The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 80 102 121
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 64 34 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.73% 1.68% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.19% 1.98% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 34 8
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £33,250 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
Test Automation
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
2009 1721 1650
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 85.60% 85.03% 84.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1472 1422 1437
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%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Birmingham region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Birmingham

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (35.77%) ServiceNow
3 42 (34.15%) Selenium
3 42 (34.15%) HTML
4 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 36 (29.27%) Java
6 34 (27.64%) ITIL
7 33 (26.83%) SQL
8 32 (26.02%) ITIL V3
9 30 (24.39%) REST
9 30 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
9 30 (24.39%) Ant
9 30 (24.39%) CSS
9 30 (24.39%) SOAP
9 30 (24.39%) OO
9 30 (24.39%) XML
9 30 (24.39%) JSON
9 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
9 30 (24.39%) Maven
9 30 (24.39%) Ajax
10 29 (23.58%) Test Management
10 29 (23.58%) ISEB
11 28 (22.76%) Security Testing
12 26 (21.14%) Test Strategy
13 25 (20.33%) Exploratory Testing
14 21 (17.07%) Web Services
15 19 (15.45%) Scrum
15 19 (15.45%) Software Testing
16 18 (14.63%) Unix
16 18 (14.63%) Functional Programming

Test Automation
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:

Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.32%) HTTP
1 9 (7.32%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.81%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.81%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) MySQL
2 2 (1.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (34.15%) Selenium
2 30 (24.39%) Ant
2 30 (24.39%) Git (software)
2 30 (24.39%) Maven
3 17 (13.82%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.76%) Eclipse
5 11 (8.94%) WebDriver
6 9 (7.32%) HP UFT
7 7 (5.69%) JUnit
8 6 (4.88%) Ranorex
9 5 (4.07%) SoapUI
10 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.63%) JIRA
11 2 (1.63%) SilkTest
11 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.63%) Subversion
11 2 (1.63%) Visual Studio
12 1 (0.81%) JMeter
12 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.81%) WebLOAD
General
1 14 (11.38%) Finance
2 12 (9.76%) Marketing
3 10 (8.13%) Manufacturing
4 9 (7.32%) Games
5 2 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.81%) Automotive
6 1 (0.81%) Banking
6 1 (0.81%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) ServiceNow Developer
3 27 (21.95%) Test Manager
4 24 (19.51%) Analyst
5 23 (18.70%) Test Analyst
6 22 (17.89%) Tester
7 19 (15.45%) Senior Developer
7 19 (15.45%) Software Tester
8 13 (10.57%) Service Manager
8 13 (10.57%) Test Validation Manager
9 12 (9.76%) Development Manager
10 11 (8.94%) Software Analyst
10 11 (8.94%) Software Test Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Agile Test Analyst
11 8 (6.50%) Automation Test Analyst
12 7 (5.69%) Automation Tester
12 7 (5.69%) Consultant
12 7 (5.69%) Test Consultant
13 6 (4.88%) Agile Tester
13 6 (4.88%) Selenium Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (34.15%) HTML
2 30 (24.39%) Ajax
2 30 (24.39%) CSS
2 30 (24.39%) JSON
2 30 (24.39%) REST
2 30 (24.39%) SOAP
2 30 (24.39%) XML
3 21 (17.07%) Web Services
4 13 (10.57%) jQuery
5 12 (9.76%) .NET
5 12 (9.76%) J2EE
6 4 (3.25%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.81%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (10.57%) Data Centre
3 10 (8.13%) Life Science
4 9 (7.32%) User Experience
5 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.63%) AS400
8 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.63%) Unix
2 3 (2.44%) Windows
3 2 (1.63%) Android
3 2 (1.63%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (27.64%) ITIL
3 32 (26.02%) ITIL V3
4 30 (24.39%) Non-Functional Testing
4 30 (24.39%) OO
5 29 (23.58%) Test Management
6 28 (22.76%) Security Testing
7 26 (21.14%) Test Strategy
8 25 (20.33%) Exploratory Testing
9 19 (15.45%) Scrum
9 19 (15.45%) Software Testing
10 18 (14.63%) Functional Programming
11 17 (13.82%) Automation Testing
11 17 (13.82%) BDD
12 16 (13.01%) E-Commerce
13 14 (11.38%) Validation
14 13 (10.57%) Coaching
14 13 (10.57%) Functional Testing
15 12 (9.76%) Mentoring
15 12 (9.76%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 41 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 36 (29.27%) Java
3 33 (26.83%) SQL
4 8 (6.50%) C#
5 6 (4.88%) Python
5 6 (4.88%) Scala
6 5 (4.07%) C
7 2 (1.63%) Ruby
8 1 (0.81%) C++
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.81%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 29 (23.58%) ISEB
2 7 (5.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.82%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) ServiceNow
2 12 (9.76%) SAP
3 4 (3.25%) HP
4 1 (0.81%) IBM
4 1 (0.81%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.81%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.81%) Zend
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