The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 74 84 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.14% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.16% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+90.90% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Test Automation
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warwickshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
617 757 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 85.81% 83.00% 77.36%
Number of salaries quoted 523 634 480
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warwickshire region.

Test Automation Salary Trend in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Verification Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) HNC
1 1 (50.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA