The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redditch region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 12 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 10.14% 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% 5.88% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Automated Testing
Worcestershire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Redditch
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
56 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redditch 81.16% 85.00% 79.17%
Number of salaries quoted 47 26 38
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £43,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Redditch region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Redditch

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Redditch region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Redditch

Automated Testing
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Redditch

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Use Case
1 8 (72.73%) Test Management
1 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Time Management
1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
2 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
3 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) C
5 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
5 3 (27.27%) Data Management
5 3 (27.27%) Subversion
5 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) Fujitsu
5 3 (27.27%) MKS
5 3 (27.27%) Automotive
5 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
5 3 (27.27%) VectorCAST
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Redditch by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Redditch region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Subversion
1 3 (27.27%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (27.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Tester
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (63.64%) Management Information System
2 5 (45.45%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (72.73%) Manual Testing
1 8 (72.73%) Time Management
1 8 (72.73%) Test Strategy
1 8 (72.73%) Use Case
1 8 (72.73%) Test Management
2 4 (36.36%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Regression Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Data Management
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) C
1 3 (27.27%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) MKS
1 3 (27.27%) Fujitsu