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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 88 100 124
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +24
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 35 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 1.43% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.05% 1.68% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33 25 2
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,943 £23,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £35,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
1706 1552 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.32% 85.13% 84.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1262 1320 1359
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 17 January 2017.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Test Scripting
3 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
4 27 (36.49%) Selenium
5 24 (32.43%) Java
5 24 (32.43%) SDLC
6 22 (29.73%) QA
7 21 (28.38%) Cucumber
8 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
8 20 (27.03%) ISEB
9 19 (25.68%) HP UFT
9 19 (25.68%) CSS
9 19 (25.68%) HTML
9 19 (25.68%) SQL
10 17 (22.97%) C#
10 17 (22.97%) Finance
10 17 (22.97%) BDD
11 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
11 16 (21.62%) Wealth Management
11 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
12 15 (20.27%) .NET
12 15 (20.27%) Automation Testing
13 13 (17.57%) C++
13 13 (17.57%) Python
13 13 (17.57%) JIRA
13 13 (17.57%) TDD
13 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
14 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (16.22%) MVC
15 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio

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 (1.35%) CMS
1 1 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.41%) GitHub
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.11%) MongoDB
3 5 (6.76%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (6.76%) Redis
3 5 (6.76%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.41%) MySQL
5 2 (2.70%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 27 (36.49%) Selenium
2 21 (28.38%) Cucumber
3 19 (25.68%) HP UFT
4 13 (17.57%) JIRA
5 11 (14.86%) Visual Studio
6 8 (10.81%) WebDriver
7 7 (9.46%) MSBuild
8 6 (8.11%) Appium
8 6 (8.11%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
10 4 (5.41%) JMeter
10 4 (5.41%) Vagrant
11 3 (4.05%) Jenkins
11 3 (4.05%) Robot Framework
11 3 (4.05%) SoapUI
12 2 (2.70%) LoadRunner
12 2 (2.70%) SpecFlow
12 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio Team System
13 1 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.35%) JUnit
General
1 17 (22.97%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (1.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 32 (43.24%) Analyst
2 28 (37.84%) Test Analyst
3 23 (31.08%) Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Automation Test Analyst
5 9 (12.16%) Senior Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Test Leader
7 7 (9.46%) .NET Developer
7 7 (9.46%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Developer in Test
8 5 (6.76%) Java Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Lead Developer
8 5 (6.76%) Test Automation Manager
8 5 (6.76%) Test Manager
9 4 (5.41%) QA Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.70%) C# Developer
10 2 (2.70%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.70%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (25.68%) CSS
1 19 (25.68%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) .NET
3 11 (14.86%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (12.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (8.11%) Node.js
7 4 (5.41%) Browserify
7 4 (5.41%) RESTful
8 2 (2.70%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (2.70%) CSS3
8 2 (2.70%) HTML5
8 2 (2.70%) jQuery
8 2 (2.70%) REST
8 2 (2.70%) SOAP
8 2 (2.70%) WCF
9 1 (1.35%) Backbone.js
9 1 (1.35%) Entity Framework
9 1 (1.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Fintech
3 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.35%) iPhone
5 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.35%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (12.16%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) Android
3 4 (5.41%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (41.89%) Test Scripting
3 24 (32.43%) SDLC
4 17 (22.97%) BDD
5 16 (21.62%) Performance Testing
5 16 (21.62%) Wealth Management
6 15 (20.27%) Automation Testing
7 13 (17.57%) TDD
7 13 (17.57%) Unit Testing
8 12 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (16.22%) MVC
9 11 (14.86%) Manual Testing
10 10 (13.51%) E-Commerce
10 10 (13.51%) Open Source
11 9 (12.16%) Mentoring
12 8 (10.81%) Case Management
12 8 (10.81%) Technical Analysis
13 7 (9.46%) CQRS
13 7 (9.46%) Database Security
13 7 (9.46%) Re-Platforming
Programming Languages
1 29 (39.19%) JavaScript
2 24 (32.43%) Java
3 19 (25.68%) SQL
4 17 (22.97%) C#
5 13 (17.57%) C++
5 13 (17.57%) Python
6 10 (13.51%) T-SQL
7 7 (9.46%) C
8 5 (6.76%) PHP
9 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.41%) ES6
9 4 (5.41%) Go
9 4 (5.41%) Ruby
10 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.70%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.35%) Scala
12 1 (1.35%) VB
12 1 (1.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) ISEB
1 20 (27.03%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.70%) Degree
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (29.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.35%) Zend
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