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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
244 239 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 83.85% 78.10% 84.24%
Number of salaries quoted 187 176 103
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,265 £28,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Telerik