Period
to 21 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England > East Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 36 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 373 394 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.66% 6.04% 5.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.57% 6.82% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 299 330 331
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,475 £26,250
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,625 £48,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 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 4928 5776 6368
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.05% 88.59% 87.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3970 4604 5232
East Midlands median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £26,225 £24,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in the East Midlands

Test Automation
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 Test Automation within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 July 2017. 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
Nottinghamshire +17 211 £46,250 +2.78% 13
Northamptonshire +20 78 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Leicestershire -17 63 £35,000 -6.67% 10
Derbyshire -28 11 £46,500 +19.23% 1
Lincolnshire +8 9 £55,000 +92.98%
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 238 (63.81%) Agile Software Development
2 173 (46.38%) Java
3 166 (44.50%) Selenium
4 145 (38.87%) QA
5 103 (27.61%) TDD
6 98 (26.27%) C#
7 83 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
8 82 (21.98%) Software Engineering
9 80 (21.45%) Cucumber
10 79 (21.18%) Scrum
11 77 (20.64%) BDD
12 73 (19.57%) Finance
13 71 (19.03%) OO
14 66 (17.69%) WebDriver
15 64 (17.16%) HTML
16 59 (15.82%) Git (software)
17 57 (15.28%) JavaScript
18 56 (15.01%) SQL
19 52 (13.94%) .NET
19 52 (13.94%) OOP
20 48 (12.87%) Retail
20 48 (12.87%) ISTQB
20 48 (12.87%) CSS
20 48 (12.87%) Open Source
21 46 (12.33%) Test Strategy
22 45 (12.06%) SDLC
22 45 (12.06%) Windows
23 43 (11.53%) Degree
23 43 (11.53%) Manual Testing
24 41 (10.99%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.14%) Confluence
2 7 (1.88%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.34%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.34%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.07%) Apache
5 3 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (0.80%) JBoss
5 3 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.27%) ArcGIS
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Jetty
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.75%) SaaS
2 12 (3.22%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.68%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.07%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.80%) Boomi
5 3 (0.80%) Google Play
6 2 (0.54%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.41%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.14%) HTTP
3 4 (1.07%) Wireless
4 3 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.54%) 2G
5 2 (0.54%) 3G
5 2 (0.54%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.54%) Cisco Wireless
5 2 (0.54%) GSM
5 2 (0.54%) VLAN
5 2 (0.54%) VPN
5 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.54%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) DNS
6 1 (0.27%) RS-232
6 1 (0.27%) SMS
6 1 (0.27%) SNMP
6 1 (0.27%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.90%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.09%) MongoDB
3 13 (3.49%) NoSQL
4 10 (2.68%) MySQL
5 7 (1.88%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.61%) Big Data
7 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.07%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.07%) Power BI
8 4 (1.07%) PowerPivot
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.80%) Biml
9 3 (0.80%) SAP BW
9 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.27%) Redis
11 1 (0.27%) Riak
Development Applications
1 166 (44.50%) Selenium
2 80 (21.45%) Cucumber
3 66 (17.69%) WebDriver
4 59 (15.82%) Git (software)
5 36 (9.65%) JIRA
6 32 (8.58%) Jenkins
6 32 (8.58%) SpecFlow
7 30 (8.04%) JMeter
7 30 (8.04%) JUnit
8 20 (5.36%) Calabash
9 18 (4.83%) Ant
9 18 (4.83%) Maven
9 18 (4.83%) Ranorex
9 18 (4.83%) SoapUI
10 17 (4.56%) Subversion
11 16 (4.29%) FitNesse
11 16 (4.29%) NUnit
11 16 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
12 15 (4.02%) TestNG
13 14 (3.75%) Appium
General
1 73 (19.57%) Finance
2 48 (12.87%) Retail
3 34 (9.12%) Banking
4 17 (4.56%) Telecoms
5 6 (1.61%) Marketing
6 5 (1.34%) Advertising
6 5 (1.34%) Electronics
7 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.54%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.27%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 125 (33.51%) Developer
2 83 (22.25%) Analyst
3 62 (16.62%) Test Analyst
4 51 (13.67%) Java Developer
5 47 (12.60%) Tester
6 45 (12.06%) Test Engineer
7 33 (8.85%) Automation Tester
8 32 (8.58%) QA Leader
9 29 (7.77%) Test Automation Engineer
10 27 (7.24%) Developer in Test
11 25 (6.70%) Senior Developer
12 24 (6.43%) QA Analyst
12 24 (6.43%) QA Engineer
