The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 157 147 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 60 68 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.13% 1.31% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.37% 1.60% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 47 67 74
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
Automated Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4386 4238 3946
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 82.93% 81.80% 78.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3637 3557 3304
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Midlands region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Automated Testing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 May 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
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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
Birmingham -9 19 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Staffordshire +16 14 £60,000 +200.00% 1
Solihull +15 11 £30,000 +17.64%
Warwickshire -23 8 £39,500 -1.25%
Worcestershire +1 3 £23,000 -26.98%
Walsall - 2 - -
Coventry -24 1 £32,500 -13.90%
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 50 (46.73%) Manual Testing
2 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (37.38%) QA
4 35 (32.71%) Test Scripting
5 33 (30.84%) SQL
6 28 (26.17%) .NET
7 27 (25.23%) ISEB
8 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
9 24 (22.43%) Test Automation
10 20 (18.69%) Windows
10 20 (18.69%) Finance
11 19 (17.76%) Software Engineering
11 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
11 19 (17.76%) JIRA
11 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
12 18 (16.82%) Web Services
13 17 (15.89%) XML
13 17 (15.89%) HTML
13 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
14 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
16 14 (13.08%) Java
17 13 (12.15%) CSS
17 13 (12.15%) Selenium
17 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
18 12 (11.21%) Scrum
19 11 (10.28%) Degree
19 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
19 11 (10.28%) Usability Testing
19 11 (10.28%) Automation Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.54%) IIS
2 6 (5.61%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.93%) GlassFish
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.80%) SaaS
2 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.93%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.36%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.61%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.87%) MySQL
4 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 19 (17.76%) JIRA
2 16 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (12.15%) Selenium
4 8 (7.48%) QuickTest Pro
5 5 (4.67%) TestComplete
6 4 (3.74%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.74%) Bugzilla
6 4 (3.74%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.74%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.80%) TestDirector
7 3 (2.80%) MSTest
7 3 (2.80%) AccuRev
8 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.93%) Ranorex
8 1 (0.93%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.93%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.93%) CANoe
8 1 (0.93%) Subversion
8 1 (0.93%) Maven
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 2 (1.87%) Games
2 2 (1.87%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Back Office
3 1 (0.93%) Banking
3 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 44 (41.12%) Tester
2 31 (28.97%) Analyst
3 24 (22.43%) Software Tester
4 21 (19.63%) Test Analyst
5 12 (11.21%) QA Tester
6 9 (8.41%) Security Specialist
6 9 (8.41%) Applications Specialist
6 9 (8.41%) Application Security Specialist
7 8 (7.48%) Business Analyst
8 7 (6.54%) Developer
8 7 (6.54%) Test Engineer
9 6 (5.61%) C# Developer
9 6 (5.61%) Test Leader
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Software Tester
10 5 (4.67%) Senior Tester
11 4 (3.74%) Automation Test Analyst
11 4 (3.74%) Junior
11 4 (3.74%) Automation Analyst
12 3 (2.80%) Junior Test Analyst
12 3 (2.80%) Software Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (26.17%) .NET
2 18 (16.82%) Web Services
3 17 (15.89%) XML
3 17 (15.89%) HTML
4 13 (12.15%) CSS
5 10 (9.35%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.61%) CSLA
6 6 (5.61%) WCF
6 6 (5.61%) WPF
7 1 (0.93%) Silverlight
7 1 (0.93%) Grails
7 1 (0.93%) RESTful
7 1 (0.93%) HTML5
7 1 (0.93%) SOAP
7 1 (0.93%) J2EE
7 1 (0.93%) XSD
7 1 (0.93%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.93%) WinForms
7 1 (0.93%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.89%) Mobile App
2 6 (5.61%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.67%) Client/Server
3 5 (4.67%) Biometrics
3 5 (4.67%) Smartcard
3 5 (4.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.69%) Windows
2 8 (7.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (4.67%) Windows XP
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (4.67%) Windows Vista
4 4 (3.74%) Android
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.80%) Windows 8
5 3 (2.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.87%) Linux
7 1 (0.93%) OS/400
7 1 (0.93%) zOS
7 1 (0.93%) AIX
7 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) Manual Testing
2 48 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (32.71%) Test Scripting
4 24 (22.43%) Test Automation
5 19 (17.76%) Software Engineering
5 19 (17.76%) Software Testing
5 19 (17.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (12.15%) Unit Testing
7 12 (11.21%) Scrum
8 11 (10.28%) Usability Testing
8 11 (10.28%) Automation Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Security Testing
9 9 (8.41%) Information Security
9 9 (8.41%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (8.41%) E-Commerce
9 9 (8.41%) Regression Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Performance Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Integration Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Web Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 33 (30.84%) SQL
2 14 (13.08%) Java
3 9 (8.41%) C++
4 8 (7.48%) C#
5 6 (5.61%) VB.NET
6 5 (4.67%) C
7 4 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.93%) PHP
8 1 (0.93%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.93%) VB6
8 1 (0.93%) Ruby
8 1 (0.93%) Groovy
8 1 (0.93%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (25.23%) ISEB
2 15 (14.02%) ISTQB
3 11 (10.28%) Degree
3 11 (10.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (37.38%) QA
2 5 (4.67%) ISO 9001
2 5 (4.67%) TickIT
System Software
1 6 (5.61%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.74%) Symbian
3 1 (0.93%) IBM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) MKS
3 1 (0.93%) Telerik
3 1 (0.93%) Fujitsu
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Childcare Vouchers,
Posted: 6 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
REPL
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Competitive benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago