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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire / Derby
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 20 37
Rank change year-on-year -11 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 3.46% 9.12% 4.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.86% 10.48% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 14
Median salary £46,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.76% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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

Process & Methodology Skills
Derby
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 207 248 276
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derby 89.61% 87.02% 89.03%
Number of salaries quoted 176 208 236
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derby

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derby citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Derby region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 9 (75.00%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
4 6 (50.00%) ISEB
5 5 (41.67%) TDD
5 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
5 5 (41.67%) iPad
6 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
6 4 (33.33%) BDD
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 4 (33.33%) Degree
6 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
6 4 (33.33%) .NET
7 3 (25.00%) C#
7 3 (25.00%) Project Management
7 3 (25.00%) OOP
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) Ruby
7 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) RESTful
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 2 (16.67%) MVC
8 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
9 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET

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 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (8.33%) FitNesse
3 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (8.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (8.33%) NUnit
3 1 (8.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (8.33%) Subversion
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) QA Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 2 (16.67%) Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Tester
3 1 (8.33%) Agile C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
3 1 (8.33%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Release Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) Ajax
3 1 (8.33%) AngularJS
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 1 (8.33%) CSS
3 1 (8.33%) CSS3
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) HTML5
3 1 (8.33%) jQuery
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iPad
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) TDD
2 5 (41.67%) Web Testing
3 4 (33.33%) BDD
3 4 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 4 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Test Strategy
4 3 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
4 3 (25.00%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (25.00%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MVC
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (8.33%) Load Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
6 1 (8.33%) MVVM
6 1 (8.33%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
1 3 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (8.33%) C
2 1 (8.33%) C++
2 1 (8.33%) Java
2 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) ISEB
1 6 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (75.00%) QA
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