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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 64 65 61
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 13 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.80% 0.47% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.30% 0.63% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 4
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -14.86%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
566 480 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 78.18% 74.88% 81.29%
Number of salaries quoted 447 399 321
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 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 - 7 £35,000 -
Cannock - 6 £35,000 - 1
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
4 10 (47.62%) C#
4 10 (47.62%) C++
4 10 (47.62%) Degree
5 9 (42.86%) SQL
6 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 7 (33.33%) QA
7 6 (28.57%) Release Management
7 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 6 (28.57%) ISEB
7 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
8 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 5 (23.81%) Back Office
8 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
8 5 (23.81%) OOP
8 5 (23.81%) PHP
8 5 (23.81%) Java
8 5 (23.81%) jQuery
8 5 (23.81%) Games
9 4 (19.05%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) Symfony
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
9 4 (19.05%) JIRA
9 4 (19.05%) SOAP
9 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
9 4 (19.05%) REST

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) JIRA
2 4 (19.05%) TeamCity
3 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
4 1 (4.76%) Selenium
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.76%) PHPUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 5 (23.81%) Back Office
1 5 (23.81%) Games
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Analyst
2 8 (38.10%) Test Analyst
3 7 (33.33%) Tester
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 5 (23.81%) PHP Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Junior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Graduate Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Junior PHP Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Graduate
5 4 (19.05%) Junior
5 4 (19.05%) Graduate PHP Developer
6 3 (14.29%) QA Analyst
6 3 (14.29%) QA Tester
6 3 (14.29%) Software Tester
7 2 (9.52%) Solutions Analyst
8 1 (4.76%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Software Test Manager
8 1 (4.76%) Test Team Leader
8 1 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 5 (23.81%) jQuery
3 4 (19.05%) Symfony
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 4 (19.05%) SOAP
3 4 (19.05%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) HTML
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
4 1 (4.76%) HTML5
4 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.76%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) User Experience
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
2 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (80.95%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 6 (28.57%) Release Management
3 6 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 5 (23.81%) Web Testing
4 5 (23.81%) E-Commerce
4 5 (23.81%) OOP
5 4 (19.05%) TDD
5 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (14.29%) ITIL
6 3 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
7 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Integration Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Scrum
7 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 10 (47.62%) C#
1 10 (47.62%) C++
2 9 (42.86%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) PHP
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (47.62%) Degree
2 6 (28.57%) ISEB
2 6 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 days ago