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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 66 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 75 18 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.21% 0.89% 0.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 1.04% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 5
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,300 £31,750 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £86,000 £65,000 £50,900
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
2023 1724 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.60% 84.93% 84.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1405 1407
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%

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 26 June 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 78 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (36.89%) Selenium
3 39 (31.97%) ServiceNow
4 38 (31.15%) Java
5 36 (29.51%) HTML
6 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
7 33 (27.05%) Non-Functional Testing
8 31 (25.41%) Test Management
9 30 (24.59%) Security Testing
9 30 (24.59%) ISEB
10 29 (23.77%) ITIL
10 29 (23.77%) SQL
11 28 (22.95%) Ant
11 28 (22.95%) CSS
11 28 (22.95%) SOAP
11 28 (22.95%) XML
11 28 (22.95%) OO
11 28 (22.95%) JSON
11 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
11 28 (22.95%) Maven
11 28 (22.95%) Ajax
11 28 (22.95%) REST
11 28 (22.95%) Test Strategy
12 27 (22.13%) ITIL V3
13 23 (18.85%) Scrum
14 21 (17.21%) Software Testing
14 21 (17.21%) BDD
15 19 (15.57%) .NET
16 18 (14.75%) Web Services
17 17 (13.93%) Validation

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 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (9.84%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.10%) HTTP
1 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.82%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.82%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.48%) MySQL
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 45 (36.89%) Selenium
2 28 (22.95%) Ant
2 28 (22.95%) Git (software)
2 28 (22.95%) Maven
3 16 (13.11%) Jenkins
4 12 (9.84%) Eclipse
4 12 (9.84%) WebDriver
5 11 (9.02%) JUnit
6 10 (8.20%) Ranorex
7 9 (7.38%) SoapUI
8 7 (5.74%) HP UFT
9 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
9 6 (4.92%) Subversion
9 6 (4.92%) Visual Studio
10 3 (2.46%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.64%) SilkTest
12 1 (0.82%) JIRA
12 1 (0.82%) JMeter
12 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (0.82%) WebLOAD
General
1 15 (12.30%) Finance
2 13 (10.66%) Games
3 12 (9.84%) Marketing
4 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.82%) Automotive
5 1 (0.82%) Banking
5 1 (0.82%) Electronics
5 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 33 (27.05%) Developer
2 29 (23.77%) Test Manager
3 27 (22.13%) ServiceNow Developer
4 26 (21.31%) Tester
5 23 (18.85%) Software Tester
6 21 (17.21%) Analyst
7 20 (16.39%) Test Analyst
8 17 (13.93%) Senior Developer
9 16 (13.11%) Service Manager
9 16 (13.11%) Test Validation Manager
10 12 (9.84%) Development Manager
10 12 (9.84%) Software Analyst
10 12 (9.84%) Software Test Analyst
11 11 (9.02%) Consultant
11 11 (9.02%) Test Consultant
12 9 (7.38%) Test Automation Consultant
13 8 (6.56%) Agile Test Analyst
13 8 (6.56%) Automation Tester
14 7 (5.74%) Senior Tester
15 6 (4.92%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (29.51%) HTML
2 28 (22.95%) Ajax
2 28 (22.95%) CSS
2 28 (22.95%) JSON
2 28 (22.95%) REST
2 28 (22.95%) SOAP
2 28 (22.95%) XML
3 19 (15.57%) .NET
4 18 (14.75%) Web Services
5 13 (10.66%) jQuery
6 12 (9.84%) J2EE
7 8 (6.56%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
1 16 (13.11%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.20%) Life Science
3 5 (4.10%) User Experience
4 4 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.82%) AS400
6 1 (0.82%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.11%) Unix
2 2 (1.64%) Android
2 2 (1.64%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.64%) Windows
3 1 (0.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (63.93%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (27.05%) Non-Functional Testing
3 31 (25.41%) Test Management
4 30 (24.59%) Security Testing
5 29 (23.77%) ITIL
6 28 (22.95%) OO
6 28 (22.95%) Test Strategy
7 27 (22.13%) ITIL V3
8 23 (18.85%) Scrum
9 21 (17.21%) BDD
9 21 (17.21%) Software Testing
10 17 (13.93%) Validation
11 16 (13.11%) E-Commerce
11 16 (13.11%) Functional Programming
11 16 (13.11%) Functional Testing
12 14 (11.48%) Automation Testing
13 13 (10.66%) Coaching
14 12 (9.84%) CRM
14 12 (9.84%) Mentoring
14 12 (9.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (31.15%) Java
2 35 (28.69%) JavaScript
3 29 (23.77%) SQL
4 11 (9.02%) C#
5 10 (8.20%) Python
5 10 (8.20%) Scala
6 2 (1.64%) C
6 2 (1.64%) Ruby
7 1 (0.82%) C++
7 1 (0.82%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.82%) Embedded C++
7 1 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) ISEB
2 5 (4.10%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (13.93%) QA
2 1 (0.82%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (31.97%) ServiceNow
2 12 (9.84%) SAP
3 3 (2.46%) HP
4 1 (0.82%) IBM
4 1 (0.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.82%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.82%) Zend
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