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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 30 48
Rank change year-on-year -6 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 2.87% 5.99% 2.97%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.37% 7.07% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 21 14
Median salary £46,500 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.76% -15.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 297 368 500
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 85.34% 84.79% 87.26%
Number of salaries quoted 242 312 407
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 £28,150 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

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

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
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 3 months to 26 June 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 -8 8 £46,500 +36.76% 1
Chesterfield - 1 £45,000 -
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 9 (64.29%) QA
3 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) TDD
4 6 (42.86%) ISEB
4 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
5 5 (35.71%) Degree
5 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
5 5 (35.71%) C#
5 5 (35.71%) .NET
5 5 (35.71%) BDD
5 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
5 5 (35.71%) iPad
6 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
6 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
6 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Ruby
7 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
7 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) Retail
7 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) OOP
7 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
8 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 2 (14.29%) Windows

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 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) FitNesse
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
4 1 (7.14%) NUnit
4 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
2 1 (7.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
1 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) QA Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Test Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Automation Tester
3 2 (14.29%) C# Developer
3 2 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Agile Developer
4 1 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Developer in Test
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (7.14%) Ajax
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) CSS
4 1 (7.14%) CSS3
4 1 (7.14%) HTML
4 1 (7.14%) HTML5
4 1 (7.14%) jQuery
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) React
4 1 (7.14%) WCF
4 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iPad
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) TDD
3 5 (35.71%) BDD
3 5 (35.71%) Test Strategy
3 5 (35.71%) Web Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Manual Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
4 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Customer Engagement
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Project Management
6 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
6 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 1 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (7.14%) Load Testing
7 1 (7.14%) Physics
7 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
7 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) Ruby
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.14%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) ISEB
1 6 (42.86%) ISTQB
2 5 (35.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) QA
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