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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 104 96 112
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 43 29 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 1.51% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.77% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 23
Median salary £39,000 £30,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.86% -8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £32,500 £79,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
2093 1638 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.56% 85.40% 84.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1507 1379 1560
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 30 August 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, 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 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) Test Scripting
4 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
4 18 (28.13%) SDLC
5 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
5 17 (26.56%) Selenium
5 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
5 17 (26.56%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) CSS
6 16 (25.00%) Finance
6 16 (25.00%) QA
7 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
7 15 (23.44%) SQL
8 14 (21.88%) Open Source
9 13 (20.31%) Node.js
9 13 (20.31%) C#
9 13 (20.31%) PHP
9 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
10 12 (18.75%) MySQL
10 12 (18.75%) JUnit
10 12 (18.75%) Functional Testing
11 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
11 11 (17.19%) Gradle
11 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
11 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
11 11 (17.19%) Scrum
12 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
12 10 (15.63%) Degree
12 10 (15.63%) ISTQB

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 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Unit4 Business World
2 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) SaaS
3 4 (6.25%) GitHub
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (4.69%) Amazon SQS
4 3 (4.69%) Heroku
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (18.75%) MySQL
2 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (12.50%) MongoDB
4 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (12.50%) Redis
5 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
6 5 (7.81%) SAP HANA
7 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 17 (26.56%) Git (software)
1 17 (26.56%) Selenium
2 12 (18.75%) JUnit
3 11 (17.19%) Gradle
4 10 (15.63%) Cucumber
5 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (10.94%) JIRA
7 6 (9.38%) HP UFT
7 6 (9.38%) Vagrant
7 6 (9.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (7.81%) Ant
8 5 (7.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (7.81%) Maven
8 5 (7.81%) WebDriver
9 4 (6.25%) Jenkins
9 4 (6.25%) SoapUI
10 3 (4.69%) Appium
10 3 (4.69%) DbUnit
10 3 (4.69%) HttpUnit
10 3 (4.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 16 (25.00%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Games
3 1 (1.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 33 (51.56%) Analyst
2 30 (46.88%) Test Analyst
3 23 (35.94%) Developer
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Analyst
4 11 (17.19%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (12.50%) Automation Test Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Java Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Developer
9 3 (4.69%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.69%) QA Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Quality Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com Developer
10 2 (3.13%) QA Leader
10 2 (3.13%) Senior Java Engineer
10 2 (3.13%) Test Leader
10 2 (3.13%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) CSS
3 13 (20.31%) Node.js
4 10 (15.63%) RESTful
5 9 (14.06%) .NET
5 9 (14.06%) XML
6 8 (12.50%) Web Services
7 6 (9.38%) Browserify
8 5 (7.81%) EDI
8 5 (7.81%) jQuery
8 5 (7.81%) REST
8 5 (7.81%) Spring
9 4 (6.25%) XSLT
10 3 (4.69%) JSP
10 3 (4.69%) SOAP
10 3 (4.69%) Thymeleaf
10 3 (4.69%) Visualforce
10 3 (4.69%) XHTML
11 2 (3.13%) HTML5
11 2 (3.13%) MEAN Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Blockchain
3 5 (7.81%) Cryptography
3 5 (7.81%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Statistics
4 1 (1.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.25%) Windows
2 3 (4.69%) Android
2 3 (4.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (32.81%) Test Scripting
3 18 (28.13%) Manual Testing
3 18 (28.13%) SDLC
4 15 (23.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 14 (21.88%) Open Source
6 12 (18.75%) Functional Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Non-Functional Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Scrum
7 11 (17.19%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Performance Testing
8 10 (15.63%) Regression Testing
9 9 (14.06%) Automation Testing
9 9 (14.06%) OO
10 8 (12.50%) Case Management
10 8 (12.50%) TDD
10 8 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 7 (10.94%) Integration Testing
11 7 (10.94%) Software Engineering
11 7 (10.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) JavaScript
3 15 (23.44%) SQL
4 13 (20.31%) C#
4 13 (20.31%) PHP
5 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.38%) Go
5 6 (9.38%) Ruby
6 5 (7.81%) C
6 5 (7.81%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) ES6
6 5 (7.81%) Python
7 4 (6.25%) XPath
8 3 (4.69%) Apex Code
8 3 (4.69%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.13%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
9 2 (3.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (3.13%) VBA
10 1 (1.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (15.63%) Degree
1 10 (15.63%) ISTQB
2 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Ansible
2 1 (1.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (10.94%) Oracle
2 5 (7.81%) Rackspace
2 5 (7.81%) SAP
3 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 3 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) HP
5 1 (1.56%) Zend