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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 31 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.55% 3.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 3.60% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £57,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
166 111 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 91.71% 84.73% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 139 56 145
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £35,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 14 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) TestPartner
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) TestPartner
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Programme Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Manager
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Programme Test Manager
1 1 (100.00%) ERP Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Test Programme Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Management
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) HP