The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank - - 110
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - - 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -10.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1528 1586 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 75.91% 77.90% 71.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1396 1053
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automation Testing
West Midlands

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 1 August 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 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) SAP

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
1 2 (66.67%) Web Testing
1 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP