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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automation Testing
Rank 204 192 214
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 30 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.61% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.71% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 27 32 15
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
5077 4679 4652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.82% 86.94% 83.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3983 3870 3909
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +0.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £70,000 £63,299
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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -34 8 £28,250 -37.22% 4
Staffordshire +8 6 £36,250 +31.81%
Solihull +17 5 £33,500 +21.81% 1
Warwickshire -5 4 £32,500 +30.00%
Coventry -2 3 £44,000 +7.97% 1
Shropshire - 1 £47,500 -
Automation Testing
England

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (55.26%) Selenium
3 35 (46.05%) QA
4 34 (44.74%) Test Scripting
5 30 (39.47%) Scrum
5 30 (39.47%) SQL
6 27 (35.53%) Manual Testing
7 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
8 23 (30.26%) Automated Testing
9 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
10 18 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
11 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
12 16 (21.05%) Functional Testing
12 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
13 15 (19.74%) Java
13 15 (19.74%) JIRA
14 13 (17.11%) System Testing
14 13 (17.11%) BDD
15 12 (15.79%) Agile Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
15 12 (15.79%) Web Services
16 11 (14.47%) Finance
16 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
17 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
17 10 (13.16%) Mobile App
17 10 (13.16%) WebDriver
17 10 (13.16%) HTML
17 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
18 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
18 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing

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 (3.95%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.32%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) HTTP
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.32%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 42 (55.26%) Selenium
2 17 (22.37%) Jenkins
3 15 (19.74%) JIRA
4 10 (13.16%) WebDriver
5 8 (10.53%) Git (software)
5 8 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (7.89%) Hudson
6 6 (7.89%) Mercurial
6 6 (7.89%) Subversion
7 4 (5.26%) Cucumber
7 4 (5.26%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.95%) Maven
8 3 (3.95%) NUnit
8 3 (3.95%) Selenium IDE
8 3 (3.95%) SoapUI
9 2 (2.63%) Ant
9 2 (2.63%) Calabash
9 2 (2.63%) JUnit
9 2 (2.63%) RSpec
9 2 (2.63%) WATIR
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Back Office
3 4 (5.26%) Games
4 2 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (52.63%) Analyst
2 38 (50.00%) Test Analyst
3 25 (32.89%) Tester
4 23 (30.26%) Software Tester
5 20 (26.32%) Software Analyst
6 19 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 11 (14.47%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (14.47%) Senior Test Analyst
8 10 (13.16%) Automation Test Analyst
9 9 (11.84%) Test Leader
10 8 (10.53%) Selenium Test Analyst
11 7 (9.21%) Senior Tester
12 6 (7.89%) QA Analyst
12 6 (7.89%) Test Engineer
13 5 (6.58%) Lead Tester
13 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Tester
14 4 (5.26%) QA Leader
14 4 (5.26%) Selenium Tester
14 4 (5.26%) SQL Analyst
14 4 (5.26%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Web Services
2 10 (13.16%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) .NET
3 4 (5.26%) X-Windows
4 3 (3.95%) Ajax
4 3 (3.95%) CSS
4 3 (3.95%) jQuery
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) WCF
4 3 (3.95%) WPF
5 2 (2.63%) REST
5 2 (2.63%) SOAP
6 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.32%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.32%) Lambda Expressions
6 1 (1.32%) LINQ
6 1 (1.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.26%) iPad
2 4 (5.26%) User Experience
3 3 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.84%) Linux
2 5 (6.58%) Windows
3 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.95%) Unix
5 2 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.63%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (67.11%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.74%) Test Scripting
3 30 (39.47%) Scrum
4 27 (35.53%) Manual Testing
5 25 (32.89%) Software Testing
6 23 (30.26%) Automated Testing
7 21 (27.63%) Test Automation
8 18 (23.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 16 (21.05%) Functional Testing
9 16 (21.05%) Regression Testing
10 13 (17.11%) BDD
10 13 (17.11%) System Testing
11 12 (15.79%) Agile Testing
11 12 (15.79%) Unit Testing
12 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
13 10 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (13.16%) Non-Functional Testing
14 9 (11.84%) E-Commerce
14 9 (11.84%) Integration Testing
14 9 (11.84%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (39.47%) SQL
2 15 (19.74%) Java
3 7 (9.21%) JavaScript
4 6 (7.89%) C
4 6 (7.89%) C++
4 6 (7.89%) Python
5 5 (6.58%) C#
6 4 (5.26%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.95%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.63%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.63%) Perl
8 2 (2.63%) Ruby
9 1 (1.32%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (5.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) ISEB
3 2 (2.63%) Degree
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB
3 2 (2.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.32%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (46.05%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (7.89%) Oracle
2 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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