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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - - 17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - - 3.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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
92 188 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 78.63% 92.61% 81.62%
Number of salaries quoted 78 150 62
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £58,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 23 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) EPoS
2 2 (50.00%) Middleware
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) TestPartner
2 2 (50.00%) ISTQB

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Manager
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Portfolio Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Regression Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Manager
1 2 (50.00%) SAP Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) CRM
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (50.00%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Test Management
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) SAP