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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
724 555 614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 84.68% 80.43% 77.14%
Number of salaries quoted 615 497 508
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,300
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
2 2 (66.67%) Regression Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Strategy
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification