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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 198 203 221
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +18
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 44 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.31% 0.037%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.32% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 0
Median salary £32,500 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- -2.59%
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
5932 5588 5153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.31% 96.83% 95.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4657 4628 4364
Median salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.53% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 29 June 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 June 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 - 23 - -
Staffordshire -3 8 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £36,000 -
Shropshire - 4 £32,500 -
Coventry +7 2 £41,750 +23.70%
Birmingham -13 1 £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 June 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 46 (73.02%) QA
1 46 (73.02%) Selenium
2 36 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 30 (47.62%) XML
4 29 (46.03%) JIRA
5 26 (41.27%) Finance
6 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
6 24 (38.10%) Functional Testing
6 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (36.51%) Software Testing
7 23 (36.51%) TestDirector
7 23 (36.51%) Back Office
7 23 (36.51%) SoapUI
7 23 (36.51%) Wealth Management
8 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
10 16 (25.40%) SQL
11 14 (22.22%) BDD
12 13 (20.63%) WebDriver
12 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
12 13 (20.63%) Test Planning
13 12 (19.05%) Defect Management
13 12 (19.05%) C#
14 11 (17.46%) Degree
14 11 (17.46%) HTML
14 11 (17.46%) Performance Testing
15 9 (14.29%) SDLC
15 9 (14.29%) Java
15 9 (14.29%) Project Management
15 9 (14.29%) MS Excel

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 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTP
1 1 (1.59%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) MS Access
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server
1 5 (7.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.59%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 46 (73.02%) Selenium
2 29 (46.03%) JIRA
3 24 (38.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (36.51%) SoapUI
4 23 (36.51%) TestDirector
5 13 (20.63%) WebDriver
6 5 (7.94%) QADirector
6 5 (7.94%) TestPartner
7 4 (6.35%) TestComplete
8 3 (4.76%) Jenkins
9 2 (3.17%) JUnit
10 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
10 1 (1.59%) DbUnit
10 1 (1.59%) JMeter
10 1 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (1.59%) PhantomJS
10 1 (1.59%) SpecFlow
10 1 (1.59%) TeamCity
10 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (41.27%) Finance
2 23 (36.51%) Back Office
3 6 (9.52%) Retail
4 2 (3.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) XML
2 11 (17.46%) HTML
3 7 (11.11%) Web Services
4 6 (9.52%) CSS
4 6 (9.52%) Node.js
5 4 (6.35%) .NET
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.17%) WCF
7 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.59%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Mobile App
2 5 (7.94%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.59%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Windows
1 5 (7.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.59%) Android
2 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (57.14%) Test Automation
2 24 (38.10%) Functional Testing
2 24 (38.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (36.51%) Software Testing
3 23 (36.51%) Wealth Management
4 19 (30.16%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (26.98%) Automated Testing
6 14 (22.22%) BDD
7 13 (20.63%) Test Planning
7 13 (20.63%) Test Scripting
8 12 (19.05%) Defect Management
9 11 (17.46%) Performance Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Project Management
10 9 (14.29%) SDLC
11 8 (12.70%) Scrum
12 7 (11.11%) Automation Testing
12 7 (11.11%) E-Commerce
12 7 (11.11%) TDD
13 6 (9.52%) Compatibility Testing
13 6 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.40%) SQL
2 12 (19.05%) C#
3 9 (14.29%) Java
4 6 (9.52%) Scala
5 5 (7.94%) VB
5 5 (7.94%) VBA
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.59%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 9 (14.29%) ISEB
3 7 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.94%) ISEB Practitioner
5 2 (3.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (73.02%) QA
2 2 (3.17%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) MKS
3 1 (1.59%) Capita
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 43k per year
Posted: 5 days ago