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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 125 87 107
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +20
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 35 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.19% 1.85% 0.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.23% 2.31% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 27 2
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £25,400 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £50,000 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
1719 1512 1223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.00% 79.92% 73.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1341 1060
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 18 December 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Manual Testing
3 11 (39.29%) C#
4 10 (35.71%) OO
5 9 (32.14%) ISEB
6 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 7 (25.00%) .NET
7 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (25.00%) QA
7 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (21.43%) Coaching
8 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (21.43%) Kanban
8 6 (21.43%) WCF
8 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
8 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
8 6 (21.43%) Scrum
8 6 (21.43%) Finance
8 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
9 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
9 5 (17.86%) Degree
9 5 (17.86%) Selenium
9 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
10 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
10 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
10 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
10 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
10 4 (14.29%) C++

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.57%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) Selenium
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (3.57%) JUnit
4 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
4 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.57%) Ranorex
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Tester
2 10 (35.71%) Test Analyst
2 10 (35.71%) Analyst
3 7 (25.00%) Team Leader
4 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Developer
4 6 (21.43%) Software Team Leader
5 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Head of Testing
7 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Test Manager
9 1 (3.57%) QA Test Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Applications Tester
9 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (25.00%) .NET
2 6 (21.43%) WCF
2 6 (21.43%) Silverlight
3 2 (7.14%) Web Services
3 2 (7.14%) XML
4 1 (3.57%) XSD
4 1 (3.57%) XSLT
4 1 (3.57%) Velocity
4 1 (3.57%) J2EE
4 1 (3.57%) COM
4 1 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (46.43%) Manual Testing
3 10 (35.71%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (21.43%) Coaching
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
5 6 (21.43%) Kanban
6 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
7 4 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 4 (14.29%) Agile Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Low Latency
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Software Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Wealth Management
8 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.71%) BDD
8 3 (10.71%) Line Management
9 2 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 6 (21.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (10.71%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
6 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) ISEB
2 5 (17.86%) Degree
3 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.57%) Telerik
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle
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