The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
England / East Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 156 178
Rank change year-on-year +37 +22  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.41% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 0.47% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 6
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +15.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,800 £36,250
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +10.71% -10.25%  

Automation 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 2572 2783 2903
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.45% 88.01% 85.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2008 2180 2335
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in the East Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in the East Midlands

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Nottinghamshire +21 20 £60,000 +71.42% 5
Leicestershire +6 16 £35,000 -28.57% 4
Northamptonshire +24 3 £41,250 -15.81%
Derbyshire - 3 - - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 60 (63.83%) Selenium
2 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (48.94%) QA
4 34 (36.17%) Java
5 32 (34.04%) ISTQB
6 30 (31.91%) Test Scripting
7 22 (23.40%) Software Testing
7 22 (23.40%) Cucumber
8 21 (22.34%) Manual Testing
9 20 (21.28%) SQL
9 20 (21.28%) Automated Testing
10 19 (20.21%) Finance
11 18 (19.15%) BDD
11 18 (19.15%) C#
12 17 (18.09%) WebDriver
13 16 (17.02%) Python
14 15 (15.96%) ISEB
14 15 (15.96%) Project Management
14 15 (15.96%) Scrum
14 15 (15.96%) TDD
14 15 (15.96%) Banking
14 15 (15.96%) Big Data
15 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
15 14 (14.89%) Regression Testing
15 14 (14.89%) .NET
16 13 (13.83%) Perl
16 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
16 13 (13.83%) Functional Testing
17 12 (12.77%) Open Source
17 12 (12.77%) Microsoft

Automation 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 7 (7.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) G Suite
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
1 1 (1.06%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (1.06%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (1.06%) Firewall
1 1 (1.06%) VLAN
1 1 (1.06%) VPN
1 1 (1.06%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (63.83%) Selenium
2 22 (23.40%) Cucumber
3 17 (18.09%) WebDriver
4 14 (14.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.51%) JMeter
5 8 (8.51%) SoapUI
6 7 (7.45%) JUnit
7 6 (6.38%) HP UFT
7 6 (6.38%) JIRA
8 5 (5.32%) Calabash
8 5 (5.32%) SpecFlow
8 5 (5.32%) Visual Studio
9 4 (4.26%) Ranorex
10 2 (2.13%) Capybara
10 2 (2.13%) FitNesse
10 2 (2.13%) LoadRunner
10 2 (2.13%) NUnit
10 2 (2.13%) Protractor
10 2 (2.13%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.13%) TestNG
General
1 19 (20.21%) Finance
2 15 (15.96%) Banking
3 13 (13.83%) Telecoms
4 9 (9.57%) Retail
5 2 (2.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 54 (57.45%) Analyst
2 45 (47.87%) Test Analyst
3 19 (20.21%) Automation Test Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Test Engineer
5 16 (17.02%) Test Automation Engineer
6 13 (13.83%) Tester
7 12 (12.77%) Automation Test Lead
7 12 (12.77%) QA Leader
8 11 (11.70%) QA Analyst
8 11 (11.70%) Software Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Manual Test Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Manual Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Selenium Tester
9 7 (7.45%) Test Automation Manager
10 6 (6.38%) Automation Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Java Automation Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Test Leader
10 6 (6.38%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (14.89%) .NET
2 7 (7.45%) Gherkin
3 3 (3.19%) RESTful
4 2 (2.13%) XML
4 2 (2.13%) XSD
5 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.45%) Virtual Team
2 4 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.06%) Fintech
4 1 (1.06%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (31.91%) Test Scripting
3 22 (23.40%) Software Testing
4 21 (22.34%) Manual Testing
5 20 (21.28%) Automated Testing
6 18 (19.15%) BDD
7 15 (15.96%) Project Management
7 15 (15.96%) Scrum
7 15 (15.96%) TDD
8 14 (14.89%) Regression Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Functional Testing
10 12 (12.77%) Open Source
11 9 (9.57%) Test Strategy
12 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
13 7 (7.45%) Cross-Browser Testing
14 6 (6.38%) Test Automation
15 5 (5.32%) Integration Testing
15 5 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
15 5 (5.32%) Test Management
15 5 (5.32%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (36.17%) Java
2 20 (21.28%) SQL
3 18 (19.15%) C#
4 16 (17.02%) Python
5 13 (13.83%) Perl
6 4 (4.26%) Ruby
7 1 (1.06%) C
7 1 (1.06%) C++
7 1 (1.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) ISTQB
2 15 (15.96%) ISEB
3 3 (3.19%) Degree
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (48.94%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (12.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco
3 1 (1.06%) Google
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