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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 36 36
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 167 208 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 6.25% 6.43% 5.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.10% 7.24% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 132 171 168
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £30,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £49,250
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 2353 2871 3278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 88.03% 88.69% 87.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1976 2295 2731
Median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 +15 88 £47,500 - 16
Northamptonshire +12 43 £40,000 -20.00% 4
Leicestershire -18 22 £39,000 +4.00% 6
Derbyshire -6 10 £46,500 +36.76% 2
Lincolnshire +9 7 £55,000 +83.33% 4
Test Automation
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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.

1 233 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
2 174 (49.57%) Selenium
3 171 (48.72%) Java
4 138 (39.32%) QA
5 100 (28.49%) TDD
6 93 (26.50%) C#
7 82 (23.36%) Software Engineering
8 81 (23.08%) Cucumber
9 80 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
10 79 (22.51%) OO
11 75 (21.37%) Scrum
12 71 (20.23%) BDD
13 70 (19.94%) Finance
14 62 (17.66%) WebDriver
15 60 (17.09%) HTML
16 59 (16.81%) OOP
17 57 (16.24%) Retail
18 54 (15.38%) JavaScript
19 53 (15.10%) Manual Testing
20 50 (14.25%) SQL
21 49 (13.96%) .NET
21 49 (13.96%) CSS
22 46 (13.11%) Git (software)
23 45 (12.82%) Test Strategy
24 44 (12.54%) ISTQB
25 40 (11.40%) Degree
26 39 (11.11%) Windows
27 37 (10.54%) SDLC
28 36 (10.26%) Open Source
28 36 (10.26%) JIRA

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 6 (1.71%) Umbraco
2 3 (0.85%) Confluence
2 3 (0.85%) JBoss
2 3 (0.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) Apache
3 2 (0.57%) ArcGIS
3 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 16 (4.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.99%) SaaS
2 12 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.14%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.14%) Google Play
4 4 (1.14%) OpenShift
5 3 (0.85%) Boomi
6 2 (0.57%) BrowserStack
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.28%) G Suite
7 1 (0.28%) Office 365
7 1 (0.28%) Slack
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.42%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.85%) Firewall
2 3 (0.85%) HTTP
3 2 (0.57%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (0.57%) Cisco Wireless
3 2 (0.57%) Internet
3 2 (0.57%) VLAN
3 2 (0.57%) VPN
3 2 (0.57%) Wireless
4 1 (0.28%) DNS
4 1 (0.28%) SMS
4 1 (0.28%) SNMP
4 1 (0.28%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (6.27%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.56%) Big Data
3 8 (2.28%) MongoDB
4 7 (1.99%) NoSQL
5 6 (1.71%) MySQL
5 6 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 4 (1.14%) Power BI
6 4 (1.14%) PowerPivot
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (0.85%) Biml
7 3 (0.85%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.85%) SAP BW
7 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.28%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.28%) OLAP
8 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 174 (49.57%) Selenium
2 81 (23.08%) Cucumber
3 62 (17.66%) WebDriver
4 46 (13.11%) Git (software)
5 36 (10.26%) JIRA
6 29 (8.26%) SpecFlow
7 28 (7.98%) JMeter
8 23 (6.55%) Jenkins
8 23 (6.55%) JUnit
9 21 (5.98%) Ranorex
9 21 (5.98%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.41%) Calabash
11 18 (5.13%) Ant
11 18 (5.13%) Maven
11 18 (5.13%) NUnit
11 18 (5.13%) Subversion
11 18 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 16 (4.56%) FitNesse
12 16 (4.56%) TestNG
13 14 (3.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 70 (19.94%) Finance
2 57 (16.24%) Retail
3 27 (7.69%) Banking
4 12 (3.42%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.14%) Advertising
5 4 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.14%) Marketing
6 2 (0.57%) Electronics
6 2 (0.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.28%) Back Office
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 116 (33.05%) Developer
2 92 (26.21%) Analyst
3 67 (19.09%) Test Analyst
4 50 (14.25%) Test Engineer
5 49 (13.96%) Java Developer
6 43 (12.25%) Tester
7 32 (9.12%) Test Automation Engineer
8 27 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 27 (7.69%) QA Engineer
9 26 (7.41%) Developer in Test
10 25 (7.12%) QA Leader
11 24 (6.84%) Senior Developer
12 23 (6.55%) Automation Tester
