42.00%) Biometrics
2 21 (42.00%) Smartcard
3 4 (8.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 32 (64.00%) Windows
2 28 (56.00%) Windows XP
2 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 28 (56.00%) Windows Vista
2 28 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.00%) Identity Management
2 21 (42.00%) Cyber Security
3 16 (32.00%) Manual Testing
4 15 (30.00%) Software Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 5 (10.00%) Web Usability
5 5 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.00%) Time Management
6 4 (8.00%) V-Model
6 4 (8.00%) Logistics
6 4 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.00%) System Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (4.00%) Use Case
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Integration Testing
8 2 (4.00%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (56.00%) SQL
2 6 (12.00%) C#
3 5 (10.00%) C++
3 5 (10.00%) C
4 2 (4.00%) Java
4 2 (4.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (62.00%) Degree
2 9 (18.00%) ISEB
3 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (42.00%) ISO 9001
1 21 (42.00%) TickIT
2 7 (14.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (16.00%) SAP
2 5 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (2.00%) Oracle