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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 77 63 75
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.50% 1.12% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.60% 1.32% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 5
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
662 605 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 82.65% 84.73% 79.69%
Number of salaries quoted 584 516 595
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,850 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Nuneaton - 3 £52,500 -
Test Automation
West Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) Scrum
2 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) SOA
4 3 (42.86%) ITIL
4 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
4 3 (42.86%) OO
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) .NET
4 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (42.86%) WinForms
4 3 (42.86%) Service Management
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (42.86%) WCF

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Relational Database
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (57.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
4 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
1 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) Ajax
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) WinForms
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (42.86%) WCF
3 3 (42.86%) LINQ
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) JSON
4 2 (28.57%) jQuery
4 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 2 (28.57%) REST
4 2 (28.57%) CSS3
4 2 (28.57%) HTML5
5 1 (14.29%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Scrum
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (42.86%) SOA
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (42.86%) Service Management
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) Web Development
3 2 (28.57%) Automated Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Manual Testing
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 1 (14.29%) Usability Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) PHP
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft