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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 89 97 89
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 0.19% 0.62% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 0.74% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £32,750 £32,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% +47.72%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
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
887 944 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 83.92% 82.95% 83.47%
Number of salaries quoted 709 776 620
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 24 December 2014, 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 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) Java
3 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
3 11 (68.75%) QA
4 8 (50.00%) ISEB
4 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (43.75%) C++
5 7 (43.75%) Perl
5 7 (43.75%) Ruby
5 7 (43.75%) Gherkin
5 7 (43.75%) Ranorex
6 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 5 (31.25%) SQL
7 5 (31.25%) Finance
8 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
9 3 (18.75%) VB
9 3 (18.75%) JUnit
9 3 (18.75%) XML
9 3 (18.75%) XSD
9 3 (18.75%) PMI
9 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
9 3 (18.75%) NUnit
9 3 (18.75%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
9 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 2 (12.50%) OO
10 2 (12.50%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (6.25%) Drupal
1 1 (6.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (43.75%) Ranorex
2 6 (37.50%) Selenium
3 4 (25.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (18.75%) JUnit
4 3 (18.75%) NUnit
5 2 (12.50%) WebDriver
6 1 (6.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
6 1 (6.25%) Xdebug
6 1 (6.25%) Appium
6 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
6 1 (6.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
6 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (6.25%) WatiN
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Games
2 1 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
2 1 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (6.25%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Tester
2 6 (37.50%) Automation Tester
3 4 (25.00%) Developer
3 4 (25.00%) QA Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Tester
6 1 (6.25%) PHP Developer
6 1 (6.25%) QA Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Gherkin
2 3 (18.75%) XML
2 3 (18.75%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.25%) Zend Framework
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) PMI
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) EPoS
3 1 (6.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Android
1 2 (12.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (68.75%) Regression Testing
3 8 (50.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Configuration Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) TDD
5 2 (12.50%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) ERP
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) OOD
6 1 (6.25%) Identity Management
6 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Time Management
6 1 (6.25%) V-Model
6 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
6 1 (6.25%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (75.00%) C#
1 12 (75.00%) Java
2 7 (43.75%) Perl
2 7 (43.75%) C++
2 7 (43.75%) Ruby
3 5 (31.25%) SQL
4 3 (18.75%) VB
5 1 (6.25%) VBScript
5 1 (6.25%) PHP5
5 1 (6.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (50.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) PMI Certification
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB Practitioner
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (68.75%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) HP
1 1 (6.25%) Zend
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