The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 37 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.21% 1.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 1.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
173 159 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 76.55% 87.36% 75.34%
Number of salaries quoted 160 143 150
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Worcestershire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Redditch -9 5 £30,000 -4.76%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing.

1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Use Case
2 8 (61.54%) Test Management
2 8 (61.54%) Time Management
3 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
4 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
6 3 (23.08%) MKS
6 3 (23.08%) Automotive
6 3 (23.08%) C
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
6 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
6 3 (23.08%) Data Management
6 3 (23.08%) Subversion
6 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) VectorCAST
7 2 (15.38%) QA
7 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Android
7 2 (15.38%) vSphere
7 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
7 2 (15.38%) Degree

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Automated Testing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 2 (15.38%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Subversion
1 3 (23.08%) VectorCAST
General
1 3 (23.08%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Tester
2 4 (30.77%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Software Tester
3 3 (23.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Test Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Graduate
4 1 (7.69%) Junior
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Test Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Management Information System
2 5 (38.46%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (15.38%) Android
1 2 (15.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (76.92%) Manual Testing
1 10 (76.92%) Test Strategy
2 8 (61.54%) Time Management
2 8 (61.54%) Test Management
2 8 (61.54%) Use Case
3 5 (38.46%) Regression Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Test Scripting
5 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Data Management
5 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
6 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
6 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 2 (15.38%) System Testing
7 1 (7.69%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
2 2 (15.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (15.38%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) MKS
1 3 (23.08%) Fujitsu
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) VMware