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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 93 109 101
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 34 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.69% 0.76% 1.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.96% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26 15 25
Average salary £31,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.46% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £36,500 £46,000
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
1651 1564 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.85% 79.43% 79.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1358 1417
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 £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

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 30 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 26 (52.00%) QA
2 25 (50.00%) ISEB
3 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
4 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
5 17 (34.00%) Selenium
5 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
6 16 (32.00%) Windows
7 15 (30.00%) ISTQB
8 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 13 (26.00%) HP UFT
10 12 (24.00%) Integration Testing
11 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
12 9 (18.00%) C#
12 9 (18.00%) Degree
13 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
13 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
14 7 (14.00%) System Testing
14 7 (14.00%) Finance
15 6 (12.00%) JIRA
15 6 (12.00%) Java
15 6 (12.00%) C
15 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
15 6 (12.00%) Scrum
16 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
16 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
16 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
16 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (10.00%) SDLC
16 5 (10.00%) User Stories

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (34.00%) Selenium
2 13 (26.00%) HP UFT
3 6 (12.00%) JIRA
4 5 (10.00%) Bugzilla
4 5 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 5 (10.00%) FitNesse
4 5 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.00%) WebDriver
5 3 (6.00%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.00%) Cucumber
6 2 (4.00%) JUnit
7 1 (2.00%) Introscope
7 1 (2.00%) JMeter
7 1 (2.00%) Ranorex
General
1 7 (14.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Analyst
2 22 (44.00%) Test Analyst
3 19 (38.00%) Tester
4 6 (12.00%) QA Tester
4 6 (12.00%) Automated Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Software Tester
7 3 (6.00%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Software Test Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Junior Analyst
9 1 (2.00%) Web Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Lead Tester
9 1 (2.00%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) Velocity
3 2 (4.00%) WCF
3 2 (4.00%) WPF
3 2 (4.00%) CSLA
3 2 (4.00%) RESTful
3 2 (4.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) HTML
4 1 (2.00%) HTML5
4 1 (2.00%) CSS3
4 1 (2.00%) Laravel
4 1 (2.00%) Symfony
4 1 (2.00%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (2.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) JDBC
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (8.00%) AS400
4 2 (4.00%) Streaming Media
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.00%) iPhone
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (6.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.00%) Solaris
3 1 (2.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.00%) Test Scripting
2 22 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.00%) Software Testing
3 17 (34.00%) Manual Testing
4 12 (24.00%) Integration Testing
5 10 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 8 (16.00%) Web Testing
7 7 (14.00%) System Testing
8 6 (12.00%) Scrum
9 5 (10.00%) Load Testing
9 5 (10.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (10.00%) User Stories
9 5 (10.00%) SDLC
10 4 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (8.00%) BDD
10 4 (8.00%) TDD
11 3 (6.00%) Open Source
11 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
11 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
11 3 (6.00%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.00%) C#
2 6 (12.00%) Java
2 6 (12.00%) C
3 4 (8.00%) SQL
4 3 (6.00%) PHP
4 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (4.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.00%) Groovy
6 1 (2.00%) SPARQL
6 1 (2.00%) Ruby
6 1 (2.00%) Perl
6 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 25 (50.00%) ISEB
2 15 (30.00%) ISTQB
3 14 (28.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 9 (18.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (52.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle
3 1 (2.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.00%) Zend
3 1 (2.00%) hybris
3 1 (2.00%) AppDynamics
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