Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 45 44
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 5.50% 3.27% 4.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.24% 3.62% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 25 12 29
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £39,690
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -3.63% -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,000 £32,500 £32,400
90th Percentile £57,250 £47,250 £42,250
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £39,690
% change year-on-year -1.28% -1.74% -0.78%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Derby with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derby
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 449 470 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 88.21% 90.38% 86.47%
Number of salaries quoted 379 353 463
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,690
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.08% -10.78%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,000 £48,750
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,690
% change year-on-year - +12.08% -10.78%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derby.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Derby

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Derby

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Derby

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Derby

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Derby over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (60.71%) C#
3 15 (53.57%) TDD
4 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
5 12 (42.86%) Degree
5 12 (42.86%) .NET
6 10 (35.71%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) QA
8 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (28.57%) MVVM
8 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
9 7 (25.00%) C++
9 7 (25.00%) SQL
9 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
9 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (25.00%) Selenium
10 6 (21.43%) RESTful
10 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (21.43%) SDLC
10 6 (21.43%) Retail
10 6 (21.43%) C
11 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
11 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
11 5 (17.86%) Data Management
11 5 (17.86%) MVC
11 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
11 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
12 4 (14.29%) Cucumber

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derby by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) NoSQL
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.71%) RDBMS
4 2 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 7 (25.00%) Selenium
3 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 4 (14.29%) Git (software)
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) ReSharper
5 2 (7.14%) JUnit
5 2 (7.14%) Protractor
6 1 (3.57%) Ant
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) CruiseControl
6 1 (3.57%) HP UFT
6 1 (3.57%) Hudson
6 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.57%) LoadRunner
6 1 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
1 9 (32.14%) Tester
2 7 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (17.86%) Junior
3 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Automation Tester
4 4 (14.29%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Junior Software Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Junior Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Junior QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Product Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) Software Product Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) RESTful
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) WPF
4 2 (7.14%) Gherkin
4 2 (7.14%) Hibernate
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
4 2 (7.14%) JSP
4 2 (7.14%) Redux
4 2 (7.14%) Spring
4 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (46.43%) Computer Science
2 4 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (3.57%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (89.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) TDD
3 8 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (28.57%) MVVM
4 7 (25.00%) Mathematics
4 7 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
5 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 5 (17.86%) Data Management
6 5 (17.86%) Dependency Injection
6 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 4 (14.29%) BDD
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (14.29%) DevOps
7 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (14.29%) Server Building
7 4 (14.29%) TQM
7 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) C#
2 10 (35.71%) Java
3 7 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) C
5 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
5 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Degree
2 4 (14.29%) ISEB
2 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 4 (14.29%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
2 2 (7.14%) ISO 9001
2 2 (7.14%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) Ansible
1 4 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) HP