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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
England / East Midlands
Rank 87 160 166
Rank change year-on-year +73 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 79 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 2.70% 0.19% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 0.22% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 69 3 18
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -31.81% +46.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £38,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £43,250
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 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 2554 2787 2902
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 87.41% 88.06% 85.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1992 2186 2334
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%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 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 +35 32 £50,000 +47.05% 3
Leicestershire +20 30 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Northamptonshire - 17 £34,000 -
Test Automation
England

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 104 (79.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (53.44%) Software Engineering
2 70 (53.44%) Java
3 68 (51.91%) QA
3 68 (51.91%) Selenium
4 48 (36.64%) OO
4 48 (36.64%) Retail
4 48 (36.64%) Scrum
5 39 (29.77%) Mobile App
6 38 (29.01%) Cucumber
7 36 (27.48%) Kanban
8 32 (24.43%) Finance
9 31 (23.66%) C#
10 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
10 30 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
11 29 (22.14%) WebDriver
12 28 (21.37%) Continuous Delivery
13 26 (19.85%) TDD
14 25 (19.08%) OOP
15 24 (18.32%) CSS
15 24 (18.32%) HTML
16 20 (15.27%) Automated Testing
17 19 (14.50%) BDD
18 18 (13.74%) Test Strategy
19 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
20 16 (12.21%) Test Management
21 15 (11.45%) Test Scripting
21 15 (11.45%) User Stories
21 15 (11.45%) Calabash
22 14 (10.69%) iOS Development

Test Automation
Top Related 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 3 (2.29%) JBoss
2 2 (1.53%) ArcGIS
2 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.53%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.82%) SaaS
4 4 (3.05%) Google Play
5 3 (2.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.29%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.76%) HTTP
1 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.58%) Data Warehouse
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2016
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 6 (4.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (2.29%) MongoDB
2 3 (2.29%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.53%) MySQL
4 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 68 (51.91%) Selenium
2 38 (29.01%) Cucumber
3 29 (22.14%) WebDriver
4 17 (12.98%) Git (software)
5 15 (11.45%) Calabash
6 13 (9.92%) JIRA
7 12 (9.16%) Capybara
7 12 (9.16%) Protractor
7 12 (9.16%) QUnit
8 11 (8.40%) Ant
8 11 (8.40%) Maven
8 11 (8.40%) SpecFlow
9 9 (6.87%) Jenkins
9 9 (6.87%) JUnit
9 9 (6.87%) SoapUI
10 7 (5.34%) JMeter
10 7 (5.34%) NUnit
10 7 (5.34%) TestNG
11 6 (4.58%) FitNesse
11 6 (4.58%) MSTest
General
1 48 (36.64%) Retail
2 32 (24.43%) Finance
3 7 (5.34%) Banking
4 6 (4.58%) Legal
5 3 (2.29%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Corporate Banking
6 2 (1.53%) Electronics
6 2 (1.53%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (43.51%) Developer
2 28 (21.37%) Analyst
3 24 (18.32%) Test Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) Tester
5 16 (12.21%) Developer in Test
5 16 (12.21%) QA Analyst
6 15 (11.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 15 (11.45%) Test Analyst
7 13 (9.92%) iOS Developer
7 13 (9.92%) QA Engineer
8 12 (9.16%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (9.16%) Junior
8 12 (9.16%) Senior Developer
9 11 (8.40%) HTML CSS Developer
9 11 (8.40%) HTML Developer
9 11 (8.40%) JavaScript Developer
9 11 (8.40%) Selenium Tester
9 11 (8.40%) Software Developer
10 10 (7.63%) Quality Analyst
10 10 (7.63%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (18.32%) CSS
1 24 (18.32%) HTML
2 14 (10.69%) RESTful
3 13 (9.92%) HTML5
4 11 (8.40%) AngularJS
4 11 (8.40%) Backbone.js
4 11 (8.40%) Ember.js
4 11 (8.40%) JDBC
4 11 (8.40%) Node.js
4 11 (8.40%) React
5 6 (4.58%) CSS3
5 6 (4.58%) MDX
6 4 (3.05%) .NET
6 4 (3.05%) Gherkin
6 4 (3.05%) Web Services
6 4 (3.05%) XML
7 3 (2.29%) Hibernate
7 3 (2.29%) J2EE
7 3 (2.29%) Spring
7 3 (2.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (29.77%) Mobile App
2 14 (10.69%) Data Structures
3 11 (8.40%) Social Media
3 11 (8.40%) User Experience
4 8 (6.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (3.82%) Client/Server
6 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.53%) EPoS
7 2 (1.53%) Fintech
8 1 (0.76%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.76%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.69%) Apple iOS
2 8 (6.11%) Android
3 3 (2.29%) Linux
3 3 (2.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (79.39%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (53.44%) Software Engineering
3 48 (36.64%) OO
3 48 (36.64%) Scrum
4 36 (27.48%) Kanban
5 30 (22.90%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (21.37%) Continuous Delivery
7 26 (19.85%) TDD
8 25 (19.08%) OOP
9 20 (15.27%) Automated Testing
10 19 (14.50%) BDD
11 18 (13.74%) Test Strategy
12 16 (12.21%) Test Management
13 15 (11.45%) Test Scripting
13 15 (11.45%) User Stories
14 14 (10.69%) iOS Development
14 14 (10.69%) MVC
15 13 (9.92%) User Acceptance Testing
16 12 (9.16%) DevOps
16 12 (9.16%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 70 (53.44%) Java
2 31 (23.66%) C#
3 30 (22.90%) JavaScript
4 13 (9.92%) Apple Swift
4 13 (9.92%) Objective-C
5 12 (9.16%) Ruby
5 12 (9.16%) Scala
6 8 (6.11%) SQL
7 3 (2.29%) C++
8 1 (0.76%) C
8 1 (0.76%) Perl
8 1 (0.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (9.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (7.63%) Degree
3 7 (5.34%) ISTQB
4 6 (4.58%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (51.91%) QA
2 6 (4.58%) SDET
3 1 (0.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (4.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (4.58%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (3.82%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.29%) Terraform
Vendors
1 7 (5.34%) Google
2 6 (4.58%) Microsoft
3 2 (1.53%) IBM
4 1 (0.76%) HP
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle
4 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
Leicester, Leicestershire
Sopra Steria Recruitment Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Transition Partners
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Review - Bonus (every
Posted: 8 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefit Package
Posted: 26 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: Highly competitive + Pension, Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago