The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Warwickshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - 74
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire - - 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
570 717 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 80.97% 83.08% 79.92%
Number of salaries quoted 476 597 518
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
West Midlands

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 30 July 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 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Selenium
3 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
3 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (62.50%) System Testing
4 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (50.00%) REST
4 4 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (50.00%) SOAP
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) Hudson
5 3 (37.50%) Maven
5 3 (37.50%) JBehave
6 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 1 (12.50%) Electronics

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (12.50%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Selenium
1 5 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) JBehave
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Test Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Automation Engineer
1 7 (87.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 4 (50.00%) REST
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
3 2 (25.00%) J2EE
4 1 (12.50%) Grails
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (12.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) System Testing
3 4 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
5 1 (12.50%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
5 1 (12.50%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Python
2 6 (75.00%) Ruby
2 6 (75.00%) PHP
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) HNC
2 1 (12.50%) HND
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) JBoss