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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation 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
Automation Testing
Rank 70 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £36,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+6.16% +7.35%
Automation 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%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 21 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) QA
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) Selenium
3 2 (40.00%) JIRA
3 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
3 2 (40.00%) .NET
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Back Office
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Selenium
1 2 (40.00%) JIRA
1 2 (40.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Tester
2 1 (20.00%) QA Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Web Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft