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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 61 56 66
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.78% 2.85% 1.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 3.14% 2.20%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 13
Median salary £44,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+36.15% -7.14%
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
516 541 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.81% 90.77% 80.98%
Number of salaries quoted 461 466 464
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 7 £43,500 +33.84%
Lichfield - 2 £57,500 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (73.08%) SDLC
2 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) C#
5 10 (38.46%) QA
5 10 (38.46%) ISEB
6 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
6 9 (34.62%) Test Planning
6 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
7 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (26.92%) Retail
8 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
8 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
8 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
8 7 (26.92%) QADirector
8 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Degree
8 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
8 7 (26.92%) Project Management
8 7 (26.92%) Windows
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) MS Access
8 7 (26.92%) VB
8 7 (26.92%) VBA
8 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
8 7 (26.92%) Windows 7

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 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 7 (26.92%) MS Access
2 7 (26.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) QADirector
1 7 (26.92%) TestPartner
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) Appium
4 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
4 3 (11.54%) WebDriver
5 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
5 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (7.69%) TeamCity
5 2 (7.69%) TestComplete
5 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
6 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 7 (26.92%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Software Tester
1 11 (42.31%) Tester
2 7 (26.92%) Automation Tester
3 5 (19.23%) Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Team Leader
3 5 (19.23%) Test Team Leader
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Software Tester
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Developer in Test
5 3 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Manual Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Software Team Leader
5 3 (11.54%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Development Manager
6 2 (7.69%) QA Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) HTML
2 4 (15.38%) .NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 4 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
3 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
3 2 (7.69%) jQuery
3 2 (7.69%) LINQ
3 2 (7.69%) REST
3 2 (7.69%) SOAP
3 2 (7.69%) Symfony
3 2 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) NHS
2 2 (7.69%) PMI
3 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
1 7 (26.92%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) SDLC
2 17 (65.38%) Software Testing
3 9 (34.62%) Test Planning
3 9 (34.62%) Test Scripting
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Regression Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Black-Box Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Performance Testing
5 7 (26.92%) Project Management
5 7 (26.92%) Risk Assessment
5 7 (26.92%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (19.23%) OO
7 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
7 4 (15.38%) MVC
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
8 3 (11.54%) BDD
8 3 (11.54%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (7.69%) UML
9 2 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) SQL
2 11 (42.31%) C#
3 7 (26.92%) VB
3 7 (26.92%) VBA
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.54%) Java
6 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) ISEB
2 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 7 (26.92%) ISEB Practitioner
2 7 (26.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (38.46%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) PayPal