The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Solihull region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.42% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.74% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £25,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
230 188 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.56% 77.05% 70.42%
Number of salaries quoted 134 122 73
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) ISEB
2 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (50.00%) Telerik
2 2 (50.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Tester
2 3 (75.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (50.00%) QA Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Stress Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Scalability Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Telerik