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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 87 114 125
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 32 18 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 0.83% 0.056%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.01% 0.97% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 1
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1594 1863 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.14% 86.33% 81.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1224 1512 1275
Median salary £45,000 £43,596 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 February 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 45 (88.24%) Selenium
2 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (52.94%) Java
3 27 (52.94%) JIRA
4 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
5 23 (45.10%) C++
5 23 (45.10%) Python
5 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
6 21 (41.18%) QA
6 21 (41.18%) Linux
7 17 (33.33%) Finance
8 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
9 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
9 14 (27.45%) BDD
10 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
11 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
11 11 (21.57%) Fintech
12 10 (19.61%) Scrum
13 9 (17.65%) C
13 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
13 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
13 9 (17.65%) Open Source
14 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
14 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
14 8 (15.69%) JMeter
14 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
15 7 (13.73%) Robot Framework
15 7 (13.73%) .NET
16 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing

Automation 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (88.24%) Selenium
2 27 (52.94%) JIRA
3 9 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 8 (15.69%) JMeter
5 7 (13.73%) Robot Framework
6 5 (9.80%) HP UFT
6 5 (9.80%) SoapUI
7 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
7 4 (7.84%) SpecFlow
8 3 (5.88%) eggPlant
8 3 (5.88%) JBehave
8 3 (5.88%) JUnit
8 3 (5.88%) Ranorex
8 3 (5.88%) Subversion
8 3 (5.88%) TestNG
8 3 (5.88%) WATIR
9 2 (3.92%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.96%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.96%) Mocha
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (41.18%) Analyst
2 18 (35.29%) Test Analyst
3 14 (27.45%) Test Leader
4 13 (25.49%) Tester
5 9 (17.65%) Software Analyst
5 9 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
6 8 (15.69%) Automation Test Lead
7 7 (13.73%) Automation Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Software Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Test Engineer
8 5 (9.80%) Software Test Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Development Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Development Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Software Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Test Development Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) QA Analyst
10 3 (5.88%) Test Manager
11 2 (3.92%) QA Engineer
11 2 (3.92%) QA Manager
11 2 (3.92%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.73%) .NET
2 5 (9.80%) SOAP
3 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 3 (5.88%) Gherkin
5 2 (3.92%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.96%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.96%) HTML
6 1 (1.96%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.96%) LINQ
6 1 (1.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Fintech
2 2 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (41.18%) Linux
2 3 (5.88%) Android
2 3 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 3 (5.88%) Unix
2 3 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (45.10%) Test Scripting
3 15 (29.41%) Automated Testing
4 14 (27.45%) BDD
4 14 (27.45%) Performance Testing
5 13 (25.49%) E-Commerce
6 11 (21.57%) Unit Testing
7 10 (19.61%) Scrum
8 9 (17.65%) Manual Testing
8 9 (17.65%) Open Source
9 8 (15.69%) Regression Testing
9 8 (15.69%) Test Automation
10 6 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (11.76%) Non-Functional Testing
10 6 (11.76%) Software Testing
11 5 (9.80%) API Testing
11 5 (9.80%) Migration
11 5 (9.80%) TDD
11 5 (9.80%) Test Strategy
11 5 (9.80%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (52.94%) Java
2 25 (49.02%) JavaScript
3 23 (45.10%) C++
3 23 (45.10%) Python
4 9 (17.65%) C
5 6 (11.76%) C#
5 6 (11.76%) SQL
6 5 (9.80%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) Ruby
8 1 (1.96%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.96%) Scala
8 1 (1.96%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.96%) VB
8 1 (1.96%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.96%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.69%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (41.18%) QA
2 4 (7.84%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.96%) HP
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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