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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 61 58 72
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.96% 3.34% 1.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.17% 3.83% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 11 28 8
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,700 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £37,800
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
600 758 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 90.50% 87.23% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 471 647 503
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +8 9 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (40.63%) C#
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Use Case
2 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 11 (34.38%) WCF
3 11 (34.38%) WPF
4 10 (31.25%) Selenium
4 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
5 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
6 8 (25.00%) Finance
6 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
7 7 (21.88%) QA
8 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
8 6 (18.75%) SAP
8 6 (18.75%) V-Model
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (15.63%) Windows
9 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
9 5 (15.63%) NUnit
9 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
10 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
10 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
11 3 (9.38%) TDD
11 3 (9.38%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) ISEB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.13%) Sage 200
1 1 (3.13%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Google Drive
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (31.25%) Selenium
2 9 (28.13%) HP UFT
3 5 (15.63%) NUnit
4 2 (6.25%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.25%) Ranorex
5 1 (3.13%) FogBugz
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) WebDriver
General
1 8 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Analyst
2 12 (37.50%) Test Analyst
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Test Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) SAP Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Business Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Test Leader
5 1 (3.13%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Automation Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Testing Manager
5 1 (3.13%) UI Programmer
5 1 (3.13%) Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Junior
5 1 (3.13%) Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Software Tester
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Front-End Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (34.38%) WCF
1 11 (34.38%) WPF
2 2 (6.25%) HTML
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 2 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (3.13%) CSS3
3 1 (3.13%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.13%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (3.13%) Sass
3 1 (3.13%) LESS
3 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Ajax
3 1 (3.13%) JSON
3 1 (3.13%) Silverlight
3 1 (3.13%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Use Case
3 10 (31.25%) Software Engineering
3 10 (31.25%) Unit Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Manual Testing
4 8 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 6 (18.75%) Test Scripting
5 6 (18.75%) V-Model
6 5 (15.63%) System Integration Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Black-Box Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 5 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (15.63%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.50%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.38%) Scrum
8 3 (9.38%) TDD
9 2 (6.25%) UML
9 2 (6.25%) OO
9 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 2 (6.25%) Java
2 2 (6.25%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) ISTQB
2 3 (9.38%) ISEB
3 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.75%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) HP
3 1 (3.13%) Sage
3 1 (3.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Google
Leicester
360 Resourcing
Salary: £25-35k, depending on experience
Posted: 10 days ago