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

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 25 38 50
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.20% 1.08% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.47% 1.48% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Median salary £34,250 £31,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.48% -4.61%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
Test Automation
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
136 203 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 81.93% 73.02% 88.85%
Number of salaries quoted 122 187 180
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £29,265
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £45,000 £50,000
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 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) QA
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) PHP
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
5 1 (14.29%) WordPress
5 1 (14.29%) Magento
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Samsung

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Magento
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Lead Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Software Tester
1 4 (57.14%) Test Leader
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Software Test Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Consultant
3 2 (28.57%) Test Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Designer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Automation Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (42.86%) Automated Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (42.86%) Test Scripting
3 3 (42.86%) Unit Testing
3 3 (42.86%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Web Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Samsung