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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 40 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.73% 5.56% 3.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.91% 6.15% 4.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 9
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
281 179 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.25% 90.40% 79.86%
Number of salaries quoted 265 155 155
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £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
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 25 August 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 25 August 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 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
1 11 (73.33%) SDLC
2 9 (60.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 9 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Retail
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (46.67%) TestPartner
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (46.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (46.67%) VB
4 7 (46.67%) HTML
4 7 (46.67%) VBA
4 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) ISEB
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 7 (46.67%) Windows
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) MS Access
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Degree
4 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
4 7 (46.67%) 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 (46.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) MS Access
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) QADirector
1 7 (46.67%) TestPartner
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 2 (13.33%) Appium
3 2 (13.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (13.33%) TestComplete
3 2 (13.33%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (46.67%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Software Tester
1 10 (66.67%) Tester
2 7 (46.67%) Automation Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (26.67%) Senior Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Test Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Developer in Test
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Senior Automation Tester
5 2 (13.33%) Software Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Automation Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) HTML
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Windows
1 7 (46.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SDLC
1 11 (73.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (60.00%) Test Planning
3 8 (53.33%) Test Scripting
4 7 (46.67%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Performance Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Project Management
4 7 (46.67%) Regression Testing
4 7 (46.67%) Risk Assessment
4 7 (46.67%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (13.33%) BDD
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) OO
6 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) C#
1 9 (60.00%) SQL
2 7 (46.67%) VB
2 7 (46.67%) VBA
3 2 (13.33%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Degree
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB
1 7 (46.67%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (46.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (46.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) PayPal