Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 29 51
Rank change year-on-year -22 +22 -10
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 20 36 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.99% 6.96% 3.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.63% 7.83% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 22
Derby median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £39,690
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% +0.78% -20.62%
10th Percentile £34,625 £27,800 £26,450
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,750 £45,000
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £39,690
% change year-on-year -3.75% +0.78% -16.44%

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 432 460 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 86.23% 88.97% 86.28%
Number of salaries quoted 331 369 489
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £54,750
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +1.35% -2.63%

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 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) C
3 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
4 9 (45.00%) QA
5 8 (40.00%) Degree
5 8 (40.00%) TDD
5 8 (40.00%) Java
5 8 (40.00%) Selenium
6 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
6 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
6 7 (35.00%) JMeter
6 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
7 6 (30.00%) .NET
7 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
7 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (30.00%) MVVM
8 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
8 5 (25.00%) Test Management
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (25.00%) Hudson
8 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
8 5 (25.00%) Oracle
8 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
8 5 (25.00%) HP
8 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (40.00%) Selenium
3 7 (35.00%) HP UFT
3 7 (35.00%) JMeter
4 5 (25.00%) CruiseControl
4 5 (25.00%) Hudson
4 5 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 5 (25.00%) LoadRunner
4 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
6 1 (5.00%) Ant
6 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (5.00%) NUnit
6 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
6 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
6 1 (5.00%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.00%) YouTrack
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (15.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Developer
1 7 (35.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Test Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Performance Test Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) QA Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Ada Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Ada Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Ada Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Control Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Software Programmer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) Gherkin
3 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (5.00%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) CSS3
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) HTML5
3 1 (5.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) TDD
3 7 (35.00%) Scenario Testing
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 6 (30.00%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (30.00%) MVVM
5 5 (25.00%) Data Management
5 5 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 5 (25.00%) Load Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) Test Management
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
7 2 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Manual Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Use Case
7 2 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) C#
2 11 (55.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 8 (40.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 2 (10.00%) Ada
7 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) Python
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (45.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) HP
1 5 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft