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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 76 65 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.41% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.84% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,065 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.94% -2.59%
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
562 477 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 77.73% 75.83% 81.02%
Number of salaries quoted 448 396 316
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £37,500 -
Cannock - 1 £32,500 -
Automation Testing
West Midlands

Automation Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) Back Office
2 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
2 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Selenium
2 2 (66.67%) WebDriver
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Automation Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Selenium Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Web Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 2 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) SQL