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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 33 52 -
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 8 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.03% 0.33% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.90% 0.40% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.29%
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
205 249 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 77.65% 81.64% 78.49%
Number of salaries quoted 187 179 166
Average salary £32,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.73% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 2 July 2015.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Solihull

Automation Testing
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) QA
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) ISEB
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (41.67%) Degree
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Web Services
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 3 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 6 (50.00%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Test Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Mobile App
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 7 (58.33%) Manual Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Automated Testing
2 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 7 (58.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (25.00%) System Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) ISEB
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (58.33%) QA