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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 85 100 119
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +19
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 34 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.94% 1.48% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.72% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 30 31 7
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
1594 1863 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.14% 86.33% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1512 1275
Median salary £45,000 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 28 (45.90%) Test Scripting
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (42.62%) Selenium
4 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
5 21 (34.43%) QA
6 18 (29.51%) SDLC
7 17 (27.87%) .NET
7 17 (27.87%) Java
7 17 (27.87%) ISEB
7 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
8 16 (26.23%) HP UFT
9 15 (24.59%) Automation Testing
10 14 (22.95%) CSS
10 14 (22.95%) C#
10 14 (22.95%) BDD
11 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
11 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
11 13 (21.31%) HTML
11 13 (21.31%) SQL
11 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
12 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
12 12 (19.67%) Finance
13 11 (18.03%) MVC
13 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Python
13 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
13 11 (18.03%) Wealth Management
13 11 (18.03%) JIRA
13 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.28%) CMS
2 1 (1.64%) Drupal
2 1 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (21.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.64%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (42.62%) Selenium
2 16 (26.23%) HP UFT
3 13 (21.31%) Cucumber
4 11 (18.03%) JIRA
5 10 (16.39%) Visual Studio
6 8 (13.11%) MSBuild
7 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
8 4 (6.56%) Appium
8 4 (6.56%) JMeter
8 4 (6.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (4.92%) Robot Framework
10 2 (3.28%) SoapUI
10 2 (3.28%) SpecFlow
General
1 12 (19.67%) Finance
2 2 (3.28%) Automotive
2 2 (3.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Analyst
2 19 (31.15%) Test Analyst
3 17 (27.87%) Developer
4 11 (18.03%) Automation Test Analyst
5 10 (16.39%) Senior Developer
6 8 (13.11%) .NET Developer
6 8 (13.11%) Senior .NET Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Test Leader
8 6 (9.84%) Test Automation Manager
8 6 (9.84%) Test Manager
9 4 (6.56%) Developer in Test
9 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Tester
10 3 (4.92%) Automation Tester
10 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Manual Tester
10 3 (4.92%) QA Analyst
10 3 (4.92%) Software Tester
11 2 (3.28%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (27.87%) .NET
2 14 (22.95%) CSS
3 13 (21.31%) HTML
4 11 (18.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET
5 10 (16.39%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (6.56%) AngularJS
6 4 (6.56%) SOAP
7 3 (4.92%) .NET Framework
7 3 (4.92%) HTML5
7 3 (4.92%) jQuery
8 2 (3.28%) CSS3
8 2 (3.28%) JSON
8 2 (3.28%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) WCF
9 1 (1.64%) Ajax
9 1 (1.64%) AppFabric
9 1 (1.64%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.64%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.39%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.11%) Fintech
3 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.92%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.28%) iPhone
4 2 (3.28%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 6 (9.84%) Android
3 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.28%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.90%) Test Scripting
2 27 (44.26%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (29.51%) SDLC
4 15 (24.59%) Automation Testing
5 14 (22.95%) BDD
6 13 (21.31%) Performance Testing
7 12 (19.67%) E-Commerce
8 11 (18.03%) MVC
8 11 (18.03%) Unit Testing
8 11 (18.03%) Wealth Management
9 10 (16.39%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (16.39%) Mentoring
9 10 (16.39%) TDD
10 9 (14.75%) Re-Platforming
10 9 (14.75%) Technical Analysis
11 8 (13.11%) CQRS
11 8 (13.11%) Database Security
11 8 (13.11%) Software Engineering
12 7 (11.48%) SOA
12 7 (11.48%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) JavaScript
2 17 (27.87%) Java
3 14 (22.95%) C#
4 13 (21.31%) SQL
5 11 (18.03%) Python
6 10 (16.39%) C++
7 9 (14.75%) T-SQL
8 4 (6.56%) C
9 3 (4.92%) Scala
9 3 (4.92%) VB
9 3 (4.92%) VBScript
10 2 (3.28%) PHP
11 1 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) ISEB
1 17 (27.87%) ISTQB
2 3 (4.92%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (34.43%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft
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