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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 32 36 38
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 4.72% 2.40% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.35% 3.11% 2.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 4
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £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
187 225 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 88.21% 77.05% 79.08%
Number of salaries quoted 161 172 163
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -17.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +3.67%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Stoke-on-Trent region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Stoke-on-Trent

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 13 (72.22%) JIRA
2 9 (50.00%) QA
2 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 8 (44.44%) HTML
4 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (38.89%) Selenium
4 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
5 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 6 (33.33%) People Management
5 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
5 6 (33.33%) AccuRev
5 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 6 (33.33%) TestDirector
5 6 (33.33%) Internet
5 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
8 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (16.67%) Migration
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (16.67%) ISEB
8 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
8 3 (16.67%) System Testing
8 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
9 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
9 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (11.11%) Test Planning

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs across the Stoke-on-Trent region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (38.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) JIRA
2 7 (38.89%) Selenium
3 6 (33.33%) TestComplete
3 6 (33.33%) AccuRev
3 6 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 6 (33.33%) TestDirector
4 3 (16.67%) Ranorex
5 2 (11.11%) TestPartner
5 2 (11.11%) QADirector
General
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (38.89%) QA Tester
3 3 (16.67%) Software Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Software Test Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Test Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Software Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Systems Tester
4 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 2 (11.11%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) HTML
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Risk Assessment
2 6 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 6 (33.33%) People Management
3 5 (27.78%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Requirements Management
5 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Migration
5 3 (16.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (16.67%) System Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
6 2 (11.11%) SDLC
6 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 2 (11.11%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) C#
3 2 (11.11%) VB
3 2 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft