Period
to 18 January 2019

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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 49 25
Rank change year-on-year +19 -24 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 25 21 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 6.46% 4.37% 6.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.87% 4.83% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 37
Derby median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% - -1.23%
10th Percentile £29,850 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £43,250 £61,250 £61,750
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75% -1.23%

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 364 435 457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 94.06% 90.44% 90.14%
Number of salaries quoted 222 324 376
Derby median annual salary £39,159 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.71% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £56,875
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (64.00%) QA
3 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
4 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
5 7 (28.00%) SDLC
6 6 (24.00%) Degree
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) SQL
7 5 (20.00%) C#
7 5 (20.00%) TDD
7 5 (20.00%) Selenium
7 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
8 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
8 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
8 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) Validation
9 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
9 3 (12.00%) ISEB
9 3 (12.00%) HND
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
9 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment

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 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQLite
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Selenium
2 3 (12.00%) Bugzilla
2 3 (12.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.00%) JUnit
3 2 (8.00%) Protractor
3 2 (8.00%) ReSharper
3 2 (8.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Test Analyst
1 9 (36.00%) Tester
2 6 (24.00%) Test Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Automation Tester
3 5 (20.00%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.00%) QA Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Test Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) QA Tester
4 4 (16.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (12.00%) QA Leader
5 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) QA Automation Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) QA Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
4 7 (28.00%) SDLC
5 5 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (20.00%) TDD
6 4 (16.00%) Mentoring
6 4 (16.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (16.00%) Test Strategy
7 3 (12.00%) Acceptance Criteria
7 3 (12.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
7 3 (12.00%) Software Deployment
7 3 (12.00%) Validation
8 2 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Manual Testing
8 2 (8.00%) System Testing
8 2 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) C#
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) Java
3 1 (4.00%) Groovy
3 1 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) HND
2 3 (12.00%) ISEB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (12.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (64.00%) QA
2 2 (8.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Microsoft