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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 41 32 48
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 2.02% 3.89% 0.66%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 4.79% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 2
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
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
226 146 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 91.13% 81.11% 76.74%
Number of salaries quoted 202 128 180
Median salary £42,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 29 May 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 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
2 5 (62.50%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) HTML
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (50.00%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (37.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QADirector
4 3 (37.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
4 3 (37.50%) TestPartner
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 3 (37.50%) VB
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
4 3 (37.50%) MS Access
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) ISEB
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management

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 (37.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) MS Access
2 3 (37.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) QADirector
1 3 (37.50%) TestPartner
2 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 2 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 1 (12.50%) TestComplete
3 1 (12.50%) WebDriver
General
1 3 (37.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Software Tester
1 6 (75.00%) Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Software Tester
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Selenium Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Automation Tester
4 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (62.50%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Software Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Risk Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (37.50%) Black-Box Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Defect Tracking
5 1 (12.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) VB
3 3 (37.50%) VBA
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB
1 3 (37.50%) ISEB Practitioner
1 3 (37.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft