The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 8 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.26% 6.61% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.20% 7.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
41 106 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 75.93% 87.60% 87.61%
Number of salaries quoted 29 81 72
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Midlands region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in the Midlands

Test Automation
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) QA
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
3 2 (40.00%) C#

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Development Applications
1 5 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 5 (100.00%) Sahi
1 5 (100.00%) Selenium
1 5 (100.00%) WATIR
2 4 (80.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) SpecFlow
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Automation Tester
1 4 (80.00%) QA Tester
1 4 (80.00%) Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
2 2 (40.00%) Selenium Tester
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
3 1 (20.00%) QA Leader
3 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Web Services
1 5 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (100.00%) BDD
1 5 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 5 (100.00%) Open Source
1 5 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 5 (100.00%) SDLC
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 5 (100.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Ruby
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (100.00%) QA