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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 91 111 115
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.52% 1.06% 0.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.85% 1.32% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 24 23 20
Average salary £30,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.95% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £79,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
1566 1738 1743
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.82% 80.39% 81.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1494 1555
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,700 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%

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 27 August 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 25 (51.02%) QA
3 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
4 21 (42.86%) Manual Testing
5 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
7 15 (30.61%) Selenium
8 14 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
8 14 (28.57%) Windows
9 12 (24.49%) C#
10 11 (22.45%) HP UFT
11 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
11 10 (20.41%) Degree
11 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
12 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
13 8 (16.33%) Finance
14 7 (14.29%) System Testing
14 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
15 6 (12.24%) Web Testing
15 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
15 6 (12.24%) JIRA
15 6 (12.24%) Scrum
15 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.24%) Java
16 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
16 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
16 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
16 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
16 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

Applications
1 6 (12.24%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.12%) MySQL
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (30.61%) Selenium
2 11 (22.45%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 5 (10.20%) Bugzilla
4 5 (10.20%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.12%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.12%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.12%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.08%) JUnit
7 1 (2.04%) Introscope
7 1 (2.04%) JMeter
7 1 (2.04%) Ranorex
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 4 (8.16%) Games
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Analyst
2 21 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 18 (36.73%) Tester
4 6 (12.24%) Automated Test Analyst
5 5 (10.20%) QA Tester
6 4 (8.16%) QA Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Software Tester
6 4 (8.16%) Automation Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) Developer
7 3 (6.12%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) Junior
8 2 (4.08%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Business Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Test Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Tester
9 1 (2.04%) Senior Analyst
9 1 (2.04%) Applications Tester
9 1 (2.04%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.04%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.16%) .NET
2 3 (6.12%) Velocity
3 2 (4.08%) RESTful
3 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
3 2 (4.08%) Java EE
4 1 (2.04%) HTML
4 1 (2.04%) CSS
4 1 (2.04%) JDBC
4 1 (2.04%) Web Services
4 1 (2.04%) XML
4 1 (2.04%) XSD
4 1 (2.04%) ODBC
4 1 (2.04%) Ajax
4 1 (2.04%) HTML5
4 1 (2.04%) CSS3
4 1 (2.04%) Laravel
4 1 (2.04%) Symfony
4 1 (2.04%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.04%) CakePHP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Computer Science
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.20%) Client/Server
4 4 (8.16%) AS400
5 2 (4.08%) Streaming Media
5 2 (4.08%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.08%) iPhone
5 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.12%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.08%) Android
4 1 (2.04%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.90%) Test Scripting
2 21 (42.86%) Manual Testing
3 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (38.78%) Software Testing
5 10 (20.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (20.41%) Integration Testing
6 7 (14.29%) System Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Web Testing
7 6 (12.24%) Test Automation
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
8 5 (10.20%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (6.12%) Agile Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Open Source
10 3 (6.12%) Waterfall
10 3 (6.12%) BDD
10 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
10 3 (6.12%) Load Testing
10 3 (6.12%) TDD
10 3 (6.12%) Operational Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (24.49%) C#
2 6 (12.24%) Java
3 4 (8.16%) C
4 3 (6.12%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.12%) PHP
5 2 (4.08%) Groovy
6 1 (2.04%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.04%) SQL
6 1 (2.04%) Ruby
6 1 (2.04%) Perl
6 1 (2.04%) C++
Qualifications
1 27 (55.10%) ISEB
2 14 (28.57%) ISTQB
2 14 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (20.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (51.02%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Telerik
3 1 (2.04%) Zend
3 1 (2.04%) hybris
3 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
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