Period
to 20 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 20 42 46
Rank change year-on-year +22 +4 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 45 35 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 9.13% 4.87% 3.55%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.68% 5.60% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 27
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75% +0.78%
10th Percentile £26,600 £26,750 £27,800
90th Percentile £44,000 £57,500 £73,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +5.26%

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 Derbyshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 465 625 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 94.32% 87.05% 87.39%
Number of salaries quoted 319 507 516
Derbyshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.23% +8.57%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,938
90th Percentile £65,000 £70,000 £56,875
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,750
% change year-on-year +2.41% -0.60% +4.38%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Derbyshire over the 6 months to 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Derbyshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Derbyshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Derbyshire region over the 6 months to 20 March 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derby +32 45 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 March 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (64.44%) QA
3 19 (42.22%) C#
4 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Java
5 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
6 11 (24.44%) Project Management
6 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
7 10 (22.22%) Degree
8 9 (20.00%) User Stories
8 9 (20.00%) QA Automation
8 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 9 (20.00%) .NET
9 8 (17.78%) Selenium
9 8 (17.78%) TDD
9 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
10 7 (15.56%) MVVM
10 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
10 7 (15.56%) SDLC
10 7 (15.56%) Self-Motivation
10 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
10 7 (15.56%) C++
11 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
12 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
12 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 5 (11.11%) Spring
12 5 (11.11%) C
12 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
12 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
12 5 (11.11%) SQL

Test Automation
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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.44%) SQLite
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.78%) Selenium
2 7 (15.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.67%) Bugzilla
4 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.44%) ReSharper
4 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (2.22%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (4.44%) Aerospace
1 2 (4.44%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
1 18 (40.00%) Test Analyst
2 16 (35.56%) Tester
3 13 (28.89%) QA Tester
4 11 (24.44%) Automation Tester
5 10 (22.22%) QA Analyst
5 10 (22.22%) QA Automation Tester
5 10 (22.22%) QA Test Analyst
6 9 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 9 (20.00%) QA Automation Analyst
6 9 (20.00%) Software Engineer
7 8 (17.78%) Test Engineer
8 7 (15.56%) Test Leader
9 6 (13.33%) QA Engineer
9 6 (13.33%) QA Test Engineer
10 5 (11.11%) QA Leader
11 4 (8.89%) Automation Test Lead
11 4 (8.89%) QA Automation Engineer
11 4 (8.89%) QA Software Engineer
11 4 (8.89%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.44%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (6.67%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (86.67%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (31.11%) Manual Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Computer Science
4 11 (24.44%) Project Management
4 11 (24.44%) Software Engineering
5 9 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 9 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 9 (20.00%) User Stories
6 8 (17.78%) TDD
6 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
7 7 (15.56%) MVVM
7 7 (15.56%) SDLC
7 7 (15.56%) Test Scripting
8 5 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (11.11%) Mathematics
8 5 (11.11%) MVC
9 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (8.89%) Mentoring
9 4 (8.89%) Validation
9 4 (8.89%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) C#
2 12 (26.67%) Java
3 7 (15.56%) C++
4 5 (11.11%) C
4 5 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 5 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.22%) Groovy
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) HND
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (64.44%) QA
2 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Microsoft