Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 17 28
Rank change year-on-year +3 +11 +31
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 270 257 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 13.57% 11.39% 7.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.79% 12.87% 8.68%
Number of salaries quoted 225 231 152
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,750 £28,875
90th Percentile £61,250 £75,000 £52,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -4.46%

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 1,826 1,997 2,165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 91.76% 88.48% 88.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,595 1,603 1,565
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +10.39% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,550 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £70,000 £60,800
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 +6 243 £45,000 -5.26% 50
Mansfield +3 8 £40,000 -15.79%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 Nottinghamshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 169 (62.59%) Java
2 161 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (55.56%) Selenium
4 143 (52.96%) QA
5 126 (46.67%) C#
6 113 (41.85%) Web Services
7 77 (28.52%) Cucumber
8 75 (27.78%) Manual Testing
9 74 (27.41%) TDD
10 72 (26.67%) OO
10 72 (26.67%) JMeter
11 70 (25.93%) WebDriver
12 59 (21.85%) JIRA
13 52 (19.26%) .NET
14 51 (18.89%) Jenkins
15 50 (18.52%) SoapUI
16 45 (16.67%) Git (software)
17 44 (16.30%) BDD
18 43 (15.93%) Test Management
18 43 (15.93%) SQL
19 42 (15.56%) Finance
20 39 (14.44%) JavaScript
21 38 (14.07%) Software Engineering
22 37 (13.70%) Ruby
22 37 (13.70%) Performance Testing
22 37 (13.70%) OOP
23 35 (12.96%) Gherkin
24 33 (12.22%) Windows
25 31 (11.48%) SDLC
25 31 (11.48%) Defect Management

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 13 (4.81%) Confluence
2 9 (3.33%) MQSeries
3 6 (2.22%) NServiceBus
4 4 (1.48%) Apache
4 4 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.11%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.11%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (7.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.22%) GitHub
4 4 (1.48%) Serverless
5 3 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.37%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.37%) GPRS
2 1 (0.37%) GSM
2 1 (0.37%) SMS
2 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.37%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 15 (5.56%) MongoDB
3 10 (3.70%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.85%) MySQL
5 3 (1.11%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.11%) SQLite
6 2 (0.74%) GIS
7 1 (0.37%) Big Data
7 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 150 (55.56%) Selenium
2 77 (28.52%) Cucumber
3 72 (26.67%) JMeter
4 70 (25.93%) WebDriver
5 59 (21.85%) JIRA
6 51 (18.89%) Jenkins
7 50 (18.52%) SoapUI
8 45 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 20 (7.41%) NUnit
10 18 (6.67%) Appium
10 18 (6.67%) Calabash
10 18 (6.67%) JUnit
11 15 (5.56%) SpecFlow
12 12 (4.44%) TeamCity
13 11 (4.07%) Gatling
13 11 (4.07%) Subversion
14 10 (3.70%) JBehave
14 10 (3.70%) Maven
15 9 (3.33%) Gradle
15 9 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 42 (15.56%) Finance
2 10 (3.70%) Banking
3 4 (1.48%) Marketing
4 3 (1.11%) Games
4 3 (1.11%) Retail
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 78 (28.89%) QA Engineer
2 49 (18.15%) Analyst
2 49 (18.15%) Developer
3 42 (15.56%) Automation Tester
3 42 (15.56%) Tester
4 41 (15.19%) QA Leader
5 35 (12.96%) Test Analyst
6 32 (11.85%) QA Automation Engineer
7 31 (11.48%) Test Engineer
8 27 (10.00%) Software Engineer
9 23 (8.52%) Automation Engineer
10 19 (7.04%) Automation Test Analyst
10 19 (7.04%) Software Developer
11 18 (6.67%) Developer in Test
12 17 (6.30%) Java Engineer
13 15 (5.56%) QA Analyst
13 15 (5.56%) Test Automation Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Software QA Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Software Test Engineer
14 13 (4.81%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (41.85%) Web Services
2 52 (19.26%) .NET
3 35 (12.96%) Gherkin
4 30 (11.11%) JSON
5 29 (10.74%) HTML
6 27 (10.00%) XML
7 25 (9.26%) CSS
8 24 (8.89%) REST
9 19 (7.04%) SOAP
10 17 (6.30%) HTML5
11 14 (5.19%) ASP.NET
12 11 (4.07%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.07%) jQuery
13 10 (3.70%) Ajax
14 8 (2.96%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (2.96%) RESTful
15 7 (2.59%) CSS3
15 7 (2.59%) Middleware
15 7 (2.59%) Node.js
15 7 (2.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 29 (10.74%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 14 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
4 9 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 8 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 8 (2.96%) User Experience
6 7 (2.59%) Algorithms
6 7 (2.59%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.48%) Clustering
7 4 (1.48%) Replication
8 2 (0.74%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.74%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.74%) GPGPU
9 1 (0.37%) Animation
9 1 (0.37%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.37%) Fintech
9 1 (0.37%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 33 (12.22%) Windows
2 30 (11.11%) Linux
3 17 (6.30%) Unix
4 10 (3.70%) Android
5 8 (2.96%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (59.63%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 74 (27.41%) TDD
4 72 (26.67%) OO
5 44 (16.30%) BDD
6 43 (15.93%) Test Management
7 38 (14.07%) Software Engineering
8 37 (13.70%) OOP
8 37 (13.70%) Performance Testing
9 31 (11.48%) Defect Management
9 31 (11.48%) Open Source
9 31 (11.48%) SDLC
10 30 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 28 (10.37%) Software Testing
12 27 (10.00%) DevOps
13 26 (9.63%) Continuous Integration
13 26 (9.63%) Scrum
14 23 (8.52%) Scenario Testing
15 20 (7.41%) Configuration Management
15 20 (7.41%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 169 (62.59%) Java
2 126 (46.67%) C#
3 43 (15.93%) SQL
4 39 (14.44%) JavaScript
5 37 (13.70%) Ruby
6 31 (11.48%) Python
7 13 (4.81%) C++
8 12 (4.44%) Perl
9 11 (4.07%) PHP
10 10 (3.70%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.70%) PowerShell
11 7 (2.59%) C
11 7 (2.59%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.48%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.11%) Groovy
14 2 (0.74%) GLSL
14 2 (0.74%) Go
14 2 (0.74%) Jython
14 2 (0.74%) Scala
15 1 (0.37%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (11.11%) Degree
2 20 (7.41%) ISTQB
3 15 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (4.07%) ISEB
5 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (52.96%) QA
2 2 (0.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.74%) TickIT
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.37%) MISRA
3 1 (0.37%) MISRA C
System Software
1 8 (2.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.37%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (3.33%) Ansible
2 9 (3.33%) Puppet
3 2 (0.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.74%) Nagios
3 2 (0.74%) Terraform
4 1 (0.37%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.19%) Oracle
3 5 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 3 (1.11%) Atlassian
4 3 (1.11%) Capita
4 3 (1.11%) IBM
4 3 (1.11%) Lotus
4 3 (1.11%) Sencha
4 3 (1.11%) Telerik
5 2 (0.74%) HP
5 2 (0.74%) Splunk
6 1 (0.37%) Reuters
6 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com