Period
to 13 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 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 13 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 13 22 16
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 201 151 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.98% 9.75% 11.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.10% 10.45% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 168 103 192
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -0.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,050 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £57,250 £62,500
East Midlands median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.71% - +6.25%

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 Nottinghamshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Nottinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,426 1,445 1,785
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 92.06% 93.29% 90.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,229 1,161 1,554
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £68,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Nottinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Nottinghamshire over the 6 months to 13 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Nottinghamshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Nottinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Nottinghamshire region over the 6 months to 13 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottingham +7 191 £47,500 +18.75% 34
Mansfield - 3 £35,000 - 3
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 October 2019, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 161 (80.10%) Agile Software Development
2 105 (52.24%) C#
3 76 (37.81%) QA
4 70 (34.83%) Java
5 59 (29.35%) Scrum
6 58 (28.86%) Selenium
7 57 (28.36%) SQL
8 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
9 47 (23.38%) AWS
9 47 (23.38%) BDD
10 45 (22.39%) Unit Testing
10 45 (22.39%) TDD
10 45 (22.39%) Mobile App
11 44 (21.89%) DevOps
11 44 (21.89%) Big Data
12 40 (19.90%) Finance
13 39 (19.40%) SDLC
14 38 (18.91%) Jenkins
14 38 (18.91%) HTML
14 38 (18.91%) MongoDB
15 37 (18.41%) .NET
16 36 (17.91%) Degree
17 34 (16.92%) Dependency Injection
17 34 (16.92%) Software Engineering
18 33 (16.42%) Cucumber
19 32 (15.92%) Azure
20 30 (14.93%) CSS
20 30 (14.93%) Bitbucket
21 29 (14.43%) Python
21 29 (14.43%) Manual Testing

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 24 (11.94%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.00%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.50%) Confluence
3 1 (0.50%) Drupal
3 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 47 (23.38%) AWS
2 32 (15.92%) Azure
3 13 (6.47%) Serverless
4 12 (5.97%) GCP
4 12 (5.97%) GitHub
5 8 (3.98%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.98%) AWS CodePipeline
5 8 (3.98%) AWS Lambda
5 8 (3.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.00%) Apigee
6 2 (1.00%) IaaS
6 2 (1.00%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.50%) BrowserStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) DNS
1 2 (1.00%) Internet
1 2 (1.00%) VoIP
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (21.89%) Big Data
2 38 (18.91%) MongoDB
3 8 (3.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 8 (3.98%) SQL Server
4 6 (2.99%) MySQL
5 5 (2.49%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.00%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.00%) HBase
7 2 (1.00%) Impala
7 2 (1.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 58 (28.86%) Selenium
2 38 (18.91%) Jenkins
3 33 (16.42%) Cucumber
4 30 (14.93%) Bitbucket
5 28 (13.93%) Git (software)
6 24 (11.94%) Octopus Deploy
7 18 (8.96%) WebDriver
8 15 (7.46%) Maven
9 14 (6.97%) SpecFlow
10 13 (6.47%) Subversion
11 12 (5.97%) JIRA
11 12 (5.97%) SoapUI
12 10 (4.98%) JMeter
13 8 (3.98%) Gradle
13 8 (3.98%) Protractor
13 8 (3.98%) Sonatype Nexus
14 7 (3.48%) Gatling
14 7 (3.48%) Hudson
15 6 (2.99%) Xcode
16 5 (2.49%) JUnit
General
1 40 (19.90%) Finance
2 11 (5.47%) Telecoms
3 9 (4.48%) Games
3 9 (4.48%) Marketing
4 8 (3.98%) Electronics
4 8 (3.98%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.98%) Public Sector
5 7 (3.48%) Banking
