The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the West Midlands region that had Automation Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 188 213 215
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +2
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 49 19 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.80% 0.32% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.34% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 22 19 3
Median salary £34,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% -
UK excluding London median salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
Automation Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5876 5667 5117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.98% 95.94% 96.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4632 4647 4273
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Automation Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region that featured Automation Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Tester across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Automation Tester Salary Histogram 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automation Tester within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Warwickshire +33 27 - -
Wolverhampton - 9 £36,000 - 1
Staffordshire 0 8 £32,500 -
Coventry +4 2 £41,750 +19.28%
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham -15 1 £39,000 -22.00%
Automation Tester
England

Automation Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Automation Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Automation Tester in the job title.

1 55 (82.09%) QA
2 48 (71.64%) Selenium
3 40 (59.70%) XML
4 39 (58.21%) Test Automation
5 35 (52.24%) JIRA
6 31 (46.27%) Functional Testing
6 31 (46.27%) Finance
6 31 (46.27%) Stakeholder Management
7 30 (44.78%) Wealth Management
7 30 (44.78%) Back Office
7 30 (44.78%) TestDirector
7 30 (44.78%) SoapUI
7 30 (44.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
9 20 (29.85%) Automated Testing
10 16 (23.88%) Test Planning
11 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
12 14 (20.90%) SQL
12 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
12 14 (20.90%) Degree
12 14 (20.90%) Test Scripting
13 11 (16.42%) BDD
13 11 (16.42%) C#
13 11 (16.42%) Java
14 10 (14.93%) HTML
14 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
14 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
15 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
15 9 (13.43%) SDLC
15 9 (13.43%) Project Management

Automation Tester Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) MS Access
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.49%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 48 (71.64%) Selenium
2 35 (52.24%) JIRA
3 30 (44.78%) SoapUI
3 30 (44.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (44.78%) TestDirector
4 10 (14.93%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.46%) QADirector
5 5 (7.46%) TestPartner
6 4 (5.97%) TestComplete
7 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.99%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.49%) JUnit
9 1 (1.49%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (1.49%) PhantomJS
9 1 (1.49%) SpecFlow
9 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 31 (46.27%) Finance
2 30 (44.78%) Back Office
3 6 (8.96%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (59.70%) XML
2 10 (14.93%) HTML
3 9 (13.43%) Web Services
4 5 (7.46%) CSS
4 5 (7.46%) Node.js
5 4 (5.97%) .NET
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.99%) WCF
7 1 (1.49%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.46%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.46%) Windows
1 5 (7.46%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.49%) Android
2 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (58.21%) Test Automation
2 31 (46.27%) Functional Testing
2 31 (46.27%) Stakeholder Management
3 30 (44.78%) Wealth Management
4 25 (37.31%) Software Testing
5 20 (29.85%) Automated Testing
6 16 (23.88%) Test Planning
7 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (20.90%) Defect Management
8 14 (20.90%) Test Scripting
9 11 (16.42%) BDD
10 10 (14.93%) Performance Testing
11 9 (13.43%) Project Management
11 9 (13.43%) SDLC
12 7 (10.45%) Automation Testing
12 7 (10.45%) Regression Testing
13 6 (8.96%) E-Commerce
13 6 (8.96%) Scrum
13 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
14 5 (7.46%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 11 (16.42%) C#
2 11 (16.42%) Java
3 5 (7.46%) Scala
3 5 (7.46%) VB
3 5 (7.46%) VBA
4 2 (2.99%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 8 (11.94%) ISEB
3 7 (10.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.46%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (82.09%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (7.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) MKS
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