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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 217 200 209
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +9
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 20 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.37% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.39% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 22
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
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
5528 5180 5442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.87% 96.43% 97.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4383 4331 4553
Median salary £39,500 £38,396 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% +1.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,091 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.22% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +10 9 £36,000 -28.00%
Wolverhampton - 8 £35,000 -
Birmingham -28 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 58 (90.63%) QA
2 47 (73.44%) XML
3 43 (67.19%) Selenium
4 36 (56.25%) JIRA
4 36 (56.25%) Test Automation
5 34 (53.13%) Finance
6 33 (51.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (51.56%) Functional Testing
7 32 (50.00%) SoapUI
7 32 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 32 (50.00%) Wealth Management
7 32 (50.00%) Back Office
7 32 (50.00%) TestDirector
8 21 (32.81%) Automated Testing
8 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
8 21 (32.81%) Test Planning
9 19 (29.69%) Degree
10 18 (28.13%) Defect Management
11 15 (23.44%) Web Services
11 15 (23.44%) Java
12 14 (21.88%) Mobile App
13 11 (17.19%) C#
13 11 (17.19%) SQL
14 9 (14.06%) HTML
14 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
14 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
14 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
15 8 (12.50%) ISEB
16 7 (10.94%) BDD
16 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.81%) MS Access
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (67.19%) Selenium
2 36 (56.25%) JIRA
3 32 (50.00%) SoapUI
3 32 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (50.00%) TestDirector
4 6 (9.38%) WebDriver
5 5 (7.81%) QADirector
5 5 (7.81%) TestPartner
6 3 (4.69%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (3.13%) TestComplete
8 1 (1.56%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.56%) JUnit
8 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.56%) PhantomJS
8 1 (1.56%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.56%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (53.13%) Finance
2 32 (50.00%) Back Office
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (73.44%) XML
2 15 (23.44%) Web Services
3 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 5 (7.81%) .NET
5 4 (6.25%) CSS
5 4 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.13%) WCF
7 1 (1.56%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.56%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Windows
1 5 (7.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (56.25%) Test Automation
2 33 (51.56%) Functional Testing
2 33 (51.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (50.00%) Wealth Management
4 21 (32.81%) Automated Testing
4 21 (32.81%) Software Testing
4 21 (32.81%) Test Planning
5 18 (28.13%) Defect Management
6 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (14.06%) Performance Testing
6 9 (14.06%) Test Scripting
7 7 (10.94%) BDD
8 6 (9.38%) Regression Testing
8 6 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Black-Box Testing
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 5 (7.81%) Risk Assessment
9 5 (7.81%) SDLC
9 5 (7.81%) TDD
10 4 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) Java
2 11 (17.19%) C#
2 11 (17.19%) SQL
3 5 (7.81%) VB
3 5 (7.81%) VBA
4 4 (6.25%) Scala
5 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.56%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) ISEB
3 7 (10.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.81%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (90.63%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Microsoft
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