The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 65 66 63
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.18% 0.34% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.40% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 6
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.84% -2.00%

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
507 502 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 93.03% 86.40% 84.01%
Number of salaries quoted 415 461 406
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Staffordshire region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (60.00%) Java
3 3 (60.00%) Selenium
4 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (40.00%) Calabash
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (40.00%) QA
4 2 (40.00%) iPad
5 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) HTML
5 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
5 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (20.00%) Open Source
5 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Back Office
5 1 (20.00%) CSS
5 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (20.00%) JIRA
5 1 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing

Automation 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 2 (40.00%) Calabash
2 2 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (40.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (20.00%) AccuRev
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) JIRA
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Games
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (40.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Automation Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Games Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Selenium Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) BDD
4 1 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Open Source
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA