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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands / Nottinghamshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 41 31
Rank change year-on-year +19 -10  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 87 61 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 8.61% 5.84% 6.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.84% 6.73% 7.23%
Number of salaries quoted 73 57 67
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +26.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £31,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,200 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 884 907 1176
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Nottinghamshire 87.44% 86.88% 89.36%
Number of salaries quoted 757 732 957
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottinghamshire

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

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 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 +14 79 £50,000 +11.11% 14
Mansfield - 4 £33,500 -
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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.

1 110 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (52.13%) Java
3 84 (44.68%) Selenium
4 73 (38.83%) QA
5 46 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (22.87%) SQL
6 43 (22.87%) TDD
7 41 (21.81%) Manual Testing
7 41 (21.81%) BDD
8 40 (21.28%) C#
9 38 (20.21%) Finance
9 38 (20.21%) WebDriver
10 35 (18.62%) Cucumber
11 32 (17.02%) OO
12 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
13 30 (15.96%) Scrum
13 30 (15.96%) JIRA
14 29 (15.43%) Git (software)
14 29 (15.43%) Test Strategy
14 29 (15.43%) Test Scripting
14 29 (15.43%) RESTful
15 28 (14.89%) Test Management
15 28 (14.89%) ISTQB
16 27 (14.36%) MVC
16 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
17 26 (13.83%) Defect Management
18 24 (12.77%) Software Testing
19 23 (12.23%) OOP
19 23 (12.23%) Open Source
19 23 (12.23%) User Stories

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 6 (3.19%) Umbraco
2 3 (1.60%) JBoss
3 2 (1.06%) ArcGIS
3 2 (1.06%) Confluence
3 2 (1.06%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.06%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.91%) SaaS
2 9 (4.79%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (2.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) HTTP
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.26%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.72%) Big Data
2 7 (3.72%) MongoDB
2 7 (3.72%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.19%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (1.60%) MySQL
4 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 84 (44.68%) Selenium
2 38 (20.21%) WebDriver
3 35 (18.62%) Cucumber
4 30 (15.96%) JIRA
5 29 (15.43%) Git (software)
6 18 (9.57%) Ant
6 18 (9.57%) Maven
7 17 (9.04%) SpecFlow
8 14 (7.45%) Jenkins
9 11 (5.85%) JMeter
9 11 (5.85%) LoadRunner
10 9 (4.79%) Calabash
11 8 (4.26%) Visual Studio
12 6 (3.19%) Hudson
12 6 (3.19%) JUnit
12 6 (3.19%) Spock
12 6 (3.19%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.66%) Appium
13 5 (2.66%) TeamCity
14 3 (1.60%) Gradle
General
1 38 (20.21%) Finance
2 12 (6.38%) Banking
2 12 (6.38%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.60%) Marketing
3 3 (1.60%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (30.32%) Developer
2 43 (22.87%) Analyst
3 32 (17.02%) Test Engineer
4 30 (15.96%) Java Developer
5 25 (13.30%) QA Engineer
5 25 (13.30%) Test Analyst
5 25 (13.30%) Tester
6 21 (11.17%) Test Automation Engineer
7 17 (9.04%) Automation Tester
8 16 (8.51%) Developer in Test
9 14 (7.45%) QA Analyst
9 14 (7.45%) QA Leader
10 13 (6.91%) QA Test Engineer
10 13 (6.91%) Senior Developer
11 12 (6.38%) Automation Test Analyst
11 12 (6.38%) C# Developer
12 11 (5.85%) Automation Test Lead
12 11 (5.85%) Java Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) Senior Java Developer
12 11 (5.85%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (15.43%) RESTful
2 22 (11.70%) .NET
2 22 (11.70%) HTML
3 20 (10.64%) CSS
4 18 (9.57%) JDBC
5 12 (6.38%) HTML5
6 11 (5.85%) Gherkin
6 11 (5.85%) jQuery
7 8 (4.26%) CSS3
8 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET
8 7 (3.72%) Spring
8 7 (3.72%) Web Services
9 5 (2.66%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.13%) AngularJS
10 4 (2.13%) WPF
11 3 (1.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (1.60%) JPA
11 3 (1.60%) SOAP
11 3 (1.60%) Spring Web Flow
11 3 (1.60%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 19 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.45%) Fintech
3 9 (4.79%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.60%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.06%) iPad
8 1 (0.53%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.53%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.53%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.53%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) PACS
8 1 (0.53%) RIA
8 1 (0.53%) SCORM
8 1 (0.53%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (9.57%) Windows
2 13 (6.91%) Android
3 12 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.66%) Linux
5 2 (1.06%) Unix
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.47%) Continuous Integration
3 43 (22.87%) TDD
4 41 (21.81%) BDD
4 41 (21.81%) Manual Testing
5 32 (17.02%) OO
6 31 (16.49%) Software Engineering
7 30 (15.96%) Scrum
8 29 (15.43%) Test Scripting
8 29 (15.43%) Test Strategy
9 28 (14.89%) Test Management
10 27 (14.36%) MVC
11 26 (13.83%) Defect Management
12 24 (12.77%) Software Testing
13 23 (12.23%) OOP
13 23 (12.23%) Open Source
13 23 (12.23%) User Stories
14 20 (10.64%) Functional Testing
15 19 (10.11%) Project Management
15 19 (10.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 98 (52.13%) Java
2 43 (22.87%) SQL
3 40 (21.28%) C#
4 27 (14.36%) JavaScript
5 17 (9.04%) Python
6 14 (7.45%) Ruby
7 9 (4.79%) Perl
8 8 (4.26%) Objective-C
9 7 (3.72%) Apple Swift
9 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
10 5 (2.66%) PHP
10 5 (2.66%) Scala
11 3 (1.60%) C
11 3 (1.60%) C++
11 3 (1.60%) Go
11 3 (1.60%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (14.89%) ISTQB
2 21 (11.17%) Degree
3 15 (7.98%) ISEB
4 11 (5.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.06%) HNC
5 2 (1.06%) HND
6 1 (0.53%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (38.83%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.13%) Kubernetes
1 4 (2.13%) Terraform
2 3 (1.60%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 9 (4.79%) Oracle
3 4 (2.13%) Google
4 2 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (0.53%) Zend
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