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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 105 96 100
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 34 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 1.16% 1.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 1.48% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27 22 26
Average salary £32,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.98% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £33,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £44,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
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
1674 1489 1535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.95% 78.49% 79.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1366 1311 1342
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 £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 7 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 22 (48.89%) QA
2 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
3 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
5 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
5 14 (31.11%) Selenium
6 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
6 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
7 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
8 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
8 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (17.78%) C#
9 7 (15.56%) Finance
9 7 (15.56%) System Testing
10 6 (13.33%) Degree
10 6 (13.33%) JIRA
10 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (13.33%) Scrum
10 6 (13.33%) C
10 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
10 6 (13.33%) SDLC
11 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) Java
11 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
11 5 (11.11%) Bugzilla
11 5 (11.11%) User Stories

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (6.67%) IIS
1 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MySQL
1 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (31.11%) Selenium
2 13 (28.89%) HP UFT
3 6 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.33%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 5 (11.11%) Bugzilla
4 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.67%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.44%) JUnit
7 1 (2.22%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 19 (42.22%) Test Analyst
3 16 (35.56%) Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Developer
4 6 (13.33%) QA Tester
4 6 (13.33%) Automated Test Analyst
5 3 (6.67%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Software Tester
6 2 (4.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Business Analyst
6 2 (4.44%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Lead Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Junior
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Web Tester
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Test Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Tester
7 1 (2.22%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) .NET
2 3 (6.67%) WCF
2 3 (6.67%) WPF
2 3 (6.67%) CSLA
3 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 2 (4.44%) Java EE
4 1 (2.22%) Velocity
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) HTML5
4 1 (2.22%) CSS3
4 1 (2.22%) Laravel
4 1 (2.22%) Symfony
4 1 (2.22%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.22%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) JDBC
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
4 1 (2.22%) XML
4 1 (2.22%) XSD
4 1 (2.22%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.89%) AS400
2 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Streaming Media
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Solaris
3 1 (2.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Test Scripting
2 19 (42.22%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (33.33%) Software Testing
4 13 (28.89%) Manual Testing
5 12 (26.67%) Integration Testing
6 8 (17.78%) Web Testing
6 8 (17.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 7 (15.56%) System Testing
8 6 (13.33%) Scrum
8 6 (13.33%) SDLC
9 5 (11.11%) User Stories
9 5 (11.11%) Load Testing
10 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
10 4 (8.89%) TDD
10 4 (8.89%) BDD
11 3 (6.67%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Software Deployment
11 3 (6.67%) Automation Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Operational Acceptance Testing
11 3 (6.67%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.78%) C#
2 6 (13.33%) C
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 5 (11.11%) Java
4 3 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.44%) PHP
5 2 (4.44%) Groovy
6 1 (2.22%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.22%) Ruby
6 1 (2.22%) Perl
6 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) ISEB
2 14 (31.11%) ISTQB
3 13 (28.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (48.89%) QA
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.22%) Telerik
3 1 (2.22%) Zend
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Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + BENEFITS + BONUSES
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago