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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 64 69 88
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.44% 0.15% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 1
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +90.90%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
584 598 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 84.03% 87.43% 83.46%
Number of salaries quoted 521 508 648
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Rugby - 1 £50,000 -
Test Automation
West Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 9 (60.00%) HTML
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 7 (46.67%) Web Services
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Usability Testing
4 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
5 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 4 (26.67%) Degree
5 4 (26.67%) C#
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
6 3 (20.00%) Service Management
6 3 (20.00%) MVC
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
6 3 (20.00%) ITIL
6 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (20.00%) SOA
6 3 (20.00%) Test Management
6 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Rational Functional Tester
1 3 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.67%) Behat
General
1 1 (6.67%) Electronics
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.67%) Automotive
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Software Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Lead Tester
4 3 (20.00%) Automation Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) QA Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Lead Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Leader
5 1 (6.67%) QA Leader
5 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
5 1 (6.67%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) CSS
1 9 (60.00%) HTML
2 7 (46.67%) Web Services
3 6 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) .NET
4 4 (26.67%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) WCF
5 3 (20.00%) LINQ
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) WinForms
5 3 (20.00%) Ajax
6 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
3 6 (40.00%) Usability Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Manual Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (20.00%) SDLC
4 3 (20.00%) DevOps
4 3 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Test Management
4 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
4 3 (20.00%) Logistics
4 3 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (20.00%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (20.00%) ITIL
4 3 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) C#
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
1 1 (6.67%) IEC 61508
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) HP
2 1 (6.67%) IBM