The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 61 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.28% 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 0
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
614 651 581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.97% 88.81% 84.69%
Number of salaries quoted 508 549 466
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leicestershire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Loughborough - 5 £35,000 -
Leicester -11 4 £35,000 -23.49% 2
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 22 (95.65%) Selenium
2 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (56.52%) QA
4 11 (47.83%) Scrum
5 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
5 10 (43.48%) Java
6 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
6 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
6 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
7 8 (34.78%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
8 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
9 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
9 3 (13.04%) Calabash
9 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
9 3 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
10 2 (8.70%) API Testing
10 2 (8.70%) SQL
10 2 (8.70%) Retail
11 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
11 1 (4.35%) JIRA
11 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
11 1 (4.35%) Test Management
11 1 (4.35%) VLAN
11 1 (4.35%) iPad
11 1 (4.35%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (4.35%) Firewall
1 1 (4.35%) VLAN
1 1 (4.35%) VPN
1 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 22 (95.65%) Selenium
2 9 (39.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (30.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (13.04%) Calabash
4 3 (13.04%) Cucumber
5 1 (4.35%) Capybara
5 1 (4.35%) HP UFT
5 1 (4.35%) JIRA
5 1 (4.35%) Protractor
5 1 (4.35%) Ranorex
5 1 (4.35%) Robot Framework
5 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Test Analyst
3 8 (34.78%) Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Manual Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (30.43%) Software Tester
5 6 (26.09%) Automation Tester
5 6 (26.09%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (26.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (17.39%) Web Tester
7 3 (13.04%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
8 2 (8.70%) QA Leader
8 2 (8.70%) Test Engineer
9 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) QA Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (4.35%) Senior Tester
9 1 (4.35%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Virtual Team
2 1 (4.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Scrum
3 10 (43.48%) Regression Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Test Scripting
5 7 (30.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (13.04%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 2 (8.70%) API Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Automated Testing
8 1 (4.35%) BDD
8 1 (4.35%) Defect Tracking
8 1 (4.35%) Exploratory Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
8 1 (4.35%) Security Patching
8 1 (4.35%) Stress Testing
8 1 (4.35%) TDD
8 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.35%) Test Management
8 1 (4.35%) Test Planning
8 1 (4.35%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) Java
2 8 (34.78%) C#
3 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (56.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Cisco
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