Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
20 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 18 36 51
Rank change year-on-year +18 +15 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 42 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 10.99% 6.39% 1.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.41% 7.11% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 7
Derby median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -13.98% +19.23%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,000 £40,650
90th Percentile £48,250 £55,000 £47,250
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% -13.98% +19.23%

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 368 478 476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 96.34% 89.85% 93.15%
Number of salaries quoted 276 411 353
Derby median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,375 £24,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £57,300
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +14.29%

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 20 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (50.00%) QA
3 17 (40.48%) User Stories
4 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
5 14 (33.33%) Selenium
5 14 (33.33%) Java
6 12 (28.57%) TDD
7 11 (26.19%) Project Management
7 11 (26.19%) SDLC
7 11 (26.19%) QA Automation
8 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
9 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
10 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
10 7 (16.67%) C++
10 7 (16.67%) Degree
10 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
11 6 (14.29%) .NET
12 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
12 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
12 5 (11.90%) MVC
12 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
12 5 (11.90%) Spring
12 5 (11.90%) C
12 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (11.90%) MVVM

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 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (33.33%) Selenium
2 5 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.76%) NUnit
5 1 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Games
2 1 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (54.76%) Tester
2 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 16 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 15 (35.71%) Automation Tester
4 13 (30.95%) Automation Test Analyst
5 12 (28.57%) QA Tester
6 11 (26.19%) QA Analyst
6 11 (26.19%) QA Automation Analyst
6 11 (26.19%) QA Automation Tester
6 11 (26.19%) QA Test Analyst
7 9 (21.43%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 9 (21.43%) Selenium Tester
8 8 (19.05%) Software Tester
9 7 (16.67%) Selenium Test Analyst
10 5 (11.90%) Software Engineer
11 3 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (7.14%) Developer
11 3 (7.14%) Test Leader
12 2 (4.76%) QA Automation Engineer
12 2 (4.76%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
2 5 (11.90%) Spring
3 3 (7.14%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) User Stories
3 15 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 12 (28.57%) TDD
5 11 (26.19%) Project Management
5 11 (26.19%) QA Automation
5 11 (26.19%) SDLC
6 10 (23.81%) Software Engineering
6 10 (23.81%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (19.05%) Software Testing
8 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 7 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (14.29%) Exploratory Testing
9 6 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.90%) Dependency Injection
10 5 (11.90%) Mathematics
10 5 (11.90%) MVC
10 5 (11.90%) MVVM
10 5 (11.90%) Non-Functional Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 21 (50.00%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) C++
3 7 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.90%) C
4 5 (11.90%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.38%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) R
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft