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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 115 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.84% 1.18% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.93% 1.38% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 23
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
1715 1591 1513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 89.60% 85.26% 84.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1266 1354 1362
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
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 18 January 2017.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 27 (96.43%) Selenium
2 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (57.14%) SQL
3 16 (57.14%) QA
3 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
4 15 (53.57%) BDD
5 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
6 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
7 11 (39.29%) Finance
8 9 (32.14%) Scrum
9 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
9 8 (28.57%) HTTP
9 8 (28.57%) .NET
10 7 (25.00%) TDD
11 6 (21.43%) Migration
11 6 (21.43%) C#
12 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
12 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
12 5 (17.86%) SDET
12 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 5 (17.86%) Web Services
12 5 (17.86%) C
12 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
13 4 (14.29%) JIRA
13 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
13 4 (14.29%) ISEB
13 4 (14.29%) SDLC
13 4 (14.29%) System Testing
14 3 (10.71%) Test Management
14 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting

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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) HTTP
2 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) RDBMS
1 2 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 27 (96.43%) Selenium
2 16 (57.14%) WebDriver
3 5 (17.86%) Cucumber
3 5 (17.86%) HP UFT
4 4 (14.29%) JIRA
5 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
5 3 (10.71%) SpecFlow
6 1 (3.57%) Appium
6 1 (3.57%) Mocha
6 1 (3.57%) SoapUI
6 1 (3.57%) Subversion
6 1 (3.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (39.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Tester
2 12 (42.86%) Analyst
2 12 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) Automation Tester
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Tester
5 6 (21.43%) Software Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Software Test Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
6 5 (17.86%) Automation Test Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Senior Automation Tester
6 5 (17.86%) Test Leader
7 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
8 3 (10.71%) Lead Tester
8 3 (10.71%) QA Tester
8 3 (10.71%) SQL Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Testing Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Agile Test Analyst
9 2 (7.14%) Architect
9 2 (7.14%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) User Experience
2 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.57%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Android
1 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (64.29%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (53.57%) BDD
3 13 (46.43%) E-Commerce
4 12 (42.86%) Automation Testing
5 9 (32.14%) Scrum
6 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 7 (25.00%) TDD
8 6 (21.43%) Migration
9 5 (17.86%) Data Protection
10 4 (14.29%) SDLC
10 4 (14.29%) System Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Exploratory Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Performance Testing
11 3 (10.71%) Test Management
11 3 (10.71%) Test Scripting
11 3 (10.71%) Test Strategy
11 3 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
12 2 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (21.43%) C#
3 5 (17.86%) C
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) Perl
5 2 (7.14%) Python
5 2 (7.14%) Ruby
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 16 (57.14%) QA
2 5 (17.86%) SDET
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (7.14%) HP
1 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
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