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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 40 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +14
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 1.10% 4.37% 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 6.02% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +71.05%
UK excluding London average 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
167 133 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stoke-on-Trent 91.76% 72.68% 73.76%
Number of salaries quoted 152 125 148
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 21 Related IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Games
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) QA
3 1 (25.00%) Selenium
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (25.00%) WebDriver

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Defect Tracking
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Assessment
3 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C#
1 1 (25.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA