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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 79 68 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 16 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 1.27% 1.64% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 2.09% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 12 0
Average salary £37,500 £32,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.18% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
841 764 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 82.37% 78.12% 80.40%
Number of salaries quoted 647 632 685
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
2 12 (66.67%) QA
3 10 (55.56%) Java
3 10 (55.56%) C#
4 9 (50.00%) ISEB
4 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (38.89%) Selenium
5 7 (38.89%) Gherkin
5 7 (38.89%) Ranorex
5 7 (38.89%) C++
5 7 (38.89%) Perl
5 7 (38.89%) Ruby
6 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
7 4 (22.22%) Finance
8 3 (16.67%) NUnit
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
8 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 3 (16.67%) SQL
8 3 (16.67%) VB
8 3 (16.67%) JUnit
8 3 (16.67%) XML
8 3 (16.67%) XSD
8 3 (16.67%) PMI
8 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
8 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
9 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 2 (11.11%) Test Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Selenium
1 7 (38.89%) Ranorex
2 5 (27.78%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (16.67%) NUnit
3 3 (16.67%) JUnit
4 2 (11.11%) TestComplete
5 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Tester
2 6 (33.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 3 (16.67%) Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
5 2 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Gherkin
2 3 (16.67%) XML
2 3 (16.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) PMI
2 1 (5.56%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Regression Testing
2 9 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Test Management
5 2 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 2 (11.11%) System Testing
6 1 (5.56%) BDD
6 1 (5.56%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Java
1 10 (55.56%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) Ruby
2 7 (38.89%) Perl
3 3 (16.67%) SQL
3 3 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) ISEB
2 5 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (16.67%) PMI Certification
3 3 (16.67%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (66.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
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