Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Automated Testing
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 53 45
Rank change year-on-year +29 -8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 46 42 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.03% 5.02% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.88% 5.70% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 44 41 41
Leicester median annual salary £41,250 £36,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.58% - +2.86%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £48,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 518 737 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 90.40% 88.16% 89.76%
Number of salaries quoted 472 678 615
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,750 £21,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £58,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Leicester

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Leicester

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Finance
3 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
4 15 (32.61%) Selenium
4 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
4 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
4 15 (32.61%) ISEB
5 14 (30.43%) C#
5 14 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
6 12 (26.09%) HTML
7 11 (23.91%) CSS
7 11 (23.91%) Programme Management
7 11 (23.91%) Test Management
8 10 (21.74%) JIRA
8 10 (21.74%) HP
9 9 (19.57%) Java
9 9 (19.57%) BDD
10 8 (17.39%) Scrum
11 7 (15.22%) .NET
11 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
11 7 (15.22%) Google
11 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
11 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (13.04%) Kanban
12 6 (13.04%) Marketing
12 6 (13.04%) HTML5
12 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
12 6 (13.04%) SQL
12 6 (13.04%) XML

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 5 (10.87%) CMS
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (4.35%) Magento
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.17%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) 2G
1 2 (4.35%) 3G
1 2 (4.35%) Bluetooth
1 2 (4.35%) GSM
1 2 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.35%) Wireless
1 2 (4.35%) ZigBee
2 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) Big Data
2 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) Selenium
2 10 (21.74%) JIRA
3 6 (13.04%) Cucumber
4 5 (10.87%) Jenkins
4 5 (10.87%) WebDriver
5 4 (8.70%) QUnit
6 3 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
7 1 (2.17%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.17%) MSTest
7 1 (2.17%) NUnit
7 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (36.96%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Marketing
3 5 (10.87%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Senior Test Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Test Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Tester
4 7 (15.22%) Automation Tester
5 5 (10.87%) Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Implementation Manager
5 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (8.70%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Service Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) UAT Test Analyst
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.09%) HTML
2 11 (23.91%) CSS
3 7 (15.22%) .NET
4 6 (13.04%) HTML5
4 6 (13.04%) XML
5 5 (10.87%) AngularJS
5 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET
5 5 (10.87%) Backbone.js
5 5 (10.87%) Ember.js
5 5 (10.87%) Node.js
5 5 (10.87%) React
6 4 (8.70%) .NET Framework
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (8.70%) CSS3
6 4 (8.70%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (6.52%) Autofac
7 3 (6.52%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 4 (8.70%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.70%) User Experience
3 2 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.17%) iPad
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.35%) Android
1 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (34.78%) Test Strategy
3 15 (32.61%) E-Commerce
4 14 (30.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (23.91%) Programme Management
5 11 (23.91%) Test Management
6 9 (19.57%) BDD
7 8 (17.39%) Scrum
8 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (15.22%) Test Scripting
9 6 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (13.04%) Kanban
10 5 (10.87%) Front End Development
10 5 (10.87%) Manual Testing
10 5 (10.87%) Performance Management
10 5 (10.87%) PRINCE2
10 5 (10.87%) Project Management
10 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
11 4 (8.70%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) JavaScript
2 14 (30.43%) C#
3 9 (19.57%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) SQL
5 2 (4.35%) C
5 2 (4.35%) PHP
6 1 (2.17%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.17%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) ISEB
2 7 (15.22%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.87%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (30.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (21.74%) HP
2 7 (15.22%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Twitter