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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 167 169 209
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 54 55 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.98% 1.08% 0.48%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 1.25% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 48 51 26
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.85% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
4872 4387 4860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 88.55% 85.83% 85.87%
Number of salaries quoted 3784 3676 4275
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 8 December 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 8 December 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 -10 24 £40,000 +14.28% 4
Warwickshire +23 13 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Solihull -2 11 £24,000 -26.15% 2
Coventry -18 2 £43,750 +7.36% 1
Worcestershire - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire -7 1 £40,000 - 1
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 65 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (57.47%) Selenium
3 43 (49.43%) Test Scripting
4 33 (37.93%) QA
5 31 (35.63%) JIRA
6 25 (28.74%) Scrum
6 25 (28.74%) SQL
6 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
7 23 (26.44%) Manual Testing
8 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
8 22 (25.29%) C++
8 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
8 22 (25.29%) Python
9 21 (24.14%) Linux
10 19 (21.84%) Java
11 17 (19.54%) ISTQB
11 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
12 16 (18.39%) System Testing
12 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
12 16 (18.39%) C
13 15 (17.24%) Finance
13 15 (17.24%) Regression Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
13 15 (17.24%) Functional Testing
13 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
14 14 (16.09%) BDD
14 14 (16.09%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
15 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
15 11 (12.64%) Subversion

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 1 (1.15%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) HTTP
1 4 (4.60%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.15%) MySQL
1 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
1 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 50 (57.47%) Selenium
2 31 (35.63%) JIRA
3 17 (19.54%) Jenkins
4 15 (17.24%) WebDriver
5 11 (12.64%) Git (software)
5 11 (12.64%) Subversion
6 10 (11.49%) Hudson
6 10 (11.49%) Mercurial
6 10 (11.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (10.34%) Robot Framework
8 8 (9.20%) SoapUI
9 7 (8.05%) Cucumber
10 5 (5.75%) HP UFT
10 5 (5.75%) JMeter
11 4 (4.60%) SpecFlow
11 4 (4.60%) WATIR
12 2 (2.30%) AccuRev
12 2 (2.30%) Calabash
12 2 (2.30%) eggPlant
12 2 (2.30%) Ranorex
General
1 15 (17.24%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) Games
2 4 (4.60%) Retail
3 2 (2.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 42 (48.28%) Analyst
2 38 (43.68%) Test Analyst
3 31 (35.63%) Tester
4 21 (24.14%) Software Tester
5 17 (19.54%) Software Analyst
5 17 (19.54%) Software Test Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Automation Test Analyst
6 11 (12.64%) Automation Tester
6 11 (12.64%) Test Engineer
7 9 (10.34%) Test Automation Engineer
8 8 (9.20%) Senior Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Selenium Test Analyst
9 7 (8.05%) Senior Test Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Developer
10 6 (6.90%) QA Analyst
10 6 (6.90%) Senior Tester
10 6 (6.90%) Test Leader
11 5 (5.75%) Web Analyst
11 5 (5.75%) Web Test Analyst
12 4 (4.60%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (11.49%) Web Services
2 9 (10.34%) HTML
3 8 (9.20%) .NET
3 8 (9.20%) X-Windows
4 6 (6.90%) SOAP
5 3 (3.45%) WCF
5 3 (3.45%) WPF
6 2 (2.30%) CSS
6 2 (2.30%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.30%) Gherkin
6 2 (2.30%) Lambda Expressions
6 2 (2.30%) LINQ
6 2 (2.30%) REST
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) RESTful
7 1 (1.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.75%) Fintech
1 5 (5.75%) User Experience
2 4 (4.60%) iPad
2 4 (4.60%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (24.14%) Linux
2 10 (11.49%) Windows
3 8 (9.20%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.90%) Apple iOS
5 5 (5.75%) Unix
6 3 (3.45%) Android
7 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (74.71%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (49.43%) Test Scripting
3 25 (28.74%) Automated Testing
3 25 (28.74%) Scrum
4 23 (26.44%) Manual Testing
5 22 (25.29%) Test Automation
6 16 (18.39%) System Testing
6 16 (18.39%) Unit Testing
7 15 (17.24%) Functional Testing
7 15 (17.24%) Regression Testing
7 15 (17.24%) Software Testing
8 14 (16.09%) BDD
8 14 (16.09%) Performance Testing
8 14 (16.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Agile Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Non-Functional Testing
9 11 (12.64%) Smoke Testing
10 9 (10.34%) Workflow
10 9 (10.34%) Workflow Management
11 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 25 (28.74%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) C++
2 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
2 22 (25.29%) Python
3 19 (21.84%) Java
4 16 (18.39%) C
5 7 (8.05%) C#
6 6 (6.90%) Perl
7 4 (4.60%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.60%) Ruby
8 3 (3.45%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (1.15%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.15%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (19.54%) ISTQB
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
2 2 (2.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (2.30%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (37.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (5.75%) Oracle
2 1 (1.15%) HP
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.15%) Xamarin
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