Period
to 4 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 4 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
4 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 14 14
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 143 155 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.86% 13.86% 15.86%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.80% 14.90% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 121 135 220
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £60,600 £62,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -

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 Nottingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,036 1,040 1,588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.17% 93.02% 94.69%
Number of salaries quoted 868 851 1,371
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £68,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

Job postings citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Nottingham.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Nottingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Test Automation in Nottingham.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Test Automation in Nottingham over the 6 months to 4 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 4 April 2020, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 102 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (45.45%) C#
3 55 (38.46%) Java
3 55 (38.46%) BDD
4 52 (36.36%) Scrum
5 49 (34.27%) Python
6 47 (32.87%) TDD
6 47 (32.87%) Jenkins
7 45 (31.47%) Software Engineering
8 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
9 43 (30.07%) Git (software)
10 40 (27.97%) Unit Testing
11 39 (27.27%) Selenium
12 36 (25.17%) SDLC
13 35 (24.48%) Azure
14 32 (22.38%) QA
15 31 (21.68%) .NET
15 31 (21.68%) HTML
15 31 (21.68%) DevOps
16 30 (20.98%) SQL
17 29 (20.28%) CSS
17 29 (20.28%) Degree
18 28 (19.58%) User Stories
19 27 (18.88%) Secure Coding
20 26 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
20 26 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
21 25 (17.48%) Linux
22 23 (16.08%) Eclipse
22 23 (16.08%) Subversion
22 23 (16.08%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 8 (5.59%) NServiceBus
2 7 (4.90%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.40%) Confluence
4 1 (0.70%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 35 (24.48%) Azure
2 21 (14.69%) AWS
3 17 (11.89%) GCP
4 9 (6.29%) GitHub
5 5 (3.50%) Azure Data Factory
6 3 (2.10%) BrowserStack
6 3 (2.10%) SaaS
6 3 (2.10%) Slack
7 2 (1.40%) Apigee
7 2 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.40%) AWS CodeBuild
7 2 (1.40%) Serverless
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Fargate
8 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.59%) Softphone
2 3 (2.10%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (13.99%) Big Data
2 11 (7.69%) Apache Hive
2 11 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 11 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 10 (6.99%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.20%) HBase
4 6 (4.20%) Impala
5 5 (3.50%) Azure SQL Database
5 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
6 4 (2.80%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (2.10%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (2.10%) Looker
7 3 (2.10%) MySQL
7 3 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.10%) Snowflake Schema
8 2 (1.40%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
9 1 (0.70%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.70%) Flink
Development Applications
1 47 (32.87%) Jenkins
2 43 (30.07%) Git (software)
3 39 (27.27%) Selenium
4 26 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (16.08%) Eclipse
5 23 (16.08%) Subversion
6 21 (14.69%) Cucumber
7 20 (13.99%) IntelliJ
7 20 (13.99%) Sonatype Nexus
8 14 (9.79%) Bitbucket
8 14 (9.79%) WebDriver
9 13 (9.09%) JIRA
10 10 (6.99%) Postman
11 9 (6.29%) Gradle
11 9 (6.29%) JMeter
12 8 (5.59%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (4.90%) GitLab
14 6 (4.20%) SoapUI
14 6 (4.20%) SpecFlow
14 6 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (15.38%) Finance
2 10 (6.99%) Automotive
