Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 14 12 22
Rank change year-on-year -2 +10 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 152 241 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 13.74% 16.11% 9.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.79% 17.04% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 132 182 141
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.51% -6.11% +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 1,028 1,414 1,587
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 92.95% 94.52% 90.07%
Number of salaries quoted 850 1,187 1,341
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,000 £67,625
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 May 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 105 (69.08%) Agile Software Development
2 97 (63.82%) C#
3 93 (61.18%) Java
3 93 (61.18%) QA
4 61 (40.13%) Selenium
5 52 (34.21%) Functional Testing
6 46 (30.26%) Scrum
7 45 (29.61%) Amazon AWS
8 44 (28.95%) User Stories
9 43 (28.29%) WebDriver
10 42 (27.63%) Non-Functional Testing
11 40 (26.32%) JIRA
12 39 (25.66%) SoapUI
13 38 (25.00%) Finance
13 38 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
14 37 (24.34%) JMeter
14 37 (24.34%) Git (software)
15 36 (23.68%) Web Services
16 35 (23.03%) Test Management
17 33 (21.71%) Unit Testing
17 33 (21.71%) OOP
18 30 (19.74%) Big Data
19 28 (18.42%) Bitbucket
19 28 (18.42%) OO
20 27 (17.76%) TDD
20 27 (17.76%) Cucumber
21 26 (17.11%) BDD
21 26 (17.11%) MongoDB
21 26 (17.11%) NServiceBus
21 26 (17.11%) Mobile App

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 26 (17.11%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.63%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.66%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 45 (29.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (7.24%) IaaS
4 9 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (2.63%) GitHub
6 2 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (1.32%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) DNS
2 3 (1.97%) Softphone
3 2 (1.32%) Firewall
3 2 (1.32%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.32%) VPN
4 1 (0.66%) Multicast
4 1 (0.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.74%) Big Data
2 26 (17.11%) MongoDB
3 11 (7.24%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.61%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.63%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.63%) HBase
5 4 (2.63%) Impala
6 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 61 (40.13%) Selenium
2 43 (28.29%) WebDriver
3 40 (26.32%) JIRA
4 39 (25.66%) SoapUI
5 37 (24.34%) Git (software)
5 37 (24.34%) JMeter
6 28 (18.42%) Bitbucket
7 27 (17.76%) Cucumber
8 26 (17.11%) Octopus Deploy
9 24 (15.79%) Subversion
10 21 (13.82%) Jenkins
10 21 (13.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 18 (11.84%) Zephyr
12 5 (3.29%) Maven
13 3 (1.97%) GitLab
13 3 (1.97%) JUnit
13 3 (1.97%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (1.32%) gulp
14 2 (1.32%) QF-Test
14 2 (1.32%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 38 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (1.32%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.32%) Electronics
2 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.66%) Games
3 1 (0.66%) Marketing
3 1 (0.66%) Military
3 1 (0.66%) Retail
3 1 (0.66%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 72 (47.37%) Tester
2 63 (41.45%) Automation Tester
3 39 (25.66%) QA Tester
4 38 (25.00%) QA Automation Tester
5 30 (19.74%) QA Engineer
6 22 (14.47%) Java Engineer
6 22 (14.47%) Senior Automation Tester
6 22 (14.47%) Senior QA Tester
6 22 (14.47%) Senior Tester
7 21 (13.82%) Developer
8 17 (11.18%) Senior QA Engineer
9 16 (10.53%) Senior Java Engineer
10 12 (7.89%) QA Leader
11 11 (7.24%) .NET Developer
11 11 (7.24%) Analyst
11 11 (7.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 11 (7.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 11 (7.24%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
11 11 (7.24%) Mid-Level C# .NET Developer
11 11 (7.24%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (23.68%) Web Services
2 17 (11.18%) .NET
3 14 (9.21%) ASP.NET
4 5 (3.29%) Gherkin
4 5 (3.29%) REST
4 5 (3.29%) SOAP
4 5 (3.29%) XML
5 4 (2.63%) JSON
5 4 (2.63%) Node.js
6 3 (1.97%) CSS
6 3 (1.97%) React
6 3 (1.97%) Sass
7 2 (1.32%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.32%) HTML
7 2 (1.32%) RESTful
7 2 (1.32%) SVG
7 2 (1.32%) Swagger
8 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.66%) HTML5
8 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (17.11%) Mobile App
2 24 (15.79%) Fintech
3 17 (11.18%) Public Cloud
4 11 (7.24%) Private Cloud
5 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.97%) Handset
6 3 (1.97%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.97%) User Experience
7 2 (1.32%) Animation
8 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Cloud
8 1 (0.66%) NHS
8 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.84%) Linux
2 15 (9.87%) Windows
3 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Solaris
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (69.08%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (34.21%) Functional Testing
3 46 (30.26%) Scrum
4 44 (28.95%) User Stories
5 42 (27.63%) Non-Functional Testing
6 38 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
7 35 (23.03%) Test Management
8 33 (21.71%) OOP
8 33 (21.71%) Unit Testing
9 28 (18.42%) OO
10 27 (17.76%) TDD
11 26 (17.11%) BDD
11 26 (17.11%) SDLC
12 24 (15.79%) QA Automation
13 20 (13.16%) Software Testing
14 19 (12.50%) Exploratory Testing
15 18 (11.84%) DevOps
15 18 (11.84%) Project Planning
16 15 (9.87%) Manual Testing
16 15 (9.87%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 97 (63.82%) C#
2 93 (61.18%) Java
3 23 (15.13%) SQL
4 17 (11.18%) Python
5 12 (7.89%) Ruby
6 10 (6.58%) JavaScript
7 4 (2.63%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.63%) Groovy
7 4 (2.63%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.32%) Go
8 2 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.66%) C++
9 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.66%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (10.53%) Degree
2 12 (7.89%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.95%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.95%) CREST Certified
4 6 (3.95%) ISEB
4 6 (3.95%) OSCP
5 3 (1.97%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.66%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (61.18%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (3.95%) Docker
2 4 (2.63%) HDFS
3 2 (1.32%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (10.53%) Puppet
2 14 (9.21%) Ansible
3 13 (8.55%) Terraform
4 6 (3.95%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (2.63%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.66%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 17 (11.18%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.61%) Google
3 2 (1.32%) AppDynamics
3 2 (1.32%) New Relic
3 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.32%) Splunk
3 2 (1.32%) VMware
4 1 (0.66%) Xamarin