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

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Tester
Rank 200 204 215
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs requiring an Automation Tester 34 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.41% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.43% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,900 £50,000 £37,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.75%
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
5550 5333 5309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.56% 95.85% 97.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4414 4402 4403
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £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
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 August 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 +29 18 £36,000 -28.00%
Wolverhampton - 8 £35,000 - 1
Staffordshire -4 6 £32,500 -
Birmingham -32 2 £39,500 -21.00%
Automation Tester
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 54 (88.52%) QA
2 44 (72.13%) XML
3 43 (70.49%) Selenium
4 36 (59.02%) JIRA
4 36 (59.02%) Test Automation
5 33 (54.10%) Functional Testing
5 33 (54.10%) Stakeholder Management
5 33 (54.10%) Finance
6 32 (52.46%) Back Office
6 32 (52.46%) TestDirector
6 32 (52.46%) Wealth Management
6 32 (52.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 32 (52.46%) SoapUI
7 19 (31.15%) Automated Testing
7 19 (31.15%) Software Testing
8 18 (29.51%) Test Planning
9 16 (26.23%) Degree
10 15 (24.59%) Defect Management
11 12 (19.67%) Java
12 11 (18.03%) Web Services
12 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
13 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
13 10 (16.39%) C#
13 10 (16.39%) SQL
14 9 (14.75%) HTML
14 9 (14.75%) Performance Testing
15 8 (13.11%) ISEB
15 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
16 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
17 6 (9.84%) BDD

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 6 (9.84%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.20%) MS Access
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
1 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 43 (70.49%) Selenium
2 36 (59.02%) JIRA
3 32 (52.46%) SoapUI
3 32 (52.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (52.46%) TestDirector
4 5 (8.20%) QADirector
4 5 (8.20%) TestPartner
4 5 (8.20%) WebDriver
5 3 (4.92%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.92%) TestComplete
6 2 (3.28%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.64%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.64%) PhantomJS
7 1 (1.64%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 33 (54.10%) Finance
2 32 (52.46%) Back Office
3 6 (9.84%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (72.13%) XML
2 11 (18.03%) Web Services
3 9 (14.75%) HTML
4 4 (6.56%) .NET
4 4 (6.56%) CSS
4 4 (6.56%) Node.js
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
5 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.28%) WCF
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.03%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.20%) Windows
1 5 (8.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (59.02%) Test Automation
2 33 (54.10%) Functional Testing
2 33 (54.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 32 (52.46%) Wealth Management
4 19 (31.15%) Automated Testing
4 19 (31.15%) Software Testing
5 18 (29.51%) Test Planning
6 15 (24.59%) Defect Management
7 10 (16.39%) Test Scripting
8 9 (14.75%) Performance Testing
9 8 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (9.84%) BDD
10 6 (9.84%) Project Management
10 6 (9.84%) Regression Testing
10 6 (9.84%) SDLC
10 6 (9.84%) User Acceptance Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Black-Box Testing
11 5 (8.20%) Risk Assessment
12 4 (6.56%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (6.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (19.67%) Java
2 10 (16.39%) C#
2 10 (16.39%) SQL
3 5 (8.20%) VB
3 5 (8.20%) VBA
4 4 (6.56%) Scala
5 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.64%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 8 (13.11%) ISEB
3 7 (11.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (8.20%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (88.52%) QA
2 1 (1.64%) SDET
Vendors
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) MKS
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