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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 39 27 34
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.83% 7.51% 2.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.93% 8.50% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 7 12 7
Median salary £43,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.84% -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
239 153 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 96.76% 88.44% 84.46%
Number of salaries quoted 223 132 168
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
1 12 (70.59%) SDLC
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 9 (52.94%) Test Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Retail
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (41.18%) TestPartner
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
4 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (41.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (41.18%) VB
4 7 (41.18%) HTML
4 7 (41.18%) VBA
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) ISEB
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) MS Excel
4 7 (41.18%) MS Access
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 7 (41.18%) QA

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 (41.18%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) MS Access
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) QADirector
1 7 (41.18%) TestPartner
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Appium
3 3 (17.65%) Cucumber
3 3 (17.65%) WebDriver
4 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
General
1 7 (41.18%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Tester
1 10 (58.82%) Tester
2 7 (41.18%) Automation Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Tester
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Test Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Developer in Test
4 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (11.76%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (5.88%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 2 (11.76%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
2 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
1 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) SDLC
1 12 (70.59%) Software Testing
2 9 (52.94%) Test Planning
3 8 (47.06%) Test Scripting
4 7 (41.18%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Regression Testing
4 7 (41.18%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (41.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
6 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (17.65%) BDD
6 3 (17.65%) OO
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) C#
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 7 (41.18%) VB
2 7 (41.18%) VBA
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB
1 7 (41.18%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (41.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (41.18%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) PayPal