The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stoke-on-Trent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 47 31 36
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 12 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.63% 5.14% 2.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.88% 5.76% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 7
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Automated Testing
Staffordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stoke-on-Trent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
309 191 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 93.35% 89.25% 78.89%
Number of salaries quoted 285 164 168
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £59,250 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

The demand trend of job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region over the 3 months to 28 July 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 10 (71.43%) SDLC
2 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
2 9 (64.29%) C#
2 9 (64.29%) SQL
3 7 (50.00%) VB
3 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 7 (50.00%) VBA
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 7 (50.00%) MS Access
3 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) QADirector
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Retail
3 7 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
3 7 (50.00%) TestPartner
3 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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:

Applications
1 7 (50.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) MS Access
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) QADirector
1 7 (50.00%) TestPartner
2 4 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (14.29%) Appium
3 2 (14.29%) Cucumber
3 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
3 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Tester
1 11 (78.57%) Tester
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (14.29%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) SDLC
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 9 (64.29%) Test Planning
2 9 (64.29%) Test Scripting
3 7 (50.00%) Black-Box Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Performance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 7 (50.00%) Regression Testing
3 7 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (14.29%) BDD
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) OO
4 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) VB
2 7 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB
1 7 (50.00%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) PayPal