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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 27 41 50
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.46% 1.16% 0.70%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 1.38% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Median salary £22,500 £32,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% -3.70%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
164 217 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 79.61% 84.11% 83.51%
Number of salaries quoted 148 199 185
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -14.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £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 24 July 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 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
4 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 7 (58.33%) Web Services
5 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
5 5 (41.67%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Workflow
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
8 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
8 2 (16.67%) TestNG
8 2 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
8 2 (16.67%) Selenium
8 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow

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 5 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (16.67%) Appium
2 2 (16.67%) Cucumber
2 2 (16.67%) JBehave
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) SpecFlow
2 2 (16.67%) TestNG
2 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (8.33%) Banking
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) Test Analyst
2 6 (50.00%) Test Leader
3 5 (41.67%) Software Analyst
3 5 (41.67%) Software Test Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Lead Tester
4 3 (25.00%) QA Leader
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 3 (25.00%) Tester
5 2 (16.67%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (8.33%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (83.33%) Automated Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Manual Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Scrum
2 10 (83.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Agile Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Functional Testing
3 8 (66.67%) Test Scripting
4 7 (58.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Regression Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (41.67%) System Testing
5 5 (41.67%) Workflow
6 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Performance Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
7 3 (25.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (25.00%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA