The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 111 110
Rank change year-on-year +4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 61 62 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.03% 1.94% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.31% 2.20% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 45 49 55
Median salary £50,000 £39,690 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.97% -4.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,100 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% -  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 2638 2818 3151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.79% 88.01% 85.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2081 2278 2562
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% -1.17%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in the East Midlands

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
Nottinghamshire +16 28 £50,000 +11.11% 6
Northamptonshire +34 24 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Lincolnshire +4 3 £55,000 +37.50%
Leicestershire -23 3 - - 2
Derbyshire -4 2 £45,500 +14.63% 2
Automated Testing
England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (47.46%) Java
3 44 (37.29%) TDD
4 43 (36.44%) Selenium
5 41 (34.75%) QA
6 40 (33.90%) OO
7 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (27.12%) Software Engineering
9 31 (26.27%) Manual Testing
10 30 (25.42%) Git (software)
10 30 (25.42%) RESTful
11 29 (24.58%) OOP
12 24 (20.34%) User Stories
13 23 (19.49%) Test Automation
13 23 (19.49%) C#
13 23 (19.49%) HTML
14 22 (18.64%) Finance
15 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
15 21 (17.80%) Defect Management
16 20 (16.95%) SDLC
16 20 (16.95%) MVC
17 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
17 19 (16.10%) WebDriver
18 18 (15.25%) BDD
18 18 (15.25%) CSS
18 18 (15.25%) Degree
19 17 (14.41%) JSON
19 17 (14.41%) Retail
20 16 (13.56%) .NET
20 16 (13.56%) Cucumber

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (11.02%) MySQL
2 11 (9.32%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.54%) SSDT
4 1 (0.85%) Big Data
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) OLAP
4 1 (0.85%) Power BI
4 1 (0.85%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 43 (36.44%) Selenium
2 30 (25.42%) Git (software)
3 19 (16.10%) WebDriver
4 16 (13.56%) Cucumber
5 14 (11.86%) Ant
5 14 (11.86%) JIRA
5 14 (11.86%) Maven
6 11 (9.32%) Subversion
7 9 (7.63%) SonarQube
8 8 (6.78%) SpecFlow
9 7 (5.93%) PHPUnit
10 6 (5.08%) NUnit
10 6 (5.08%) SoapUI
10 6 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (3.39%) FitNesse
11 4 (3.39%) Talend Open Studio
12 3 (2.54%) MSBuild
12 3 (2.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (2.54%) Ranorex
12 3 (2.54%) TestNG
General
1 22 (18.64%) Finance
2 17 (14.41%) Retail
3 6 (5.08%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Developer
2 16 (13.56%) Java Developer
2 16 (13.56%) QA Engineer
3 15 (12.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Analyst
5 13 (11.02%) Developer in Test
5 13 (11.02%) PHP Developer
5 13 (11.02%) Test Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Tester
7 11 (9.32%) Test Leader
8 9 (7.63%) Automation Tester
8 9 (7.63%) QA Test Engineer
8 9 (7.63%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (5.93%) QA Leader
10 7 (5.93%) Senior Java Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Senior PHP Developer
10 7 (5.93%) Software Developer
11 6 (5.08%) C# Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.42%) RESTful
2 23 (19.49%) HTML
3 18 (15.25%) CSS
4 17 (14.41%) JSON
5 16 (13.56%) .NET
6 15 (12.71%) Ajax
7 14 (11.86%) JDBC
8 13 (11.02%) Behat
8 13 (11.02%) Symfony
9 12 (10.17%) Doctrine
9 12 (10.17%) HTML5
9 12 (10.17%) Web Services
9 12 (10.17%) XML
10 10 (8.47%) Hibernate
10 10 (8.47%) Java EE
10 10 (8.47%) Spring
11 9 (7.63%) SOAP
12 7 (5.93%) Gherkin
13 6 (5.08%) XSD
14 4 (3.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.93%) Social Media
3 6 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.54%) iPad
5 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.85%) EPoS
5 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Linux
1 15 (12.71%) Mac OS
2 12 (10.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (55.93%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (37.29%) TDD
3 40 (33.90%) OO
4 36 (30.51%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (27.12%) Software Engineering
6 31 (26.27%) Manual Testing
7 29 (24.58%) OOP
8 24 (20.34%) User Stories
9 23 (19.49%) Test Automation
10 21 (17.80%) Defect Management
10 21 (17.80%) Test Scripting
11 20 (16.95%) MVC
11 20 (16.95%) SDLC
12 18 (15.25%) BDD
13 16 (13.56%) Test Management
14 14 (11.86%) Automation Testing
15 13 (11.02%) OO PHP
16 12 (10.17%) Scrum
17 10 (8.47%) Test Strategy
18 8 (6.78%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) Java
2 23 (19.49%) C#
3 19 (16.10%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) PHP
5 9 (7.63%) Ruby
6 8 (6.78%) SQL
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.39%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.54%) Python
9 2 (1.69%) C
9 2 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (0.85%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 18 (15.25%) Degree
2 14 (11.86%) ISTQB
3 8 (6.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (4.24%) ISEB
5 2 (1.69%) HNC
5 2 (1.69%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (34.75%) QA
2 3 (2.54%) SDET
Vendors
1 4 (3.39%) Cognizant
1 4 (3.39%) Talend
1 4 (3.39%) WSO2
2 3 (2.54%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.85%) TOWER Software
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