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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 28 41 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 7 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.92% 3.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.57% 4.05% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 0
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
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
196 222 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.67% 78.17% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 164 203 151
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% -8.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 April 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Manual Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (80.00%) QA
3 12 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
5 8 (53.33%) Web Services
6 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
7 6 (40.00%) JBehave
7 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
7 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
7 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
7 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
7 6 (40.00%) Appium
7 6 (40.00%) TestNG
7 6 (40.00%) Selenium
7 6 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
7 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
7 6 (40.00%) Workflow
8 5 (33.33%) SQL
8 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
8 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
8 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
9 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
10 3 (20.00%) Software Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Appium
1 6 (40.00%) Cucumber
1 6 (40.00%) JBehave
1 6 (40.00%) Selenium
1 6 (40.00%) SpecFlow
1 6 (40.00%) TestNG
1 6 (40.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (20.00%) NeoLoad
3 2 (13.33%) Ranorex
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 7 (46.67%) QA Leader
3 5 (33.33%) Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Analyst
4 4 (26.67%) Lead Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Software Tester
4 4 (26.67%) Test Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Automation Test Lead
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Tester
5 3 (20.00%) Senior Tester
5 3 (20.00%) Software Analyst
5 3 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
6 2 (13.33%) Automation Tester
7 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Analyst
7 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (93.33%) Manual Testing
2 13 (86.67%) Automated Testing
3 12 (80.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 11 (73.33%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Security Testing
6 6 (40.00%) Compatibility Testing
6 6 (40.00%) E-Commerce
6 6 (40.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (40.00%) Workflow
7 5 (33.33%) Agile Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Functional Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
7 5 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 5 (33.33%) Test Scripting
7 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (20.00%) Performance Testing
9 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
9 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (80.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) Dynatrace
1 1 (6.67%) New Relic