The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing 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
Automation Testing
Rank 77 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 20 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.73% 1.44% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.95% 1.75% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 19 14 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,200 £31,450
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,969 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.24% +15.38%
Automation Testing
Nottinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1024 801 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.35% 82.32% 81.35%
Number of salaries quoted 809 614 677
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,409
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Nottingham

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 21 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (62.50%) QA
5 13 (54.17%) Selenium
6 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
7 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
7 10 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
7 10 (41.67%) Finance
7 10 (41.67%) Legal
7 10 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
8 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
9 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
10 7 (29.17%) Degree
10 7 (29.17%) C++
11 6 (25.00%) OO
11 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
11 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
11 6 (25.00%) Scrum
11 6 (25.00%) SDLC
12 5 (20.83%) Line Management
12 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
12 5 (20.83%) OOP
13 3 (12.50%) HP
13 3 (12.50%) ISEB
13 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
13 3 (12.50%) Windows
13 3 (12.50%) Linux

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
1 1 (4.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.17%) DB2
Development Applications
1 13 (54.17%) Selenium
2 10 (41.67%) WebDriver
3 6 (25.00%) HP UFT
4 5 (20.83%) SpecFlow
5 3 (12.50%) LoadRunner
6 2 (8.33%) JMeter
6 2 (8.33%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (4.17%) Ranorex
7 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
7 1 (4.17%) Bugzilla
7 1 (4.17%) JIRA
7 1 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (4.17%) TestDirector
General
1 10 (41.67%) Finance
1 10 (41.67%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Games
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Tester
1 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Team Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) QA Leader
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Test Analyst
2 5 (20.83%) Automation Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Automated Test Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Junior
3 3 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Automated Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Automation Tester
4 2 (8.33%) Junior Test Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Tester
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Test Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (4.17%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) .NET
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
1 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Linux
2 2 (8.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (70.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 10 (41.67%) Electronic Trading
4 9 (37.50%) Software Testing
5 7 (29.17%) Test Scripting
6 6 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) SDLC
7 5 (20.83%) Line Management
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
8 2 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 2 (8.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (8.33%) Test Management
8 2 (8.33%) BDD
9 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
9 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 1 (4.17%) Open Source
9 1 (4.17%) TDD
9 1 (4.17%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 7 (29.17%) C++
4 2 (8.33%) Python
4 2 (8.33%) Ruby
4 2 (8.33%) Perl
4 2 (8.33%) C
5 1 (4.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.17%) SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) ISTQB
2 8 (33.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (29.17%) Degree
4 3 (12.50%) ISEB
5 1 (4.17%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (4.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
3 1 (4.17%) Google
3 1 (4.17%) Oracle
3 1 (4.17%) IBM
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