The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 111
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 0.58% 0.99% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 4
Median salary £60,000 £33,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.77% -12.90%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.94% -10.00%  

Automation Testing 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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 925 991 1209
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 89.63% 89.44% 87.67%
Number of salaries quoted 747 753 951
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +6.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,900 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Nottinghamshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Nottinghamshire.

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Nottinghamshire

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Nottinghamshire over the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Nottinghamshire

Automation Testing
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Nottinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham -3 6 £60,000 +77.77% 5
Automation Testing
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 April 2017, IT jobs citing Automation Testing 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
2 20 (46.51%) Java
3 18 (41.86%) Selenium
4 15 (34.88%) Finance
5 14 (32.56%) QA
5 14 (32.56%) Big Data
5 14 (32.56%) Greenfield Project
6 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
6 13 (30.23%) Perl
6 13 (30.23%) Python
7 12 (27.91%) SQL
7 12 (27.91%) .NET
7 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
7 12 (27.91%) Project Management
7 12 (27.91%) Banking
7 12 (27.91%) Open Source
8 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
8 11 (25.58%) ISEB
9 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
10 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
11 7 (16.28%) BDD
11 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
11 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
12 6 (13.95%) C#
13 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
13 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
13 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
14 4 (9.30%) TDD
14 4 (9.30%) HP UFT

Automation Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottinghamshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (32.56%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Selenium
2 8 (18.60%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.63%) SpecFlow
4 4 (9.30%) HP UFT
4 4 (9.30%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.98%) JIRA
5 3 (6.98%) JMeter
5 3 (6.98%) JUnit
5 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
5 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
6 2 (4.65%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.33%) Calabash
7 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (34.88%) Finance
2 12 (27.91%) Banking
2 12 (27.91%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Analyst
2 17 (39.53%) Test Analyst
3 14 (32.56%) Test Automation Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Test Engineer
4 12 (27.91%) Automation Test Lead
5 9 (20.93%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) QA Leader
6 6 (13.95%) Test Automation Manager
7 5 (11.63%) Functional QA Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) Manual Test Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) QA Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) QA Test Engineer
8 4 (9.30%) QA Analyst
8 4 (9.30%) Test Manager
9 3 (6.98%) Business Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Software Tester
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Technical Test Analyst
9 3 (6.98%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) .NET
2 5 (11.63%) Gherkin
3 2 (4.65%) XML
3 2 (4.65%) XSD
4 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (32.56%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.33%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (69.77%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (46.51%) Test Scripting
3 12 (27.91%) Open Source
3 12 (27.91%) Project Management
4 11 (25.58%) Functional Testing
5 10 (23.26%) Automated Testing
6 7 (16.28%) BDD
6 7 (16.28%) Manual Testing
6 7 (16.28%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
7 4 (9.30%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) Test Strategy
8 3 (6.98%) Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Process Improvement
8 3 (6.98%) QA Automation
8 3 (6.98%) System Integration Testing
8 3 (6.98%) System Testing
8 3 (6.98%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
2 13 (30.23%) Perl
2 13 (30.23%) Python
3 12 (27.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C#
5 2 (4.65%) Ruby
6 1 (2.33%) C
6 1 (2.33%) C++
6 1 (2.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (30.23%) ISTQB
2 11 (25.58%) ISEB
3 3 (6.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) HP
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