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

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 45 34 42
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.12% 2.90% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 3.66% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 1
Median salary £43,500 £24,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+81.25% -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
225 164 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 95.34% 79.23% 87.83%
Number of salaries quoted 201 140 188
Median salary £43,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.98% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,000 £19,300
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
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 4 December 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 (71.43%) Software Testing
1 10 (71.43%) SDLC
2 7 (50.00%) PayPal
2 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) C#
3 4 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Selenium
4 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Appium
4 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (21.43%) TestPartner
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) QADirector

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 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MS Access
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Selenium
2 3 (21.43%) Appium
2 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
2 3 (21.43%) QADirector
2 3 (21.43%) TestPartner
2 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
3 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.14%) TestComplete
General
1 3 (21.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 7 (50.00%) Test Team Leader
2 4 (28.57%) Automation Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Software Tester
2 4 (28.57%) Tester
3 3 (21.43%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Developer in Test
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Team Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Leader
4 2 (14.29%) Test Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (7.14%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) SDLC
1 10 (71.43%) Software Testing
2 7 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 4 (28.57%) Test Planning
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Project Management
4 3 (21.43%) Regression Testing
4 3 (21.43%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (7.14%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) C#
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
2 3 (21.43%) VB
2 3 (21.43%) VBA
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB
1 3 (21.43%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (21.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) PayPal
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft