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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 36 31
Rank change year-on-year +17 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 90 60 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 9.45% 6.72% 6.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.94% 7.80% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 71 57 62
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,200 £50,000
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 823 769 1074
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 86.45% 86.11% 90.48%
Number of salaries quoted 704 612 863
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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 100 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (54.39%) Java
3 78 (45.61%) Selenium
4 67 (39.18%) QA
5 44 (25.73%) C#
6 40 (23.39%) TDD
7 39 (22.81%) WebDriver
8 38 (22.22%) BDD
8 38 (22.22%) Manual Testing
9 37 (21.64%) Cucumber
10 36 (21.05%) Finance
11 34 (19.88%) Git (software)
11 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (19.30%) Software Engineering
13 32 (18.71%) SQL
14 31 (18.13%) OO
15 29 (16.96%) RESTful
16 27 (15.79%) Test Scripting
17 26 (15.20%) JIRA
17 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
17 26 (15.20%) MVC
17 26 (15.20%) Defect Management
18 25 (14.62%) ISTQB
18 25 (14.62%) Test Management
19 24 (14.04%) Open Source
19 24 (14.04%) Test Strategy
20 23 (13.45%) Scrum
21 22 (12.87%) .NET
21 22 (12.87%) OOP
22 21 (12.28%) 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 4 (2.34%) Confluence
2 2 (1.17%) JBoss
2 2 (1.17%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.58%) Apache
3 1 (0.58%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (5.26%) SaaS
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.34%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (2.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.92%) HTTP
2 4 (2.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) MongoDB
2 7 (4.09%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.51%) Big Data
3 6 (3.51%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.17%) MySQL
4 2 (1.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 78 (45.61%) Selenium
2 39 (22.81%) WebDriver
3 37 (21.64%) Cucumber
4 34 (19.88%) Git (software)
5 26 (15.20%) JIRA
6 18 (10.53%) Ant
6 18 (10.53%) Maven
6 18 (10.53%) SpecFlow
7 12 (7.02%) Calabash
7 12 (7.02%) Jenkins
7 12 (7.02%) JMeter
8 8 (4.68%) JUnit
8 8 (4.68%) LoadRunner
8 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.09%) Appium
10 6 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (3.51%) TeamCity
11 4 (2.34%) JBehave
11 4 (2.34%) Mercurial
11 4 (2.34%) Xcode
General
1 36 (21.05%) Finance
2 16 (9.36%) Banking
3 12 (7.02%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.17%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (30.41%) Developer
2 37 (21.64%) Analyst
3 32 (18.71%) Test Engineer
4 25 (14.62%) QA Engineer
5 24 (14.04%) Java Developer
6 23 (13.45%) Test Analyst
7 22 (12.87%) Tester
8 21 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
9 18 (10.53%) Automation Tester
10 16 (9.36%) Developer in Test
11 14 (8.19%) QA Analyst
12 13 (7.60%) C# Developer
12 13 (7.60%) Java Engineer
13 12 (7.02%) QA Test Engineer
13 12 (7.02%) Senior Developer
14 11 (6.43%) Automation Test Analyst
14 11 (6.43%) QA Automation Engineer
15 10 (5.85%) QA Leader
15 10 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
16 9 (5.26%) Automation Test Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.96%) RESTful
2 22 (12.87%) .NET
3 18 (10.53%) JDBC
4 15 (8.77%) HTML
5 13 (7.60%) CSS
6 12 (7.02%) Gherkin
7 7 (4.09%) ASP.NET
7 7 (4.09%) Spring
8 6 (3.51%) HTML5
8 6 (3.51%) JSON
8 6 (3.51%) Web Services
9 5 (2.92%) REST
10 4 (2.34%) Ajax
10 4 (2.34%) Behat
10 4 (2.34%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.34%) jQuery
10 4 (2.34%) WPF
10 4 (2.34%) XML
11 3 (1.75%) J2EE
11 3 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 18 (10.53%) Fintech
2 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) User Experience
5 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.17%) iPad
6 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.58%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.28%) Windows
2 8 (4.68%) Android
3 7 (4.09%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.92%) Unix
5 4 (2.34%) Linux
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (58.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.39%) TDD
3 38 (22.22%) BDD
3 38 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 34 (19.88%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (19.30%) Software Engineering
6 31 (18.13%) OO
7 27 (15.79%) Test Scripting
8 26 (15.20%) Defect Management
8 26 (15.20%) MVC
9 25 (14.62%) Test Management
10 24 (14.04%) Open Source
10 24 (14.04%) Test Strategy
11 23 (13.45%) Scrum
12 22 (12.87%) OOP
13 20 (11.70%) Project Management
13 20 (11.70%) Software Testing
14 19 (11.11%) User Stories
15 18 (10.53%) Functional Testing
15 18 (10.53%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 93 (54.39%) Java
2 44 (25.73%) C#
3 32 (18.71%) SQL
4 26 (15.20%) JavaScript
5 19 (11.11%) Python
6 17 (9.94%) Ruby
7 9 (5.26%) Perl
8 5 (2.92%) Scala
8 5 (2.92%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.34%) C
9 4 (2.34%) C++
9 4 (2.34%) PHP
10 3 (1.75%) Go
10 3 (1.75%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.75%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.17%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 25 (14.62%) ISTQB
2 17 (9.94%) Degree
3 14 (8.19%) ISEB
4 11 (6.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (39.18%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.34%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.34%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
2 4 (2.34%) Google
3 2 (1.17%) Oracle
4 1 (0.58%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.58%) IBM
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum Final salary pension, Generous holid
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
MHR
Salary: Competitive Salary, Custom Built Technology Centre, Restaurant & More!
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Modis International
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 28 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 28 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Capital One
Posted: 28 days ago