Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Derbyshire > Derby
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 50 27
Rank change year-on-year +19 -23 +27
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 11 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 6.84% 2.12% 7.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.59% 2.27% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 32
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £46,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +26.90% -9.38%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,750 £24,200
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,250 £44,725
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,250 £34,500
% change year-on-year -11.60% +31.16% +1.47%

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 448 484 462
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derby 90.14% 93.44% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 371 368 379
Derby median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.29% -10.45%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,300 £50,250
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -12.50%

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 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derby

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) QA
3 18 (52.94%) TDD
4 17 (50.00%) Selenium
5 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 16 (47.06%) SDLC
6 15 (44.12%) C#
7 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
8 11 (32.35%) .NET
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
9 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
10 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
10 9 (26.47%) JUnit
10 9 (26.47%) BDD
10 9 (26.47%) Protractor
11 8 (23.53%) RESTful
11 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
11 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
13 6 (17.65%) Java
13 6 (17.65%) Degree
13 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
13 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (17.65%) Analytics
14 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
14 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
14 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
14 5 (14.71%) Git (software)

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 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (50.00%) Selenium
2 13 (38.24%) Cucumber
3 9 (26.47%) JUnit
3 9 (26.47%) Protractor
4 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
5 3 (8.82%) WebDriver
6 2 (5.88%) ReSharper
6 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.94%) Appium
General
1 4 (11.76%) Retail
2 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Tester
2 12 (35.29%) Software Tester
3 9 (26.47%) Automation Tester
4 6 (17.65%) Developer
4 6 (17.65%) Junior
5 4 (11.76%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Software Tester
5 4 (11.76%) Junior Tester
6 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (5.88%) QA Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Full Stack Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) Manual Tester
8 1 (2.94%) QA Analyst
8 1 (2.94%) QA Leader
8 1 (2.94%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (32.35%) .NET
2 8 (23.53%) RESTful
3 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 5 (14.71%) Web Services
5 4 (11.76%) HTML5
6 3 (8.82%) Hibernate
6 3 (8.82%) JSP
6 3 (8.82%) Spring
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 2 (5.88%) CSS
7 2 (5.88%) Redux
7 2 (5.88%) WPF
7 2 (5.88%) XML
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Core
8 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.94%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 4 (11.76%) NHS
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Android
2 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (91.18%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (52.94%) TDD
3 16 (47.06%) SDLC
3 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
4 10 (29.41%) Manual Testing
5 9 (26.47%) BDD
5 9 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.65%) Analytics
6 6 (17.65%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (14.71%) Data Management
7 5 (14.71%) Mentoring
8 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.76%) DevOps
8 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (11.76%) Release Automation
8 4 (11.76%) Server Building
8 4 (11.76%) TQM
8 4 (11.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (44.12%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 6 (17.65%) Java
5 1 (2.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
2 6 (17.65%) Degree
3 5 (14.71%) ISEB
4 4 (11.76%) Numerate Degree
5 2 (5.88%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (55.88%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO 9001
2 2 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (11.76%) Ansible
1 4 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Google