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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 120 104 134
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 18 23 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.80% 1.20% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.40% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 9
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £36,400 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £47,500
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
1992 1646 1924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 88.18% 86.00% 86.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1480 1383 1729
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 3 December 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 37 (68.52%) Selenium
2 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (40.74%) SQL
4 19 (35.19%) Finance
5 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 18 (33.33%) BDD
6 17 (31.48%) QA
7 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 15 (27.78%) HTML
8 15 (27.78%) HTTP
8 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
9 14 (25.93%) Automation Testing
10 13 (24.07%) System Testing
10 13 (24.07%) Scrum
11 12 (22.22%) .NET
11 12 (22.22%) Web Services
12 11 (20.37%) ITIL
12 11 (20.37%) ServiceNow
12 11 (20.37%) ITIL V3
13 10 (18.52%) User Experience
13 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
13 10 (18.52%) C#
14 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
15 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
15 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
16 7 (12.96%) Wealth Management
16 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
16 7 (12.96%) Java
16 7 (12.96%) C
16 7 (12.96%) TDD

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 (1.85%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (27.78%) HTTP
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 37 (68.52%) Selenium
2 15 (27.78%) WebDriver
3 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
4 6 (11.11%) HP UFT
5 5 (9.26%) Ant
5 5 (9.26%) Cucumber
5 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
5 5 (9.26%) JIRA
5 5 (9.26%) Maven
6 3 (5.56%) SpecFlow
7 2 (3.70%) SilkTest
8 1 (1.85%) Appium
8 1 (1.85%) Mocha
8 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (35.19%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Financial Institution
2 2 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) Tester
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 15 (27.78%) Analyst
3 15 (27.78%) Test Analyst
4 11 (20.37%) ServiceNow Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Software Tester
5 9 (16.67%) Automation Tester
6 7 (12.96%) Senior Tester
7 6 (11.11%) Automation Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Selenium Test Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Software Analyst
7 6 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
8 5 (9.26%) Developer in Test
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Automation Tester
8 5 (9.26%) Senior Developer
8 5 (9.26%) Test Leader
8 5 (9.26%) Web Tester
9 4 (7.41%) SQL Analyst
9 4 (7.41%) Test Manager
9 4 (7.41%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 12 (22.22%) .NET
2 12 (22.22%) Web Services
3 5 (9.26%) Ajax
3 5 (9.26%) CSS
3 5 (9.26%) JSON
3 5 (9.26%) REST
3 5 (9.26%) SOAP
3 5 (9.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) User Experience
2 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (9.26%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.70%) AS400
3 2 (3.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Unix
2 2 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.85%) Android
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (64.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.33%) BDD
2 18 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 14 (25.93%) Automation Testing
4 13 (24.07%) Scrum
4 13 (24.07%) System Testing
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL
5 11 (20.37%) ITIL V3
6 9 (16.67%) Software Testing
7 8 (14.81%) Unit Testing
8 7 (12.96%) TDD
8 7 (12.96%) Wealth Management
9 6 (11.11%) Load Testing
9 6 (11.11%) Migration
9 6 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 6 (11.11%) SDLC
10 5 (9.26%) Data Protection
10 5 (9.26%) Functional Programming
10 5 (9.26%) Test Management
10 5 (9.26%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) SQL
2 16 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 10 (18.52%) C#
4 7 (12.96%) C
4 7 (12.96%) Java
5 2 (3.70%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) Perl
5 2 (3.70%) Python
5 2 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (14.81%) ISTQB
2 6 (11.11%) ISEB
3 4 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (31.48%) QA
2 5 (9.26%) SDET
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) ServiceNow
2 3 (5.56%) HP
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £50k - 57k per year
Posted: 3 days ago