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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 59 85 -
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 21 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.71% 1.15% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 19 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.81%
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
648 639 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 83.51% 81.40% 80.42%
Number of salaries quoted 546 573 421
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 23 October 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 +23 8 £40,000 -
Ashby-de-la-Zouch 0 2 - -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 44 (70.97%) Degree
2 43 (69.35%) Windows
3 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (54.84%) Windows Vista
4 34 (54.84%) Windows XP
4 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (54.84%) SQL
4 34 (54.84%) Mobile App
4 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (43.55%) Software Testing
6 23 (37.10%) TickIT
6 23 (37.10%) Identity Management
6 23 (37.10%) Finance
6 23 (37.10%) Biometrics
6 23 (37.10%) Smartcard
6 23 (37.10%) ISO 9001
6 23 (37.10%) Cyber Security
7 20 (32.26%) Manual Testing
8 14 (22.58%) ISEB
9 13 (20.97%) C++
10 9 (14.52%) C
11 8 (12.90%) SAP
11 8 (12.90%) Time Management
11 8 (12.90%) QA
12 7 (11.29%) C#
12 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
12 7 (11.29%) JIRA
12 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
13 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
13 6 (9.68%) VHDL

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (3.23%) JBoss
1 2 (3.23%) Apache
1 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) MySQL
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) JIRA
2 4 (6.45%) Selenium
2 4 (6.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (6.45%) NUnit
3 2 (3.23%) Toad
4 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 4 (6.45%) Electronics
2 4 (6.45%) Retail
3 2 (3.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (48.39%) Test Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Analyst
2 14 (22.58%) Test Analyst
3 11 (17.74%) Tester
4 10 (16.13%) Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) SAP Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Web Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Senior SAP Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Web Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) QA Leader
9 1 (1.61%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.68%) Web Services
2 4 (6.45%) MFC
3 3 (4.84%) .NET
4 2 (3.23%) HTML
4 2 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (54.84%) Mobile App
2 23 (37.10%) Biometrics
2 23 (37.10%) Smartcard
3 6 (9.68%) VHDL
4 4 (6.45%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.45%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.84%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (69.35%) Windows
2 34 (54.84%) Windows XP
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2003
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Vista
2 34 (54.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.23%) Solaris
3 2 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (64.52%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Software Testing
3 23 (37.10%) Identity Management
3 23 (37.10%) Cyber Security
4 20 (32.26%) Manual Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Time Management
6 7 (11.29%) Software Engineering
7 6 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Automation Testing
8 5 (8.06%) Web Usability
9 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
9 4 (6.45%) V-Model
9 4 (6.45%) Logistics
9 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (6.45%) OO
10 3 (4.84%) System Testing
10 3 (4.84%) Test Scripting
11 2 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.23%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) SQL
2 13 (20.97%) C++
3 9 (14.52%) C
4 7 (11.29%) C#
5 6 (9.68%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 44 (70.97%) Degree
2 14 (22.58%) ISEB
3 4 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (37.10%) ISO 9001
1 23 (37.10%) TickIT
2 8 (12.90%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) SAP
2 7 (11.29%) Microsoft
3 4 (6.45%) Perforce
4 3 (4.84%) HP
5 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 2 (3.23%) Oracle