13 22 (5.90%) Java Engineer
13 22 (5.90%) Software Engineer
14 19 (5.09%) Senior Java Developer
15 18 (4.83%) C# Developer
15 18 (4.83%) Software Developer
16 15 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.75%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (17.16%) HTML
2 52 (13.94%) .NET
3 48 (12.87%) CSS
4 35 (9.38%) RESTful
5 34 (9.12%) Web Services
6 29 (7.77%) Spring
7 28 (7.51%) HTML5
8 22 (5.90%) Hibernate
8 22 (5.90%) JSON
9 21 (5.63%) XML
10 18 (4.83%) AngularJS
10 18 (4.83%) JDBC
11 17 (4.56%) Node.js
12 16 (4.29%) ASP.NET
13 15 (4.02%) jQuery
14 14 (3.75%) SOAP
15 13 (3.49%) Java EE
16 12 (3.22%) CSS3
16 12 (3.22%) Gherkin
16 12 (3.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.24%) Mobile App
3 22 (5.90%) Fintech
4 21 (5.63%) Computer Science
5 17 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
6 14 (3.75%) User Experience
6 14 (3.75%) Virtual Team
7 13 (3.49%) Social Media
8 8 (2.14%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.14%) iPad
9 6 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.54%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.27%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.27%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.27%) EPoS
11 1 (0.27%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.27%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 45 (12.06%) Windows
2 17 (4.56%) Android
2 17 (4.56%) Linux
3 15 (4.02%) Apple iOS
4 11 (2.95%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.61%) Unix
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.54%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (63.81%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (27.61%) TDD
3 83 (22.25%) Continuous Integration
4 82 (21.98%) Software Engineering
5 79 (21.18%) Scrum
6 77 (20.64%) BDD
7 71 (19.03%) OO
8 52 (13.94%) OOP
9 48 (12.87%) Open Source
10 46 (12.33%) Test Strategy
11 45 (12.06%) SDLC
12 43 (11.53%) Manual Testing
13 41 (10.99%) Functional Testing
14 34 (9.12%) MVC
15 32 (8.58%) Defect Management
15 32 (8.58%) Regression Testing
15 32 (8.58%) Software Testing
16 31 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
17 30 (8.04%) Test Management
18 29 (7.77%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 173 (46.38%) Java
2 98 (26.27%) C#
3 57 (15.28%) JavaScript
4 56 (15.01%) SQL
5 23 (6.17%) Python
5 23 (6.17%) Ruby
6 12 (3.22%) Scala
7 11 (2.95%) Objective-C
7 11 (2.95%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.68%) Apple Swift
8 10 (2.68%) C++
9 9 (2.41%) C
9 9 (2.41%) Perl
10 8 (2.14%) PHP
11 3 (0.80%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.80%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.80%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.27%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.27%) Go
12 1 (0.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (12.87%) ISTQB
2 43 (11.53%) Degree
3 27 (7.24%) ISEB
4 16 (4.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 11 (2.95%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.80%) HND
7 2 (0.54%) HNC
8 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (38.87%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.61%) Docker
2 3 (0.80%) Firmware
3 1 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.27%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.34%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.07%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.07%) Terraform
3 2 (0.54%) Ansible
3 2 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.54%) Puppet
4 1 (0.27%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.27%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (9.12%) Microsoft
2 12 (3.22%) Oracle
3 7 (1.88%) Google
4 5 (1.34%) Talend
4 5 (1.34%) WSO2
5 4 (1.07%) Cognizant
6 3 (0.80%) Dell
6 3 (0.80%) SAP
7 2 (0.54%) Cisco
7 2 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.27%) HP
8 1 (0.27%) Perforce
8 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.27%) Remedy
8 1 (0.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.27%) VMware
8 1 (0.27%) Zend
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 6 Monthly Bonus - Quarterly Pay Revi
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Derby, Derbyshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits Pension scheme
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coalville, Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Transition Partners
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, pension, medical
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton
SThree
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + competitive, annual bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Loughborough
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Loughborough
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Loughborough
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Loughborough
The Access group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Lexis Nexis Risk Solutions
Posted: 15 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Gold Group
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 22 days ago