The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 40 39 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.08% 0.38% 3.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.15% 0.43% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Median salary £32,500 £53,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.67% +51.42%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
260 232 284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 93.53% 88.89% 89.31%
Number of salaries quoted 234 198 214
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

The demand trend of job ads across the Solihull region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Solihull region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Solihull

Test Automation
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 5 (83.33%) Java
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement

Test Automation
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 (83.33%) Selenium
1 5 (83.33%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Automation Testing
1 5 (83.33%) Manual Testing
1 5 (83.33%) OO
1 5 (83.33%) OOP
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Java