The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 107 95 89
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 19 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.07% 1.04% 1.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 1.30% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15 19 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £33,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1478 1464 1294
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.50% 80.35% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1177 1296 1093
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 17 (65.38%) QA
3 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
4 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
5 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (34.62%) Windows
7 8 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Web Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
9 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (23.08%) Selenium
10 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
10 5 (19.23%) TDD
11 4 (15.38%) FitNesse
11 4 (15.38%) JIRA
11 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
11 4 (15.38%) SQL
11 4 (15.38%) C
11 4 (15.38%) User Stories
12 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
12 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
12 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (11.54%) BDD
12 3 (11.54%) C#
12 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
12 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
12 3 (11.54%) .NET

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (19.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (30.77%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (23.08%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) FitNesse
3 4 (15.38%) JIRA
4 3 (11.54%) Visual Studio
4 3 (11.54%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.85%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Games
3 1 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 10 (38.46%) Analyst
3 8 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 6 (23.08%) QA Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Developer
5 3 (11.54%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Software Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Automated Test Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Lead Tester
7 1 (3.85%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.54%) .NET
1 3 (11.54%) CSLA
1 3 (11.54%) WCF
1 3 (11.54%) WPF
2 1 (3.85%) XML
2 1 (3.85%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.69%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
2 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 10 (38.46%) Software Testing
2 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (26.92%) Integration Testing
3 7 (26.92%) Web Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Manual Testing
5 5 (19.23%) TDD
6 4 (15.38%) Load Testing
6 4 (15.38%) User Stories
7 3 (11.54%) Software Deployment
7 3 (11.54%) BDD
7 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Release Management
7 3 (11.54%) Test Automation
7 3 (11.54%) System Testing
7 3 (11.54%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (7.69%) Use Case
8 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
8 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
1 4 (15.38%) C
2 3 (11.54%) C#
2 3 (11.54%) VB.NET
3 1 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (73.08%) ISEB
2 11 (42.31%) ISTQB
3 10 (38.46%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (65.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.85%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Childcare Vouchers,
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NEC Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago