The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 43 28 37
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 2.47% 5.16% 3.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.64% 5.91% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 12
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.52% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £47,000 £41,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 265 220 271
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 93.64% 87.30% 89.14%
Number of salaries quoted 247 186 214
Median salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.78% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,022
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Solihull citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Solihull

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Solihull

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) QA
1 12 (92.31%) Manual Testing
2 10 (76.92%) SQL
2 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
3 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
4 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 6 (46.15%) System Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (38.46%) Workflow Management
6 5 (38.46%) Workflow
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (30.77%) SaaS
7 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
7 4 (30.77%) JUnit
7 4 (30.77%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (15.38%) Finance
10 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
10 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 1 (7.69%) Selenium
10 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (30.77%) Cucumber
2 4 (30.77%) JUnit
3 1 (7.69%) Selenium
3 1 (7.69%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 9 (69.23%) Test Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Financial Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Manual Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Web Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) Web Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Manual Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Mobile Test Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) QA Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Automation Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Selenium Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Software Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) Web Services
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (92.31%) Manual Testing
2 10 (76.92%) Functional Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Regression Testing
3 9 (69.23%) Scrum
3 9 (69.23%) Test Scripting
4 8 (61.54%) Non-Functional Testing
4 8 (61.54%) Unit Testing
4 8 (61.54%) User Acceptance Testing
5 6 (46.15%) Automation Testing
5 6 (46.15%) System Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Smoke Testing
6 5 (38.46%) Workflow
6 5 (38.46%) Workflow Management
7 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 3 (23.08%) Web Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Data Analysis
8 1 (7.69%) Performance Testing
8 1 (7.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA