Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -6 +5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 153 250 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 9.88% 12.30% 11.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.57% 13.46% 12.39%
Number of salaries quoted 104 213 247
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,725 £32,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £74,250
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 1,448 1,857 2,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.54% 91.34% 90.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1,151 1,620 1,734
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £43,500 £44,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.25% +4.71% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,250 £68,750 £67,500
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -5 149 £42,500 -5.56% 26
Mansfield -14 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 98 (64.05%) Java
2 97 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (54.90%) Selenium
4 81 (52.94%) C#
5 76 (49.67%) QA
6 53 (34.64%) BDD
7 52 (33.99%) WebDriver
8 48 (31.37%) Git (software)
9 47 (30.72%) Web Services
10 44 (28.76%) Cucumber
11 43 (28.10%) JIRA
12 37 (24.18%) Finance
12 37 (24.18%) JavaScript
13 36 (23.53%) JMeter
13 36 (23.53%) SoapUI
14 35 (22.88%) Jenkins
14 35 (22.88%) Test Management
15 34 (22.22%) SDLC
16 33 (21.57%) Scrum
17 32 (20.92%) TDD
17 32 (20.92%) OO
18 30 (19.61%) OOP
18 30 (19.61%) Scenario Testing
19 28 (18.30%) SQL
19 28 (18.30%) Software Engineering
19 28 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (18.30%) User Stories
19 28 (18.30%) Functional Testing
20 27 (17.65%) Gherkin
20 27 (17.65%) Maven

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 (7.19%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.61%) CICS
3 2 (1.31%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.65%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 28 (18.30%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.31%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.92%) HTTP
2 2 (1.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) Big Data
2 11 (7.19%) Hadoop
3 9 (5.88%) Apache Hive
4 8 (5.23%) HBase
4 8 (5.23%) Impala
5 7 (4.58%) SQL Server
6 4 (2.61%) DB2
7 3 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.31%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.31%) Parquet
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 84 (54.90%) Selenium
2 52 (33.99%) WebDriver
3 48 (31.37%) Git (software)
4 44 (28.76%) Cucumber
5 43 (28.10%) JIRA
6 36 (23.53%) JMeter
6 36 (23.53%) SoapUI
7 35 (22.88%) Jenkins
8 27 (17.65%) Maven
9 25 (16.34%) Zephyr
10 21 (13.73%) SpecFlow
11 19 (12.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 19 (12.42%) GitLab
12 16 (10.46%) Gradle
12 16 (10.46%) NUnit
13 15 (9.80%) Subversion
14 11 (7.19%) JBehave
15 9 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
16 8 (5.23%) JUnit
17 6 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 37 (24.18%) Finance
2 13 (8.50%) Banking
3 8 (5.23%) Retail
4 3 (1.96%) Polish Language
5 1 (0.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (30.72%) Developer
2 38 (24.84%) Tester
3 35 (22.88%) QA Engineer
4 33 (21.57%) Automation Tester
5 27 (17.65%) Senior QA Engineer
5 27 (17.65%) Test Engineer
6 26 (16.99%) Test Automation Engineer
7 16 (10.46%) Senior Developer
8 13 (8.50%) QA Automation Engineer
9 12 (7.84%) Developer in Test
9 12 (7.84%) Java Engineer
9 12 (7.84%) Senior Java Engineer
10 11 (7.19%) Software Developer
11 10 (6.54%) Analyst
11 10 (6.54%) QA Leader
11 10 (6.54%) Test Analyst
12 8 (5.23%) Big Data Developer
12 8 (5.23%) QA Test Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
12 8 (5.23%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.72%) Web Services
2 27 (17.65%) Gherkin
3 26 (16.99%) .NET
4 24 (15.69%) CSS
5 23 (15.03%) HTML
6 21 (13.73%) RESTful
7 16 (10.46%) Node.js
8 14 (9.15%) AngularJS
8 14 (9.15%) ASP.NET
9 13 (8.50%) HTML5
9 13 (8.50%) JSON
10 11 (7.19%) REST
11 10 (6.54%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (5.88%) Kafka
12 9 (5.88%) Sass
13 8 (5.23%) CSS3
14 7 (4.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 6 (3.92%) WCF
15 6 (3.92%) WireMock
15 6 (3.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (13.07%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.80%) Fintech
3 10 (6.54%) NHS
3 10 (6.54%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.88%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.23%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.61%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.61%) User Experience
8 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (11.76%) Unix
2 11 (7.19%) Linux
3 7 (4.58%) Android
3 7 (4.58%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.31%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.31%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (63.40%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (34.64%) BDD
3 35 (22.88%) Test Management
4 34 (22.22%) SDLC
5 33 (21.57%) Scrum
6 32 (20.92%) OO
6 32 (20.92%) TDD
7 30 (19.61%) OOP
7 30 (19.61%) Scenario Testing
8 28 (18.30%) Functional Testing
8 28 (18.30%) Software Engineering
8 28 (18.30%) User Stories
9 26 (16.99%) Problem-Solving
10 25 (16.34%) API Testing
11 24 (15.69%) Defect Management
11 24 (15.69%) Unit Testing
12 23 (15.03%) QA Automation
13 22 (14.38%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (12.42%) Open Source
14 19 (12.42%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 98 (64.05%) Java
2 81 (52.94%) C#
3 37 (24.18%) JavaScript
4 28 (18.30%) SQL
5 12 (7.84%) Python
5 12 (7.84%) TypeScript
6 11 (7.19%) Ruby
7 8 (5.23%) Scala
8 4 (2.61%) COBOL
8 4 (2.61%) Groovy
8 4 (2.61%) JCL
8 4 (2.61%) PHP
8 4 (2.61%) REXX
9 3 (1.96%) Jython
9 3 (1.96%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.31%) C
11 1 (0.65%) C++
11 1 (0.65%) Perl
11 1 (0.65%) VB
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (13.07%) Degree
2 8 (5.23%) ISEB
3 7 (4.58%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.31%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (49.67%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) PMO
3 1 (0.65%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (1.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.65%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 8 (5.23%) Oozie
1 8 (5.23%) Puppet
2 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (1.31%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 9 (5.88%) Oracle
2 8 (5.23%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.92%) Reuters
4 4 (2.61%) Google
5 2 (1.31%) Zend
6 1 (0.65%) LexisNexis