Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 56 46
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10 -2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 55 61 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 5.85% 4.12% 5.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.60% 4.64% 5.86%
Number of salaries quoted 51 53 61
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 833 1315 1212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 88.62% 88.91% 89.45%
Number of salaries quoted 729 1147 980
Leicestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,650 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Leicestershire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Leicestershire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 23 November 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
Leicester +29 47 £40,000 +12.68% 5
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (34.55%) Selenium
3 18 (32.73%) C#
3 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
3 18 (32.73%) Finance
4 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
5 16 (29.09%) Test Strategy
6 15 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
6 15 (27.27%) ISEB
6 15 (27.27%) HTML
7 14 (25.45%) CSS
7 14 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
8 13 (23.64%) BDD
9 12 (21.82%) JIRA
9 12 (21.82%) Test Management
10 11 (20.00%) Scrum
10 11 (20.00%) Programme Management
11 10 (18.18%) HP
11 10 (18.18%) Java
11 10 (18.18%) .NET
12 8 (14.55%) SQL
12 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
12 8 (14.55%) Google
12 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
12 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
13 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (12.73%) HTML5
13 7 (12.73%) WebDriver

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.91%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) IIS
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (3.64%) Magento
2 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.82%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) 4G
1 3 (5.45%) 5G
2 2 (3.64%) 2G
2 2 (3.64%) 3G
2 2 (3.64%) Bluetooth
2 2 (3.64%) GSM
2 2 (3.64%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (3.64%) Wireless
2 2 (3.64%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.82%) HTTP
3 1 (1.82%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) Big Data
4 1 (1.82%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (34.55%) Selenium
2 12 (21.82%) JIRA
3 8 (14.55%) Cucumber
4 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.91%) Jenkins
6 4 (7.27%) QUnit
7 3 (5.45%) MSTest
7 3 (5.45%) NUnit
7 3 (5.45%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (5.45%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
8 2 (3.64%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.82%) Calabash
9 1 (1.82%) Capybara
9 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.82%) Mercurial
9 1 (1.82%) Protractor
9 1 (1.82%) Ranorex
General
1 18 (32.73%) Finance
2 7 (12.73%) Marketing
3 5 (9.09%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Retail
4 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 15 (27.27%) Developer
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 11 (20.00%) Senior Test Manager
2 11 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 11 (20.00%) Tester
3 8 (14.55%) Automation Tester
4 6 (10.91%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) .NET Developer
5 5 (9.09%) Implementation Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Manager
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Financial Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.27%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.27%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) UAT Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) UAT Test Analyst
7 3 (5.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.27%) HTML
2 14 (25.45%) CSS
3 10 (18.18%) .NET
4 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET
5 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (12.73%) HTML5
6 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 6 (10.91%) XML
7 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 5 (9.09%) Backbone.js
7 5 (9.09%) CSS3
7 5 (9.09%) Ember.js
7 5 (9.09%) Node.js
7 5 (9.09%) React
8 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
8 4 (7.27%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (5.45%) Autofac
9 3 (5.45%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Mobile App
2 5 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (7.27%) Data Structures
4 2 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) iPad
5 1 (1.82%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.64%) Android
1 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (30.91%) E-Commerce
3 16 (29.09%) Test Strategy
4 14 (25.45%) User Acceptance Testing
5 13 (23.64%) BDD
6 12 (21.82%) Test Management
7 11 (20.00%) Programme Management
7 11 (20.00%) Scrum
8 8 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (12.73%) MVC
9 7 (12.73%) Test Scripting
10 6 (10.91%) Kanban
10 6 (10.91%) Manual Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Front End Development
11 5 (9.09%) Performance Management
11 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
11 5 (9.09%) Project Management
11 5 (9.09%) Security Testing
11 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.73%) C#
1 18 (32.73%) JavaScript
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 3 (5.45%) Python
5 2 (3.64%) C
5 2 (3.64%) PHP
6 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
6 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (27.27%) ISEB
2 8 (14.55%) ISTQB
3 6 (10.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (5.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (27.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) HP
2 8 (14.55%) Google
3 3 (5.45%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.64%) Twitter