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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 72 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 27 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.28% 0.61% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 0.75% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 11
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% +3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
1051 797 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 88.92% 81.41% 83.49%
Number of salaries quoted 855 585 673
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

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

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (69.23%) C#
3 19 (48.72%) Java
4 18 (46.15%) QA
5 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
6 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
7 13 (33.33%) Finance
7 13 (33.33%) Ranorex
8 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
8 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
9 11 (28.21%) Scrum
10 10 (25.64%) ISEB
10 10 (25.64%) HP UFT
10 10 (25.64%) TestComplete
11 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
11 9 (23.08%) SpecFlow
11 9 (23.08%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
12 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (20.51%) BDD
13 7 (17.95%) OO
13 7 (17.95%) C++
13 7 (17.95%) Degree
14 6 (15.38%) WPF
14 6 (15.38%) WinForms
14 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
14 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
14 6 (15.38%) OOP
14 6 (15.38%) Mobile App

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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.

Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) HTTP
1 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 28 (71.79%) Selenium
2 13 (33.33%) Ranorex
3 12 (30.77%) WebDriver
4 10 (25.64%) TestComplete
4 10 (25.64%) HP UFT
5 9 (23.08%) SpecFlow
6 8 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (10.26%) TeamCity
7 4 (10.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 13 (33.33%) Finance
2 5 (12.82%) Games
3 3 (7.69%) Legal
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (28.21%) Test Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
2 7 (17.95%) Test Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Automation Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Test Automation Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Tester
4 5 (12.82%) Junior
5 4 (10.26%) Software Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Test Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Automation Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Automated Test Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Senior Tester
6 3 (7.69%) Developer
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
7 2 (5.13%) QA Leader
7 2 (5.13%) Junior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.38%) WinForms
1 6 (15.38%) WPF
2 4 (10.26%) .NET
3 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.13%) Middleware
5 1 (2.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Mobile App
2 3 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.56%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) Software Testing
3 14 (35.90%) Automated Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Scrum
5 9 (23.08%) Automation Testing
6 8 (20.51%) BDD
7 7 (17.95%) OO
8 6 (15.38%) OOP
8 6 (15.38%) Software Engineering
9 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
9 5 (12.82%) Test Management
9 5 (12.82%) Line Management
10 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
10 4 (10.26%) SDLC
10 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.69%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (5.13%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (69.23%) C#
2 19 (48.72%) Java
3 9 (23.08%) SQL
4 7 (17.95%) C++
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) ISTQB
2 10 (25.64%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (2.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) HP
2 2 (5.13%) SAP
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