The first table below looks at the demand for the Automation Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 25 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 Job Titles advertised for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Tester
Rank 213 204 202
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.054% 0.041%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.057% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5089 5268 4657
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.75% 94.82% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4263 4419 4062
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automation Tester in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Automation Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Tester
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Automation Tester Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Tester
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 Automation Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 - 1 £40,000 -
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) FindBugs
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Checkstyle

Automation Tester
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited Automation Tester in their job title 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 with Automation Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Selenium
2 1 (33.33%) JBehave
2 1 (33.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (33.33%) Hudson
2 1 (33.33%) FindBugs
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) JUnit
2 1 (33.33%) Maven
2 1 (33.33%) Checkstyle
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) System Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) ISEB
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle