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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 131 124 116
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% 0.094% 0.057%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.054% 0.12% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +46.15%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
1857 1719 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.22% 80.97% 70.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1554 1026
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £29,998
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium IDE
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Smartphone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) SAP