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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 55 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 19 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.99% 1.69% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.71% 2.24% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 10
Average salary £60,000 £20,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+200.00% -56.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
512 447 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 80.50% 75.63% 81.53%
Number of salaries quoted 460 360 399
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 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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
Stafford - 9 £60,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +9 7 £32,500 +71.05% 3
Cannock - 1 £22,500 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 14 (50.00%) JIRA
3 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 10 (35.71%) Manual Testing
4 9 (32.14%) C++
4 9 (32.14%) Java
4 9 (32.14%) Security Testing
4 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
4 9 (32.14%) Information Security
4 9 (32.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
5 8 (28.57%) QA
5 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
7 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
8 4 (14.29%) Android
8 4 (14.29%) HTML
8 4 (14.29%) Symbian
9 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
9 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
9 3 (10.71%) People Management
10 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
10 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
10 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
10 2 (7.14%) Back Office

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.86%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (3.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 14 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (7.14%) Selenium
2 2 (7.14%) TestComplete
2 2 (7.14%) TestDirector
2 2 (7.14%) AccuRev
2 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (21.43%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Tester
2 9 (32.14%) Applications Specialist
2 9 (32.14%) Security Specialist
2 9 (32.14%) Application Security Specialist
3 7 (25.00%) Software Tester
4 5 (17.86%) QA Tester
5 3 (10.71%) Test Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Analyst
6 2 (7.14%) Software Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Software Test Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Software Tester
7 1 (3.57%) QA Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Tester
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Manual Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (57.14%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.29%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) HTML5
5 1 (3.57%) CSS3
5 1 (3.57%) CSS
5 1 (3.57%) WinForms
5 1 (3.57%) Ajax
5 1 (3.57%) Silverlight
5 1 (3.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
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%) Ethical Hacking
2 9 (32.14%) Software Testing
2 9 (32.14%) Information Security
2 9 (32.14%) Test Scripting
3 8 (28.57%) E-Commerce
4 5 (17.86%) Risk Assessment
5 3 (10.71%) Regression Testing
5 3 (10.71%) People Management
6 2 (7.14%) Web Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.57%) Web Development
7 1 (3.57%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) C++
1 9 (32.14%) Java
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
3 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) PHP
4 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.57%) VB
4 1 (3.57%) VB6
4 1 (3.57%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
1 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Symbian
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
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