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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 40 29
Rank change year-on-year +17 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 79 53 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 8.40% 5.94% 6.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.65% 6.86% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 66 50 64
Median salary £50,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% +15.62%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £78,000 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 819 773 1101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 87.13% 86.66% 89.73%
Number of salaries quoted 709 611 882
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 92 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (54.88%) Java
3 76 (46.34%) Selenium
4 65 (39.63%) QA
5 40 (24.39%) Manual Testing
6 38 (23.17%) C#
6 38 (23.17%) TDD
7 37 (22.56%) WebDriver
7 37 (22.56%) BDD
8 34 (20.73%) Cucumber
9 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (19.51%) Finance
10 31 (18.90%) SQL
11 30 (18.29%) OO
12 29 (17.68%) Test Scripting
13 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
13 28 (17.07%) RESTful
13 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
14 26 (15.85%) ISTQB
14 26 (15.85%) Defect Management
15 25 (15.24%) Test Management
16 24 (14.63%) JIRA
16 24 (14.63%) MVC
17 23 (14.02%) Test Strategy
18 22 (13.41%) Scrum
18 22 (13.41%) Software Testing
18 22 (13.41%) OOP
18 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
19 21 (12.80%) Open Source
20 20 (12.20%) Functional Testing

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 2 (1.22%) Confluence
1 2 (1.22%) JBoss
1 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.61%) ArcGIS
2 1 (0.61%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.49%) SaaS
2 7 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.27%) Big Data
2 6 (3.66%) MongoDB
2 6 (3.66%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.66%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.22%) MySQL
3 2 (1.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 76 (46.34%) Selenium
2 37 (22.56%) WebDriver
3 34 (20.73%) Cucumber
4 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
5 24 (14.63%) JIRA
6 18 (10.98%) Ant
6 18 (10.98%) Maven
7 17 (10.37%) SpecFlow
8 11 (6.71%) JMeter
9 9 (5.49%) Calabash
10 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
10 8 (4.88%) LoadRunner
10 8 (4.88%) Visual Studio
11 6 (3.66%) JUnit
11 6 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (3.05%) Appium
12 5 (3.05%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.83%) Android Studio
13 3 (1.83%) Gradle
13 3 (1.83%) HP UFT
General
1 32 (19.51%) Finance
2 12 (7.32%) Banking
2 12 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (1.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Developer
2 39 (23.78%) Analyst
3 32 (19.51%) Test Engineer
4 25 (15.24%) QA Engineer
5 24 (14.63%) Test Analyst
6 23 (14.02%) Java Developer
7 22 (13.41%) Tester
8 21 (12.80%) Test Automation Engineer
9 17 (10.37%) Automation Tester
10 16 (9.76%) Developer in Test
11 14 (8.54%) QA Analyst
12 13 (7.93%) QA Test Engineer
13 12 (7.32%) Automation Test Analyst
13 12 (7.32%) C# Developer
14 11 (6.71%) Automation Test Lead
14 11 (6.71%) Java Engineer
14 11 (6.71%) QA Automation Engineer
14 11 (6.71%) QA Leader
14 11 (6.71%) Senior Developer
15 10 (6.10%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.07%) RESTful
2 20 (12.20%) .NET
3 18 (10.98%) JDBC
4 11 (6.71%) Gherkin
4 11 (6.71%) HTML
5 9 (5.49%) CSS
6 6 (3.66%) Spring
6 6 (3.66%) Web Services
7 5 (3.05%) ASP.NET
8 4 (2.44%) Hibernate
8 4 (2.44%) jQuery
8 4 (2.44%) JSON
8 4 (2.44%) WPF
9 3 (1.83%) Behat
9 3 (1.83%) HTML5
9 3 (1.83%) XML
10 2 (1.22%) J2EE
10 2 (1.22%) JSP
10 2 (1.22%) SOAP
10 2 (1.22%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (8.54%) Fintech
2 8 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (0.61%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.61%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.61%) SCORM
6 1 (0.61%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (10.98%) Windows
2 6 (3.66%) Android
3 5 (3.05%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.83%) Linux
4 3 (1.83%) Unix
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (56.10%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (24.39%) Manual Testing
3 38 (23.17%) TDD
4 37 (22.56%) BDD
5 32 (19.51%) Continuous Integration
6 30 (18.29%) OO
7 29 (17.68%) Test Scripting
8 28 (17.07%) Software Engineering
9 26 (15.85%) Defect Management
10 25 (15.24%) Test Management
11 24 (14.63%) MVC
12 23 (14.02%) Test Strategy
13 22 (13.41%) OOP
13 22 (13.41%) Scrum
13 22 (13.41%) Software Testing
14 21 (12.80%) Open Source
15 20 (12.20%) Functional Testing
16 19 (11.59%) Project Management
16 19 (11.59%) User Stories
17 17 (10.37%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 90 (54.88%) Java
2 38 (23.17%) C#
3 31 (18.90%) SQL
4 22 (13.41%) JavaScript
5 16 (9.76%) Python
6 14 (8.54%) Ruby
7 9 (5.49%) Perl
8 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.44%) PHP
9 4 (2.44%) Scala
10 3 (1.83%) C
10 3 (1.83%) C++
10 3 (1.83%) Go
10 3 (1.83%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.22%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 26 (15.85%) ISTQB
2 16 (9.76%) Degree
3 13 (7.93%) ISEB
4 9 (5.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (39.63%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.44%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.44%) Google
3 2 (1.22%) Oracle
4 1 (0.61%) IBM
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Capital One
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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