Period
to 19 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 15 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +13
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 176 271 265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 12.34% 13.65% 11.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.18% 14.62% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 128 226 239
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,875 £75,000
East Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +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 1,335 1,853 2,059
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.62% 93.35% 90.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,054 1,622 1,650
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% +10.39%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +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 19 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 0 162 £45,000 - 32
Mansfield -6 1 £26,000 -35.00%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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.

1 120 (68.18%) Java
2 102 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (55.11%) QA
4 87 (49.43%) C#
5 76 (43.18%) Selenium
6 60 (34.09%) Web Services
7 54 (30.68%) JIRA
8 52 (29.55%) Scrum
9 51 (28.98%) OO
10 50 (28.41%) Test Management
11 48 (27.27%) WebDriver
11 48 (27.27%) Finance
12 45 (25.57%) Git (software)
13 44 (25.00%) SoapUI
13 44 (25.00%) JMeter
13 44 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
14 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
14 41 (23.30%) SDLC
15 40 (22.73%) BDD
15 40 (22.73%) Functional Testing
15 40 (22.73%) OOP
16 37 (21.02%) Unit Testing
17 36 (20.45%) Cucumber
17 36 (20.45%) Jenkins
17 36 (20.45%) User Stories
17 36 (20.45%) TDD
18 35 (19.89%) SQL
19 33 (18.75%) Zephyr
20 32 (18.18%) Degree
21 31 (17.61%) Non-Functional Testing

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 (6.25%) Apache Spark
2 10 (5.68%) NServiceBus
3 8 (4.55%) MQSeries
4 4 (2.27%) CICS
5 1 (0.57%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.57%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 41 (23.30%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (7.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (4.55%) IaaS
4 5 (2.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.14%) Amazon EMR
5 2 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.14%) GitHub
5 2 (1.14%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) DNS
2 6 (3.41%) HTTP
3 2 (1.14%) Firewall
3 2 (1.14%) Reverse Proxy
3 2 (1.14%) VPN
4 1 (0.57%) Multicast
4 1 (0.57%) Softphone
4 1 (0.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.93%) Big Data
2 11 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
3 10 (5.68%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.11%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.55%) HBase
5 8 (4.55%) Impala
6 6 (3.41%) SQL Server
7 4 (2.27%) DB2
8 3 (1.70%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.14%) Parquet
10 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 76 (43.18%) Selenium
2 54 (30.68%) JIRA
3 48 (27.27%) WebDriver
4 45 (25.57%) Git (software)
5 44 (25.00%) JMeter
5 44 (25.00%) SoapUI
6 36 (20.45%) Cucumber
6 36 (20.45%) Jenkins
7 33 (18.75%) Zephyr
8 22 (12.50%) Maven
9 21 (11.93%) Subversion
10 15 (8.52%) GitLab
10 15 (8.52%) Gradle
10 15 (8.52%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (7.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (5.68%) Bitbucket
12 10 (5.68%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (3.98%) JUnit
13 7 (3.98%) SpecFlow
14 6 (3.41%) Gatling
General
1 48 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Banking
3 7 (3.98%) Retail
4 2 (1.14%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.14%) Electronics
4 2 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.57%) Games
5 1 (0.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 44 (25.00%) QA Engineer
1 44 (25.00%) Tester
2 42 (23.86%) Developer
3 39 (22.16%) Automation Tester
4 33 (18.75%) Senior QA Engineer
5 19 (10.80%) Analyst
6 18 (10.23%) Java Engineer
6 18 (10.23%) Senior Java Engineer
6 18 (10.23%) Test Analyst
7 17 (9.66%) QA Automation Tester
7 17 (9.66%) QA Tester
7 17 (9.66%) Test Engineer
8 16 (9.09%) Automation Test Analyst
8 16 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
9 14 (7.95%) Senior Tester
10 13 (7.39%) Senior Automation Tester
10 13 (7.39%) Senior Developer
10 13 (7.39%) Senior QA Tester
11 11 (6.25%) QA Automation Engineer
11 11 (6.25%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (34.09%) Web Services
2 22 (12.50%) .NET
3 18 (10.23%) Gherkin
3 18 (10.23%) Node.js
3 18 (10.23%) RESTful
4 17 (9.66%) CSS
5 15 (8.52%) HTML
5 15 (8.52%) REST
6 13 (7.39%) HTML5
6 13 (7.39%) JSON
7 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET
7 9 (5.11%) Kafka
8 8 (4.55%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.55%) CSS3
8 8 (4.55%) Sass
9 7 (3.98%) React
10 6 (3.41%) WireMock
10 6 (3.41%) XML
11 5 (2.84%) JMS
11 5 (2.84%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.36%) Fintech
2 17 (9.66%) Mobile App
3 12 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
4 9 (5.11%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 8 (4.55%) Public Cloud
6 6 (3.41%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (3.41%) NHS
7 4 (2.27%) Mainframe
8 3 (1.70%) User Experience
9 2 (1.14%) Animation
10 1 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (11.93%) Linux
2 16 (9.09%) Unix
3 12 (6.82%) Windows
4 7 (3.98%) Android
4 7 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (57.95%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (29.55%) Scrum
3 51 (28.98%) OO
4 50 (28.41%) Test Management
5 44 (25.00%) Scenario Testing
6 41 (23.30%) SDLC
7 40 (22.73%) BDD
7 40 (22.73%) Functional Testing
7 40 (22.73%) OOP
8 37 (21.02%) Unit Testing
9 36 (20.45%) TDD
9 36 (20.45%) User Stories
10 31 (17.61%) Non-Functional Testing
11 30 (17.05%) QA Automation
12 29 (16.48%) Problem-Solving
13 28 (15.91%) Software Engineering
14 25 (14.20%) Software Testing
15 24 (13.64%) Defect Management
16 23 (13.07%) DevOps
17 22 (12.50%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 120 (68.18%) Java
2 87 (49.43%) C#
3 35 (19.89%) SQL
4 24 (13.64%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.50%) Python
6 13 (7.39%) Ruby
7 8 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 8 (4.55%) Scala
7 8 (4.55%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.84%) Groovy
9 4 (2.27%) COBOL
9 4 (2.27%) JCL
9 4 (2.27%) REXX
10 3 (1.70%) Jython
11 2 (1.14%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.14%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.57%) VB
12 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) Degree
2 18 (10.23%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.68%) ISEB
4 9 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (2.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.70%) CREST Certified
6 3 (1.70%) OSCP
6 3 (1.70%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (55.11%) QA
2 2 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (1.70%) Docker
2 1 (0.57%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 18 (10.23%) Puppet
2 10 (5.68%) Terraform
3 8 (4.55%) Ansible
3 8 (4.55%) Oozie
3 8 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (11.36%) Oracle
2 19 (10.80%) Microsoft
3 8 (4.55%) Google
4 6 (3.41%) Reuters
5 2 (1.14%) Red Hat