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

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 37 47 47
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 0.91% 0.38% 1.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 0.51% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -32.43%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
180 198 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 82.19% 75.29% 88.34%
Number of salaries quoted 148 162 118
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (66.67%) .NET
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
2 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (33.33%) QA
4 3 (33.33%) Back Office
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) Games
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
6 1 (11.11%) MVC
6 1 (11.11%) Selenium
6 1 (11.11%) jQuery
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Subversion
6 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (11.11%) CSS
6 1 (11.11%) Web Services
6 1 (11.11%) Linux
6 1 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (11.11%) OO
6 1 (11.11%) Apache
6 1 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (11.11%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) Apache
1 1 (11.11%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Selenium
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) PHPUnit
2 1 (11.11%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 3 (33.33%) Back Office
1 3 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tester
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) QA Tester
3 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Web Services
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
2 1 (11.11%) PhoneGap
2 1 (11.11%) Laravel
2 1 (11.11%) li3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) E-Commerce
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
1 5 (55.56%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Assessment
3 3 (33.33%) Web Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Regression Testing
5 1 (11.11%) MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA