The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 39 54
Rank change year-on-year -10 +15  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 0.93% 4.10% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 4.80% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 2
Median salary £39,000 £39,690 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.73% +0.48%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 358 417 368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 83.26% 85.45% 84.02%
Number of salaries quoted 253 337 289
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £24,200 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Derbyshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Derbyshire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Derbyshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby -5 4 £39,000 -1.73%
Automated Testing
East Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) QA
2 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (57.14%) Selenium
4 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
5 6 (42.86%) Degree
5 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
5 6 (42.86%) TDD
5 6 (42.86%) Retail
5 6 (42.86%) BDD
5 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (42.86%) RESTful
5 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
7 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) C
7 3 (21.43%) C#
7 3 (21.43%) C++
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
7 3 (21.43%) .NET
7 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 3 (21.43%) OOP

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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:

Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Cucumber
2 8 (57.14%) Selenium
3 3 (21.43%) Appium
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
3 3 (21.43%) Subversion
3 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) QA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Ruby Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
3 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (42.86%) BDD
3 6 (42.86%) Performance Testing
3 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 6 (42.86%) Test Strategy
4 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 3 (21.43%) Automation Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) Dependency Injection
5 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
5 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) MVVM
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Ruby
2 3 (21.43%) C
2 3 (21.43%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (78.57%) QA