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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 45 38 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.37% 2.47% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.76% 3.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 0
Average salary £33,000 £35,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
227 220 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.01% 77.74% 81.34%
Number of salaries quoted 177 174 147
Average salary £41,000 £38,633 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.12% +10.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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
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 31 July 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 4 (57.14%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) Telerik
3 3 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
5 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Release Management
5 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) XML
5 1 (14.29%) XSD
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) OOP
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JIRA
1 3 (42.86%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (14.29%) Ranorex
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Tester
1 5 (71.43%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) QA Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
4 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Scalability Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Data Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Stress Testing
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) OOP
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
2 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
3 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Telerik