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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automation Tester
England / West Midlands
Rank 184 210 199
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 19 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.45% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.46% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 14
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -

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
4610 5594 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 97.34% 96.42% 96.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3729 4640 4223
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 20 February 2017.

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 20 February 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 +12 9 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £55,000 - 2
Solihull -8 3 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 27 (72.97%) QA
2 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (62.16%) Selenium
4 16 (43.24%) Finance
5 14 (37.84%) Automation Testing
6 13 (35.14%) Java
7 12 (32.43%) .NET
7 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
8 11 (29.73%) BDD
8 11 (29.73%) C#
8 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
9 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
9 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
9 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
10 9 (24.32%) Web Services
10 9 (24.32%) SQL
10 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
11 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
12 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
13 6 (16.22%) SOAP
13 6 (16.22%) Degree
13 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
13 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
13 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
13 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
14 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
14 5 (13.51%) SDET
14 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
14 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.41%) Apache
1 2 (5.41%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) Big Data
2 2 (5.41%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 23 (62.16%) Selenium
2 12 (32.43%) WebDriver
3 6 (16.22%) SoapUI
4 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 5 (13.51%) JIRA
4 5 (13.51%) SpecFlow
4 5 (13.51%) Subversion
5 4 (10.81%) JMeter
6 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (8.11%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.41%) eggPlant
7 2 (5.41%) HP UFT
7 2 (5.41%) Hudson
7 2 (5.41%) JBehave
7 2 (5.41%) JUnit
7 2 (5.41%) Mercurial
7 2 (5.41%) Ranorex
7 2 (5.41%) TestNG
7 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
7 2 (5.41%) WATIR
General
1 16 (43.24%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
2 2 (5.41%) Financial Institution
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (32.43%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) Web Services
3 6 (16.22%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
4 4 (10.81%) XML
5 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.41%) Gherkin
5 2 (5.41%) HTML
5 2 (5.41%) X-Windows
6 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.11%) Fintech
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) iPhone
3 2 (5.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
3 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
3 2 (5.41%) Unix
4 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Automation Testing
3 11 (29.73%) BDD
3 11 (29.73%) Software Testing
4 10 (27.03%) Automated Testing
4 10 (27.03%) E-Commerce
4 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
5 9 (24.32%) Regression Testing
6 8 (21.62%) Test Scripting
7 6 (16.22%) Data Protection
7 6 (16.22%) Defect Management
7 6 (16.22%) Functional Testing
7 6 (16.22%) Test Planning
8 5 (13.51%) Manual Testing
8 5 (13.51%) Performance Testing
8 5 (13.51%) QA Automation
8 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 5 (13.51%) TDD
9 4 (10.81%) Agile Testing
9 4 (10.81%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) Java
2 11 (29.73%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) JavaScript
5 5 (13.51%) Python
6 4 (10.81%) C++
6 4 (10.81%) Perl
7 2 (5.41%) C
7 2 (5.41%) Ruby
8 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.70%) Scala
8 1 (2.70%) VB
8 1 (2.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 5 (13.51%) ISTQB
3 2 (5.41%) ISEB
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (72.97%) QA
2 5 (13.51%) SDET
Vendors
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Xamarin
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