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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 57 57 75
Rank change year-on-year
0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 18 36 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.57% 3.86% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.30% 4.49% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 7
Average salary £23,250 £40,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.87% +26.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,350 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £36,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
545 802 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 77.86% 86.05% 77.21%
Number of salaries quoted 467 704 479
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +14 16 £23,250 -31.61%
Loughborough - 1 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 27 (65.85%) WCF
2 27 (65.85%) WPF
3 24 (58.54%) Use Case
3 24 (58.54%) Unit Testing
3 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
4 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (26.83%) Windows
6 8 (19.51%) SQL
6 8 (19.51%) Degree
7 7 (17.07%) QA
7 7 (17.07%) Finance
8 5 (12.20%) Identity Management
8 5 (12.20%) TickIT
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (12.20%) Biometrics
8 5 (12.20%) Smartcard
8 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
8 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
8 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
8 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
8 5 (12.20%) Black-Box Testing
9 4 (9.76%) TDD
9 4 (9.76%) .NET
10 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
10 3 (7.32%) HTML
10 3 (7.32%) MS Excel

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (4.88%) Selenium
2 1 (2.44%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (2.44%) TestComplete
2 1 (2.44%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.44%) FogBugz
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Senior Software Engineer
1 22 (53.66%) Software Engineer
2 10 (24.39%) Analyst
3 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Test Engineer
5 2 (4.88%) .NET Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Developer
5 2 (4.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) QA Manager
6 1 (2.44%) QA Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Web Analyst
6 1 (2.44%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (65.85%) WCF
1 27 (65.85%) WPF
2 4 (9.76%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) HTML
3 3 (7.32%) HTML5
3 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) Biometrics
1 5 (12.20%) Smartcard
1 5 (12.20%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.83%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (12.20%) Windows XP
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Use Case
1 24 (58.54%) Unit Testing
1 24 (58.54%) Software Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Identity Management
3 5 (12.20%) Cyber Security
3 5 (12.20%) Black-Box Testing
4 4 (9.76%) TDD
5 3 (7.32%) CRM
5 3 (7.32%) Change Management
5 3 (7.32%) Scrum
5 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
5 3 (7.32%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
6 2 (4.88%) UML
7 1 (2.44%) Web Usability
7 1 (2.44%) Web Testing
7 1 (2.44%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 8 (19.51%) SQL
3 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.44%) Java
4 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) TickIT
2 5 (12.20%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Sage
3 2 (4.88%) Pegasus
4 1 (2.44%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Google