6 5 (2.49%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Law
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Military
Job Titles
1 67 (33.33%) Developer
2 48 (23.88%) Tester
3 33 (16.42%) Automation Tester
4 27 (13.43%) QA Engineer
5 25 (12.44%) .NET Developer
5 25 (12.44%) Software Developer
6 23 (11.44%) QA Tester
7 19 (9.45%) Senior Developer
8 17 (8.46%) QA Automation Tester
9 15 (7.46%) DevOps Engineer
9 15 (7.46%) Senior .NET Developer
10 14 (6.97%) Analyst
11 13 (6.47%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.47%) Cloud Engineer
12 11 (5.47%) QA Leader
12 11 (5.47%) Software Tester
12 11 (5.47%) Test Analyst
13 10 (4.98%) AWS Engineer
13 10 (4.98%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.98%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (18.91%) HTML
2 37 (18.41%) .NET
3 30 (14.93%) CSS
4 20 (9.95%) Node.js
5 19 (9.45%) Gherkin
6 18 (8.96%) REST
7 17 (8.46%) AngularJS
8 14 (6.97%) XML
9 13 (6.47%) Web Services
10 12 (5.97%) RabbitMQ
10 12 (5.97%) React
11 10 (4.98%) ASP.NET
11 10 (4.98%) Entity Framework
12 9 (4.48%) RESTful
13 8 (3.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (3.98%) AWS Amplify
13 8 (3.98%) SOAP
14 7 (3.48%) HTML5
14 7 (3.48%) WireMock
15 6 (2.99%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 45 (22.39%) Mobile App
2 23 (11.44%) Public Cloud
3 10 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.98%) User Experience
5 6 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.49%) Life Science
7 4 (1.99%) Cloud Native
8 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (1.49%) Online Games
9 2 (1.00%) PMI
9 2 (1.00%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.50%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.50%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.47%) Linux
1 11 (5.47%) Windows
2 7 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (80.10%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (29.35%) Scrum
3 47 (23.38%) BDD
4 45 (22.39%) TDD
4 45 (22.39%) Unit Testing
5 44 (21.89%) DevOps
6 39 (19.40%) SDLC
7 34 (16.92%) Dependency Injection
7 34 (16.92%) Software Engineering
8 29 (14.43%) Manual Testing
9 28 (13.93%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (11.94%) Mentoring
10 24 (11.94%) Test Scripting
11 17 (8.46%) Microservices
11 17 (8.46%) OO
11 17 (8.46%) User Stories
12 16 (7.96%) OOP
12 16 (7.96%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (7.96%) Software Testing
13 15 (7.46%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 105 (52.24%) C#
2 70 (34.83%) Java
3 57 (28.36%) SQL
4 48 (23.88%) JavaScript
5 29 (14.43%) Python
6 15 (7.46%) C++
7 13 (6.47%) Go
8 7 (3.48%) Apple Swift
9 6 (2.99%) Bash Shell
9 6 (2.99%) Objective-C
9 6 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.49%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.99%) Ruby
11 4 (1.99%) Scala
12 3 (1.49%) Groovy
12 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.49%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 36 (17.91%) Degree
2 11 (5.47%) ISTQB
3 8 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (3.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (3.48%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.99%) ISEB
6 5 (2.49%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.49%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.00%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (37.81%) QA
2 2 (1.00%) GDPR
3 1 (0.50%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) NCSC
System Software
1 9 (4.48%) Docker
2 5 (2.49%) Firmware
2 5 (2.49%) Hyper-V
2 5 (2.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.49%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (5.97%) Ansible
1 12 (5.97%) Puppet
1 12 (5.97%) Terraform
2 8 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (2.99%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (5.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.98%) SAP
3 7 (3.48%) Oracle
4 5 (2.49%) AppDynamics
4 5 (2.49%) New Relic
4 5 (2.49%) Splunk
4 5 (2.49%) Spotify
4 5 (2.49%) VMware
5 4 (1.99%) Alibaba
5 4 (1.99%) Google
6 2 (1.00%) CA
6 2 (1.00%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 2 (1.00%) Twitter
6 2 (1.00%) WSO2
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Red Box