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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 92 107 109
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 26 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.48% 0.061% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.076% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 26 0 4
Average salary £38,500 - £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 - £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1422 1308 1253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.07% 79.95% 74.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1166 1135 1032
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -
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 £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 March 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Scrum
3 28 (63.64%) ISEB
4 27 (61.36%) System Testing
5 25 (56.82%) User Acceptance Testing
6 24 (54.55%) Kanban
6 24 (54.55%) UML
7 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 8 (18.18%) QA
7 8 (18.18%) Selenium
8 7 (15.91%) HTML
8 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 5 (11.36%) C#
9 5 (11.36%) .NET
9 5 (11.36%) TDD
9 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
9 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
10 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
10 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
10 4 (9.09%) CSS
10 4 (9.09%) MCP
10 4 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
10 4 (9.09%) CRM
10 4 (9.09%) B2B
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 4 (9.09%) Apple
10 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Selenium
2 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.82%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
4 2 (4.55%) JMeter
4 2 (4.55%) FitNesse
4 2 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
4 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Automotive
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Analyst
2 24 (54.55%) Business Analyst
2 24 (54.55%) Agile Business Analyst
3 8 (18.18%) Test Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Tester
4 4 (9.09%) Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Automation Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
5 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) QA Tester
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Manager
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.55%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.91%) HTML
2 5 (11.36%) .NET
3 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.09%) CSS
3 4 (9.09%) WCF
3 4 (9.09%) WPF
3 4 (9.09%) jQuery
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) CSS3
4 3 (6.82%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) XML
5 1 (2.27%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPhone
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (65.91%) Scrum
3 27 (61.36%) System Testing
4 25 (56.82%) User Acceptance Testing
5 24 (54.55%) Kanban
5 24 (54.55%) UML
6 8 (18.18%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.36%) Software Testing
7 5 (11.36%) TDD
8 4 (9.09%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.09%) CRM
8 4 (9.09%) B2B
9 3 (6.82%) Web Development
9 3 (6.82%) Test Scripting
9 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
9 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Web Testing
10 2 (4.55%) Test Management
10 2 (4.55%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
2 5 (11.36%) C#
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (63.64%) ISEB
2 5 (11.36%) ISTQB
3 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (9.09%) MCP
4 3 (6.82%) Degree
5 2 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 4 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (2.27%) Telerik
2 1 (2.27%) HP
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