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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 108 115 108
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.93% 0.26% 0.74%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.33% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 19 5 12
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1688 1498 1511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 82.79% 78.43% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1377 1322 1324
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +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 3 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) ISEB
3 20 (45.45%) Scrum
4 17 (38.64%) User Acceptance Testing
5 16 (36.36%) System Testing
6 15 (34.09%) Kanban
6 15 (34.09%) UML
7 12 (27.27%) QA
8 11 (25.00%) TDD
9 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
10 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
10 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
10 8 (18.18%) C#
10 8 (18.18%) .NET
10 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
11 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
11 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
11 7 (15.91%) CSS
11 7 (15.91%) jQuery
12 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
12 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
12 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
12 6 (13.64%) Selenium
12 6 (13.64%) CSS3
12 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
12 6 (13.64%) HTML5
12 6 (13.64%) HTML
12 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) HP UFT
2 6 (13.64%) Selenium
2 6 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.55%) SilkPerformer
3 2 (4.55%) LoadRunner
3 2 (4.55%) JMeter
4 1 (2.27%) NUnit
4 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
4 1 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Retail
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 24 (54.55%) Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Business Analyst
2 15 (34.09%) Agile Business Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Developer
4 6 (13.64%) Tester
4 6 (13.64%) Test Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) QA Manager
5 5 (11.36%) Automation Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) AWS Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 3 (6.82%) QA Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Software Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) QA Test Manager
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Test Analyst
9 1 (2.27%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.27%) Senior .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (18.18%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.91%) CSS
2 7 (15.91%) jQuery
3 6 (13.64%) HTML5
3 6 (13.64%) CSS3
3 6 (13.64%) HTML
4 4 (9.09%) WCF
4 4 (9.09%) WPF
5 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) XSD
6 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.09%) iPhone
1 4 (9.09%) iPad
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.91%) Windows
2 6 (13.64%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (45.45%) Scrum
3 17 (38.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 16 (36.36%) System Testing
5 15 (34.09%) Kanban
5 15 (34.09%) UML
6 11 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (18.18%) Software Testing
7 8 (18.18%) Automation Testing
8 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
9 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
9 6 (13.64%) Test Scripting
10 5 (11.36%) Workflow
11 4 (9.09%) CRM
11 4 (9.09%) B2B
11 4 (9.09%) Automated Testing
11 4 (9.09%) Keyword-Driven Testing
12 3 (6.82%) BDD
12 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
12 3 (6.82%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) C#
2 7 (15.91%) JavaScript
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 1 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (2.27%) Python
5 1 (2.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (50.00%) ISEB
2 10 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 6 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (11.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (9.09%) MCP
5 4 (9.09%) Degree
6 1 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.27%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
1 6 (13.64%) Apple
2 5 (11.36%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Telerik
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