Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 14 18
Rank change year-on-year -4 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 142 255 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 11.40% 13.84% 12.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.19% 15.09% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 98 211 224
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,375 £27,725
90th Percentile £59,200 £62,500 £75,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.22% - +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 1,165 1,690 1,827
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 93.50% 91.75% 90.18%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1,477 1,503
Nottingham median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +7.59%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 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.

1 101 (71.13%) Java
2 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (55.63%) QA
4 77 (54.23%) C#
5 68 (47.89%) Selenium
6 48 (33.80%) JIRA
6 48 (33.80%) Git (software)
7 46 (32.39%) Web Services
8 45 (31.69%) WebDriver
9 43 (30.28%) BDD
10 39 (27.46%) Scrum
10 39 (27.46%) SoapUI
10 39 (27.46%) Test Management
11 38 (26.76%) Cucumber
11 38 (26.76%) JMeter
11 38 (26.76%) Finance
11 38 (26.76%) OO
11 38 (26.76%) SDLC
12 37 (26.06%) Scenario Testing
13 35 (24.65%) Jenkins
14 34 (23.94%) Functional Testing
14 34 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
14 34 (23.94%) OOP
15 31 (21.83%) Unit Testing
15 31 (21.83%) User Stories
16 30 (21.13%) Zephyr
16 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
16 30 (21.13%) TDD
17 27 (19.01%) Software Engineering
18 25 (17.61%) Maven

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 11 (7.75%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.82%) CICS
2 4 (2.82%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.70%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 34 (23.94%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.82%) IaaS
4 2 (1.41%) Amazon EMR
4 2 (1.41%) SaaS
5 1 (0.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) HTTP
2 4 (2.82%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.56%) Big Data
2 11 (7.75%) Hadoop
3 9 (6.34%) Apache Hive
4 8 (5.63%) HBase
4 8 (5.63%) Impala
5 7 (4.93%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.52%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.82%) DB2
7 4 (2.82%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.41%) Parquet
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 68 (47.89%) Selenium
2 48 (33.80%) Git (software)
2 48 (33.80%) JIRA
3 45 (31.69%) WebDriver
4 39 (27.46%) SoapUI
5 38 (26.76%) Cucumber
5 38 (26.76%) JMeter
6 35 (24.65%) Jenkins
7 30 (21.13%) Zephyr
8 25 (17.61%) Maven
9 19 (13.38%) Subversion
10 16 (11.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 16 (11.27%) GitLab
11 15 (10.56%) Gradle
12 12 (8.45%) Sonatype Nexus
13 10 (7.04%) NUnit
13 10 (7.04%) SpecFlow
14 8 (5.63%) JBehave
15 7 (4.93%) JUnit
16 6 (4.23%) Gatling
General
1 38 (26.76%) Finance
2 13 (9.15%) Banking
3 7 (4.93%) Retail
4 1 (0.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.70%) Games
4 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (29.58%) Developer
2 39 (27.46%) QA Engineer
3 29 (20.42%) Senior QA Engineer
3 29 (20.42%) Tester
4 25 (17.61%) Automation Tester
5 20 (14.08%) Test Automation Engineer
5 20 (14.08%) Test Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Java Engineer
6 15 (10.56%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.56%) Senior Java Engineer
7 12 (8.45%) QA Automation Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) Developer in Test
8 11 (7.75%) QA Leader
9 9 (6.34%) QA Automation Tester
9 9 (6.34%) QA Tester
10 8 (5.63%) Big Data Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Engineering Manager
10 8 (5.63%) Senior Tester
10 8 (5.63%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.63%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.39%) Web Services
2 21 (14.79%) .NET
3 20 (14.08%) CSS
3 20 (14.08%) Gherkin
4 19 (13.38%) HTML
4 19 (13.38%) RESTful
5 17 (11.97%) Node.js
6 14 (9.86%) JSON
7 13 (9.15%) HTML5
8 10 (7.04%) AngularJS
8 10 (7.04%) REST
9 9 (6.34%) Kafka
10 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET
10 8 (5.63%) CSS3
10 8 (5.63%) Sass
11 7 (4.93%) XML
12 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.23%) React
12 6 (4.23%) WireMock
13 5 (3.52%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (9.86%) Fintech
2 11 (7.75%) Mobile App
2 11 (7.75%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (5.63%) NHS
4 6 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (3.52%) User Experience
6 4 (2.82%) Mainframe
6 4 (2.82%) Private Cloud
6 4 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.70%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.27%) Unix
2 14 (9.86%) Linux
3 7 (4.93%) Android
3 7 (4.93%) Apple iOS
4 6 (4.23%) Windows
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (63.38%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.28%) BDD
3 39 (27.46%) Scrum
3 39 (27.46%) Test Management
4 38 (26.76%) OO
4 38 (26.76%) SDLC
5 37 (26.06%) Scenario Testing
6 34 (23.94%) Functional Testing
6 34 (23.94%) OOP
7 31 (21.83%) Unit Testing
7 31 (21.83%) User Stories
8 30 (21.13%) TDD
9 27 (19.01%) Software Engineering
10 25 (17.61%) QA Automation
11 24 (16.90%) Defect Management
12 22 (15.49%) Non-Functional Testing
12 22 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (14.79%) API Testing
14 18 (12.68%) Computer Science
14 18 (12.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (71.13%) Java
2 77 (54.23%) C#
3 30 (21.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.20%) SQL
5 16 (11.27%) Python
6 12 (8.45%) Ruby
7 10 (7.04%) TypeScript
8 8 (5.63%) Scala
9 5 (3.52%) Groovy
10 4 (2.82%) COBOL
10 4 (2.82%) JCL
10 4 (2.82%) REXX
11 3 (2.11%) Jython
12 2 (1.41%) PHP
12 2 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.70%) Perl
13 1 (0.70%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.70%) VBA
13 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (11.97%) Degree
2 8 (5.63%) ISEB
3 7 (4.93%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (55.63%) QA
2 2 (1.41%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (1.41%) Docker
2 1 (0.70%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 12 (8.45%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Oozie
3 6 (4.23%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.82%) Ansible
4 4 (2.82%) Terraform
5 1 (0.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (4.93%) Microsoft
1 7 (4.93%) Oracle
2 6 (4.23%) Reuters
3 4 (2.82%) Google
4 1 (0.70%) Zend