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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 65 115 115
Rank change year-on-year
+50 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 72 17 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.06% 0.96% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.54% 1.12% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 22 17 4
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,150 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £97,750 £65,000 £51,050
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
2035 1522 1546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 86.41% 85.94% 84.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1214 1360
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 £28,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 25 May 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (37.50%) Selenium
3 36 (34.62%) Java
4 31 (29.81%) Non-Functional Testing
5 30 (28.85%) ServiceNow
6 28 (26.92%) ISEB
6 28 (26.92%) Security Testing
7 27 (25.96%) Test Management
8 26 (25.00%) HTML
8 26 (25.00%) Test Strategy
9 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
9 25 (24.04%) SQL
10 24 (23.08%) SOAP
10 24 (23.08%) OO
11 23 (22.12%) CSS
11 23 (22.12%) XML
11 23 (22.12%) Ant
11 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
11 23 (22.12%) JSON
11 23 (22.12%) Maven
11 23 (22.12%) Ajax
11 23 (22.12%) REST
12 22 (21.15%) Scrum
13 21 (20.19%) ITIL
14 20 (19.23%) Software Testing
15 19 (18.27%) BDD
15 19 (18.27%) ITIL V3
16 18 (17.31%) QA
17 17 (16.35%) Validation
17 17 (16.35%) .NET

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 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (10.58%) Eloqua
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.96%) FlexRay
1 1 (0.96%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 39 (37.50%) Selenium
2 23 (22.12%) Ant
2 23 (22.12%) Git (software)
2 23 (22.12%) Maven
3 14 (13.46%) WebDriver
4 12 (11.54%) Jenkins
5 11 (10.58%) Eclipse
5 11 (10.58%) JUnit
6 10 (9.62%) Ranorex
7 9 (8.65%) SoapUI
8 7 (6.73%) SpecFlow
8 7 (6.73%) Subversion
8 7 (6.73%) Visual Studio
9 6 (5.77%) HP UFT
10 3 (2.88%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.96%) JMeter
11 1 (0.96%) NeoLoad
11 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.96%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.96%) WebLOAD
General
1 13 (12.50%) Games
2 11 (10.58%) Marketing
3 10 (9.62%) Finance
4 9 (8.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.96%) Automotive
5 1 (0.96%) Banking
5 1 (0.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 28 (26.92%) Test Manager
2 24 (23.08%) Tester
3 22 (21.15%) Developer
4 20 (19.23%) Software Tester
5 19 (18.27%) ServiceNow Developer
6 18 (17.31%) Analyst
7 17 (16.35%) Test Analyst
8 16 (15.38%) Service Manager
8 16 (15.38%) Test Validation Manager
9 13 (12.50%) Senior Developer
10 12 (11.54%) Software Analyst
10 12 (11.54%) Software Test Analyst
11 11 (10.58%) Consultant
11 11 (10.58%) Development Manager
11 11 (10.58%) Test Consultant
12 10 (9.62%) Automation Tester
13 9 (8.65%) Test Automation Consultant
14 8 (7.69%) Agile Test Analyst
15 7 (6.73%) Senior Tester
16 6 (5.77%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.00%) HTML
2 24 (23.08%) SOAP
3 23 (22.12%) Ajax
3 23 (22.12%) CSS
3 23 (22.12%) JSON
3 23 (22.12%) REST
3 23 (22.12%) XML
4 17 (16.35%) .NET
5 13 (12.50%) Web Services
6 12 (11.54%) jQuery
7 11 (10.58%) J2EE
8 8 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.96%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (8.65%) Life Science
4 2 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.96%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 12 (11.54%) Unix
2 2 (1.92%) Android
2 2 (1.92%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.96%) Windows
3 1 (0.96%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (63.46%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (29.81%) Non-Functional Testing
3 28 (26.92%) Security Testing
4 27 (25.96%) Test Management
5 26 (25.00%) Test Strategy
6 24 (23.08%) OO
7 22 (21.15%) Scrum
8 21 (20.19%) ITIL
9 20 (19.23%) Software Testing
10 19 (18.27%) BDD
10 19 (18.27%) ITIL V3
11 17 (16.35%) Validation
12 16 (15.38%) Functional Testing
13 14 (13.46%) Automation Testing
14 13 (12.50%) E-Commerce
15 12 (11.54%) Functional Programming
15 12 (11.54%) Migration
16 11 (10.58%) Coaching
16 11 (10.58%) Mentoring
16 11 (10.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (34.62%) Java
2 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
2 25 (24.04%) SQL
3 11 (10.58%) Python
4 10 (9.62%) C#
4 10 (9.62%) Scala
5 3 (2.88%) Ruby
6 1 (0.96%) C
6 1 (0.96%) C++
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.96%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (26.92%) ISEB
2 3 (2.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (17.31%) QA
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (28.85%) ServiceNow
2 11 (10.58%) SAP
3 3 (2.88%) HP
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.96%) SOASTA, Inc
4 1 (0.96%) Zend
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