The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull 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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands / Solihull
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 20 32
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 19 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 9.55% 5.60% 4.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.22% 7.03% 5.02%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 12
Median salary £42,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.86% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,800 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £87,000 £39,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Solihull with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Solihull
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 186 185 239
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 93.47% 79.74% 90.87%
Number of salaries quoted 175 165 205
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +38.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

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

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Solihull

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Solihull

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Solihull over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Solihull

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Solihull region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 23 (50.00%) C#
2 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) QA
3 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 16 (34.78%) OOP
4 16 (34.78%) OO
4 16 (34.78%) Selenium
4 16 (34.78%) WebDriver
5 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
7 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
8 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
8 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 11 (23.91%) Firewall
8 11 (23.91%) SIEM
8 11 (23.91%) Office 365
8 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
8 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
8 11 (23.91%) Security Testing
8 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
9 10 (21.74%) BDD
9 10 (21.74%) Windows
9 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
9 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
9 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
9 10 (21.74%) QA Automation
10 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
10 9 (19.57%) Finance
10 9 (19.57%) Scrum

Test Automation
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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 11 (23.91%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) SaaS
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (23.91%) Firewall
2 8 (17.39%) Wireshark
3 4 (8.70%) Skype
4 1 (2.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) ZAP BI
3 1 (2.17%) Big Data
3 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (34.78%) Selenium
1 16 (34.78%) WebDriver
2 11 (23.91%) Git (software)
2 11 (23.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (21.74%) SpecFlow
4 8 (17.39%) Burp Suite
4 8 (17.39%) Fiddler
5 4 (8.70%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.70%) JUnit
6 3 (6.52%) TeamCity
7 2 (4.35%) Ant
7 2 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (4.35%) FogBugz
7 2 (4.35%) Maven
8 1 (2.17%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.17%) ReSharper
8 1 (2.17%) Subversion
8 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Tester
2 13 (28.26%) Analyst
2 13 (28.26%) Automation Tester
3 12 (26.09%) Selenium Automation Tester
3 12 (26.09%) Selenium Tester
4 11 (23.91%) Developer
5 8 (17.39%) Mobile Tester
5 8 (17.39%) Security Analyst
6 7 (15.22%) Mobile Developer
6 7 (15.22%) Xamarin Developer
7 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
8 3 (6.52%) Manual Tester
8 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
8 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.35%) Financial Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) IT Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Analyst
9 2 (4.35%) IT Security Engineer
9 2 (4.35%) Security Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (45.65%) .NET
2 19 (41.30%) .NET Framework
3 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (8.70%) HTML
6 2 (4.35%) HTML5
7 1 (2.17%) CSS
7 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
7 1 (2.17%) J2EE
7 1 (2.17%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.17%) React
7 1 (2.17%) REST
7 1 (2.17%) Spring
7 1 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (2.17%) Web Services
7 1 (2.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) User Experience
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (13.04%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Blog
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 6 (13.04%) Android
2 6 (13.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (34.78%) OO
1 16 (34.78%) OOP
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (26.09%) E-Commerce
4 11 (23.91%) Security Testing
4 11 (23.91%) SIEM
4 11 (23.91%) Unit Testing
5 10 (21.74%) BDD
5 10 (21.74%) QA Automation
6 9 (19.57%) Regression Testing
6 9 (19.57%) Scrum
7 8 (17.39%) Manual Testing
7 8 (17.39%) OWASP
8 7 (15.22%) Mobile Development
8 7 (15.22%) MVC
8 7 (15.22%) Web Development
9 6 (13.04%) Android Development
9 6 (13.04%) iOS Development
9 6 (13.04%) Mobile Application Development
9 6 (13.04%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (50.00%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 7 (15.22%) XAML
4 4 (8.70%) Java
5 1 (2.17%) F#
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) CEH
1 5 (10.87%) CISM
1 5 (10.87%) CISSP
1 5 (10.87%) GIAC
1 5 (10.87%) OSCP
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (45.65%) QA
2 11 (23.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (23.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (15.22%) Xamarin
3 3 (6.52%) Twitter
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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