Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 16 18
Rank change year-on-year -2 +2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 151 207 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.03% 11.58% 12.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.78% 12.84% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 103 173 223
Nottingham median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,050 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £75,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £41,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.89% - +20.00%

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 1,282 1,612 1,752
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.64% 90.21% 89.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,030 1,414 1,408
Nottingham median annual salary £43,139 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.14% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,350 £70,000 £67,500
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Nottingham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Nottingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Nottingham over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, 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 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (58.94%) C#
3 87 (57.62%) Selenium
4 86 (56.95%) Java
5 61 (40.40%) QA
6 56 (37.09%) BDD
7 53 (35.10%) WebDriver
8 50 (33.11%) Web Services
9 44 (29.14%) Git (software)
10 41 (27.15%) Cucumber
11 40 (26.49%) SQL
12 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
12 36 (23.84%) Finance
12 36 (23.84%) JIRA
13 35 (23.18%) Gherkin
13 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
14 32 (21.19%) SoapUI
14 32 (21.19%) .NET
15 30 (19.87%) OO
15 30 (19.87%) JMeter
15 30 (19.87%) TDD
15 30 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (19.21%) SDLC
16 29 (19.21%) Scrum
16 29 (19.21%) Software Engineering
16 29 (19.21%) SpecFlow
17 27 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
18 25 (16.56%) CSS
18 25 (16.56%) HTML
18 25 (16.56%) Test Management

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 10 (6.62%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.99%) CICS
2 3 (1.99%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.88%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.32%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.32%) SaaS
3 2 (1.32%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.97%) HTTP
2 4 (2.65%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.61%) Big Data
2 10 (6.62%) Hadoop
2 10 (6.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.30%) Apache Hive
3 8 (5.30%) HBase
3 8 (5.30%) Impala
4 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.31%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.99%) DB2
5 3 (1.99%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.32%) Parquet
7 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 87 (57.62%) Selenium
2 53 (35.10%) WebDriver
3 44 (29.14%) Git (software)
4 41 (27.15%) Cucumber
5 36 (23.84%) JIRA
6 35 (23.18%) Jenkins
7 32 (21.19%) SoapUI
8 30 (19.87%) JMeter
9 29 (19.21%) SpecFlow
10 24 (15.89%) Maven
11 21 (13.91%) NUnit
12 20 (13.25%) Zephyr
13 17 (11.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (11.26%) GitLab
14 16 (10.60%) Gradle
15 10 (6.62%) JBehave
15 10 (6.62%) Subversion
16 8 (5.30%) JUnit
17 7 (4.64%) Jasmine
17 7 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 36 (23.84%) Finance
2 13 (8.61%) Banking
3 10 (6.62%) Retail
4 7 (4.64%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 46 (30.46%) Developer
2 30 (19.87%) QA Engineer
3 29 (19.21%) Tester
4 26 (17.22%) Test Engineer
5 25 (16.56%) Test Automation Engineer
6 24 (15.89%) Automation Tester
7 22 (14.57%) Senior QA Engineer
8 15 (9.93%) Software Developer
9 14 (9.27%) QA Automation Engineer
10 13 (8.61%) Analyst
10 13 (8.61%) C# Developer
10 13 (8.61%) Senior Developer
10 13 (8.61%) Test Analyst
11 11 (7.28%) Developer in Test
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (6.62%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (5.96%) Engineering Manager
13 9 (5.96%) Software Manager
14 8 (5.30%) Java Engineer
14 8 (5.30%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (33.11%) Web Services
2 35 (23.18%) Gherkin
3 32 (21.19%) .NET
4 25 (16.56%) CSS
4 25 (16.56%) HTML
5 24 (15.89%) RESTful
6 23 (15.23%) ASP.NET
7 17 (11.26%) AngularJS
8 15 (9.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (9.27%) JSON
9 14 (9.27%) Node.js
10 11 (7.28%) HTML5
10 11 (7.28%) REST
11 10 (6.62%) SOAP
12 9 (5.96%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.30%) CSS3
13 8 (5.30%) Kafka
13 8 (5.30%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (5.30%) WCF
14 7 (4.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.93%) Fintech
3 12 (7.95%) NHS
4 11 (7.28%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (7.28%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.62%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (5.30%) User Experience
7 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.99%) Mainframe
9 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.66%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Unix
2 12 (7.95%) Linux
3 7 (4.64%) Android
3 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.99%) Windows
5 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (67.55%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (37.09%) BDD
3 30 (19.87%) OO
3 30 (19.87%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (19.87%) TDD
4 29 (19.21%) Scrum
4 29 (19.21%) SDLC
4 29 (19.21%) Software Engineering
5 25 (16.56%) API Testing
5 25 (16.56%) Test Management
6 24 (15.89%) Defect Management
6 24 (15.89%) QA Automation
7 23 (15.23%) OOP
8 22 (14.57%) Scenario Testing
8 22 (14.57%) User Stories
9 21 (13.91%) Open Source
10 20 (13.25%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (13.25%) Test Scripting
11 19 (12.58%) Mentoring
11 19 (12.58%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 89 (58.94%) C#
2 86 (56.95%) Java
3 40 (26.49%) SQL
4 36 (23.84%) JavaScript
5 14 (9.27%) TypeScript
6 13 (8.61%) Python
7 11 (7.28%) Ruby
8 8 (5.30%) Scala
9 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
10 4 (2.65%) PHP
11 3 (1.99%) COBOL
11 3 (1.99%) Groovy
11 3 (1.99%) JCL
11 3 (1.99%) Jython
11 3 (1.99%) REXX
12 2 (1.32%) C
12 2 (1.32%) Perl
13 1 (0.66%) C++
13 1 (0.66%) VB
13 1 (0.66%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (12.58%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) ISEB
3 7 (4.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (40.40%) QA
2 3 (1.99%) PMO
2 3 (1.99%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (5.96%) Puppet
2 8 (5.30%) Oozie
3 7 (4.64%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.65%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.66%) Ansible
5 1 (0.66%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.64%) Oracle
3 6 (3.97%) Reuters
4 5 (3.31%) Google
5 2 (1.32%) Zend
6 1 (0.66%) LexisNexis