The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Nottinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 84 92 98
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 0.76% 0.70% 1.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.81% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 10
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £31,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £37,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Nottinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Nottinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
905 991 1029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 85.78% 86.63% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 629 768 810
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,383
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottinghamshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +8 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 32 (88.89%) QA
2 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (80.56%) C#
4 28 (77.78%) Functional Testing
5 27 (75.00%) Java
6 24 (66.67%) Ranorex
7 22 (61.11%) SDLC
7 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
8 18 (50.00%) Finance
9 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
10 13 (36.11%) ISEB
11 12 (33.33%) JIRA
12 10 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 10 (27.78%) Automation Testing
13 9 (25.00%) Selenium
14 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
15 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
15 7 (19.44%) Degree
15 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
16 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 6 (16.67%) Legal
16 6 (16.67%) Web Services
17 5 (13.89%) Windows
17 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
17 5 (13.89%) .NET
17 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
17 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
18 4 (11.11%) Open Source
18 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
18 4 (11.11%) Scrum

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottinghamshire 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 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (66.67%) Ranorex
2 12 (33.33%) JIRA
3 9 (25.00%) Selenium
4 7 (19.44%) HP UFT
5 2 (5.56%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.78%) TestDirector
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (16.67%) Legal
3 3 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) Tester
3 10 (27.78%) Automation Tester
3 10 (27.78%) Lead Developer
4 9 (25.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (25.00%) Java Developer
5 6 (16.67%) Developer in Test
5 6 (16.67%) Lead Tester
6 5 (13.89%) QA Manager
7 4 (11.11%) Lead C# Developer
7 4 (11.11%) Lead Java Developer
7 4 (11.11%) QA Leader
8 3 (8.33%) Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (8.33%) Quality Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Software Manager
8 3 (8.33%) Team Leader
8 3 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) .NET
3 3 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 5 (13.89%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (77.78%) Functional Testing
3 22 (61.11%) SDLC
3 22 (61.11%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.78%) Automation Testing
5 8 (22.22%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (19.44%) Load Testing
7 5 (13.89%) Test Scripting
8 4 (11.11%) Non-Functional Testing
8 4 (11.11%) Open Source
8 4 (11.11%) Scrum
9 3 (8.33%) BDD
9 3 (8.33%) Test Strategy
10 2 (5.56%) Automated Testing
10 2 (5.56%) Manual Testing
10 2 (5.56%) OO
10 2 (5.56%) OOP
10 2 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (5.56%) Test Planning
11 1 (2.78%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (80.56%) C#
2 27 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
4 2 (5.56%) SQL
5 1 (2.78%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (38.89%) ISTQB
2 13 (36.11%) ISEB
3 10 (27.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (19.44%) Degree
5 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (2.78%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (88.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft