Period
to 13 December 2018

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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Derbyshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 49 29
Rank change year-on-year +12 -20 +37
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 29 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 4.92% 3.99% 6.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.45% 4.63% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 25 27 46
Derbyshire median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -3.75% +17.65%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,200 £23,125
90th Percentile £43,250 £59,000 £53,125
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%

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 532 626 609
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 90.32% 86.23% 88.78%
Number of salaries quoted 363 483 492
Derbyshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,000 £61,000 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 13 December 2018.

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 13 December 2018. 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 +22 27 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (68.97%) QA
3 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
4 13 (44.83%) Selenium
5 12 (41.38%) SDLC
6 11 (37.93%) TDD
7 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
7 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
7 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
8 7 (24.14%) C#
8 7 (24.14%) SQL
9 6 (20.69%) JUnit
9 6 (20.69%) .NET
9 6 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
9 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
9 6 (20.69%) BDD
9 6 (20.69%) Protractor
9 6 (20.69%) Analytics
10 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
10 5 (17.24%) Degree
10 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
11 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
11 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
11 4 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
11 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
12 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
12 3 (10.34%) Waterfall

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 (6.90%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) NonStop SQL
2 2 (6.90%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 13 (44.83%) Selenium
2 8 (27.59%) Cucumber
3 6 (20.69%) JUnit
3 6 (20.69%) Protractor
4 3 (10.34%) Bugzilla
4 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
5 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (6.90%) WebDriver
6 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Tester
2 9 (31.03%) Software Tester
3 8 (27.59%) Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) Test Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
6 5 (17.24%) QA Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Automation Tester
7 4 (13.79%) QA Leader
7 4 (13.79%) QA Test Engineer
7 4 (13.79%) Software Engineer
8 3 (10.34%) QA Tester
8 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Senior Test Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Software Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Test Leader
9 2 (6.90%) Automation Test Lead
9 2 (6.90%) Lead Software Engineer
9 2 (6.90%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (6.90%) Web Services
2 2 (6.90%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (6.90%) User Experience
3 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Software Testing
3 12 (41.38%) SDLC
4 11 (37.93%) TDD
5 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
6 6 (20.69%) Analytics
6 6 (20.69%) Artificial Intelligence
6 6 (20.69%) BDD
6 6 (20.69%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (17.24%) Manual Testing
8 4 (13.79%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (13.79%) Mentoring
8 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 3 (10.34%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (10.34%) Project Management
9 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
9 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
9 3 (10.34%) Validation
9 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (24.14%) C#
1 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 2 (6.90%) C++
3 1 (3.45%) Groovy
3 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
1 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
2 4 (13.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (10.34%) HND
3 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (68.97%) QA
2 2 (6.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Nmap
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft