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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 91 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.13% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.51% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £32,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.88% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
695 585 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 88.42% 87.18% 82.57%
Number of salaries quoted 528 522 422
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
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 5 February 2016. 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
Warwick -22 1 £32,000 -14.66%
Test Automation
West Midlands

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
4 2 (33.33%) DevOps
4 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
4 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
4 2 (33.33%) Use Case
4 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 2 (33.33%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (16.67%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML
5 1 (16.67%) ITIL
5 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 1 (16.67%) HP
5 1 (16.67%) ISEB
5 1 (16.67%) HP UFT

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Functional Tester
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Test Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Lead Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Web Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Web Tester
2 1 (16.67%) XML Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) CSS
1 1 (16.67%) HTML
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
1 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Defect Management
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
2 2 (33.33%) Test Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
2 2 (33.33%) Use Case
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Data Protection
3 1 (16.67%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Keyword-Driven Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Usability Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) ISEB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (16.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) HP