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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 77 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.35% 0.57% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.41% 0.72% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Automation 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
731 557 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.80% 80.03% 77.23%
Number of salaries quoted 619 498 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,800 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 1 September 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 - 2 £35,000 -
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) Web Usability
3 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Selenium
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium
1 1 (33.33%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Leader
2 1 (33.33%) QA Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 2 (66.67%) V-Model
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Web Usability
3 1 (33.33%) Web Testing
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (33.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) HP