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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 26 40 46
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.46% 1.55% 1.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.84% 1.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £22,500 £31,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% -5.30%
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +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
164 217 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 79.61% 84.11% 83.04%
Number of salaries quoted 148 199 188
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
2 12 (75.00%) QA
3 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Scrum
5 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Agile Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
6 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
7 7 (43.75%) Web Services
7 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
7 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
8 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
8 5 (31.25%) System Testing
8 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (25.00%) Workflow
9 4 (25.00%) ISEB
10 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
10 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
10 3 (18.75%) Internet
10 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
10 3 (18.75%) HP
10 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
10 3 (18.75%) Workflow 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (31.25%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.25%) Appium
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) JBehave
2 1 (6.25%) Selenium
2 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
2 1 (6.25%) TestNG
2 1 (6.25%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Analyst
1 12 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Software Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Software Test Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Test Leader
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Junior QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Junior Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Lead Tester
4 3 (18.75%) QA Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) QA Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Senior Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Software Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (6.25%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) Web Services
2 2 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (6.25%) CSS
3 1 (6.25%) CSS3
3 1 (6.25%) HTML
3 1 (6.25%) HTML5
3 1 (6.25%) JDBC
3 1 (6.25%) Lucene
3 1 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Mobile App
2 3 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Linked Data
3 1 (6.25%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
1 1 (6.25%) Solaris
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (81.25%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (81.25%) Manual Testing
2 11 (68.75%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Automation Testing
3 9 (56.25%) Scrum
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Functional Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Test Scripting
5 7 (43.75%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (43.75%) Unit Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Regression Testing
6 5 (31.25%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (31.25%) System Testing
7 4 (25.00%) Workflow
8 3 (18.75%) Defect Tracking
8 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
8 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
8 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
8 3 (18.75%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C
2 1 (6.25%) C++
2 1 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
2 1 (6.25%) Perl
2 1 (6.25%) PHP
2 1 (6.25%) Ruby
2 1 (6.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB
3 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (75.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft