Period
to 22 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 19 23
Rank change year-on-year +5 +4 +24
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 238 243 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 12.66% 11.95% 9.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.14% 13.64% 10.58%
Number of salaries quoted 203 227 187
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,500 £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 1683 1781 2042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 89.52% 87.60% 88.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1459 1512
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,330 £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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 152 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (51.68%) Java
3 120 (50.42%) QA
4 114 (47.90%) Selenium
5 92 (38.66%) C#
6 67 (28.15%) Web Services
6 67 (28.15%) Cucumber
7 60 (25.21%) JMeter
8 56 (23.53%) TDD
9 52 (21.85%) WebDriver
10 51 (21.43%) Manual Testing
11 47 (19.75%) .NET
12 45 (18.91%) JIRA
13 42 (17.65%) SQL
14 40 (16.81%) BDD
15 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
16 38 (15.97%) JavaScript
16 38 (15.97%) Jenkins
17 36 (15.13%) Open Source
18 35 (14.71%) HTML
18 35 (14.71%) SDLC
19 34 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
20 33 (13.87%) Finance
21 32 (13.45%) Scrum
21 32 (13.45%) Python
21 32 (13.45%) Ruby
21 32 (13.45%) Defect Management
21 32 (13.45%) Functional Testing
22 31 (13.03%) OO
22 31 (13.03%) Windows

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 (7.56%) Confluence
2 10 (4.20%) NServiceBus
3 7 (2.94%) Apache
3 7 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (2.52%) 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 (6.30%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.94%) Serverless
4 4 (1.68%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.62%) HTTP
2 9 (3.78%) 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 (9.66%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 9 (3.78%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.10%) MySQL
4 5 (2.10%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.26%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.42%) Big Data
6 1 (0.42%) Couchbase
6 1 (0.42%) GIS
6 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.42%) Redis
6 1 (0.42%) Riak
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 114 (47.90%) Selenium
2 67 (28.15%) Cucumber
3 60 (25.21%) JMeter
4 52 (21.85%) WebDriver
5 45 (18.91%) JIRA
6 39 (16.39%) Git (software)
7 38 (15.97%) Jenkins
8 26 (10.92%) Calabash
9 24 (10.08%) Appium
9 24 (10.08%) SoapUI
10 23 (9.66%) SpecFlow
11 22 (9.24%) JUnit
12 17 (7.14%) TeamCity
13 16 (6.72%) JBehave
14 14 (5.88%) Gatling
15 11 (4.62%) LoadRunner
15 11 (4.62%) NUnit
15 11 (4.62%) Octopus Deploy
15 11 (4.62%) Team Foundation Server
16 10 (4.20%) Mercurial
General
1 33 (13.87%) Finance
2 15 (6.30%) Banking
3 11 (4.62%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.52%) Retail
5 3 (1.26%) Marketing
6 2 (0.84%) Games
7 1 (0.42%) Advertising
7 1 (0.42%) Automotive
7 1 (0.42%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 65 (27.31%) Developer
2 48 (20.17%) QA Engineer
3 45 (18.91%) Tester
4 44 (18.49%) Automation Tester
5 38 (15.97%) Analyst
6 36 (15.13%) QA Leader
7 24 (10.08%) Test Engineer
8 21 (8.82%) QA Automation Engineer
9 20 (8.40%) Software Engineer
9 20 (8.40%) Test Analyst
10 18 (7.56%) QA Analyst
11 17 (7.14%) Developer in Test
12 15 (6.30%) Automation Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) Java Developer
12 15 (6.30%) Java Engineer
12 15 (6.30%) Software Developer
13 14 (5.88%) Team Leader
13 14 (5.88%) Test Automation Developer
14 13 (5.46%) .NET Developer
15 12 (5.04%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (28.15%) Web Services
2 47 (19.75%) .NET
3 35 (14.71%) HTML
4 28 (11.76%) CSS
5 27 (11.34%) REST
6 24 (10.08%) JSON
7 23 (9.66%) HTML5
8 20 (8.40%) XML
9 18 (7.56%) Gherkin
10 17 (7.14%) ASP.NET
11 16 (6.72%) RESTful
12 14 (5.88%) Ajax
12 14 (5.88%) Spring
13 13 (5.46%) AngularJS
14 12 (5.04%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (4.20%) Node.js
16 9 (3.78%) CSS3
17 7 (2.94%) Java SE
17 7 (2.94%) jQuery
17 7 (2.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (8.40%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.72%) Greenfield Project
3 14 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.46%) Fintech
4 13 (5.46%) User Experience
5 9 (3.78%) Client/Server
6 7 (2.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.84%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.84%) 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 31 (13.03%) Windows
2 20 (8.40%) Unix
3 15 (6.30%) Linux
4 7 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.52%) Android
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 152 (63.87%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.53%) TDD
3 51 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 40 (16.81%) BDD
5 36 (15.13%) Open Source
6 35 (14.71%) SDLC
7 34 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 32 (13.45%) Defect Management
8 32 (13.45%) Functional Testing
8 32 (13.45%) Scrum
9 31 (13.03%) OO
10 29 (12.18%) Software Engineering
10 29 (12.18%) Software Testing
11 28 (11.76%) Test Management
12 25 (10.50%) Mentoring
12 25 (10.50%) Regression Testing
12 25 (10.50%) Test Strategy
13 24 (10.08%) Continuous Delivery
13 24 (10.08%) Performance Testing
14 22 (9.24%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 123 (51.68%) Java
2 92 (38.66%) C#
3 42 (17.65%) SQL
4 38 (15.97%) JavaScript
5 32 (13.45%) Python
5 32 (13.45%) Ruby
6 10 (4.20%) C++
7 8 (3.36%) C
8 7 (2.94%) Perl
9 3 (1.26%) Apple Swift
9 3 (1.26%) Groovy
9 3 (1.26%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.26%) PHP
9 3 (1.26%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.26%) TypeScript
10 2 (0.84%) Jython
10 2 (0.84%) Scala
11 1 (0.42%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.42%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (12.61%) Degree
2 19 (7.98%) ISTQB
3 10 (4.20%) ISEB
4 9 (3.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (50.42%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.42%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.42%) MISRA
2 1 (0.42%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.42%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (3.78%) Docker
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.68%) 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 (5.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (1.68%) Atlassian
2 4 (1.68%) Oracle
3 3 (1.26%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.42%) IBM
4 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.42%) Sencha
4 1 (0.42%) TIBCO