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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 111 96 90
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 17 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.95% 1.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.19% 1.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 23
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,700 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
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
1519 1432 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 83.46% 79.73% 77.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1216 1254 1109
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 £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 1 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 1 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 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 12 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
5 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
5 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
5 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
6 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (20.00%) Selenium
7 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
7 4 (20.00%) SQL
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (15.00%) .NET
8 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
8 3 (15.00%) IIS
8 3 (15.00%) C
8 3 (15.00%) C#
8 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
8 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) WPF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (15.00%) IIS
1 3 (15.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (20.00%) Selenium
4 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (15.00%) FitNesse
5 2 (10.00%) JIRA
6 1 (5.00%) Ranorex
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Analyst
2 8 (40.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (35.00%) Tester
4 5 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 3 (15.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Developer
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Automated Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Business Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) WCF
1 3 (15.00%) WPF
1 3 (15.00%) CSLA
2 1 (5.00%) XML
2 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Integration Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Web Testing
2 6 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 5 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 3 (15.00%) System Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Load Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Deployment
5 3 (15.00%) User Stories
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (15.00%) C
2 3 (15.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (65.00%) ISEB
2 7 (35.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (60.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
NEC Group
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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