The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 69 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.58% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £41,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
601 809 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 86.47% 84.98% 78.50%
Number of salaries quoted 491 697 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,841 £49,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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 - 3 £47,500 - 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) HP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Leicestershire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) HP UFT
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
1 1 (25.00%) Automation Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Keyword-Driven Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Line Management
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP
Leicester, Leicestershire
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