Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Worcestershire > Redditch
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 24 38
Rank change year-on-year -10 +14 -15
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Redditch 0.94% 6.19% 1.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.05% 6.80% 1.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 3
Redditch median annual salary £20,000 £30,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +9.09% -12.70%
10th Percentile £19,000 £26,050 £24,250
90th Percentile £21,000 £34,000 £35,250
Worcestershire median annual salary £43,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% +14.29%

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Redditch with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Redditch
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 95 103 151
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Redditch 89.62% 91.15% 86.78%
Number of salaries quoted 90 103 135
Redditch median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £25,875 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £49,925 £52,500 £46,150
Worcestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,097
% change year-on-year +7.14% -3.04% +3.13%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Redditch

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Redditch.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Redditch

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Redditch

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation in Redditch.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Redditch

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Redditch region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Redditch 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) eggPlant
General
1 1 (100.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB