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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 86 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.74% 0.77% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 9
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +17.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £37,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
809 903 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 85.88% 86.66% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 567 693 774
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 9 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (93.75%) QA
2 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (78.13%) C#
4 24 (75.00%) Functional Testing
5 23 (71.88%) Java
6 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
6 20 (62.50%) Ranorex
7 18 (56.25%) SDLC
8 17 (53.13%) Finance
9 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
10 12 (37.50%) ISEB
11 10 (31.25%) JIRA
11 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
12 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 9 (28.13%) Selenium
13 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
13 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
14 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (18.75%) Web Services
14 6 (18.75%) Legal
14 6 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
15 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
15 5 (15.63%) Degree
15 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
15 5 (15.63%) Windows
15 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
15 5 (15.63%) .NET
16 4 (12.50%) Scrum
16 4 (12.50%) Open Source
16 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (62.50%) Ranorex
2 10 (31.25%) JIRA
3 9 (28.13%) Selenium
4 7 (21.88%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.25%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 17 (53.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Legal
3 3 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 15 (46.88%) Developer
2 11 (34.38%) Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Automation Tester
3 10 (31.25%) Lead Developer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Java Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Lead Tester
5 5 (15.63%) Developer in Test
5 5 (15.63%) QA Manager
6 4 (12.50%) Lead C# Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Lead Java Developer
6 4 (12.50%) QA Leader
7 3 (9.38%) Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (9.38%) Automation Test Lead
7 3 (9.38%) Quality Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Software Manager
7 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
7 3 (9.38%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET
3 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (15.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 20 (62.50%) Software Testing
4 18 (56.25%) SDLC
5 10 (31.25%) Automation Testing
6 7 (21.88%) Load Testing
7 6 (18.75%) Electronic Trading
8 5 (15.63%) Test Scripting
9 4 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 4 (12.50%) Open Source
9 4 (12.50%) Scrum
10 3 (9.38%) BDD
10 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.25%) Automated Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Manual Testing
11 2 (6.25%) OO
11 2 (6.25%) OOP
11 2 (6.25%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (6.25%) Test Planning
12 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 25 (78.13%) C#
2 23 (71.88%) Java
3 5 (15.63%) VB.NET
4 2 (6.25%) SQL
5 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) ISTQB
2 12 (37.50%) ISEB
3 9 (28.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (93.75%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft