The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 33 - 52
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.23% - 1.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.72% - 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 3
Average salary £42,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Automation 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
215 278 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 86.69% 84.24% 83.39%
Number of salaries quoted 184 216 144
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Solihull region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Solihull

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 15 (93.75%) Manual Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) QA
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
7 6 (37.50%) JBehave
7 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
7 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
7 6 (37.50%) Appium
7 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Selenium
7 6 (37.50%) TestNG
7 6 (37.50%) Workflow
7 6 (37.50%) Web Services
7 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
8 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
9 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
9 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
9 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Degree
9 3 (18.75%) JIRA

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Appium
1 6 (37.50%) Cucumber
1 6 (37.50%) JBehave
1 6 (37.50%) Selenium
1 6 (37.50%) SpecFlow
1 6 (37.50%) TestNG
1 6 (37.50%) WebDriver
2 3 (18.75%) JIRA
2 3 (18.75%) NeoLoad
2 3 (18.75%) Ranorex
3 2 (12.50%) MSTest
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Banking
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Test Leader
2 7 (43.75%) QA Leader
3 6 (37.50%) Analyst
3 6 (37.50%) Test Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (18.75%) Automation Tester
4 3 (18.75%) Tester
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Lead Tester
6 1 (6.25%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Manual Testing
2 12 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (68.75%) Automated Testing
4 9 (56.25%) User Acceptance Testing
5 8 (50.00%) Scrum
6 7 (43.75%) Security Testing
6 7 (43.75%) Software Testing
7 6 (37.50%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (37.50%) E-Commerce
7 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
7 6 (37.50%) Workflow
8 5 (31.25%) Functional Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 3 (18.75%) QA Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Scalability Testing
9 3 (18.75%) Test Automation
9 3 (18.75%) Web Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Agile Testing
10 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
10 2 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C#
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) HP
2 1 (6.25%) Dynatrace
2 1 (6.25%) New Relic