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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 40 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.17% 0.97% 0.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.59% 1.12% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 2
Median salary £30,000 £23,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.43% -34.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
232 269 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Worcestershire 84.06% 87.34% 82.38%
Number of salaries quoted 224 243 186
Median salary £38,750 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.16% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £45,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Worcestershire region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 26 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
Redditch - 3 £30,000 -
Worcester +1 2 £32,500 +41.30%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, IT jobs citing Automated 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 9 (50.00%) SQL
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (44.44%) QA
2 8 (44.44%) Selenium
3 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
3 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
4 6 (33.33%) CSS
4 6 (33.33%) HTML
4 6 (33.33%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
5 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
5 5 (27.78%) jQuery
5 5 (27.78%) Firebug
5 5 (27.78%) Fiddler
5 5 (27.78%) XHTML
5 5 (27.78%) SDLC
6 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
6 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
7 3 (16.67%) Automotive
7 3 (16.67%) Scrum
7 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
7 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
8 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
8 2 (11.11%) ISEB
8 2 (11.11%) Change Management
8 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.11%) MS Office
3 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Selenium
2 5 (27.78%) Fiddler
2 5 (27.78%) Firebug
3 2 (11.11%) JIRA
4 1 (5.56%) CANoe
4 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) VectorCAST
4 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (72.22%) Analyst
2 12 (66.67%) Test Analyst
3 7 (38.89%) Software Analyst
4 6 (33.33%) Software Test Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) Lead Test Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) QA Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) QA Test Analyst
5 5 (27.78%) Test Leader
6 3 (16.67%) Software Tester
6 3 (16.67%) Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Software QA Tester
7 1 (5.56%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) CSS
1 6 (33.33%) HTML
1 6 (33.33%) HTML5
2 5 (27.78%) jQuery
2 5 (27.78%) XHTML
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) CSS3
4 1 (5.56%) SOAP
4 1 (5.56%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) Software Testing
2 7 (38.89%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Matrix Management
3 5 (27.78%) SDLC
4 4 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 4 (22.22%) Test Scripting
5 3 (16.67%) Defect Tracking
5 3 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Change Management
6 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 2 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
6 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) C
4 1 (5.56%) C#
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) ISEB
1 2 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Fujitsu
2 1 (5.56%) MKS