The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 64 70 62
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.85% 0.96% 1.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.12% 1.28% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated 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 Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
567 547 535
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 87.23% 74.93% 82.06%
Number of salaries quoted 480 430 458
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.65%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Staffordshire region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 14 (45.16%) JIRA
3 10 (32.26%) QA
3 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 10 (32.26%) SQL
4 9 (29.03%) C++
4 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 9 (29.03%) Java
4 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 9 (29.03%) Information Security
4 9 (29.03%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (29.03%) Security Testing
4 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
6 7 (22.58%) Selenium
6 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
7 6 (19.35%) TestComplete
7 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
7 6 (19.35%) People Management
7 6 (19.35%) AccuRev
7 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
7 6 (19.35%) TestDirector
7 6 (19.35%) Internet
8 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
8 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (12.90%) SDLC
10 3 (9.68%) Ranorex

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) MS Access
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (45.16%) JIRA
2 7 (22.58%) Selenium
3 6 (19.35%) TestComplete
3 6 (19.35%) AccuRev
3 6 (19.35%) Jenkins
3 6 (19.35%) TestDirector
4 3 (9.68%) Ranorex
5 2 (6.45%) TestPartner
5 2 (6.45%) QADirector
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Tester
2 9 (29.03%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (29.03%) Security Specialist
2 9 (29.03%) Application Security Specialist
3 7 (22.58%) QA Tester
4 4 (12.90%) Software Tester
5 3 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Test Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Software Manager
5 3 (9.68%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (9.68%) Software Test Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Systems Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.23%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.23%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (58.06%) .NET
2 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (29.03%) HTML
4 1 (3.23%) WinForms
4 1 (3.23%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) Information Security
1 9 (29.03%) Ethical Hacking
1 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
1 9 (29.03%) Security Testing
2 8 (25.81%) E-Commerce
3 7 (22.58%) Software Testing
3 7 (22.58%) Risk Assessment
4 6 (19.35%) People Management
5 5 (16.13%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (12.90%) SDLC
7 3 (9.68%) Load Testing
7 3 (9.68%) System Testing
7 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
7 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 2 (6.45%) Project Management
8 2 (6.45%) Black-Box Testing
8 2 (6.45%) Test Planning
8 2 (6.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 9 (29.03%) C++
2 9 (29.03%) Java
3 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) VB
5 2 (6.45%) VBA
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) VB6
6 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
2 2 (6.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Symbian