The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 192 178 212
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +34
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 45 45 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.78% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.83% 0.91% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 12
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -13.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,000 £30,150
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £54,611 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Automation Testing
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5412 4953 4574
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.57% 85.99% 83.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4190 4075 3828
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Automation Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Midlands region.

Automation Testing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automation Testing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

Automation Testing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Automation Testing
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 Testing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham -5 19 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Solihull +10 6 £25,000 -23.07%
Coventry +3 5 £37,500 -30.59%
Staffordshire -3 4 £40,000 +41.59%
Warwickshire +4 3 £32,500 +12.06%
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing Automation Testing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (61.18%) Selenium
3 43 (50.59%) QA
4 36 (42.35%) Scrum
5 35 (41.18%) Manual Testing
6 31 (36.47%) Software Testing
7 27 (31.76%) SQL
8 25 (29.41%) Automated Testing
8 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
9 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
10 22 (25.88%) Test Scripting
11 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 20 (23.53%) WebDriver
12 19 (22.35%) BDD
12 19 (22.35%) Finance
13 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
14 17 (20.00%) Java
14 17 (20.00%) Web Services
15 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
16 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
16 12 (14.12%) Migration
17 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
17 11 (12.94%) JIRA
18 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
18 10 (11.76%) SDLC
19 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
20 8 (9.41%) Agile Testing
20 8 (9.41%) Cucumber

Automation Testing
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 3 (3.53%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.35%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (61.18%) Selenium
2 20 (23.53%) WebDriver
3 12 (14.12%) Jenkins
4 11 (12.94%) JIRA
5 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 6 (7.06%) Git (software)
6 6 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.88%) Appium
7 5 (5.88%) JBehave
7 5 (5.88%) Maven
7 5 (5.88%) SpecFlow
7 5 (5.88%) TestNG
8 4 (4.71%) HP UFT
8 4 (4.71%) JUnit
9 3 (3.53%) NUnit
9 3 (3.53%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.53%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.35%) Hudson
10 2 (2.35%) NeoLoad
10 2 (2.35%) Ranorex
General
1 19 (22.35%) Finance
2 3 (3.53%) Back Office
3 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Analyst
2 43 (50.59%) Test Analyst
3 26 (30.59%) Tester
4 23 (27.06%) Software Tester
5 22 (25.88%) Software Analyst
6 21 (24.71%) Software Test Analyst
7 14 (16.47%) Test Leader
8 10 (11.76%) Automation Test Analyst
8 10 (11.76%) QA Leader
9 8 (9.41%) Automation Tester
9 8 (9.41%) Senior Analyst
9 8 (9.41%) Senior Test Analyst
10 7 (8.24%) Agile Tester
11 6 (7.06%) Agile Test Analyst
11 6 (7.06%) Test Engineer
12 5 (5.88%) Manual Test Analyst
13 4 (4.71%) QA Analyst
13 4 (4.71%) Senior Tester
13 4 (4.71%) Test Manager
14 3 (3.53%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) Web Services
2 7 (8.24%) HTML
3 5 (5.88%) CSS
3 5 (5.88%) RESTful
4 3 (3.53%) .NET
4 3 (3.53%) Ajax
4 3 (3.53%) jQuery
5 2 (2.35%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.35%) Backbone.js
5 2 (2.35%) CSS3
5 2 (2.35%) HTML5
5 2 (2.35%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (2.35%) Middleware
5 2 (2.35%) Node.js
5 2 (2.35%) React
5 2 (2.35%) REST
5 2 (2.35%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.35%) Artificial Intelligence
3 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.18%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.24%) Linux
2 4 (4.71%) Android
3 2 (2.35%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.35%) Mac OS
3 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.35%) Unix
3 2 (2.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (62.35%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (42.35%) Scrum
3 35 (41.18%) Manual Testing
4 31 (36.47%) Software Testing
5 25 (29.41%) Automated Testing
5 25 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 23 (27.06%) User Acceptance Testing
7 22 (25.88%) Test Scripting
8 20 (23.53%) E-Commerce
9 19 (22.35%) BDD
10 18 (21.18%) Regression Testing
11 13 (15.29%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (15.29%) Functional Testing
12 12 (14.12%) Migration
13 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
13 11 (12.94%) Unit Testing
14 10 (11.76%) SDLC
15 9 (10.59%) Mentoring
16 8 (9.41%) Agile Testing
16 8 (9.41%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (31.76%) SQL
2 17 (20.00%) Java
3 4 (4.71%) C#
3 4 (4.71%) C++
3 4 (4.71%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.53%) C
4 3 (3.53%) Python
5 2 (2.35%) Apple Swift
5 2 (2.35%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
5 2 (2.35%) Perl
5 2 (2.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (9.41%) ISEB
2 7 (8.24%) ISTQB
3 6 (7.06%) Degree
4 4 (4.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (3.53%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.53%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.35%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (50.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (3.53%) Oracle
2 2 (2.35%) Microsoft
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