Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
East Midlands > Nottinghamshire
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 24 43
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 +15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 275 192 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 15.33% 9.30% 5.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.32% 10.30% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 216 164 94
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +20.00% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,575 £26,975
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £56,750
East Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.90% +1.32%

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 1,685 1,864 1,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Nottinghamshire 93.92% 90.31% 90.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,432 1,508 1,413
Nottinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,350 £23,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,813 £59,750
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +9 250 £44,000 -2.22% 26
Mansfield +1 4 £34,500 +2.99%
Test Automation
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 186 (67.64%) Java
2 172 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (57.09%) Selenium
4 138 (50.18%) QA
5 118 (42.91%) Web Services
6 112 (40.73%) C#
7 109 (39.64%) Problem-Solving
8 92 (33.45%) Cucumber
9 84 (30.55%) TDD
10 83 (30.18%) OO
11 66 (24.00%) BDD
12 65 (23.64%) WebDriver
12 65 (23.64%) JIRA
12 65 (23.64%) Software Engineering
13 64 (23.27%) JMeter
14 59 (21.45%) Finance
15 54 (19.64%) Test Management
16 53 (19.27%) SoapUI
17 49 (17.82%) Jenkins
18 46 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
18 46 (16.73%) JavaScript
19 44 (16.00%) Scrum
19 44 (16.00%) Manual Testing
19 44 (16.00%) Gherkin
20 43 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
21 42 (15.27%) Git (software)
21 42 (15.27%) SQL
22 40 (14.55%) OOP
22 40 (14.55%) Software Testing
23 38 (13.82%) 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 17 (6.18%) MQSeries
2 8 (2.91%) Confluence
2 8 (2.91%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.45%) JBoss
3 4 (1.45%) Jetty
3 4 (1.45%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.09%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.09%) GitHub
5 2 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.09%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (8.36%) NoSQL
2 16 (5.82%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.09%) SQL Server
4 7 (2.55%) MySQL
5 5 (1.82%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.45%) Couchbase
6 4 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.45%) Redis
6 4 (1.45%) Riak
7 2 (0.73%) Big Data
7 2 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.73%) SQLite
8 1 (0.36%) GIS
8 1 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 157 (57.09%) Selenium
2 92 (33.45%) Cucumber
3 65 (23.64%) JIRA
3 65 (23.64%) WebDriver
4 64 (23.27%) JMeter
5 53 (19.27%) SoapUI
6 49 (17.82%) Jenkins
7 42 (15.27%) Git (software)
8 22 (8.00%) Zephyr
9 18 (6.55%) Gradle
10 16 (5.82%) Maven
11 13 (4.73%) JUnit
11 13 (4.73%) NUnit
12 12 (4.36%) Android Studio
12 12 (4.36%) Subversion
13 7 (2.55%) Protractor
13 7 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (2.18%) FitNesse
14 6 (2.18%) Gatling
15 5 (1.82%) Appium
General
1 59 (21.45%) Finance
2 27 (9.82%) Banking
3 6 (2.18%) Games
4 5 (1.82%) Marketing
4 5 (1.82%) Retail Banking
5 2 (0.73%) Electronics
5 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Polish Language
6 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 80 (29.09%) QA Engineer
2 44 (16.00%) Analyst
3 39 (14.18%) QA Automation Engineer
4 37 (13.45%) Test Analyst
5 36 (13.09%) Developer
5 36 (13.09%) Software Engineer
6 34 (12.36%) Test Engineer
7 33 (12.00%) QA Leader
8 29 (10.55%) Automation Tester
8 29 (10.55%) Tester
9 26 (9.45%) Automation Engineer
9 26 (9.45%) Automation Test Analyst
10 22 (8.00%) Test Automation Engineer
11 19 (6.91%) Software Developer
12 18 (6.55%) Java Engineer
13 17 (6.18%) Development Engineer
13 17 (6.18%) Software Development Engineer
14 16 (5.82%) QA Test Engineer
15 15 (5.45%) Software QA Engineer
16 14 (5.09%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (42.91%) Web Services
2 44 (16.00%) Gherkin
3 37 (13.45%) .NET
4 32 (11.64%) HTML
5 26 (9.45%) CSS
6 23 (8.36%) JSON
7 21 (7.64%) HTML5
7 21 (7.64%) SOAP
7 21 (7.64%) XML
8 17 (6.18%) REST
8 17 (6.18%) RESTful
9 13 (4.73%) Middleware
10 12 (4.36%) ASP.NET
11 10 (3.64%) AngularJS
12 9 (3.27%) CSS3
13 8 (2.91%) Hibernate
13 8 (2.91%) Spring
14 7 (2.55%) jQuery
14 7 (2.55%) Node.js
15 6 (2.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (15.64%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.73%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.45%) Algorithms
3 15 (5.45%) Data Structures
4 14 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (3.27%) Fintech
6 8 (2.91%) User Experience
7 6 (2.18%) Digital Media
8 5 (1.82%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.45%) Blog
9 4 (1.45%) Clustering
9 4 (1.45%) Replication
9 4 (1.45%) Social Media
10 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.73%) Animation
11 2 (0.73%) SWIFT
12 1 (0.36%) GPGPU
12 1 (0.36%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 36 (13.09%) Linux
2 30 (10.91%) Windows
3 17 (6.18%) Unix
4 14 (5.09%) Android
5 5 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 172 (62.55%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (39.64%) Problem-Solving
3 84 (30.55%) TDD
4 83 (30.18%) OO
5 66 (24.00%) BDD
6 65 (23.64%) Software Engineering
7 54 (19.64%) Test Management
8 44 (16.00%) Manual Testing
8 44 (16.00%) Scrum
9 40 (14.55%) OOP
9 40 (14.55%) Software Testing
10 38 (13.82%) DevOps
11 36 (13.09%) Open Source
12 35 (12.73%) Defect Management
13 33 (12.00%) Configuration Management
13 33 (12.00%) SDLC
14 29 (10.55%) Performance Testing
14 29 (10.55%) Scenario Testing
15 26 (9.45%) QA Automation
16 25 (9.09%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 186 (67.64%) Java
2 112 (40.73%) C#
3 46 (16.73%) JavaScript
4 42 (15.27%) SQL
5 37 (13.45%) Ruby
6 27 (9.82%) Python
7 18 (6.55%) PL/SQL
8 17 (6.18%) PHP
9 15 (5.45%) Perl
10 13 (4.73%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.73%) Shell Script
11 9 (3.27%) C++
12 6 (2.18%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.09%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.09%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.73%) ES6
14 2 (0.73%) Go
14 2 (0.73%) Groovy
14 2 (0.73%) Jython
14 2 (0.73%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (13.82%) Degree
2 27 (9.82%) ISTQB
3 23 (8.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (3.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 138 (50.18%) QA
2 2 (0.73%) SEPA
3 1 (0.36%) DICOM
3 1 (0.36%) HL7
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (1.82%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) LXC
Systems Management
1 24 (8.73%) Opscode Chef
2 22 (8.00%) Puppet
3 21 (7.64%) Ansible
4 4 (1.45%) Cobbler
4 4 (1.45%) Nagios
4 4 (1.45%) Terraform
5 2 (0.73%) HP ALM
5 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.36%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (12.73%) Oracle
2 22 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.91%) Capita
4 5 (1.82%) Misys
5 4 (1.45%) Splunk
6 3 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.73%) Google
7 2 (0.73%) HP
7 2 (0.73%) Sencha
7 2 (0.73%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.36%) Reuters
8 1 (0.36%) SAP
8 1 (0.36%) WooCommerce