Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 18 22
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 240 242 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.81% 11.94% 9.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.28% 13.62% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 205 226 187
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £34,319 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £75,000 £49,250
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%

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 1681 1777 2058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 89.70% 87.67% 89.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1453 1527
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,387 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £63,750
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +3.90%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 154 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (51.67%) Java
3 120 (50.00%) QA
4 114 (47.50%) Selenium
5 94 (39.17%) C#
6 69 (28.75%) Web Services
7 66 (27.50%) Cucumber
8 61 (25.42%) JMeter
9 57 (23.75%) TDD
10 52 (21.67%) WebDriver
11 51 (21.25%) Manual Testing
12 49 (20.42%) .NET
13 45 (18.75%) JIRA
14 43 (17.92%) SQL
15 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
15 40 (16.67%) BDD
16 38 (15.83%) Jenkins
16 38 (15.83%) Git (software)
17 37 (15.42%) HTML
18 36 (15.00%) Open Source
19 35 (14.58%) SDLC
20 33 (13.75%) Functional Testing
20 33 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (13.75%) Ruby
20 33 (13.75%) Python
20 33 (13.75%) Finance
21 32 (13.33%) Scrum
21 32 (13.33%) Windows
21 32 (13.33%) Defect Management
22 31 (12.92%) OO

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 18 (7.50%) Confluence
2 10 (4.17%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.92%) Apache
3 7 (2.92%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.42%) CMS
5 1 (0.42%) JBoss
5 1 (0.42%) Jetty
5 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.42%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.92%) Serverless
4 4 (1.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.58%) HTTP
2 9 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.42%) AMQP
3 1 (0.42%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.42%) GPRS
3 1 (0.42%) GSM
3 1 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.58%) MongoDB
2 19 (7.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.75%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.08%) MySQL
4 5 (2.08%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.83%) SQLite
7 1 (0.42%) Big Data
7 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.42%) GIS
7 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.42%) Redis
7 1 (0.42%) Riak
7 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 114 (47.50%) Selenium
2 66 (27.50%) Cucumber
3 61 (25.42%) JMeter
4 52 (21.67%) WebDriver
5 45 (18.75%) JIRA
6 38 (15.83%) Git (software)
6 38 (15.83%) Jenkins
7 26 (10.83%) Calabash
8 25 (10.42%) SoapUI
9 24 (10.00%) Appium
10 23 (9.58%) SpecFlow
11 22 (9.17%) JUnit
12 17 (7.08%) TeamCity
13 16 (6.67%) JBehave
14 14 (5.83%) Gatling
15 11 (4.58%) NUnit
15 11 (4.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (4.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (4.17%) LoadRunner
16 10 (4.17%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (13.75%) Finance
2 15 (6.25%) Banking
3 11 (4.58%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.50%) Retail
5 3 (1.25%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 66 (27.50%) Developer
2 48 (20.00%) QA Engineer
3 45 (18.75%) Tester
4 44 (18.33%) Automation Tester
5 38 (15.83%) Analyst
6 36 (15.00%) QA Leader
7 25 (10.42%) Test Engineer
8 21 (8.75%) Test Analyst
9 20 (8.33%) QA Automation Engineer
9 20 (8.33%) Software Engineer
10 17 (7.08%) Developer in Test
10 17 (7.08%) QA Analyst
11 15 (6.25%) Java Developer
11 15 (6.25%) Java Engineer
11 15 (6.25%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.83%) Automation Engineer
12 14 (5.83%) Team Leader
12 14 (5.83%) Test Automation Developer
13 13 (5.42%) .NET Developer
14 12 (5.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (28.75%) Web Services
2 49 (20.42%) .NET
3 37 (15.42%) HTML
4 29 (12.08%) CSS
5 27 (11.25%) REST
6 25 (10.42%) JSON
7 24 (10.00%) HTML5
8 20 (8.33%) XML
9 18 (7.50%) ASP.NET
9 18 (7.50%) Gherkin
10 15 (6.25%) RESTful
11 14 (5.83%) Ajax
11 14 (5.83%) AngularJS
11 14 (5.83%) Spring
12 12 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (4.17%) Node.js
14 9 (3.75%) CSS3
15 8 (3.33%) jQuery
16 7 (2.92%) Java SE
16 7 (2.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.83%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.42%) Fintech
4 13 (5.42%) User Experience
5 9 (3.75%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.33%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.83%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.83%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.42%) Animation
8 1 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.42%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.42%) iPad
8 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.33%) Windows
2 20 (8.33%) Unix
3 15 (6.25%) Linux
4 8 (3.33%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.92%) Android
6 3 (1.25%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.83%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (64.17%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (23.75%) TDD
3 51 (21.25%) Manual Testing
4 40 (16.67%) BDD
5 36 (15.00%) Open Source
6 35 (14.58%) SDLC
7 33 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (13.75%) Functional Testing
8 32 (13.33%) Defect Management
8 32 (13.33%) Scrum
9 31 (12.92%) OO
10 30 (12.50%) Software Testing
11 28 (11.67%) Software Engineering
11 28 (11.67%) Test Management
12 25 (10.42%) Mentoring
12 25 (10.42%) Performance Testing
12 25 (10.42%) Regression Testing
12 25 (10.42%) Test Strategy
13 24 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
14 22 (9.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 124 (51.67%) Java
2 94 (39.17%) C#
3 43 (17.92%) SQL
4 40 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 33 (13.75%) Python
5 33 (13.75%) Ruby
6 10 (4.17%) C++
7 8 (3.33%) C
8 7 (2.92%) Perl
9 4 (1.67%) PHP
10 3 (1.25%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.25%) Groovy
10 3 (1.25%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.25%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.25%) Scala
10 3 (1.25%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.83%) Jython
12 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.50%) Degree
2 19 (7.92%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.17%) ISEB
4 9 (3.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (0.83%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.83%) TickIT
3 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.42%) MISRA
3 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (3.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.42%) Ansible
2 1 (0.42%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.42%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 13 (5.42%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.67%) Atlassian
2 4 (1.67%) Oracle
2 4 (1.67%) Xamarin
3 2 (0.83%) Sencha
4 1 (0.42%) IBM
4 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO