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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 68 - 97
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.99% - 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.14% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
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
613 554 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 87.07% 79.37% 86.90%
Number of salaries quoted 522 437 593
Average salary £43,835 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram 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 5 February 2016. 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 - 4 £45,750 -
Automation Testing
East Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) HP UFT
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (42.86%) Selenium
4 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (35.71%) C#
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) BDD
6 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
6 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) QA
6 4 (28.57%) Keyword-Driven Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
7 3 (21.43%) ISEB
7 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
8 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
8 2 (14.29%) Finance
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) Web Services
8 2 (14.29%) OOP
8 2 (14.29%) OO
8 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
9 1 (7.14%) MS Excel

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.14%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) HP UFT
2 6 (42.86%) Selenium
3 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Back Office
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Tester
2 6 (42.86%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) .NET Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
2 2 (14.29%) Web Services
3 1 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) Behat
3 1 (7.14%) HTML
3 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) BDD
3 4 (28.57%) Keyword-Driven Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Automated Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) OOP
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) MVC
6 1 (7.14%) Performance Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
6 1 (7.14%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) V-Model
6 1 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 6 (42.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (21.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) HP
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) SAP
2 1 (7.14%) Telerik