The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 71 73 63
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 22 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.33% 0.95% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.73% 1.24% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 21 7 9
Average salary £40,000 £24,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.26% -25.75%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
807 563 514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 85.58% 76.81% 74.93%
Number of salaries quoted 673 485 457
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,910 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -3 5 £34,000 +16.23% 1
Lutterworth - 3 £32,500 -
Loughborough +9 1 £30,000 -4.76%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 24 (77.42%) Windows
1 24 (77.42%) Degree
2 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Vista
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (64.52%) Mobile App
4 17 (54.84%) Cyber Security
4 17 (54.84%) Finance
4 17 (54.84%) Biometrics
4 17 (54.84%) Smartcard
4 17 (54.84%) TickIT
4 17 (54.84%) Identity Management
4 17 (54.84%) ISO 9001
5 6 (19.35%) C++
5 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
5 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
6 5 (16.13%) Time Management
6 5 (16.13%) C
7 4 (12.90%) ISEB
7 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
8 3 (9.68%) VHDL
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Firmware
8 3 (9.68%) C#
8 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
8 3 (9.68%) Python

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (3.23%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) FitNesse
2 1 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 17 (54.84%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 22 (70.97%) Test Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Tester
3 5 (16.13%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
5 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Software Tester
6 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Developer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) QA Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 1 (3.23%) Ajax
3 1 (3.23%) Django
3 1 (3.23%) jQuery
3 1 (3.23%) HTML5
3 1 (3.23%) CSS3
3 1 (3.23%) Backbone.js
3 1 (3.23%) CSS
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (64.52%) Mobile App
2 17 (54.84%) Biometrics
2 17 (54.84%) Smartcard
3 3 (9.68%) VHDL
3 3 (9.68%) Firmware
4 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (77.42%) Windows
2 21 (67.74%) Windows XP
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2003
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Vista
3 20 (64.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (67.74%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) Identity Management
2 17 (54.84%) Cyber Security
3 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
3 6 (19.35%) Manual Testing
4 5 (16.13%) Time Management
5 4 (12.90%) Test Scripting
6 3 (9.68%) Regression Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Integration Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.45%) System Testing
7 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.45%) Scrum
8 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.23%) Change Management
8 1 (3.23%) Web Development
8 1 (3.23%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
8 1 (3.23%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 6 (19.35%) C++
3 5 (16.13%) C
4 3 (9.68%) C#
4 3 (9.68%) Python
5 1 (3.23%) Java
5 1 (3.23%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (77.42%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) ISEB
3 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (54.84%) ISO 9001
1 17 (54.84%) TickIT
2 2 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
Leicestershire
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