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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 116 106 111
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.12% 0.31% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.38% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £30,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -39.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
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
1405 1301 1260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 80.79% 79.72% 75.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1038
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Telerik
3 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) QA
3 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
4 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Finance
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) VB
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSD
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) V-Model
4 1 (20.00%) Test Automation

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) QA Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Manual Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (20.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
2 1 (20.00%) V-Model
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) ISEB
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Telerik
Birmingham
Interquest - Sand Resources
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 days ago