Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 22 35
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 188 211 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.08% 10.27% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.91% 11.43% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 156 170 131
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.19% +2.78% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £59,375 £65,000 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%

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 1,456 1,846 1,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.57% 89.83% 89.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 1,532 1,539
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.49% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,225 £60,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 22 July 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 22 July 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 +5 173 £42,500 -10.53% 23
Mansfield -5 1 £32,500 -2.99%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 135 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (60.64%) Selenium
3 109 (57.98%) Java
4 89 (47.34%) C#
5 66 (35.11%) QA
6 65 (34.57%) Web Services
7 62 (32.98%) BDD
8 59 (31.38%) Cucumber
9 52 (27.66%) WebDriver
10 49 (26.06%) JavaScript
11 48 (25.53%) TDD
12 47 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
13 45 (23.94%) SQL
14 43 (22.87%) Git (software)
15 41 (21.81%) Software Engineering
16 39 (20.74%) JIRA
16 39 (20.74%) OO
17 38 (20.21%) Jenkins
18 36 (19.15%) Finance
19 34 (18.09%) Scrum
19 34 (18.09%) .NET
19 34 (18.09%) HTML
19 34 (18.09%) Gherkin
20 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
21 30 (15.96%) CSS
22 28 (14.89%) JMeter
22 28 (14.89%) Software Testing
23 27 (14.36%) Ruby
23 27 (14.36%) DevOps
24 26 (13.83%) Degree

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 11 (5.85%) MQSeries
2 7 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.66%) Confluence
4 4 (2.13%) JBoss
4 4 (2.13%) Jetty
4 4 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.06%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 33 (17.55%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.06%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (1.06%) Slack
4 1 (0.53%) GitHub
4 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) SMS
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.11%) NoSQL
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server
3 11 (5.85%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.66%) Hadoop
5 4 (2.13%) Big Data
5 4 (2.13%) Couchbase
5 4 (2.13%) Redis
5 4 (2.13%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.13%) Riak
6 3 (1.60%) MySQL
7 2 (1.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.53%) HBase
8 1 (0.53%) Impala
8 1 (0.53%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 114 (60.64%) Selenium
2 59 (31.38%) Cucumber
3 52 (27.66%) WebDriver
4 43 (22.87%) Git (software)
5 39 (20.74%) JIRA
6 38 (20.21%) Jenkins
7 28 (14.89%) JMeter
8 24 (12.77%) SpecFlow
9 22 (11.70%) SoapUI
10 21 (11.17%) NUnit
11 15 (7.98%) Zephyr
12 12 (6.38%) Gradle
12 12 (6.38%) Maven
13 10 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 10 (5.32%) Team Foundation Server
14 9 (4.79%) Jasmine
14 9 (4.79%) Subversion
15 7 (3.72%) GitLab
15 7 (3.72%) JBehave
15 7 (3.72%) JUnit
General
1 36 (19.15%) Finance
2 17 (9.04%) Banking
3 7 (3.72%) Polish Language
4 6 (3.19%) Retail
5 5 (2.66%) Games
5 5 (2.66%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.06%) Electronics
6 2 (1.06%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
7 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 42 (22.34%) Developer
2 35 (18.62%) QA Engineer
3 30 (15.96%) Test Engineer
4 29 (15.43%) Tester
5 26 (13.83%) Analyst
5 26 (13.83%) Automation Tester
5 26 (13.83%) Test Analyst
5 26 (13.83%) Test Automation Engineer
6 22 (11.70%) QA Automation Engineer
7 18 (9.57%) Software Developer
7 18 (9.57%) Software Engineer
8 17 (9.04%) Automation Test Analyst
8 17 (9.04%) C# Developer
9 14 (7.45%) Automation Engineer
10 13 (6.91%) Developer in Test
11 12 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
11 12 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
12 11 (5.85%) QA Test Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) Senior Developer
13 10 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (34.57%) Web Services
2 34 (18.09%) .NET
2 34 (18.09%) Gherkin
2 34 (18.09%) HTML
3 30 (15.96%) CSS
4 26 (13.83%) ASP.NET
5 20 (10.64%) RESTful
6 19 (10.11%) HTML5
7 18 (9.57%) AngularJS
8 15 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (5.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (5.85%) SOAP
10 9 (4.79%) Hibernate
10 9 (4.79%) JSON
10 9 (4.79%) Spring
10 9 (4.79%) WCF
10 9 (4.79%) XML
11 8 (4.26%) CSS3
11 8 (4.26%) Middleware
11 8 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (8.51%) Fintech
3 14 (7.45%) Computer Science
3 14 (7.45%) User Experience
4 13 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
5 10 (5.32%) Algorithms
5 10 (5.32%) Data Structures
6 8 (4.26%) NHS
7 6 (3.19%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.66%) Digital Media
9 4 (2.13%) Blog
9 4 (2.13%) Social Media
10 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.06%) Client/Server
11 2 (1.06%) e-Learning
11 2 (1.06%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.53%) Animation
12 1 (0.53%) Raspberry Pi
12 1 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.17%) Linux
2 15 (7.98%) Unix
3 13 (6.91%) Windows
4 5 (2.66%) Android
5 2 (1.06%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (71.81%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (32.98%) BDD
3 48 (25.53%) TDD
4 47 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 41 (21.81%) Software Engineering
6 39 (20.74%) OO
7 34 (18.09%) Scrum
8 28 (14.89%) Software Testing
9 27 (14.36%) DevOps
10 26 (13.83%) Open Source
11 25 (13.30%) Test Management
12 24 (12.77%) SDET
12 24 (12.77%) SDLC
13 23 (12.23%) Test Scripting
14 22 (11.70%) User Stories
15 20 (10.64%) Configuration Management
15 20 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (10.64%) Scenario Testing
16 19 (10.11%) Defect Management
17 18 (9.57%) API Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (57.98%) Java
2 89 (47.34%) C#
3 49 (26.06%) JavaScript
4 45 (23.94%) SQL
5 27 (14.36%) Ruby
6 18 (9.57%) Python
7 13 (6.91%) PHP
8 12 (6.38%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.79%) Perl
10 8 (4.26%) PowerShell
10 8 (4.26%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.72%) TypeScript
12 4 (2.13%) T-SQL
13 2 (1.06%) Apple Swift
13 2 (1.06%) C++
13 2 (1.06%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.53%) C
14 1 (0.53%) ES6
14 1 (0.53%) Scala
Qualifications
1 26 (13.83%) Degree
2 19 (10.11%) ISTQB
3 17 (9.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.19%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (35.11%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) WCAG
3 2 (1.06%) PMO
3 2 (1.06%) SEPA
4 1 (0.53%) DICOM
4 1 (0.53%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Docker
2 1 (0.53%) LXC
Systems Management
1 17 (9.04%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (8.51%) Puppet
3 14 (7.45%) Ansible
4 4 (2.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 4 (2.13%) Cobbler
5 2 (1.06%) Nagios
5 2 (1.06%) Terraform
6 1 (0.53%) Oozie
Vendors
1 25 (13.30%) Microsoft
1 25 (13.30%) Oracle
2 5 (2.66%) Capita
2 5 (2.66%) Misys
3 4 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (1.06%) Splunk
4 2 (1.06%) Zend
5 1 (0.53%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.53%) SAP
5 1 (0.53%) WooCommerce