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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 35 30 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.57% 2.68% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.85% 3.16% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 0
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%

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
234 190 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 92.86% 84.82% 86.93%
Number of salaries quoted 210 157 224
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
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 24 January 2017.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) QA
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (46.67%) SQL
5 7 (46.67%) Workflow
5 7 (46.67%) Workflow Management
5 7 (46.67%) System Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Smoke Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (40.00%) Web Services
7 5 (33.33%) Selenium
8 4 (26.67%) OOP
8 4 (26.67%) OO
8 4 (26.67%) Java
8 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
9 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
10 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
10 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
10 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
10 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

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 7 (46.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (33.33%) Selenium
3 4 (26.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Software Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Junior
4 4 (26.67%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Junior Test Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Test Automation Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
5 3 (20.00%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Test Leader
5 3 (20.00%) Web Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Web Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Software Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Software Tester
6 2 (13.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (86.67%) Manual Testing
2 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Automated Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Functional Testing
4 8 (53.33%) Scrum
4 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
5 7 (46.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Smoke Testing
5 7 (46.67%) System Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 7 (46.67%) Workflow
5 7 (46.67%) Workflow Management
6 6 (40.00%) Test Automation
7 4 (26.67%) OO
7 4 (26.67%) OOP
8 2 (13.33%) Performance Testing
8 2 (13.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (60.00%) QA