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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 87 81 92
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +11
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 13 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 1.12% 1.28% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.66% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 3
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
950 906 989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottinghamshire 82.18% 77.04% 78.12%
Number of salaries quoted 741 694 785
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -7.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,409 £55,000 £57,500
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 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
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 29 August 2014. 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 -4 13 £37,500 +19.04% 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 13 (68.42%) Regression Testing
1 13 (68.42%) QA
2 11 (57.89%) Java
2 11 (57.89%) C#
3 9 (47.37%) ISEB
3 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Selenium
5 7 (36.84%) C++
5 7 (36.84%) Perl
5 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
5 7 (36.84%) Ruby
5 7 (36.84%) Ranorex
6 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (26.32%) Finance
7 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 3 (15.79%) NUnit
9 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
9 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
9 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
9 3 (15.79%) VB
9 3 (15.79%) JUnit
9 3 (15.79%) XML
9 3 (15.79%) XSD
9 3 (15.79%) PMI
9 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
10 2 (10.53%) TestComplete
10 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Nottinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Selenium
2 7 (36.84%) Ranorex
3 6 (31.58%) QuickTest Pro
4 3 (15.79%) JUnit
4 3 (15.79%) NUnit
5 2 (10.53%) TestComplete
6 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (5.26%) WatiN
6 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
6 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Marketing
2 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 6 (31.58%) Automation Tester
3 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
4 3 (15.79%) Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Automated Test Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Test Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Tester
6 1 (5.26%) QA Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Software Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Agile Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Tester
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (36.84%) Gherkin
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSD
3 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) PMI
2 1 (5.26%) Open Source
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Android
1 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Regression Testing
2 9 (47.37%) Software Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Performance Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Test Management
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Testing
5 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
5 2 (10.53%) System Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) BDD
6 1 (5.26%) Test Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.26%) Identity Management
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) Java
1 11 (57.89%) C#
2 7 (36.84%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) Ruby
2 7 (36.84%) Perl
3 4 (21.05%) SQL
4 3 (15.79%) VB
5 1 (5.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) ISEB
2 5 (26.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (15.79%) PMI Certification
3 3 (15.79%) ISEB Practitioner
3 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
4 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (68.42%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) HP
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