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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 84 90 84
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.85% 0.98% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 1.13% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 6
Average salary £37,500 £30,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -5.38%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +9.33%
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
897 882 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 84.23% 86.05% 86.25%
Number of salaries quoted 667 696 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,383 £57,500 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 9 (75.00%) QA
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 8 (66.67%) Scrum
2 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (58.33%) C#
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) TestComplete
5 5 (41.67%) Ranorex
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) OO
6 2 (16.67%) Android
6 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
6 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
6 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
6 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
7 1 (8.33%) System Testing
7 1 (8.33%) Time Management
7 1 (8.33%) WordPress
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Degree
7 1 (8.33%) Zend
7 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Drupal

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
1 1 (8.33%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Selenium
2 6 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 5 (41.67%) TestComplete
3 5 (41.67%) Ranorex
4 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (8.33%) PHPUnit
5 1 (8.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (8.33%) WatiN
5 1 (8.33%) Xdebug
5 1 (8.33%) Appium
5 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (8.33%) Back Office
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Games
1 1 (8.33%) Retail
1 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Junior Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Software Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Tester
4 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Scrum
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Automated Testing
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 2 (16.67%) OO
3 2 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (8.33%) System Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) V-Model
4 1 (8.33%) Waterfall
4 1 (8.33%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Automation Testing
4 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
4 1 (8.33%) Line Management
4 1 (8.33%) ERP
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) Identity Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Testing
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 5 (41.67%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) VBScript
4 1 (8.33%) PHP5
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
2 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) HP
1 1 (8.33%) Zend