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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
England / West Midlands
Rank 117 135 174
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +39
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 104 83 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.15% 1.59% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.42% 1.82% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 84 73 37
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
4304 4572 4217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.85% 87.35% 85.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3377 3766 3659
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +8 36 £45,000 +28.57% 4
Warwickshire +38 24 £50,000 +21.21% 6
Coventry +2 8 £42,500 - 1
Worcestershire -12 8 £40,000 +23.07% 3
Solihull -11 5 £24,000 -43.52%
Herefordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire -14 4 £42,000 +29.23%
Wolverhampton +12 2 - -
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
3 71 (36.98%) Test Scripting
4 60 (31.25%) QA
5 57 (29.69%) Selenium
5 57 (29.69%) SQL
6 53 (27.60%) HTML
7 51 (26.56%) Java
8 49 (25.52%) Scrum
9 47 (24.48%) C#
9 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
10 46 (23.96%) Git (software)
11 42 (21.88%) CSS
11 42 (21.88%) Python
12 40 (20.83%) TDD
13 39 (20.31%) Software Testing
14 38 (19.79%) Functional Testing
15 36 (18.75%) Linux
16 35 (18.23%) SDLC
17 34 (17.71%) Non-Functional Testing
17 34 (17.71%) ISEB
18 33 (17.19%) Finance
18 33 (17.19%) ISTQB
19 32 (16.67%) Software Engineering
19 32 (16.67%) Unit Testing
19 32 (16.67%) Node.js
20 31 (16.15%) Manual Testing
21 30 (15.63%) Web Services
21 30 (15.63%) .NET
22 28 (14.58%) E-Commerce

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (5.73%) CMS
2 9 (4.69%) EPiServer CMS
2 9 (4.69%) IIS
2 9 (4.69%) Umbraco
3 4 (2.08%) JBoss
3 4 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.52%) Confluence
4 1 (0.52%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (6.25%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.60%) HTTP
2 1 (0.52%) Internet
2 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.38%) Apache Cassandra
3 17 (8.85%) MongoDB
4 13 (6.77%) MySQL
5 12 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (4.69%) NoSQL
7 8 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.13%) Relational Database
9 4 (2.08%) Redis
10 2 (1.04%) DB2
11 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 57 (29.69%) Selenium
2 46 (23.96%) Git (software)
3 28 (14.58%) Cucumber
4 26 (13.54%) Jenkins
4 26 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (13.02%) JIRA
6 19 (9.90%) SoapUI
7 18 (9.38%) HP UFT
8 15 (7.81%) Vagrant
8 15 (7.81%) Visual Studio
9 13 (6.77%) WebDriver
10 10 (5.21%) Jasmine
11 9 (4.69%) NuGet
12 8 (4.17%) MSBuild
12 8 (4.17%) Subversion
13 7 (3.65%) Appium
14 6 (3.13%) JUnit
14 6 (3.13%) Mercurial
14 6 (3.13%) Robot Framework
15 5 (2.60%) Mocha
General
1 33 (17.19%) Finance
2 17 (8.85%) Marketing
3 8 (4.17%) Back Office
4 4 (2.08%) Automotive
5 3 (1.56%) Electronics
6 2 (1.04%) Banking
6 2 (1.04%) Billing
6 2 (1.04%) Games
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (26.56%) Developer
2 50 (26.04%) Analyst
3 38 (19.79%) Test Analyst
4 26 (13.54%) Tester
5 21 (10.94%) Test Engineer
6 20 (10.42%) .NET Developer
7 19 (9.90%) Software Tester
8 17 (8.85%) QA Engineer
8 17 (8.85%) QA Test Engineer
9 16 (8.33%) Automation Test Analyst
9 16 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
10 14 (7.29%) QA Automation Engineer
10 14 (7.29%) Test Leader
11 13 (6.77%) Senior Developer
12 12 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
12 12 (6.25%) Software Engineer
13 10 (5.21%) C# Developer
13 10 (5.21%) Senior DevOps
13 10 (5.21%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 9 (4.69%) QA Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (27.60%) HTML
2 42 (21.88%) CSS
3 32 (16.67%) Node.js
4 30 (15.63%) .NET
4 30 (15.63%) Web Services
5 28 (14.58%) RESTful
6 23 (11.98%) HTML5
7 20 (10.42%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (9.90%) CSS3
9 18 (9.38%) ASP.NET
10 15 (7.81%) Sass
11 14 (7.29%) Django
12 12 (6.25%) .NET Framework
12 12 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
12 12 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (6.25%) HornetQ
12 12 (6.25%) JMS
12 12 (6.25%) Kafka
13 11 (5.73%) WCF
14 10 (5.21%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.98%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (7.29%) User Experience
3 12 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 8 (4.17%) Artificial Intelligence
4 8 (4.17%) Fintech
5 6 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.60%) Client/Server
7 4 (2.08%) Animation
7 4 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.56%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.04%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) iPhone
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 36 (18.75%) Linux
2 12 (6.25%) CentOS
2 12 (6.25%) Ubuntu
3 9 (4.69%) Windows
4 7 (3.65%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.60%) Android
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (54.69%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.98%) Test Scripting
3 49 (25.52%) Scrum
4 47 (24.48%) Continuous Integration
5 40 (20.83%) TDD
6 39 (20.31%) Software Testing
7 38 (19.79%) Functional Testing
8 35 (18.23%) SDLC
9 34 (17.71%) Non-Functional Testing
10 32 (16.67%) Software Engineering
10 32 (16.67%) Unit Testing
11 31 (16.15%) Manual Testing
12 28 (14.58%) E-Commerce
13 26 (13.54%) Automation Testing
13 26 (13.54%) MVC
14 25 (13.02%) BDD
15 24 (12.50%) Mentoring
16 23 (11.98%) Microservices
16 23 (11.98%) Regression Testing
17 20 (10.42%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 74 (38.54%) JavaScript
2 57 (29.69%) SQL
3 51 (26.56%) Java
4 47 (24.48%) C#
5 42 (21.88%) Python
6 23 (11.98%) Ruby
7 18 (9.38%) Bash Shell
7 18 (9.38%) Scala
8 16 (8.33%) C++
9 13 (6.77%) PHP
9 13 (6.77%) T-SQL
10 12 (6.25%) Groovy
11 10 (5.21%) C
12 5 (2.60%) VB.NET
13 4 (2.08%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.56%) ES6
14 3 (1.56%) Go
14 3 (1.56%) Perl
15 2 (1.04%) VB
16 1 (0.52%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 34 (17.71%) ISEB
2 33 (17.19%) ISTQB
3 10 (5.21%) Degree
4 8 (4.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (31.25%) QA
System Software
1 24 (12.50%) Docker
2 12 (6.25%) VirtualBox
2 12 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (6.77%) Puppet
2 12 (6.25%) Consul
2 12 (6.25%) Kubernetes
2 12 (6.25%) Mesos
2 12 (6.25%) Nagios
2 12 (6.25%) StatsD
2 12 (6.25%) Terraform
3 3 (1.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 12 (6.25%) New Relic
1 12 (6.25%) VMware
2 11 (5.73%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.21%) EPiServer
4 8 (4.17%) Oracle
4 8 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.13%) PayPal
6 5 (2.60%) Google
7 1 (0.52%) IBM
7 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.52%) Zend
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