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 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
Test Automation
Rank 27 42 51
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 1.46% 0.78% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.83% 0.92% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Median salary £100,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+207.69% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
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%

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
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Solihull

Test Automation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Samsung
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
4 1 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (16.67%) Magento

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 (16.67%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Magento
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Lead Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Test Leader
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Test Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Designer
3 1 (16.67%) Lead Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Web Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (16.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Samsung