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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 18 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 3.70% - 0.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.82% - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £57,500 - £47,500
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
83 117 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 76.85% 90.00% 74.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67 88 95
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £67,500
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 25 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (66.67%) SAP
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Retail
2 2 (33.33%) TestPartner

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 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) TestPartner
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Games
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS Manager
2 2 (33.33%) EPoS Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Portfolio Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Regression Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Manager
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) UAT Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) EPoS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) CRM
2 2 (33.33%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Strategy
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) HP
1 4 (66.67%) SAP