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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 110 98 97
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 33 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.61% 1.54% 1.57%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 1.78% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 9 18 28
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £40,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
1630 1856 1460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 91.01% 86.61% 81.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1256 1501 1258
Median salary £45,000 £43,974 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.33% +2.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £65,000
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 28 February 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, 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 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (71.43%) QA
3 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 14 (50.00%) BDD
4 14 (50.00%) SQL
5 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
6 10 (35.71%) Finance
7 8 (28.57%) Java
7 8 (28.57%) .NET
7 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Scrum
8 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
9 6 (21.43%) C#
10 5 (17.86%) HTTP
10 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) SDET
10 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
10 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
11 4 (14.29%) SDLC
11 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
11 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
11 4 (14.29%) ISEB
12 3 (10.71%) Apache
12 3 (10.71%) HTML
12 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (10.71%) Apache
1 3 (10.71%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
1 2 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.86%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) Big Data
1 3 (10.71%) Hadoop
2 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
2 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (100.00%) Selenium
2 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
4 4 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
6 2 (7.14%) JIRA
6 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
7 1 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 1 (3.57%) Subversion
7 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Games
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Tester
2 11 (39.29%) Automation Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Test Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Tester
5 6 (21.43%) QA Tester
5 6 (21.43%) Test Manager
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (17.86%) Software Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Software Test Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Software Tester
7 4 (14.29%) QA Automation Tester
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (14.29%) Selenium Tester
7 4 (14.29%) Test Leader
8 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
9 2 (7.14%) Automation Test Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) iPad
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 2 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (50.00%) BDD
3 12 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 8 (28.57%) Automation Testing
5 7 (25.00%) Scrum
5 7 (25.00%) Software Testing
6 6 (21.43%) TDD
7 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
7 5 (17.86%) Migration
7 5 (17.86%) Test Scripting
8 4 (14.29%) QA Automation
8 4 (14.29%) SDLC
9 3 (10.71%) Automated Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
9 3 (10.71%) Software Delivery
9 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
10 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) Java
3 6 (21.43%) C#
4 2 (7.14%) C
4 2 (7.14%) C++
4 2 (7.14%) Perl
4 2 (7.14%) Python
4 2 (7.14%) Ruby
5 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (3.57%) Scala
5 1 (3.57%) VB
5 1 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
2 3 (10.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (3.57%) ISEB Practitioner
3 1 (3.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) HP
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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