Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 23 23
Rank change year-on-year +3 0 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 159 200 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 10.26% 10.17% 9.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.97% 11.32% 10.96%
Number of salaries quoted 116 164 211
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,125 £73,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%

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 1,449 1,767 2,052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.54% 89.83% 90.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,175 1,526 1,677
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £68,250 £70,000 £64,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +4 151 £42,000 -6.67% 32
Mansfield -7 1 £32,500 -2.99%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 September 2018, 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.

1 104 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (61.64%) Selenium
3 92 (57.86%) Java
4 89 (55.97%) C#
5 65 (40.88%) QA
6 62 (38.99%) BDD
7 60 (37.74%) Web Services
8 56 (35.22%) WebDriver
9 45 (28.30%) Cucumber
10 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
11 41 (25.79%) SQL
12 37 (23.27%) OO
13 36 (22.64%) JIRA
14 35 (22.01%) Gherkin
15 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
15 34 (21.38%) Jenkins
15 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
16 32 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
17 31 (19.50%) .NET
17 31 (19.50%) TDD
18 30 (18.87%) Scrum
19 29 (18.24%) SpecFlow
19 29 (18.24%) SoapUI
20 28 (17.61%) RESTful
20 28 (17.61%) Finance
20 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
20 28 (17.61%) API Testing
21 27 (16.98%) Defect Management
21 27 (16.98%) JMeter
21 27 (16.98%) Open Source

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 4 (2.52%) Apache Spark
1 4 (2.52%) MQSeries
2 3 (1.89%) NServiceBus
2 3 (1.89%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.26%) CICS
3 2 (1.26%) JBoss
3 2 (1.26%) Jetty
3 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 32 (20.13%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (8.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.26%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.26%) SaaS
3 2 (1.26%) Slack
4 1 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.77%) HTTP
2 4 (2.52%) SMS
3 1 (0.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.18%) NoSQL
2 12 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 8 (5.03%) Big Data
4 7 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.77%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.26%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.26%) Couchbase
6 2 (1.26%) DB2
6 2 (1.26%) HBase
6 2 (1.26%) Impala
6 2 (1.26%) Parquet
6 2 (1.26%) Redis
6 2 (1.26%) Riak
7 1 (0.63%) MySQL
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 98 (61.64%) Selenium
2 56 (35.22%) WebDriver
3 45 (28.30%) Cucumber
4 36 (22.64%) JIRA
5 34 (21.38%) Git (software)
5 34 (21.38%) Jenkins
6 29 (18.24%) SoapUI
6 29 (18.24%) SpecFlow
7 27 (16.98%) JMeter
8 24 (15.09%) Maven
9 21 (13.21%) NUnit
10 19 (11.95%) Zephyr
11 12 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 11 (6.92%) GitLab
13 10 (6.29%) Gradle
13 10 (6.29%) JBehave
13 10 (6.29%) Team Foundation Server
14 8 (5.03%) JUnit
15 7 (4.40%) Gatling
15 7 (4.40%) Jasmine
General
1 28 (17.61%) Finance
2 13 (8.18%) Banking
3 10 (6.29%) Retail
4 7 (4.40%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (24.53%) Developer
2 34 (21.38%) QA Engineer
3 32 (20.13%) Tester
4 29 (18.24%) Test Engineer
5 27 (16.98%) Automation Tester
5 27 (16.98%) Test Automation Engineer
6 20 (12.58%) QA Automation Engineer
7 18 (11.32%) Analyst
7 18 (11.32%) Software Developer
7 18 (11.32%) Test Analyst
8 17 (10.69%) Senior QA Engineer
9 14 (8.81%) C# Developer
10 12 (7.55%) Developer in Test
11 11 (6.92%) Automation Engineer
12 10 (6.29%) Automation Test Analyst
12 10 (6.29%) QA Test Engineer
12 10 (6.29%) Senior Analyst
12 10 (6.29%) Senior Test Analyst
13 9 (5.66%) Software Manager
13 9 (5.66%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (37.74%) Web Services
2 35 (22.01%) Gherkin
3 31 (19.50%) .NET
4 28 (17.61%) RESTful
5 25 (15.72%) CSS
5 25 (15.72%) HTML
6 24 (15.09%) ASP.NET
7 18 (11.32%) AngularJS
8 15 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (8.81%) JSON
9 14 (8.81%) Node.js
10 11 (6.92%) HTML5
10 11 (6.92%) REST
11 10 (6.29%) SOAP
12 9 (5.66%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.03%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (5.03%) WCF
14 7 (4.40%) XML
15 6 (3.77%) MSMQ
15 6 (3.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Fintech
2 13 (8.18%) Mobile App
3 12 (7.55%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (6.92%) NHS
5 10 (6.29%) User Experience
6 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
7 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (3.77%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.77%) Data Structures
9 4 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
10 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.26%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.63%) e-Learning
12 1 (0.63%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.55%) Unix
2 11 (6.92%) Linux
3 7 (4.40%) Android
3 7 (4.40%) Apple iOS
3 7 (4.40%) Windows
4 2 (1.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (65.41%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (38.99%) BDD
3 37 (23.27%) OO
4 34 (21.38%) Problem-Solving
5 31 (19.50%) TDD
6 30 (18.87%) Scrum
7 28 (17.61%) API Testing
7 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
8 27 (16.98%) Defect Management
8 27 (16.98%) Open Source
9 26 (16.35%) QA Automation
9 26 (16.35%) Test Management
10 24 (15.09%) SDLC
10 24 (15.09%) Test Scripting
11 23 (14.47%) SDET
12 21 (13.21%) Scenario Testing
13 20 (12.58%) OOP
14 18 (11.32%) DevOps
14 18 (11.32%) Mentoring
14 18 (11.32%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (57.86%) Java
2 89 (55.97%) C#
3 43 (27.04%) JavaScript
4 41 (25.79%) SQL
5 18 (11.32%) Python
6 17 (10.69%) Ruby
7 10 (6.29%) PHP
7 10 (6.29%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.40%) Perl
9 5 (3.14%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.14%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.14%) Shell Script
9 5 (3.14%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.89%) Groovy
10 3 (1.89%) Jython
11 2 (1.26%) C
11 2 (1.26%) COBOL
11 2 (1.26%) JCL
11 2 (1.26%) REXX
11 2 (1.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (9.43%) Degree
2 10 (6.29%) ISTQB
3 7 (4.40%) ISEB
4 4 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (40.88%) QA
2 3 (1.89%) PMO
2 3 (1.89%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) DICOM
3 1 (0.63%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) Docker
2 1 (0.63%) LXC
Systems Management
1 14 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (5.66%) Puppet
3 7 (4.40%) Ansible
4 4 (2.52%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 2 (1.26%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.26%) Oozie
6 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (11.95%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.55%) Oracle
3 3 (1.89%) Google
3 3 (1.89%) Reuters
4 2 (1.26%) Zend
5 1 (0.63%) Capita
5 1 (0.63%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.63%) WooCommerce