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 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
Test Automation
Rank 70 83 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 27 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.33% 1.03% 1.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 1.25% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 14
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
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%

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 31 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 31 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 34 (73.91%) C#
2 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (67.39%) Selenium
4 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
4 26 (56.52%) Java
5 23 (50.00%) QA
6 19 (41.30%) Finance
7 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
8 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
8 15 (32.61%) Ranorex
9 14 (30.43%) SpecFlow
9 14 (30.43%) Automated Testing
10 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
11 11 (23.91%) BDD
11 11 (23.91%) SQL
11 11 (23.91%) OO
11 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
12 10 (21.74%) OOP
12 10 (21.74%) HP UFT
13 9 (19.57%) Scrum
13 9 (19.57%) Degree
14 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 8 (17.39%) SDLC
15 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
15 7 (15.22%) ISEB
15 7 (15.22%) JIRA
16 6 (13.04%) WPF
16 6 (13.04%) WinForms
16 6 (13.04%) Games

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (2.17%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 31 (67.39%) Selenium
2 15 (32.61%) WebDriver
2 15 (32.61%) Ranorex
3 14 (30.43%) SpecFlow
4 10 (21.74%) HP UFT
5 8 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (15.22%) JIRA
6 7 (15.22%) TestComplete
7 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
8 4 (8.70%) TeamCity
8 4 (8.70%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 19 (41.30%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Games
3 4 (8.70%) Legal
4 3 (6.52%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Test Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Tester
3 8 (17.39%) Developer
3 8 (17.39%) Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Test Analyst
3 8 (17.39%) Automation Tester
4 6 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Automation Test Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Test Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Junior
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Tester
6 4 (8.70%) Senior Automation Tester
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Test Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Automated Test Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Java Developer
7 3 (6.52%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Manager
8 2 (4.35%) Junior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.04%) WinForms
1 6 (13.04%) WPF
2 3 (6.52%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.35%) Middleware
4 1 (2.17%) HTML
4 1 (2.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (69.57%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (56.52%) Software Testing
3 14 (30.43%) Automated Testing
4 12 (26.09%) Automation Testing
5 11 (23.91%) BDD
5 11 (23.91%) OO
6 10 (21.74%) OOP
7 9 (19.57%) Scrum
8 8 (17.39%) SDLC
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Line Management
10 5 (10.87%) Test Strategy
10 5 (10.87%) Test Management
10 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
11 4 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (8.70%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (8.70%) Waterfall
11 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (8.70%) TDD
12 3 (6.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (73.91%) C#
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.04%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.04%) C++
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) ISTQB
2 9 (19.57%) Degree
3 8 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (15.22%) ISEB
5 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.35%) HP
2 2 (4.35%) SAP
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