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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 65 56 78
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.16% 2.10% 1.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.41% 2.40% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 8
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £26,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.83% +128.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
622 542 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.50% 87.56% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 555 470 477
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent -12 10 £32,500 -27.77%
Tamworth - 3 £35,000 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 £45,000 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
1 18 (58.06%) SDLC
2 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
3 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
4 13 (41.94%) QA
5 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (35.48%) C#
5 11 (35.48%) SQL
5 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
5 11 (35.48%) Project Management
6 10 (32.26%) ISEB
7 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
7 9 (29.03%) Test Planning
8 8 (25.81%) REST
8 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
8 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
8 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (25.81%) TDD
8 8 (25.81%) Symfony
8 8 (25.81%) jQuery
8 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (25.81%) PHP
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) SOAP
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) MS Access
9 7 (22.58%) VB
9 7 (22.58%) HTML
9 7 (22.58%) VBA
9 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Applications
1 11 (35.48%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.90%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) MS Access
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Git (software)
1 8 (25.81%) TeamCity
2 7 (22.58%) QADirector
2 7 (22.58%) TestPartner
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
3 4 (12.90%) TestComplete
4 3 (9.68%) JIRA
5 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (22.58%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 2 (6.45%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Tester
1 17 (54.84%) Tester
2 11 (35.48%) Automation Tester
3 8 (25.81%) Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Senior Web Developer
4 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Analyst
5 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
6 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Tester
6 4 (12.90%) Senior Tester
7 3 (9.68%) PHP Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (9.68%) QA Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) QA Test Analyst
7 3 (9.68%) Senior JavaScript Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior PHP Programmer
7 3 (9.68%) Senior PHP Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) jQuery
1 8 (25.81%) REST
1 8 (25.81%) SOAP
1 8 (25.81%) Symfony
2 7 (22.58%) HTML
3 5 (16.13%) .NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
1 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) SDLC
1 18 (58.06%) Software Testing
2 16 (51.61%) Test Scripting
3 11 (35.48%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) Project Management
4 9 (29.03%) Risk Assessment
4 9 (29.03%) Test Planning
5 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (25.81%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) User Acceptance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Black-Box Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Performance Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Web Development
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
8 4 (12.90%) Test Management
9 2 (6.45%) Defect Tracking
9 2 (6.45%) MVC
9 2 (6.45%) Regression Testing
9 2 (6.45%) Scrum
10 1 (3.23%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) C#
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 8 (25.81%) PHP
3 7 (22.58%) VB
3 7 (22.58%) VBA
4 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (32.26%) ISEB
2 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 7 (22.58%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (22.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.90%) MKS