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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 115 112 100
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.06% 0.93% 0.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 1.09% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 15
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £17,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
2130 1557 1506
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.52% 85.46% 83.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1571 1250 1310
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 28 April 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 22 (40.00%) Web Services
4 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
5 16 (29.09%) Degree
5 16 (29.09%) QA
5 16 (29.09%) Selenium
5 16 (29.09%) OO
5 16 (29.09%) Waterfall
6 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 14 (25.45%) Automation Testing
8 13 (23.64%) Windows
8 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
9 12 (21.82%) Marketing
9 12 (21.82%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) Java
10 11 (20.00%) PHP
10 11 (20.00%) .NET
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.00%) ISEB
10 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
11 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
11 10 (18.18%) Visualforce
11 10 (18.18%) Apex Code
11 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
11 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (18.18%) SQL
11 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
11 10 (18.18%) CRM
11 10 (18.18%) OOP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 5 (9.09%) Node.js
2 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.82%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.18%) Heroku
2 4 (7.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (3.64%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.27%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.45%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.64%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Selenium
2 9 (16.36%) Visual Studio
3 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (12.73%) WebDriver
5 6 (10.91%) Appium
5 6 (10.91%) Cucumber
5 6 (10.91%) JBehave
5 6 (10.91%) SpecFlow
5 6 (10.91%) TestNG
6 5 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 5 (9.09%) Gradle
6 5 (9.09%) JIRA
6 5 (9.09%) JUnit
7 4 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.45%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.82%) Bower
9 1 (1.82%) CocoaPods
9 1 (1.82%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 12 (21.82%) Marketing
2 4 (7.27%) Local Government
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Games
5 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Analyst
1 21 (38.18%) Test Analyst
2 14 (25.45%) Developer
3 10 (18.18%) CRM Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com Developer
4 8 (14.55%) SQL Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) QA Leader
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Senior Test Analyst
5 6 (10.91%) Test Leader
6 5 (9.09%) Tester
7 4 (7.27%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.45%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Automation Test Lead
8 3 (5.45%) Software Tester
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 2 (3.64%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Testing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.00%) Web Services
2 11 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (18.18%) Visualforce
4 6 (10.91%) CSS
4 6 (10.91%) HTML
5 5 (9.09%) CSS3
5 5 (9.09%) HTML5
5 5 (9.09%) REST
6 4 (7.27%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.27%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) XML
6 4 (7.27%) XSLT
7 3 (5.45%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (5.45%) Entity Framework
7 3 (5.45%) LINQ
7 3 (5.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.64%) Lucene
8 2 (3.64%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) Linked Data
3 2 (3.64%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (23.64%) Windows
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 10
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.55%) Windows 8
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.64%) Android
3 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (49.09%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (41.82%) User Acceptance Testing
3 20 (36.36%) Manual Testing
4 16 (29.09%) OO
4 16 (29.09%) Waterfall
5 14 (25.45%) Automation Testing
6 11 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 10 (18.18%) Coaching
7 10 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (18.18%) CRM
7 10 (18.18%) OOP
7 10 (18.18%) Unit Testing
8 9 (16.36%) Web Development
9 8 (14.55%) Defect Management
9 8 (14.55%) Functional Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Non-Functional Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Security Testing
9 8 (14.55%) Test Management
9 8 (14.55%) Test Planning
9 8 (14.55%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.82%) C#
2 11 (20.00%) Java
2 11 (20.00%) PHP
3 10 (18.18%) Apex Code
3 10 (18.18%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.27%) XPath
6 3 (5.45%) C++
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) C
7 2 (3.64%) Perl
7 2 (3.64%) Ruby
7 2 (3.64%) SPARQL
8 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.82%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (29.09%) Degree
2 13 (23.64%) ISTQB
3 11 (20.00%) ISEB
4 3 (5.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (29.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 10 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (3.64%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) Dynatrace
3 1 (1.82%) New Relic
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