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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 55 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 16 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.57% 1.44% 2.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 1.89% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 14
Average salary £60,000 £20,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -55.55%
UK excluding London average salary £41,674 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+19.06% -
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
512 530 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 82.32% 76.48% 82.55%
Number of salaries quoted 444 430 426
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +20 8 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Stafford - 7 £60,000 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (60.71%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) JIRA
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
4 9 (32.14%) QA
4 9 (32.14%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 9 (32.14%) Ethical Hacking
5 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
5 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
6 7 (25.00%) SQL
7 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
7 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
8 5 (17.86%) Finance
8 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
9 4 (14.29%) HTML
9 4 (14.29%) Symbian
9 4 (14.29%) Android
10 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
10 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
10 3 (10.71%) Selenium
10 3 (10.71%) People Management
10 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
10 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
10 3 (10.71%) Internet
10 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
11 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) JIRA
2 3 (10.71%) AccuRev
2 3 (10.71%) TestComplete
2 3 (10.71%) Selenium
2 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.71%) TestDirector
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Tester
2 9 (32.14%) Application Security Specialist
2 9 (32.14%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (32.14%) Security Specialist
3 6 (21.43%) Software Tester
3 6 (21.43%) QA Tester
4 4 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Software Test Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (60.71%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 1 (3.57%) HTML5
4 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
4 1 (3.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Ethical Hacking
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 8 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Regression Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 7 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (32.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Symbian
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
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