Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 43 23
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 14 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 7.31% 3.00% 9.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.00% 3.25% 11.19%
Number of salaries quoted 30 14 48
Derby median annual salary £38,250 £48,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.73% +20.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £26,125 £30,250 £26,450
90th Percentile £44,300 £57,500 £52,875
Derbyshire median annual salary £38,250 £44,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year -14.04% +12.66% +16.18%

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 425 431 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 91.40% 92.29% 88.69%
Number of salaries quoted 300 321 367
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £22,975 £23,000 £23,300
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,000 £55,000
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 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (61.76%) QA
3 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 16 (47.06%) SDLC
4 15 (44.12%) TDD
5 14 (41.18%) Selenium
6 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
7 10 (29.41%) C#
8 9 (26.47%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
9 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
10 7 (20.59%) .NET
10 7 (20.59%) JUnit
10 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
10 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
10 7 (20.59%) BDD
10 7 (20.59%) Protractor
11 6 (17.65%) Analytics
11 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
11 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
12 5 (14.71%) Degree
12 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
12 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
12 5 (14.71%) ISEB
12 5 (14.71%) HTML
12 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
13 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
13 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (11.76%) Java

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 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
1 2 (5.88%) NonStop SQL
1 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (41.18%) Selenium
2 11 (32.35%) Cucumber
3 7 (20.59%) JUnit
3 7 (20.59%) Protractor
4 2 (5.88%) Bugzilla
4 2 (5.88%) ReSharper
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Coded UI
4 2 (5.88%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (44.12%) Tester
2 9 (26.47%) Software Tester
3 7 (20.59%) Analyst
3 7 (20.59%) Test Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Automation Tester
5 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Software Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Developer
7 3 (8.82%) QA Leader
7 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Test Leader
8 2 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
8 2 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Junior
8 2 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) .NET
2 5 (14.71%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) HTML5
4 3 (8.82%) RESTful
5 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
5 2 (5.88%) Hibernate
5 2 (5.88%) JSP
5 2 (5.88%) Spring
5 2 (5.88%) WPF
5 2 (5.88%) XML
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.94%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (94.12%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (47.06%) SDLC
2 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
3 15 (44.12%) TDD
4 9 (26.47%) Manual Testing
5 7 (20.59%) BDD
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Waterfall
8 3 (8.82%) Acceptance Criteria
8 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (8.82%) Project Management
8 3 (8.82%) Software Delivery
8 3 (8.82%) Software Deployment
8 3 (8.82%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (29.41%) C#
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C++
6 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
2 5 (14.71%) ISEB
2 5 (14.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (8.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) Security Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (61.76%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Google