The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 22 42 46
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.16% 1.11% 2.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.63% 1.49% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 7
Median salary £22,500 £23,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -42.50%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
152 202 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 82.16% 74.81% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 137 192 193
Median salary £45,000 £39,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £29,265
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automated Testing
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (90.91%) SQL
1 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
5 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) Smoke Testing
6 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
6 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
7 3 (27.27%) Workflow
8 2 (18.18%) XML
8 2 (18.18%) Defect Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Analyst
1 9 (81.82%) Test Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Software Analyst
2 6 (54.55%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Lead Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Software Tester
3 4 (36.36%) Test Leader
3 4 (36.36%) Tester
4 2 (18.18%) Lead Test Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Manual Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Automation Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Functional Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Scrum
2 9 (81.82%) Test Scripting
3 8 (72.73%) Non-Functional Testing
3 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
3 8 (72.73%) User Acceptance Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Regression Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Smoke Testing
4 5 (45.45%) System Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Mentoring
5 4 (36.36%) Performance Testing
5 4 (36.36%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 3 (27.27%) Workflow Management
7 2 (18.18%) Defect Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA