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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 77 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 4 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.58% 0.32% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.37% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £28,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.59% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
620 546 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 89.34% 87.64% 80.63%
Number of salaries quoted 554 474 477
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,550 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Automation 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 Automation Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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 - 2 £45,000 -
Automation Testing
West Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, 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 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 3 (50.00%) Java
3 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
5 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
5 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) QA
5 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

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 5 (83.33%) JIRA
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) TestComplete
4 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
4 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Java Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Manual Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software QA Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
1 3 (50.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center