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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 28 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 5 12 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.26% 4.48% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.84% 5.66% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 0
Median salary £33,500 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
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
176 212 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 79.64% 79.10% 85.32%
Number of salaries quoted 148 193 158
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -17.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
1 12 (92.31%) Manual Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 8 (61.54%) Web Services
4 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
5 6 (46.15%) JBehave
5 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
5 6 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
5 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
5 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
5 6 (46.15%) Appium
5 6 (46.15%) TestNG
5 6 (46.15%) Selenium
5 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
5 6 (46.15%) Workflow
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
7 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
8 3 (23.08%) NeoLoad
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation

Automation 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Appium
1 6 (46.15%) Cucumber
1 6 (46.15%) JBehave
1 6 (46.15%) Selenium
1 6 (46.15%) SpecFlow
1 6 (46.15%) TestNG
1 6 (46.15%) WebDriver
2 3 (23.08%) NeoLoad
3 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Test Leader
2 7 (53.85%) QA Leader
3 4 (30.77%) Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Test Lead
4 3 (23.08%) Lead Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Senior Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Software Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Manual Testing
1 12 (92.31%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Automated Testing
2 11 (84.62%) Scrum
3 7 (53.85%) Security Testing
4 6 (46.15%) Compatibility Testing
4 6 (46.15%) E-Commerce
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 6 (46.15%) Workflow
5 5 (38.46%) Agile Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Non-Functional Testing
5 5 (38.46%) Test Scripting
5 5 (38.46%) Unit Testing
6 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
7 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
7 3 (23.08%) QA Automation
7 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Dynatrace
1 1 (7.69%) New Relic
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