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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 131 129 114
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 14 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.58% 0.11% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.66% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 1
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +20.68%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% +6.84%
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
2112 1560 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.91% 85.62% 84.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1552 1252 1319
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 5 May 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (52.78%) QA
4 16 (44.44%) Scrum
4 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
5 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
6 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
7 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
7 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
8 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
8 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
9 10 (27.78%) BDD
10 9 (25.00%) SQL
10 9 (25.00%) Migration
11 8 (22.22%) Java
12 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
13 6 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
13 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
13 6 (16.67%) TestNG
13 6 (16.67%) JBehave
13 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
13 6 (16.67%) Workflow
13 6 (16.67%) Web Services
13 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
13 6 (16.67%) Appium
14 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
14 4 (11.11%) Finance
15 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (8.33%) QA Automation

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) Skype
Development Applications
1 32 (88.89%) Selenium
2 16 (44.44%) WebDriver
3 6 (16.67%) Appium
3 6 (16.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (16.67%) HP UFT
3 6 (16.67%) JBehave
3 6 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 6 (16.67%) TestNG
4 3 (8.33%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.78%) JIRA
5 1 (2.78%) TestPartner
General
1 4 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Analyst
1 19 (52.78%) Test Analyst
2 17 (47.22%) Tester
3 13 (36.11%) Automation Tester
4 11 (30.56%) Software Tester
5 10 (27.78%) Software Analyst
5 10 (27.78%) Software Test Analyst
6 7 (19.44%) Test Leader
7 6 (16.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (16.67%) QA Leader
7 6 (16.67%) Test Engineer
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (13.89%) Agile Tester
9 4 (11.11%) Selenium Tester
10 3 (8.33%) Automation Test Lead
10 3 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 3 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (5.56%) Manual Test Analyst
11 2 (5.56%) Senior Test Engineer
12 1 (2.78%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Android
1 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (44.44%) Scrum
3 15 (41.67%) E-Commerce
4 14 (38.89%) Automated Testing
5 13 (36.11%) Test Automation
5 13 (36.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Manual Testing
6 12 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 10 (27.78%) BDD
8 9 (25.00%) Migration
9 7 (19.44%) Waterfall
10 6 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Security Testing
10 6 (16.67%) Workflow
11 3 (8.33%) Keyword-Driven Testing
11 3 (8.33%) QA Automation
12 1 (2.78%) Functional Testing
12 1 (2.78%) SDLC
12 1 (2.78%) Test Scripting
12 1 (2.78%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.00%) SQL
2 8 (22.22%) Java
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) C#
3 1 (2.78%) C++
3 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
2 3 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (5.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (52.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (2.78%) Dynatrace
2 1 (2.78%) New Relic