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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 50 49 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 0.81% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.00% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
201 252 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.38% 79.50% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 154 193 123
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Telerik
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) XSD
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Telerik
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft