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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 148 134 172
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 90 83 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.59% 1.63% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.80% 1.90% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 77 76 53
Median salary £39,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £24,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
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
5007 4362 4833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.70% 85.88% 85.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3888 3658 4248
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -16 29 £40,000 +33.33% 6
Warwickshire +19 18 £33,000 -8.96% 5
Solihull -9 8 £24,000 -26.15% 1
Worcestershire -3 7 £31,500 +7.69%
Staffordshire -14 7 £43,500 +33.84% 2
Shropshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Wolverhampton +14 4 £35,000 +27.27%
Coventry -10 4 £42,500 -1.16% 2
Automated Testing
England

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.60%) Test Scripting
3 60 (30.93%) SQL
4 59 (30.41%) JavaScript
4 59 (30.41%) QA
5 54 (27.84%) Java
6 53 (27.32%) Selenium
7 48 (24.74%) Scrum
7 48 (24.74%) HTML
8 46 (23.71%) Software Testing
8 46 (23.71%) SDLC
9 44 (22.68%) Manual Testing
10 43 (22.16%) ISEB
11 41 (21.13%) C#
11 41 (21.13%) ISTQB
12 39 (20.10%) Git (software)
12 39 (20.10%) CSS
13 37 (19.07%) TDD
13 37 (19.07%) Unit Testing
14 35 (18.04%) Cucumber
15 34 (17.53%) Functional Testing
16 32 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
17 31 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
17 31 (15.98%) Web Services
18 30 (15.46%) Regression Testing
18 30 (15.46%) Finance
18 30 (15.46%) Non-Functional Testing
19 27 (13.92%) MVC
19 27 (13.92%) Degree
20 25 (12.89%) Software Engineering

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 10 (5.15%) CMS
2 8 (4.12%) EPiServer CMS
2 8 (4.12%) IIS
2 8 (4.12%) Umbraco
3 3 (1.55%) JBoss
3 3 (1.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.55%) 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 20 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.22%) MS Office
3 4 (2.06%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.58%) GitHub
3 3 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (0.52%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) HTTP
2 2 (1.03%) Internet
3 1 (0.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.76%) MongoDB
2 17 (8.76%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (8.25%) MySQL
4 15 (7.73%) Relational Database
5 10 (5.15%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (3.61%) Redis
7 6 (3.09%) Data Mining
8 3 (1.55%) MS Access
8 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
8 3 (1.55%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.03%) DB2
9 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 1 (0.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 53 (27.32%) Selenium
2 39 (20.10%) Git (software)
3 35 (18.04%) Cucumber
4 31 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (11.86%) Jenkins
6 20 (10.31%) JIRA
7 17 (8.76%) HP UFT
7 17 (8.76%) WebDriver
8 15 (7.73%) Visual Studio
9 12 (6.19%) JUnit
9 12 (6.19%) SoapUI
10 9 (4.64%) Appium
11 8 (4.12%) NuGet
12 6 (3.09%) Ant
12 6 (3.09%) Jasmine
12 6 (3.09%) Maven
12 6 (3.09%) Mercurial
12 6 (3.09%) Vagrant
13 5 (2.58%) Bugzilla
13 5 (2.58%) Subversion
General
1 30 (15.46%) Finance
2 14 (7.22%) Marketing
3 7 (3.61%) Back Office
4 5 (2.58%) Automotive
4 5 (2.58%) Electronics
5 4 (2.06%) Retail
6 2 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 61 (31.44%) Analyst
2 52 (26.80%) Developer
3 51 (26.29%) Test Analyst
4 36 (18.56%) Tester
5 28 (14.43%) Software Tester
6 19 (9.79%) Automation Test Analyst
6 19 (9.79%) Test Engineer
7 16 (8.25%) Automation Tester
8 13 (6.70%) .NET Developer
8 13 (6.70%) Java Developer
8 13 (6.70%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.19%) Senior Test Analyst
9 12 (6.19%) Software Engineer
9 12 (6.19%) Test Automation Engineer
10 11 (5.67%) Software Analyst
10 11 (5.67%) Software Test Analyst
11 10 (5.15%) QA Analyst
11 10 (5.15%) Test Leader
12 9 (4.64%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (24.74%) HTML
2 39 (20.10%) CSS
3 31 (15.98%) Web Services
4 25 (12.89%) .NET
5 23 (11.86%) RESTful
6 22 (11.34%) Node.js
7 21 (10.82%) HTML5
8 18 (9.28%) XML
9 17 (8.76%) CSS3
10 14 (7.22%) Sass
11 13 (6.70%) .NET Framework
11 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET
11 13 (6.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (5.67%) Browserify
12 11 (5.67%) Django
12 11 (5.67%) Entity Framework
12 11 (5.67%) WCF
13 9 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (4.64%) jQuery
13 9 (4.64%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.31%) Mobile App
2 15 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.70%) User Experience
4 10 (5.15%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.61%) Client/Server
5 7 (3.61%) Fintech
6 6 (3.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (2.06%) iPhone
7 4 (2.06%) Smart Meter
8 3 (1.55%) Blockchain
8 3 (1.55%) Cryptography
8 3 (1.55%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.03%) NHS
9 2 (1.03%) PMI
10 1 (0.52%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.73%) Linux
2 14 (7.22%) Windows
3 7 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.06%) Android
5 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (49.48%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (36.60%) Test Scripting
3 48 (24.74%) Scrum
4 46 (23.71%) SDLC
4 46 (23.71%) Software Testing
5 44 (22.68%) Manual Testing
6 37 (19.07%) TDD
6 37 (19.07%) Unit Testing
7 34 (17.53%) Functional Testing
8 32 (16.49%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (15.46%) Non-Functional Testing
9 30 (15.46%) Regression Testing
10 27 (13.92%) MVC
11 25 (12.89%) BDD
11 25 (12.89%) Software Engineering
12 24 (12.37%) Automation Testing
13 22 (11.34%) User Acceptance Testing
14 21 (10.82%) Performance Testing
14 21 (10.82%) Test Planning
15 20 (10.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 60 (30.93%) SQL
2 59 (30.41%) JavaScript
3 54 (27.84%) Java
4 41 (21.13%) C#
5 22 (11.34%) Python
6 16 (8.25%) PHP
7 12 (6.19%) Ruby
8 11 (5.67%) C++
9 10 (5.15%) C
9 10 (5.15%) ES6
10 9 (4.64%) Bash Shell
10 9 (4.64%) T-SQL
11 8 (4.12%) VB.NET
12 6 (3.09%) Go
12 6 (3.09%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.58%) VBA
14 4 (2.06%) PL/SQL
14 4 (2.06%) Scala
15 3 (1.55%) Perl
15 3 (1.55%) VB
Qualifications
1 43 (22.16%) ISEB
2 41 (21.13%) ISTQB
3 27 (13.92%) Degree
4 15 (7.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 4 (2.06%) ISEB Practitioner
5 4 (2.06%) SC Cleared
5 4 (2.06%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.03%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (30.41%) QA
2 2 (1.03%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (7.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (3.09%) Ansible
2 2 (1.03%) Puppet
3 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (9.79%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.73%) Oracle
3 9 (4.64%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.61%) PayPal
4 7 (3.61%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.58%) Zend
6 4 (2.06%) Adobe
6 4 (2.06%) Google
6 4 (2.06%) SAP
7 3 (1.55%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) IBM
8 1 (0.52%) Xamarin
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