The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 61 59 57
Rank change year-on-year -2 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 15 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.23% 2.25% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.25% 2.57% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 12
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% +9.23%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 400 584 488
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 90.70% 87.56% 83.13%
Number of salaries quoted 308 530 427
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Staffordshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent +2 1 £35,000 +3.70% 1
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) PayPal
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Back Office
5 1 (14.29%) Games
5 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 1 (14.29%) ISEB
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (14.29%) JIRA
5 1 (14.29%) QA
5 1 (14.29%) Selenium
5 1 (14.29%) Online Gambling
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (14.29%) Cucumber
1 1 (14.29%) JIRA
1 1 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 1 (14.29%) Back Office
1 1 (14.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Software Tester
2 3 (42.86%) Team Leader
2 3 (42.86%) Test Team Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Test Leader
3 2 (28.57%) Test Manager
4 1 (14.29%) Manual Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 1 (14.29%) Online Gambling
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
4 2 (28.57%) Functional Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 1 (14.29%) Defect Management
5 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ISEB
1 1 (14.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) PayPal
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Staffordshire University
Salary: From £32,958 to £38,183 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago