Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 18 26
Rank change year-on-year +6 +8 +25
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 255 264 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.38% 11.35% 8.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.80% 12.84% 9.73%
Number of salaries quoted 218 248 194
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £73,750 £50,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -3.85%

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 1848 2056 2364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 89.75% 88.43% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1611 1689 1766
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.71% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,537 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £63,125
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +4 235 £45,000 - 22
Mansfield +6 8 £40,000 -15.79% 1
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 164 (64.31%) Agile Software Development
2 130 (50.98%) Java
3 126 (49.41%) Selenium
4 125 (49.02%) QA
5 95 (37.25%) C#
6 70 (27.45%) Web Services
7 65 (25.49%) Cucumber
8 59 (23.14%) JMeter
8 59 (23.14%) TDD
9 55 (21.57%) Manual Testing
9 55 (21.57%) WebDriver
10 52 (20.39%) SQL
11 50 (19.61%) JIRA
12 47 (18.43%) .NET
13 44 (17.25%) Git (software)
14 41 (16.08%) BDD
14 41 (16.08%) Jenkins
15 39 (15.29%) Open Source
16 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
17 37 (14.51%) SDLC
18 36 (14.12%) HTML
19 35 (13.73%) Windows
19 35 (13.73%) OO
19 35 (13.73%) Finance
20 34 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
20 34 (13.33%) Degree
21 33 (12.94%) Ruby
21 33 (12.94%) Python
22 32 (12.55%) Scrum
22 32 (12.55%) 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 19 (7.45%) Confluence
2 10 (3.92%) NServiceBus
3 8 (3.14%) Tomcat
4 7 (2.75%) Apache
4 7 (2.75%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (1.18%) IBM Domino
5 3 (1.18%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.39%) CMS
6 1 (0.39%) JBoss
6 1 (0.39%) Jetty
6 1 (0.39%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.39%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.75%) Serverless
4 4 (1.57%) GitHub
5 3 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.31%) HTTP
2 9 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.39%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.39%) GPRS
3 1 (0.39%) GSM
3 1 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.02%) MongoDB
2 18 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 11 (4.31%) NoSQL
4 7 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.96%) MySQL
6 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.39%) Big Data
7 1 (0.39%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.39%) GIS
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) Redis
7 1 (0.39%) Riak
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.39%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 126 (49.41%) Selenium
2 65 (25.49%) Cucumber
3 59 (23.14%) JMeter
4 55 (21.57%) WebDriver
5 50 (19.61%) JIRA
6 44 (17.25%) Git (software)
7 41 (16.08%) Jenkins
8 27 (10.59%) Calabash
9 25 (9.80%) Appium
10 24 (9.41%) SpecFlow
11 23 (9.02%) JUnit
12 22 (8.63%) SoapUI
13 18 (7.06%) TeamCity
14 17 (6.67%) JBehave
15 15 (5.88%) Gatling
16 12 (4.71%) Visual Studio
17 11 (4.31%) LoadRunner
17 11 (4.31%) NUnit
17 11 (4.31%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 35 (13.73%) Finance
2 16 (6.27%) Banking
3 13 (5.10%) Telecoms
4 8 (3.14%) Retail
5 2 (0.78%) Games
5 2 (0.78%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Advertising
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (26.27%) Developer
2 51 (20.00%) QA Engineer
2 51 (20.00%) Tester
3 50 (19.61%) Automation Tester
4 43 (16.86%) Analyst
5 35 (13.73%) QA Leader
6 28 (10.98%) Test Analyst
7 24 (9.41%) Test Engineer
8 21 (8.24%) QA Automation Engineer
9 20 (7.84%) Software Engineer
10 17 (6.67%) Developer in Test
10 17 (6.67%) Java Developer
11 15 (5.88%) Automation Engineer
11 15 (5.88%) Java Engineer
11 15 (5.88%) QA Analyst
11 15 (5.88%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.49%) Team Leader
12 14 (5.49%) Test Automation Developer
13 13 (5.10%) .NET Developer
13 13 (5.10%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (27.45%) Web Services
2 47 (18.43%) .NET
3 36 (14.12%) HTML
4 27 (10.59%) CSS
4 27 (10.59%) REST
5 25 (9.80%) HTML5
6 24 (9.41%) JSON
7 20 (7.84%) XML
8 18 (7.06%) RESTful
9 17 (6.67%) ASP.NET
10 16 (6.27%) Gherkin
10 16 (6.27%) Spring
11 14 (5.49%) Ajax
12 13 (5.10%) AngularJS
13 12 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC
14 10 (3.92%) Node.js
15 9 (3.53%) CSS3
16 8 (3.14%) Hibernate
17 7 (2.75%) JSP
17 7 (2.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.27%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (6.27%) User Experience
3 14 (5.49%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.10%) Fintech
5 9 (3.53%) Client/Server
6 8 (3.14%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.78%) e-Learning
7 2 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.39%) Animation
8 1 (0.39%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.39%) GPGPU
8 1 (0.39%) iPad
8 1 (0.39%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (13.73%) Windows
2 20 (7.84%) Unix
3 15 (5.88%) Linux
4 11 (4.31%) Apple iOS
5 7 (2.75%) Android
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (64.31%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (23.14%) TDD
3 55 (21.57%) Manual Testing
4 41 (16.08%) BDD
5 39 (15.29%) Open Source
6 37 (14.51%) SDLC
7 35 (13.73%) OO
8 34 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 32 (12.55%) Defect Management
9 32 (12.55%) Scrum
10 31 (12.16%) Software Engineering
11 30 (11.76%) Functional Testing
11 30 (11.76%) Software Testing
12 28 (10.98%) Test Management
12 28 (10.98%) Test Strategy
13 27 (10.59%) Mentoring
14 24 (9.41%) Performance Testing
15 23 (9.02%) OOP
15 23 (9.02%) Regression Testing
16 22 (8.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 130 (50.98%) Java
2 95 (37.25%) C#
3 52 (20.39%) SQL
4 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.94%) Python
5 33 (12.94%) Ruby
6 11 (4.31%) C++
7 8 (3.14%) C
8 7 (2.75%) Perl
9 4 (1.57%) PHP
9 4 (1.57%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.18%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.18%) Groovy
10 3 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.18%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.78%) Jython
11 2 (0.78%) Scala
12 1 (0.39%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.39%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 34 (13.33%) Degree
2 30 (11.76%) ISTQB
3 19 (7.45%) ISEB
4 17 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (49.02%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
2 1 (0.39%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.39%) MISRA
2 1 (0.39%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.39%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (3.53%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.39%) Ansible
2 1 (0.39%) Cobbler
2 1 (0.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 19 (7.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (3.14%) Oracle
3 4 (1.57%) Atlassian
3 4 (1.57%) IBM
4 3 (1.18%) Lotus
4 3 (1.18%) Telerik
4 3 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.39%) Sencha
5 1 (0.39%) TIBCO