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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 125 124 121
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 18 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.76% 0.54% 0.053%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.88% 0.63% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 0
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
2041 1743 1587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.48% 85.15% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1493 1420 1394
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 £68,500 £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 29 June 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (64.71%) QA
4 19 (55.88%) Scrum
5 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 17 (50.00%) WebDriver
6 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
7 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
8 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
9 13 (38.24%) Automated Testing
10 12 (35.29%) SQL
10 12 (35.29%) Migration
10 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 12 (35.29%) BDD
11 8 (23.53%) Finance
12 7 (20.59%) Web Services
13 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
13 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Appium
14 5 (14.71%) TestNG
14 5 (14.71%) Compatibility Testing
14 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
14 5 (14.71%) JBehave
14 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
14 5 (14.71%) Workflow
15 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
16 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
16 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
16 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
17 2 (5.88%) Load Testing

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 1 (2.94%) Skype
Development Applications
1 31 (91.18%) Selenium
2 17 (50.00%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.71%) Appium
3 5 (14.71%) Cucumber
3 5 (14.71%) JBehave
3 5 (14.71%) SpecFlow
3 5 (14.71%) TestNG
4 2 (5.88%) HP UFT
4 2 (5.88%) NeoLoad
5 1 (2.94%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.94%) TestPartner
General
1 8 (23.53%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (61.76%) Analyst
1 21 (61.76%) Test Analyst
2 13 (38.24%) Software Tester
2 13 (38.24%) Tester
3 12 (35.29%) Software Analyst
3 12 (35.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Automation Tester
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Test Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) Agile Tester
5 6 (17.65%) Automation Test Analyst
5 6 (17.65%) QA Leader
5 6 (17.65%) Test Leader
6 3 (8.82%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Test Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Head of QA
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Web Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.94%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Android
1 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (70.59%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (55.88%) Scrum
3 17 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 16 (47.06%) Software Testing
5 15 (44.12%) Test Automation
6 14 (41.18%) Manual Testing
7 13 (38.24%) Automated Testing
8 12 (35.29%) BDD
8 12 (35.29%) Migration
8 12 (35.29%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Security Testing
9 6 (17.65%) Waterfall
10 5 (14.71%) Compatibility Testing
10 5 (14.71%) Workflow
11 4 (11.76%) QA Automation
12 3 (8.82%) Performance Testing
12 3 (8.82%) Test Strategy
13 2 (5.88%) Line Management
13 2 (5.88%) Load Testing
14 1 (2.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.88%) Java
3 1 (2.94%) C
3 1 (2.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) ISEB
1 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (64.71%) QA
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