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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 68 86 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 0.15% 0.11% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 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 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
558 747 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 82.67% 82.54% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 471 634 463
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 £27,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Selenium
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
3 2 (40.00%) REST
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) SOAP
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 1 (20.00%) JBoss
4 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) HNC
4 1 (20.00%) HND
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) CSS
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Electronics

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Selenium
1 3 (60.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Maven
2 1 (20.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) JBehave
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Automation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Verification Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Tester
2 1 (20.00%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) REST
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) Grails
3 1 (20.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) J2EE
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) System Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) JBoss
2 1 (20.00%) VMware