The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 66 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 16 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 2.24% 0.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.58% 0.51% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 0
Median salary £35,000 £49,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% -  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 619 591 620
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.69% 88.47% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 461 489 504
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Leicestershire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 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
Loughborough - 6 £35,000 -
Leicester -15 1 £35,000 -28.57% 3
Automation Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 19 (65.52%) QA
3 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
5 11 (37.93%) Scrum
6 10 (34.48%) Java
6 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
6 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
7 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
8 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
8 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
8 8 (27.59%) C#
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Virtual Team
10 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
10 4 (13.79%) Calabash
11 3 (10.34%) API Testing
12 2 (6.90%) Finance
12 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
12 2 (6.90%) SQL
12 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
12 2 (6.90%) Windows
12 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
12 2 (6.90%) JIRA
12 2 (6.90%) TDD
12 2 (6.90%) Retail
12 2 (6.90%) BDD

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (24.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (3.45%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (3.45%) Firewall
1 1 (3.45%) VLAN
1 1 (3.45%) VPN
1 1 (3.45%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 28 (96.55%) Selenium
2 10 (34.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (27.59%) WebDriver
4 4 (13.79%) Calabash
4 4 (13.79%) Cucumber
5 2 (6.90%) Capybara
5 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
5 2 (6.90%) JIRA
5 2 (6.90%) Protractor
5 2 (6.90%) Ranorex
5 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.45%) Robot Framework
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
1 2 (6.90%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Analyst
2 18 (62.07%) Test Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Manual Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Selenium Tester
4 7 (24.14%) Software Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Automation Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Java Automation Tester
5 6 (20.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 4 (13.79%) Web Tester
7 3 (10.34%) QA Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Web Automation Tester
8 2 (6.90%) QA Leader
8 2 (6.90%) QA Tester
8 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
9 1 (3.45%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (3.45%) Senior Tester
9 1 (3.45%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.45%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (48.28%) Regression Testing
3 11 (37.93%) Scrum
4 9 (31.03%) Manual Testing
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
5 8 (27.59%) Software Testing
6 7 (24.14%) Cross-Browser Testing
7 3 (10.34%) API Testing
8 2 (6.90%) BDD
8 2 (6.90%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (6.90%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
8 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Test Management
9 1 (3.45%) Automated Testing
9 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.45%) Stress Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.45%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) C#
3 2 (6.90%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (65.52%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco
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