The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 107 118 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 22 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.17% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.29% 0.21% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 3
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +27.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £34,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,400 £31,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
1701 1428 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 84.54% 80.18% 81.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1411 1271 1029
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Birmingham region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 28 (59.57%) Selenium
2 25 (53.19%) Automated Testing
3 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (40.43%) QA
5 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
6 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
7 14 (29.79%) HP UFT
7 14 (29.79%) Java
8 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
9 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
9 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
9 11 (23.40%) Scrum
10 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
10 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 9 (19.15%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 9 (19.15%) HP
11 9 (19.15%) ISEB
11 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
12 7 (14.89%) C#
12 7 (14.89%) SQL
13 6 (12.77%) Web Services
13 6 (12.77%) Workflow
13 6 (12.77%) TestNG
13 6 (12.77%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
13 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
13 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
13 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
13 6 (12.77%) JBehave
13 6 (12.77%) Appium

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (59.57%) Selenium
2 14 (29.79%) HP UFT
3 11 (23.40%) WebDriver
4 6 (12.77%) Appium
4 6 (12.77%) Cucumber
4 6 (12.77%) JBehave
4 6 (12.77%) SpecFlow
4 6 (12.77%) TestNG
5 3 (6.38%) NeoLoad
6 1 (2.13%) JIRA
6 1 (2.13%) TestPartner
General
1 5 (10.64%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Games
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Analyst
2 22 (46.81%) Test Analyst
3 18 (38.30%) Tester
4 12 (25.53%) Automation Tester
5 9 (19.15%) Test Leader
6 8 (17.02%) Automation Analyst
6 8 (17.02%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (12.77%) QA Leader
8 5 (10.64%) Manual Test Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Software Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (10.64%) Software Tester
9 4 (8.51%) Test Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Automated Test Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Automated Tester
10 3 (6.38%) Automation Test Lead
10 3 (6.38%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Test Analyst
11 2 (4.26%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (53.19%) Automated Testing
2 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) User Acceptance Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Test Automation
5 13 (27.66%) Manual Testing
6 11 (23.40%) Scrum
7 10 (21.28%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Compatibility Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Security Testing
9 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
9 6 (12.77%) Workflow
10 5 (10.64%) BDD
10 5 (10.64%) Software Testing
11 4 (8.51%) Migration
12 3 (6.38%) QA Automation
12 3 (6.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 2 (4.26%) Test Scripting
14 1 (2.13%) TDD
14 1 (2.13%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.79%) Java
2 7 (14.89%) C#
2 7 (14.89%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) ISTQB
2 10 (21.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 9 (19.15%) ISEB
4 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (40.43%) QA
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (19.15%) HP
2 1 (2.13%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.13%) New Relic
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