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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 115 107 140
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +33
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 26 26 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.17% 1.36% 0.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.33% 1.59% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 2
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £24,500 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1959 1638 1873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.24% 85.71% 85.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1460 1375 1688
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £68,500
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 9 December 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 33 (84.62%) Selenium
2 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (46.15%) QA
4 15 (38.46%) JIRA
4 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
4 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 13 (33.33%) C
6 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Python
7 11 (28.21%) C++
7 11 (28.21%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
7 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
8 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
8 10 (25.64%) BDD
8 10 (25.64%) Finance
8 10 (25.64%) Scrum
9 9 (23.08%) Java
9 9 (23.08%) Linux
10 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
11 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
11 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
11 7 (17.95%) System Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
11 7 (17.95%) Robot Framework
12 6 (15.38%) Fintech
12 6 (15.38%) Migration
13 5 (12.82%) JMeter
13 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
13 5 (12.82%) .NET

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 4 (10.26%) HTTP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (84.62%) Selenium
2 15 (38.46%) JIRA
3 10 (25.64%) WebDriver
4 7 (17.95%) Robot Framework
5 5 (12.82%) HP UFT
5 5 (12.82%) JMeter
5 5 (12.82%) SoapUI
6 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
6 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
7 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
8 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
8 2 (5.13%) JBehave
8 2 (5.13%) JUnit
8 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
8 2 (5.13%) Ranorex
8 2 (5.13%) Subversion
8 2 (5.13%) TestNG
8 2 (5.13%) WATIR
9 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
9 1 (2.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (25.64%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Analyst
2 22 (56.41%) Test Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Tester
4 8 (20.51%) Automation Test Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Software Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Software Test Analyst
4 8 (20.51%) Software Tester
5 7 (17.95%) Automation Tester
6 6 (15.38%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) QA Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) SQL Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Testing Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
8 3 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (7.69%) Test Engineer
9 2 (5.13%) Agile Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Head of Testing
9 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
9 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
9 2 (5.13%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.82%) .NET
2 4 (10.26%) HTML
3 3 (7.69%) SOAP
4 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
4 2 (5.13%) Gherkin
4 2 (5.13%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (5.13%) LINQ
4 2 (5.13%) Web Services
5 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.56%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.38%) Fintech
2 4 (10.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (5.13%) Android
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Unix
2 2 (5.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (38.46%) Test Automation
3 12 (30.77%) Automated Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Performance Testing
4 11 (28.21%) Test Scripting
5 10 (25.64%) BDD
5 10 (25.64%) Scrum
6 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
7 7 (17.95%) Software Testing
7 7 (17.95%) System Testing
7 7 (17.95%) Unit Testing
8 6 (15.38%) Migration
9 5 (12.82%) Manual Testing
9 5 (12.82%) Test Strategy
10 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (10.26%) Integration Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Open Source
10 4 (10.26%) Regression Testing
10 4 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 13 (33.33%) C
3 11 (28.21%) C++
3 11 (28.21%) Python
3 11 (28.21%) SQL
4 9 (23.08%) Java
5 4 (10.26%) Perl
6 3 (7.69%) C#
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.13%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (46.15%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (2.56%) HP
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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