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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 133 92 128
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +36
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.76% 1.61% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 1.87% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 6
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
2191 1607 1958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 87.33% 86.49% 85.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1602 1359 1698
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £68,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 27 September 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (38.30%) HTML
2 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
3 35 (37.23%) Selenium
3 35 (37.23%) ServiceNow
4 29 (30.85%) ITIL
5 28 (29.79%) SQL
6 27 (28.72%) ITIL V3
7 25 (26.60%) Java
8 23 (24.47%) Ant
8 23 (24.47%) CSS
8 23 (24.47%) SOAP
8 23 (24.47%) XML
8 23 (24.47%) OO
8 23 (24.47%) JSON
8 23 (24.47%) Maven
8 23 (24.47%) Ajax
8 23 (24.47%) Git (software)
8 23 (24.47%) REST
9 19 (20.21%) Web Services
10 18 (19.15%) ISEB
11 17 (18.09%) Test Management
11 17 (18.09%) Non-Functional Testing
12 16 (17.02%) Test Strategy
12 16 (17.02%) Security Testing
13 15 (15.96%) Scrum
13 15 (15.96%) Unix
13 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
13 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (15.96%) 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 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 11 (11.70%) HTTP
2 10 (10.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.64%) MySQL
2 2 (2.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 35 (37.23%) Selenium
2 23 (24.47%) Ant
2 23 (24.47%) Git (software)
2 23 (24.47%) Maven
3 15 (15.96%) Jenkins
4 8 (8.51%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.51%) HP UFT
4 8 (8.51%) WebDriver
5 4 (4.26%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.19%) JIRA
6 3 (3.19%) JUnit
7 2 (2.13%) Appium
7 2 (2.13%) Ranorex
7 2 (2.13%) SilkTest
7 2 (2.13%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.06%) Gatling
8 1 (1.06%) Mocha
8 1 (1.06%) NeoLoad
8 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.06%) Subversion
General
1 14 (14.89%) Finance
2 8 (8.51%) Marketing
3 7 (7.45%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.26%) Games
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (36.17%) Developer
2 27 (28.72%) ServiceNow Developer
3 18 (19.15%) Analyst
4 17 (18.09%) Test Analyst
5 16 (17.02%) Tester
6 15 (15.96%) Senior Developer
6 15 (15.96%) Test Manager
7 13 (13.83%) Software Tester
8 8 (8.51%) Development Manager
9 7 (7.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Software Analyst
9 7 (7.45%) Software Test Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Developer in Test
11 5 (5.32%) Automation Test Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Service Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Test Validation Manager
11 5 (5.32%) Web Tester
12 4 (4.26%) Selenium Tester
12 4 (4.26%) SQL Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (38.30%) HTML
2 23 (24.47%) Ajax
2 23 (24.47%) CSS
2 23 (24.47%) JSON
2 23 (24.47%) REST
2 23 (24.47%) SOAP
2 23 (24.47%) XML
3 19 (20.21%) Web Services
4 9 (9.57%) jQuery
5 8 (8.51%) .NET
5 8 (8.51%) J2EE
6 1 (1.06%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.96%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (10.64%) User Experience
3 7 (7.45%) Life Science
4 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.32%) Mobile App
5 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.96%) Unix
2 3 (3.19%) Windows
3 2 (2.13%) Android
3 2 (2.13%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (58.51%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (30.85%) ITIL
3 27 (28.72%) ITIL V3
4 23 (24.47%) OO
5 17 (18.09%) Non-Functional Testing
5 17 (18.09%) Test Management
6 16 (17.02%) Security Testing
6 16 (17.02%) Test Strategy
7 15 (15.96%) Functional Programming
7 15 (15.96%) Scrum
8 14 (14.89%) BDD
9 13 (13.83%) Automation Testing
9 13 (13.83%) E-Commerce
9 13 (13.83%) Exploratory Testing
9 13 (13.83%) Software Testing
9 13 (13.83%) System Testing
10 9 (9.57%) Coaching
11 8 (8.51%) Mentoring
11 8 (8.51%) Performance Testing
11 8 (8.51%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (38.30%) JavaScript
2 28 (29.79%) SQL
3 25 (26.60%) Java
4 8 (8.51%) C#
5 5 (5.32%) C
6 2 (2.13%) Python
6 2 (2.13%) Ruby
6 2 (2.13%) Scala
7 1 (1.06%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (19.15%) ISEB
2 7 (7.45%) ISTQB
3 3 (3.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 1 (1.06%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (2.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (37.23%) ServiceNow
2 8 (8.51%) SAP
3 3 (3.19%) HP
4 1 (1.06%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.06%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (1.06%) Zend
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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