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 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 117 101 108
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 30 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 1.76% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 2.06% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 18
Median salary £39,000 £31,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.80% -7.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £18,000 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,150 £38,250
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
2024 1748 1604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.62% 85.27% 84.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1430 1395
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 24 July 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Manual Testing
3 18 (30.51%) Java
4 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (27.12%) Web Services
6 15 (25.42%) SQL
6 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
7 14 (23.73%) QA
7 14 (23.73%) Selenium
8 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
8 13 (22.03%) OO
8 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
8 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
9 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (20.34%) HTML
9 12 (20.34%) Finance
9 12 (20.34%) Degree
9 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
9 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
10 11 (18.64%) Scrum
10 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.64%) PHP
10 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
10 11 (18.64%) JUnit
10 11 (18.64%) CSS
11 10 (16.95%) Windows
11 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.95%) C#
11 10 (16.95%) ISEB
11 10 (16.95%) Marketing

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 (1.69%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (8.47%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (13.56%) Heroku
3 6 (10.17%) SaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 2 (3.39%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (3.39%) GitHub
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) MySQL
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.47%) SAP HANA
4 4 (6.78%) MongoDB
4 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 4 (6.78%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.78%) Redis
5 2 (3.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Selenium
2 13 (22.03%) Git (software)
3 12 (20.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (18.64%) JUnit
5 10 (16.95%) Gradle
5 10 (16.95%) Visual Studio
6 5 (8.47%) Ant
6 5 (8.47%) Cucumber
6 5 (8.47%) JIRA
6 5 (8.47%) Maven
7 4 (6.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (5.08%) Appium
8 3 (5.08%) DbUnit
8 3 (5.08%) HttpUnit
8 3 (5.08%) SoapUI
8 3 (5.08%) Vagrant
8 3 (5.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (5.08%) XMLUnit
9 2 (3.39%) JBehave
9 2 (3.39%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Local Government
4 1 (1.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 29 (49.15%) Analyst
2 28 (47.46%) Test Analyst
3 21 (35.59%) Developer
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (16.95%) Senior Test Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) CRM Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 8 (13.56%) SQL Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.78%) Software Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 3 (5.08%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
9 2 (3.39%) Lead Developer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.12%) Web Services
2 12 (20.34%) HTML
3 11 (18.64%) CSS
4 9 (15.25%) XML
5 8 (13.56%) .NET
5 8 (13.56%) Node.js
5 8 (13.56%) Visualforce
6 7 (11.86%) RESTful
7 5 (8.47%) EDI
7 5 (8.47%) jQuery
7 5 (8.47%) REST
7 5 (8.47%) Spring
8 4 (6.78%) XSLT
9 3 (5.08%) Browserify
9 3 (5.08%) HTML5
9 3 (5.08%) JSP
9 3 (5.08%) SOAP
9 3 (5.08%) Thymeleaf
9 3 (5.08%) XHTML
10 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.03%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.47%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (8.47%) Blockchain
2 5 (8.47%) Cryptography
2 5 (8.47%) Fintech
3 1 (1.69%) Linked Data
3 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.69%) Semantic Web
3 1 (1.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 10
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 7
2 8 (13.56%) Windows 8
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.39%) Android
3 2 (3.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.69%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (49.15%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (37.29%) Manual Testing
3 17 (28.81%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (25.42%) Test Scripting
5 13 (22.03%) OO
5 13 (22.03%) Waterfall
6 12 (20.34%) Unit Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Scrum
8 10 (16.95%) Automation Testing
8 10 (16.95%) Coaching
8 10 (16.95%) Non-Functional Testing
8 10 (16.95%) SDLC
9 9 (15.25%) Functional Testing
9 9 (15.25%) Open Source
9 9 (15.25%) Regression Testing
10 8 (13.56%) CRM
10 8 (13.56%) OOP
10 8 (13.56%) SOA
10 8 (13.56%) Test Management
10 8 (13.56%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.51%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
3 11 (18.64%) PHP
4 10 (16.95%) C#
5 8 (13.56%) Apex Code
6 4 (6.78%) Ruby
6 4 (6.78%) XPath
7 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
7 3 (5.08%) C
7 3 (5.08%) C++
7 3 (5.08%) Go
7 3 (5.08%) Python
8 2 (3.39%) ES6
8 2 (3.39%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.39%) VBA
9 1 (1.69%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.69%) Perl
9 1 (1.69%) SPARQL
9 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) Degree
1 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
2 10 (16.95%) ISEB
3 1 (1.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (23.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Ansible
2 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
1 8 (13.56%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (8.47%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Rackspace
2 5 (8.47%) SAP
3 1 (1.69%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £40,249 to £45,280 plus excellent benefits
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