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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 45 37 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.08% 2.90% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.65% 3.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 0
Average salary £36,750 £33,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.70% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
226 233 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 78.20% 75.16% 82.79%
Number of salaries quoted 177 180 132
Average salary £41,000 £38,765 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +10.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 22 August 2014.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 4 (44.44%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
3 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Telerik
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
4 2 (22.22%) WCF
4 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
4 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
5 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
5 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JIRA
1 3 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) Ranorex
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
1 5 (55.56%) Software Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) QA Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) QA Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
1 2 (22.22%) WCF
1 2 (22.22%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) XML
2 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Scalability Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Multithreading
3 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 1 (11.11%) Automation Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Low Latency
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Release Management
4 1 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Stress Testing
4 1 (11.11%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISEB
2 2 (22.22%) ISTQB
3 1 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Telerik
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft