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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 65 -
Rank change year-on-year +20 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 30 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 4.19% 0.30% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% 0.34% -
Number of salaries quoted 30 2 0
Median salary £35,000 £55,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.36% -  
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 Leicestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 622 587 626
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 86.87% 88.54% 86.23%
Number of salaries quoted 465 484 510
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire 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 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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 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
Leicester +17 30 £35,000 -36.36% 4
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
3 40 (76.92%) QA
3 40 (76.92%) Retail
4 39 (75.00%) Mobile App
5 33 (63.46%) Scrum
6 32 (61.54%) Kanban
7 30 (57.69%) Selenium
8 27 (51.92%) Java
9 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 21 (40.38%) OO
11 19 (36.54%) Continuous Delivery
12 14 (26.92%) Data Structures
13 12 (23.08%) Protractor
13 12 (23.08%) Calabash
13 12 (23.08%) QUnit
13 12 (23.08%) Capybara
13 12 (23.08%) Scala
13 12 (23.08%) HTML5
13 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
13 12 (23.08%) HTML
13 12 (23.08%) CSS
14 11 (21.15%) C#
14 11 (21.15%) Social Media
14 11 (21.15%) Node.js
14 11 (21.15%) Ember.js
14 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
14 11 (21.15%) Backbone.js
14 11 (21.15%) React
14 11 (21.15%) User Experience

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) Google Play
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Selenium
2 12 (23.08%) Calabash
2 12 (23.08%) Capybara
2 12 (23.08%) Cucumber
2 12 (23.08%) Protractor
2 12 (23.08%) QUnit
3 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
3 2 (3.85%) Subversion
3 2 (3.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 40 (76.92%) Retail
2 2 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 21 (40.38%) Analyst
3 16 (30.77%) QA Analyst
4 12 (23.08%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (21.15%) HTML CSS Developer
5 11 (21.15%) HTML Developer
5 11 (21.15%) JavaScript Developer
5 11 (21.15%) Test Analyst
6 10 (19.23%) iOS Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Quality Analyst
7 9 (17.31%) Junior
7 9 (17.31%) Junior Developer
7 9 (17.31%) QA Tester
7 9 (17.31%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 9 (17.31%) Selenium Tester
7 9 (17.31%) Tester
8 7 (13.46%) Objective-C Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Junior JavaScript Developer
9 6 (11.54%) Lead Test Analyst
9 6 (11.54%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.08%) CSS
1 12 (23.08%) HTML
1 12 (23.08%) HTML5
2 11 (21.15%) AngularJS
2 11 (21.15%) Backbone.js
2 11 (21.15%) Ember.js
2 11 (21.15%) Node.js
2 11 (21.15%) React
3 6 (11.54%) CSS3
4 2 (3.85%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (75.00%) Mobile App
2 14 (26.92%) Data Structures
3 11 (21.15%) Social Media
3 11 (21.15%) User Experience
4 2 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Apple iOS
2 4 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (78.85%) Software Engineering
3 33 (63.46%) Scrum
4 32 (61.54%) Kanban
5 21 (40.38%) OO
6 19 (36.54%) Continuous Delivery
7 10 (19.23%) iOS Development
8 8 (15.38%) Functional Testing
9 5 (9.62%) Test Scripting
9 5 (9.62%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Android Development
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.85%) Mobile Development
11 2 (3.85%) MVVM
11 2 (3.85%) OOD
11 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
12 1 (1.92%) BDD
12 1 (1.92%) Front End Development
12 1 (1.92%) SOA
12 1 (1.92%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 12 (23.08%) Scala
4 11 (21.15%) C#
5 10 (19.23%) Apple Swift
5 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ISEB
1 5 (9.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (76.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Google
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