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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 66 67 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.81% 0.74% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.51% 0.95% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
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
517 527 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.11% 78.42% 77.17%
Number of salaries quoted 407 447 309
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,200 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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 - 9 £35,000 - 1
Cannock - 4 £35,000 - 1
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 12 (52.17%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) Degree
3 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) jQuery
5 9 (39.13%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) PHP
5 9 (39.13%) OOP
5 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
6 8 (34.78%) REST
6 8 (34.78%) SOAP
6 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
6 8 (34.78%) Symfony
6 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
6 8 (34.78%) TDD
7 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) QA
8 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
9 5 (21.74%) Web Testing
9 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
9 5 (21.74%) Back Office
9 5 (21.74%) Games
10 4 (17.39%) ISEB
10 4 (17.39%) Release Management
10 4 (17.39%) JIRA
10 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Liferay
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 8 (34.78%) TeamCity
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
5 1 (4.35%) PHPUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.35%) Selenium
5 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 5 (21.74%) Back Office
1 5 (21.74%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) PHP Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Analyst
2 8 (34.78%) Graduate PHP Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Junior
2 8 (34.78%) Graduate
2 8 (34.78%) Junior PHP Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Graduate Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Junior Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Test Analyst
4 6 (26.09%) Tester
5 3 (13.04%) QA Tester
6 2 (8.70%) Software Tester
6 2 (8.70%) QA Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Hardware Tester
7 1 (4.35%) Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) jQuery
3 8 (34.78%) REST
3 8 (34.78%) SOAP
3 8 (34.78%) Symfony
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
4 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.35%) Laravel
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Open Source
2 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (47.83%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (43.48%) Software Testing
3 9 (39.13%) OOP
4 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) TDD
5 6 (26.09%) Test Scripting
6 5 (21.74%) Web Testing
6 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
7 4 (17.39%) Release Management
8 3 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
9 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (8.70%) ITIL
9 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
10 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
10 1 (4.35%) OO
10 1 (4.35%) Scrum
10 1 (4.35%) MVC
10 1 (4.35%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) C#
1 12 (52.17%) C++
2 9 (39.13%) Java
2 9 (39.13%) PHP
3 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (52.17%) Degree
2 4 (17.39%) ISEB
2 4 (17.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (26.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 16 days ago