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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 38 47 40
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.41% 0.35% 2.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 0.44% 3.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Average salary £33,750 £25,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.00% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £25,000 £38,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.36% +4.28%
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
240 227 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 84.81% 79.65% 89.44%
Number of salaries quoted 174 180 139
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 October 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
3 5 (45.45%) Back Office
3 5 (45.45%) Games
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) JIRA
4 4 (36.36%) QA
5 3 (27.27%) SQL
5 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
5 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (9.09%) Subversion
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
6 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
6 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (9.09%) CSS
6 1 (9.09%) Web Services
6 1 (9.09%) Linux
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) Apache
6 1 (9.09%) MySQL
6 1 (9.09%) HTML
6 1 (9.09%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) Liferay
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (36.36%) JIRA
2 1 (9.09%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 1 (9.09%) PHPUnit
2 1 (9.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 1 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 5 (45.45%) Back Office
1 5 (45.45%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Test Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Tester
3 3 (27.27%) QA Tester
4 1 (9.09%) PHP Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Software Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Hardware Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Test Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Test Team Leader
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) CSS
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) PhoneGap
2 1 (9.09%) Laravel
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Open Source
1 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
1 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) Software Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 5 (45.45%) Web Testing
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 3 (27.27%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Web Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (9.09%) Line Management
5 1 (9.09%) Regression Testing
5 1 (9.09%) MVC
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
2 1 (9.09%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) QA