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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 189 191 200
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 43 39 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.71% 0.66% 0.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.82% 0.76% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 17
Median salary £40,000 £39,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.62% +3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,550 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,300 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,937 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.43% +1.16%
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
5259 5128 4430
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.97% 87.14% 83.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4104 4170 3671
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £28,000
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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -6 18 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Staffordshire +2 6 £37,500 +32.74%
Coventry 0 5 £40,000 -24.60% 2
Warwickshire +3 4 £32,500 +12.06%
Solihull +10 3 £22,500 -30.76%
Worcestershire - 3 £65,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
1 53 (60.23%) Selenium
2 41 (46.59%) QA
3 35 (39.77%) Software Testing
4 33 (37.50%) Scrum
5 31 (35.23%) SQL
5 31 (35.23%) Manual Testing
6 29 (32.95%) Test Scripting
7 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
8 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
8 21 (23.86%) Java
9 19 (21.59%) BDD
10 18 (20.45%) Regression Testing
10 18 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
12 16 (18.18%) WebDriver
12 16 (18.18%) Finance
13 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
13 15 (17.05%) JIRA
14 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
15 13 (14.77%) Web Services
16 12 (13.64%) Functional Testing
16 12 (13.64%) SDLC
17 11 (12.50%) HTML
17 11 (12.50%) Migration
17 11 (12.50%) System Testing
17 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 11 (12.50%) Integration Testing
18 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
18 10 (11.36%) Mobile App

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 (3.41%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) HTTP
1 3 (3.41%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.14%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.27%) MongoDB
2 2 (2.27%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 53 (60.23%) Selenium
2 17 (19.32%) Jenkins
3 16 (18.18%) WebDriver
4 15 (17.05%) JIRA
5 9 (10.23%) Git (software)
6 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
6 6 (6.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (5.68%) Hudson
7 5 (5.68%) Maven
7 5 (5.68%) Mercurial
8 4 (4.55%) Ant
8 4 (4.55%) JUnit
8 4 (4.55%) RSpec
8 4 (4.55%) WATIR
9 3 (3.41%) HP UFT
9 3 (3.41%) NUnit
9 3 (3.41%) Selenium IDE
9 3 (3.41%) Subversion
9 3 (3.41%) TestComplete
10 2 (2.27%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 5 (5.68%) Back Office
3 4 (4.55%) Games
3 4 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (53.41%) Analyst
2 46 (52.27%) Test Analyst
3 27 (30.68%) Tester
4 24 (27.27%) Software Tester
5 22 (25.00%) Software Analyst
6 21 (23.86%) Software Test Analyst
7 14 (15.91%) Automation Test Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Senior Test Analyst
8 8 (9.09%) Test Leader
9 7 (7.95%) Agile Tester
9 7 (7.95%) Automation Tester
9 7 (7.95%) Test Engineer
10 6 (6.82%) Agile Test Analyst
10 6 (6.82%) QA Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Manual Test Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) QA Leader
11 5 (5.68%) QA Test Analyst
11 5 (5.68%) Selenium Test Analyst
12 4 (4.55%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.77%) Web Services
2 11 (12.50%) HTML
3 5 (5.68%) CSS
3 5 (5.68%) RESTful
4 4 (4.55%) .NET
4 4 (4.55%) REST
4 4 (4.55%) SOAP
5 3 (3.41%) Ajax
5 3 (3.41%) jQuery
6 2 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 2 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.27%) Backbone.js
6 2 (2.27%) CSS3
6 2 (2.27%) HTML5
6 2 (2.27%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (2.27%) Middleware
6 2 (2.27%) Node.js
6 2 (2.27%) React
6 2 (2.27%) XML
7 1 (1.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) iPad
3 3 (3.41%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) User Experience
4 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.27%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.14%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.09%) Linux
2 4 (4.55%) Android
3 3 (3.41%) Mac OS X
3 3 (3.41%) Unix
3 3 (3.41%) Windows
4 2 (2.27%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (39.77%) Software Testing
3 33 (37.50%) Scrum
4 31 (35.23%) Manual Testing
5 29 (32.95%) Test Scripting
6 28 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 21 (23.86%) Automated Testing
8 19 (21.59%) BDD
9 18 (20.45%) Regression Testing
9 18 (20.45%) User Acceptance Testing
10 15 (17.05%) E-Commerce
11 14 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (13.64%) Functional Testing
12 12 (13.64%) SDLC
13 11 (12.50%) Integration Testing
13 11 (12.50%) Migration
13 11 (12.50%) System Testing
13 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
14 10 (11.36%) Mentoring
15 9 (10.23%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 31 (35.23%) SQL
2 21 (23.86%) Java
3 8 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 6 (6.82%) C
5 5 (5.68%) C#
5 5 (5.68%) C++
6 4 (4.55%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.55%) Perl
6 4 (4.55%) Python
6 4 (4.55%) Ruby
7 2 (2.27%) Apple Swift
7 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (7.95%) ISEB
1 7 (7.95%) ISTQB
2 6 (6.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (5.68%) Degree
4 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.27%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (46.59%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.68%) Oracle
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft
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