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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 96 116 116
Rank change year-on-year
+20 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 34 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 0.45% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.06% 0.56% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 34 8 13
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £34,250 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,450 £42,500
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
1654 1593 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 81.68% 79.14% 79.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1384 1435
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 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 August 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (48.15%) TDD
2 23 (42.59%) C#
2 23 (42.59%) .NET
3 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
3 22 (40.74%) CSS
3 22 (40.74%) Windows
3 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 22 (40.74%) jQuery
4 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (38.89%) HTML5
4 21 (38.89%) CSS3
4 21 (38.89%) Windows 8
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 21 (38.89%) Apple
4 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
4 21 (38.89%) SQL
4 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
5 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
6 17 (31.48%) ISEB
7 14 (25.93%) Scrum
8 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
9 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (20.37%) QA
10 10 (18.52%) System Testing
10 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
10 10 (18.52%) HP UFT

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 21 (38.89%) Visual Studio
1 21 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.52%) HP UFT
3 7 (12.96%) Selenium
4 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.70%) JMeter
4 2 (3.70%) SilkPerformer
5 1 (1.85%) JIRA
5 1 (1.85%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.85%) Ranorex
5 1 (1.85%) NUnit
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Developer
2 18 (33.33%) Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) AWS Developer
4 9 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 9 (16.67%) Tester
5 6 (11.11%) Test Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 6 (11.11%) Automation Tester
6 5 (9.26%) Automation Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Tester
8 3 (5.56%) QA Manager
8 3 (5.56%) QA Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Mid-Level C# Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (42.59%) .NET
2 22 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 22 (40.74%) CSS
2 22 (40.74%) jQuery
3 21 (38.89%) HTML5
3 21 (38.89%) CSS3
3 21 (38.89%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) WCF
4 4 (7.41%) WPF
5 3 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.85%) XML
6 1 (1.85%) XSD
6 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.41%) iPhone
1 4 (7.41%) iPad
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (40.74%) Windows
2 21 (38.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (48.15%) TDD
2 22 (40.74%) E-Commerce
3 18 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 14 (25.93%) Scrum
5 11 (20.37%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (18.52%) System Testing
6 10 (18.52%) Automation Testing
7 9 (16.67%) Kanban
7 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 9 (16.67%) UML
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.11%) Keyword-Driven Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Automated Testing
9 5 (9.26%) Workflow
10 4 (7.41%) CRM
10 4 (7.41%) B2B
10 4 (7.41%) Mentoring
11 3 (5.56%) BDD
11 3 (5.56%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 23 (42.59%) C#
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 21 (38.89%) SQL
3 21 (38.89%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) Java
5 1 (1.85%) PHP
5 1 (1.85%) Python
5 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (31.48%) ISEB
3 12 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 8 (14.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (9.26%) Degree
6 4 (7.41%) MCP
7 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.37%) QA
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.85%) COBIT
Systems Management
1 6 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
1 21 (38.89%) Apple
2 7 (12.96%) HP
3 1 (1.85%) Telerik
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Connect
Salary: £dependant on experience + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago