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

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 43 30 45
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 10 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 3.31% 4.04% 1.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.66% 4.73% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 4
Median salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%
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
273 169 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 90.40% 85.35% 79.37%
Number of salaries quoted 251 148 199
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) Test Planning
2 9 (75.00%) SDLC
3 8 (66.67%) QA
3 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
4 7 (58.33%) VBA
4 7 (58.33%) VB
4 7 (58.33%) HTML
4 7 (58.33%) Windows
4 7 (58.33%) MS Excel
4 7 (58.33%) MS Access
4 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) ISEB
4 7 (58.33%) Project Management
4 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
4 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
4 7 (58.33%) QADirector
4 7 (58.33%) Degree
4 7 (58.33%) ISEB Practitioner
4 7 (58.33%) TestPartner
4 7 (58.33%) Retail
4 7 (58.33%) Black-Box Testing
4 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (58.33%) Windows 7

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 (58.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (58.33%) MS Access
2 7 (58.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) QADirector
1 7 (58.33%) TestPartner
2 2 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 2 (16.67%) Selenium
2 2 (16.67%) TestComplete
3 1 (8.33%) JIRA
General
1 7 (58.33%) Retail
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Software Tester
1 11 (91.67%) Tester
2 7 (58.33%) Automation Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Software Tester
3 4 (33.33%) Senior Tester
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (8.33%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) HTML
2 3 (25.00%) .NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (16.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (16.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) SDLC
1 9 (75.00%) Software Testing
1 9 (75.00%) Test Planning
1 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 8 (66.67%) Risk Assessment
3 7 (58.33%) Black-Box Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Performance Testing
3 7 (58.33%) Project Management
3 7 (58.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (16.67%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) VB
3 7 (58.33%) VBA
4 2 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (58.33%) Degree
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB
1 7 (58.33%) ISEB Practitioner
1 7 (58.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft