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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 23 42 49
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 13 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 5.00% 4.51% 1.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.12% 5.75% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 3
Average salary £34,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% +27.45%
UK excluding London average 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
196 226 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.67% 78.47% 87.54%
Number of salaries quoted 164 204 148
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
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 1 May 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) Manual Testing
2 16 (72.73%) QA
3 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 13 (59.09%) Automation Testing
5 11 (50.00%) Scrum
6 10 (45.45%) Web Services
7 9 (40.91%) SQL
8 6 (27.27%) JBehave
8 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
8 6 (27.27%) Selenium
8 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
8 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
8 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
8 6 (27.27%) Appium
8 6 (27.27%) Workflow
8 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
8 6 (27.27%) TestNG
8 6 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
8 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
9 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
9 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
9 5 (22.73%) ISEB
9 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
9 5 (22.73%) Agile Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
9 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
10 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Appium
1 6 (27.27%) Cucumber
1 6 (27.27%) JBehave
1 6 (27.27%) Selenium
1 6 (27.27%) SpecFlow
1 6 (27.27%) TestNG
1 6 (27.27%) WebDriver
2 3 (13.64%) NeoLoad
3 2 (9.09%) Ranorex
3 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Leader
3 6 (27.27%) QA Leader
4 5 (22.73%) Tester
5 4 (18.18%) Junior
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Junior QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Junior Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Lead Tester
5 4 (18.18%) QA Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (18.18%) Software Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Automation Test Lead
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Software Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Senior Tester
6 3 (13.64%) Software Analyst
6 3 (13.64%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (9.09%) Automation Tester
7 2 (9.09%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) CSS
2 2 (9.09%) CSS3
2 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 2 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (9.09%) JDBC
2 2 (9.09%) Lucene
2 2 (9.09%) ODBC
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Mobile App
2 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.09%) Linked Data
3 2 (9.09%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (86.36%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (86.36%) Manual Testing
2 15 (68.18%) User Acceptance Testing
3 13 (59.09%) Automation Testing
4 11 (50.00%) Scrum
5 6 (27.27%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (27.27%) E-Commerce
5 6 (27.27%) Security Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Waterfall
5 6 (27.27%) Workflow
6 5 (22.73%) Agile Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (22.73%) Test Automation
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
7 4 (18.18%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
8 3 (13.64%) QA Automation
8 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) C++
2 2 (9.09%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 2 (9.09%) Perl
2 2 (9.09%) PHP
2 2 (9.09%) Ruby
2 2 (9.09%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) ISEB
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (72.73%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) HP
3 1 (4.55%) Dynatrace
3 1 (4.55%) New Relic