13 20 (5.70%) Senior Java Developer
13 20 (5.70%) Software Developer
14 18 (5.13%) Java Engineer
15 15 (4.27%) Automation Test Analyst
15 15 (4.27%) C# Developer
15 15 (4.27%) JavaScript Developer
15 15 (4.27%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.09%) HTML
2 49 (13.96%) .NET
2 49 (13.96%) CSS
3 32 (9.12%) RESTful
4 29 (8.26%) Web Services
5 24 (6.84%) HTML5
6 22 (6.27%) Spring
7 19 (5.41%) XML
8 18 (5.13%) AngularJS
8 18 (5.13%) JDBC
9 17 (4.84%) Hibernate
9 17 (4.84%) JSON
10 16 (4.56%) jQuery
10 16 (4.56%) Node.js
11 14 (3.99%) CSS3
11 14 (3.99%) SOAP
12 13 (3.70%) Gherkin
12 13 (3.70%) Java EE
12 13 (3.70%) React
13 12 (3.42%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 35 (9.97%) Mobile App
2 24 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 16 (4.56%) Greenfield Project
5 15 (4.27%) Social Media
6 14 (3.99%) Fintech
6 14 (3.99%) Virtual Team
7 11 (3.13%) Data Structures
8 10 (2.85%) User Experience
9 7 (1.99%) iPad
10 5 (1.42%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
12 2 (0.57%) EPoS
13 1 (0.28%) e-Learning
13 1 (0.28%) Mainframe
13 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
13 1 (0.28%) Replication
13 1 (0.28%) SCORM
13 1 (0.28%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 39 (11.11%) Windows
2 17 (4.84%) Android
2 17 (4.84%) Linux
3 16 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 11 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.85%) Unix
7 2 (0.57%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.28%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (66.38%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (28.49%) TDD
3 82 (23.36%) Software Engineering
4 80 (22.79%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (22.51%) OO
6 75 (21.37%) Scrum
7 71 (20.23%) BDD
8 59 (16.81%) OOP
9 53 (15.10%) Manual Testing
10 45 (12.82%) Test Strategy
11 37 (10.54%) SDLC
12 36 (10.26%) Open Source
13 35 (9.97%) Software Testing
13 35 (9.97%) Test Scripting
14 34 (9.69%) Functional Testing
15 32 (9.12%) Test Management
16 31 (8.83%) MVC
17 30 (8.55%) Kanban
17 30 (8.55%) Scenario Testing
18 29 (8.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 171 (48.72%) Java
2 93 (26.50%) C#
3 54 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 50 (14.25%) SQL
5 20 (5.70%) Python
5 20 (5.70%) Ruby
6 17 (4.84%) Scala
7 12 (3.42%) Objective-C
8 11 (3.13%) Apple Swift
8 11 (3.13%) Perl
8 11 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 10 (2.85%) C++
10 8 (2.28%) C
10 8 (2.28%) PHP
11 4 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.85%) Go
12 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.28%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 44 (12.54%) ISTQB
2 40 (11.40%) Degree
3 26 (7.41%) ISEB
4 12 (3.42%) Computer Science Degree
5 11 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.57%) HNC
6 2 (0.57%) HND
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (39.32%) QA
System Software
1 6 (1.71%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.99%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.14%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.14%) Terraform
3 2 (0.57%) Puppet
4 1 (0.28%) Ansible
4 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.28%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 33 (9.40%) Microsoft
2 9 (2.56%) Google
2 9 (2.56%) Oracle
3 4 (1.14%) Cognizant
3 4 (1.14%) Talend
3 4 (1.14%) WSO2
4 3 (0.85%) Dell
4 3 (0.85%) SAP
5 2 (0.57%) Cisco
5 2 (0.57%) HP
5 2 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.28%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.28%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.28%) VMware
6 1 (0.28%) Zend
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 6 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Quarterly Pay Reviews - 6 Monthly Bo
Posted: 3 days ago
Lincolnshire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Howdens
Salary: Attractive salary + comprehensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Barton-upon-Humber
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + free parking, free gym, bonus scheme
Posted: 7 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Fran Grant IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension - Private Healthcare - Bonus
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Mindera
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 6 Monthly Bonus - Quarterly Pay Revi
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 26 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 26 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 26 days ago
Northampton
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago