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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 84 109 123
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 42 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.24% 1.15% 0.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.50% 1.34% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 21 2
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £39,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%

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
1681 1636 1510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.65% 85.39% 83.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1245 1378 1356
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £70,000 £62,500
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 22 January 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 47 (90.38%) Selenium
2 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (51.92%) Java
3 27 (51.92%) JIRA
4 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (44.23%) C++
5 23 (44.23%) Python
6 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
7 21 (40.38%) Linux
8 20 (38.46%) QA
9 17 (32.69%) Finance
10 16 (30.77%) BDD
11 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
12 14 (26.92%) Performance Testing
13 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
13 13 (25.00%) Scrum
14 11 (21.15%) C
14 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
14 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
14 11 (21.15%) Fintech
15 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
16 9 (17.31%) Open Source
16 9 (17.31%) SQL
17 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
17 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
17 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
18 7 (13.46%) Robot Framework
18 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
18 7 (13.46%) C#
19 6 (11.54%) .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 2 (3.85%) HTTP
1 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 47 (90.38%) Selenium
2 27 (51.92%) JIRA
3 10 (19.23%) WebDriver
4 7 (13.46%) Robot Framework
5 6 (11.54%) HP UFT
5 6 (11.54%) JMeter
6 5 (9.62%) SoapUI
6 5 (9.62%) SpecFlow
7 4 (7.69%) Cucumber
8 3 (5.77%) eggPlant
8 3 (5.77%) JBehave
8 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
8 3 (5.77%) JUnit
8 3 (5.77%) Ranorex
8 3 (5.77%) Subversion
8 3 (5.77%) TestNG
8 3 (5.77%) WATIR
9 2 (3.85%) LoadRunner
10 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (32.69%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 18 (34.62%) Test Analyst
3 15 (28.85%) Tester
4 14 (26.92%) Test Leader
5 8 (15.38%) Automation Test Lead
5 8 (15.38%) Automation Tester
5 8 (15.38%) Software Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
5 8 (15.38%) Software Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Test Engineer
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Software Test Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Development Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Selenium Test Analyst
8 4 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Software Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
9 3 (5.77%) Agile Test Analyst
9 3 (5.77%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 4 (7.69%) SOAP
2 4 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (5.77%) Gherkin
4 2 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 2 (3.85%) Entity Framework
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (3.85%) LINQ
5 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.15%) Fintech
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (40.38%) Linux
2 3 (5.77%) Unix
2 3 (5.77%) Windows
3 2 (3.85%) Android
3 2 (3.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (80.77%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) Test Scripting
3 16 (30.77%) BDD
4 15 (28.85%) Automated Testing
5 14 (26.92%) Performance Testing
6 13 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 13 (25.00%) Scrum
7 11 (21.15%) Test Automation
7 11 (21.15%) Unit Testing
8 9 (17.31%) Open Source
9 8 (15.38%) Manual Testing
9 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
11 6 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (11.54%) Migration
11 6 (11.54%) Non-Functional Testing
11 6 (11.54%) TDD
12 5 (9.62%) API Testing
12 5 (9.62%) Waterfall
13 4 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) Java
2 26 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 23 (44.23%) C++
3 23 (44.23%) Python
4 11 (21.15%) C
5 9 (17.31%) SQL
6 7 (13.46%) C#
7 5 (9.62%) Perl
8 2 (3.85%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) VB
9 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 3 (5.77%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (38.46%) QA
2 4 (7.69%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.92%) HP
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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