The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for Automation Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automation Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 32 45
Rank change year-on-year -14 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 9 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.14% 2.88% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.33% 3.30% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 3
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -12.50%  

Automation 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 270 212 261
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 94.08% 87.24% 88.18%
Number of salaries quoted 252 178 211
Median salary £39,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.89% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automation Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Automation Testing in Solihull

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Automation Testing in Solihull

Automation Testing
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automation Testing in Solihull over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automation Testing in Solihull

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Automation Testing.

1 10 (58.82%) QA
2 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (52.94%) Selenium
2 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
3 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) OOP
3 8 (47.06%) OO
4 7 (41.18%) Scrum
5 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
5 6 (35.29%) .NET
5 6 (35.29%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
6 5 (29.41%) System Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow Management
6 5 (29.41%) Agile Testing
6 5 (29.41%) Smoke Testing
7 4 (23.53%) QA Automation
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) Java
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
7 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
7 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing

Automation Testing
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Selenium
1 9 (52.94%) WebDriver
2 5 (29.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (23.53%) Git (software)
3 4 (23.53%) SpecFlow
3 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Analyst
1 5 (29.41%) Automation Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Selenium Tester
1 5 (29.41%) Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Junior
2 4 (23.53%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Junior Test Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile Tester
2 4 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Mobile Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Xamarin Developer
4 1 (5.88%) QA Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Software Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Web Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (11.76%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.76%) User Experience
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 2 (11.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (52.94%) Manual Testing
2 8 (47.06%) OO
2 8 (47.06%) OOP
2 8 (47.06%) Regression Testing
3 7 (41.18%) Scrum
4 6 (35.29%) Automated Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
4 6 (35.29%) Unit Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Smoke Testing
5 5 (29.41%) System Testing
5 5 (29.41%) Test Scripting
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow
5 5 (29.41%) Workflow Management
6 4 (23.53%) BDD
6 4 (23.53%) Non-Functional Testing
6 4 (23.53%) QA Automation
6 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
6 4 (23.53%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 6 (35.29%) C#
3 4 (23.53%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) XAML
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (58.82%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Xamarin
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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