3 7 (4.90%) Public Sector
4 5 (3.50%) Aerospace
4 5 (3.50%) Law
5 3 (2.10%) Local Government
5 3 (2.10%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.40%) Games
6 2 (1.40%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (32.87%) Developer
2 23 (16.08%) Tester
3 22 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 21 (14.69%) Automation Tester
5 20 (13.99%) Java Engineer
6 19 (13.29%) Java Software Engineer
7 17 (11.89%) Java Developer
8 15 (10.49%) .NET Developer
9 14 (9.79%) Python Engineer
10 13 (9.09%) Analyst
10 13 (9.09%) Lead Developer
11 12 (8.39%) JavaScript Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Python Software Engineer
11 12 (8.39%) Software Developer
11 12 (8.39%) Test Analyst
12 11 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
12 11 (7.69%) QA Tester
13 10 (6.99%) C# Developer
13 10 (6.99%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (21.68%) .NET
1 31 (21.68%) HTML
2 29 (20.28%) CSS
3 20 (13.99%) CSS3
3 20 (13.99%) HTML5
4 14 (9.79%) Web Services
5 11 (7.69%) Gherkin
5 11 (7.69%) Kafka
6 9 (6.29%) AngularJS
6 9 (6.29%) Node.js
6 9 (6.29%) RabbitMQ
7 8 (5.59%) Spring
8 7 (4.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (4.20%) .NET Framework
9 6 (4.20%) ASP.NET
9 6 (4.20%) Hibernate
9 6 (4.20%) REST
9 6 (4.20%) SOAP
10 5 (3.50%) Elastic Stack
11 4 (2.80%) ASP.NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 26 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 17 (11.89%) Public Cloud
3 10 (6.99%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.59%) Handset
5 7 (4.90%) Enterprise Cloud
6 6 (4.20%) Cloud Native
6 6 (4.20%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.80%) Virtual Team
9 3 (2.10%) Life Science
9 3 (2.10%) Social Media
10 1 (0.70%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.70%) NHS
10 1 (0.70%) Online Games
10 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.48%) Linux
2 11 (7.69%) Windows
3 7 (4.90%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (71.33%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (38.46%) BDD
3 52 (36.36%) Scrum
4 47 (32.87%) TDD
5 45 (31.47%) Software Engineering
6 40 (27.97%) Unit Testing
7 36 (25.17%) SDLC
8 31 (21.68%) DevOps
9 28 (19.58%) User Stories
10 27 (18.88%) Secure Coding
11 23 (16.08%) Manual Testing
12 22 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
13 17 (11.89%) Software Testing
14 16 (11.19%) Test Scripting
15 15 (10.49%) Microservices
16 13 (9.09%) Mentoring
17 12 (8.39%) Regression Testing
17 12 (8.39%) Web Development
18 10 (6.99%) Deployment Automation
18 10 (6.99%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (45.45%) C#
2 55 (38.46%) Java
3 49 (34.27%) Python
4 44 (30.77%) JavaScript
5 30 (20.98%) SQL
6 11 (7.69%) Scala
7 10 (6.99%) PowerShell
8 9 (6.29%) C++
9 5 (3.50%) Bash Shell
9 5 (3.50%) Go
10 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.40%) R
10 2 (1.40%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.70%) VB
11 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (20.28%) Degree
2 9 (6.29%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.59%) ISEB
4 6 (4.20%) AWS Certification
5 3 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.10%) DBS Check
5 3 (2.10%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.10%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.70%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (22.38%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.29%) Docker
2 5 (3.50%) HDFS
2 5 (3.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.70%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 22 (15.38%) Puppet
2 16 (11.19%) Ansible
3 10 (6.99%) Terraform
4 9 (6.29%) Kubernetes
5 7 (4.90%) Oozie
5 7 (4.90%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.40%) MIIS
7 1 (0.70%) Grafana
7 1 (0.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (7.69%) Google
2 10 (6.99%) Oracle
3 9 (6.29%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.90%) Alibaba
5 5 (3.50%) AppDynamics
5 5 (3.50%) New Relic
5 5 (3.50%) SolarWinds
5 5 (3.50%) Splunk
5 5 (3.50%) VMware
6 3 (2.10%) NEC
6 3 (2.10%) Northgate
7 2 (1.40%) CA
7 2 (1.40%) WSO2
8 1 (0.70%) Confluent
8 1 (0.70%) QAD
8 1 (0.70%) Red Box
8 1 (0.70%) Sun