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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 63 71 80
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 6 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.10% 0.50% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 0.55% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Median salary £36,250 £27,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -26.66%
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
500 548 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 91.58% 90.73% 80.75%
Number of salaries quoted 446 473 461
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
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 25 September 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 -3 5 £37,500 +15.38%
Automation Testing
West Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 6 (60.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (40.00%) iPad
5 4 (40.00%) Games
5 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
6 3 (30.00%) QA
6 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
7 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
7 2 (20.00%) Calabash
7 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
7 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
7 2 (20.00%) Open Source
7 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (20.00%) Back Office
8 1 (10.00%) Test Management
8 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
8 1 (10.00%) TDD
8 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
8 1 (10.00%) Scrum
8 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
8 1 (10.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) SQL

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 7 (70.00%) Selenium
2 6 (60.00%) JIRA
3 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (20.00%) AccuRev
4 2 (20.00%) Calabash
4 2 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 2 (20.00%) WebDriver
5 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
5 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
5 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (10.00%) TestComplete
General
1 4 (40.00%) Games
2 2 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Software Tester
1 4 (40.00%) Tester
2 3 (30.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Games Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Web Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Automation Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Software Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) CSS
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (70.00%) Software Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Test Scripting
3 6 (60.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) Open Source
6 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (10.00%) Defect Tracking
6 1 (10.00%) Exploratory Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Scrum
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center