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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 54 56 59
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 15 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.44% 2.19% 1.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.85% 2.72% 2.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 7
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +68.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
527 441 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 85.55% 80.62% 80.51%
Number of salaries quoted 480 385 382
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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
Burton-upon-Trent - 9 £40,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent -3 3 £35,000 +11.11%
Tamworth - 1 £35,000 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 13 (46.43%) .NET
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
1 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
1 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
2 11 (39.29%) QA
3 10 (35.71%) JIRA
3 10 (35.71%) C#
4 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 9 (32.14%) SDLC
5 8 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
6 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (21.43%) Test Management
7 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 6 (21.43%) Project Management
7 6 (21.43%) MS Office
7 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
7 6 (21.43%) MKS
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) PHP
8 5 (17.86%) SOAP
8 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (17.86%) Symfony
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery
8 5 (17.86%) TDD
8 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (17.86%) REST
8 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
8 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
9 4 (14.29%) Data Management

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 6 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (35.71%) JIRA
2 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 5 (17.86%) TeamCity
3 2 (7.14%) Ranorex
4 1 (3.57%) Selenium
4 1 (3.57%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (64.29%) Tester
2 14 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 8 (28.57%) Automated Tester
4 7 (25.00%) QA Tester
5 5 (17.86%) Developer
5 5 (17.86%) PHP Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Software QA Tester
6 4 (14.29%) Analyst
6 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 3 (10.71%) Software Developer
8 2 (7.14%) .NET Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 2 (7.14%) PHP Programmer
8 2 (7.14%) PHP Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Programmer
8 2 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Systems Tester
8 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (46.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) jQuery
2 5 (17.86%) REST
2 5 (17.86%) SOAP
2 5 (17.86%) Symfony
3 2 (7.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.57%) CSS
4 1 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Software Testing
1 13 (46.43%) Test Scripting
2 9 (32.14%) SDLC
3 8 (28.57%) Defect Tracking
4 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (21.43%) Project Management
5 6 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
5 6 (21.43%) Test Management
6 5 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (17.86%) TDD
6 5 (17.86%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Data Management
7 4 (14.29%) Regression Testing
8 3 (10.71%) Functional Testing
8 3 (10.71%) OOP
8 3 (10.71%) Scrum
9 2 (7.14%) Load Testing
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 5 (17.86%) PHP
4 3 (10.71%) Java
5 2 (7.14%) C++
5 2 (7.14%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (39.29%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) MKS
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Twitter