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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 54 71 77
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 20 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.78% 2.44% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 2.83% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +45.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £37,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
561 814 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.92% 86.50% 75.69%
Number of salaries quoted 465 681 473
Average salary £42,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.32% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,950 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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
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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 +23 14 £24,000 -29.41%
Loughborough +2 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 28 (68.29%) C#
2 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (63.41%) WCF
2 26 (63.41%) WPF
3 23 (56.10%) Unit Testing
3 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
4 22 (53.66%) Use Case
5 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (29.27%) Degree
6 12 (29.27%) Windows
7 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 9 (21.95%) Finance
9 8 (19.51%) TickIT
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (19.51%) Biometrics
9 8 (19.51%) Smartcard
9 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
9 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Vista
9 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (19.51%) Identity Management
9 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
9 8 (19.51%) Cyber Security
10 6 (14.63%) QA
11 4 (9.76%) .NET
12 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
12 3 (7.32%) HTML
12 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
12 3 (7.32%) CRM
12 3 (7.32%) SharePoint

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (7.32%) Sage 200
1 3 (7.32%) Sage CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
1 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.44%) FogBugz
2 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 9 (21.95%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (51.22%) Software Engineer
1 21 (51.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Test Engineer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst
3 6 (14.63%) Test Analyst
4 2 (4.88%) QA Manager
4 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
4 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 1 (2.44%) Business Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Technical Test Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Web Analyst
5 1 (2.44%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (63.41%) WCF
1 26 (63.41%) WPF
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Biometrics
1 8 (19.51%) Smartcard
1 8 (19.51%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Windows
2 8 (19.51%) Windows XP
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Vista
2 8 (19.51%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (56.10%) Software Engineering
1 23 (56.10%) Unit Testing
2 22 (53.66%) Use Case
3 18 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (19.51%) Identity Management
4 8 (19.51%) Cyber Security
5 3 (7.32%) Black-Box Testing
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Scrum
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
7 1 (2.44%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.44%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 11 (26.83%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.88%) Java
5 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (19.51%) ISO 9001
1 8 (19.51%) TickIT
2 6 (14.63%) QA
Vendors
1 26 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Sage
3 2 (4.88%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Google