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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
West Midlands / Solihull
Rank 48 41 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 0.71% 0.40% 4.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.46% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Median salary £38,750 £53,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.88% +51.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £53,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £53,000 £42,000
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 265 216 256
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Solihull 93.97% 87.45% 87.97%
Number of salaries quoted 247 183 206
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 £32,000 £27,037
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%  

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 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Solihull

Test Automation
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (100.00%) OOP
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) Java
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) Blog

Test Automation
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 1 (16.67%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (100.00%) Selenium
1 6 (100.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Ant
2 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) FogBugz
2 1 (16.67%) Maven
2 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Test Automation Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Junior Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Blog
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) OO
1 6 (100.00%) OOP
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) Open Source
3 1 (16.67%) QA Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter