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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 128 118 -
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.76% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.89% 0.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,969 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.35% +1.24%
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
2020 1730 1641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.70% 85.14% 84.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1428 1429
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
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 28 July 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (87.50%) Selenium
2 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) QA
3 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
4 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) Scrum
7 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
8 11 (34.38%) BDD
8 11 (34.38%) Migration
9 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
10 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
11 7 (21.88%) Finance
12 4 (12.50%) System Testing
12 4 (12.50%) C
13 3 (9.38%) HTML
13 3 (9.38%) Web Services
13 3 (9.38%) HTTP
13 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
13 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
13 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
13 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
13 3 (9.38%) User Experience
13 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
14 2 (6.25%) QA Automation
14 2 (6.25%) Line Management
14 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
14 2 (6.25%) Cucumber

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 3 (9.38%) HTTP
1 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.13%) Skype
Development Applications
1 28 (87.50%) Selenium
2 12 (37.50%) WebDriver
3 2 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 2 (6.25%) HP UFT
4 1 (3.13%) Appium
4 1 (3.13%) JBehave
4 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.13%) TestNG
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (75.00%) Analyst
1 24 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Software Tester
2 13 (40.63%) Tester
3 12 (37.50%) Software Analyst
3 12 (37.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 9 (28.13%) Automation Test Analyst
5 7 (21.88%) Automation Tester
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Test Analyst
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Tester
7 5 (15.63%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (9.38%) Test Engineer
8 3 (9.38%) Testing Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Head of Testing
9 2 (6.25%) Manual Test Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) QA Leader
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mobile App
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
2 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.13%) Android
1 1 (3.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
3 15 (46.88%) Software Testing
4 13 (40.63%) Scrum
5 12 (37.50%) E-Commerce
6 11 (34.38%) BDD
6 11 (34.38%) Migration
7 10 (31.25%) Manual Testing
8 9 (28.13%) Automated Testing
8 9 (28.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.50%) System Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Performance Testing
10 3 (9.38%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.25%) Line Management
11 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
11 2 (6.25%) QA Automation
11 2 (6.25%) Security Testing
11 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
12 1 (3.13%) Smoke Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) C
3 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (6.25%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (56.25%) QA
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