The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 84 68
Rank change year-on-year +48 -16  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 28 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.66% 1.34% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.10% 1.45% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 11 7 5
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% -6.25%  
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 Warwickshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 549 688 630
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 91.35% 91.86% 85.71%
Number of salaries quoted 445 526 563
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire 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 Warwickshire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Warwickshire

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Automated Testing in Warwickshire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 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
Warwick +49 22 £50,000 +42.85%
Leamington Spa - 5 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (68.89%) HTML
4 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
5 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
6 20 (44.44%) Node.js
7 18 (40.00%) Java
8 17 (37.78%) C#
8 17 (37.78%) Python
9 16 (35.56%) CSS
9 16 (35.56%) Web Services
9 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
10 15 (33.33%) RESTful
10 15 (33.33%) Scala
10 15 (33.33%) CentOS
10 15 (33.33%) Groovy
10 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
10 15 (33.33%) HTML5
10 15 (33.33%) Puppet
10 15 (33.33%) VirtualBox
10 15 (33.33%) Kafka
10 15 (33.33%) Vagrant
10 15 (33.33%) HornetQ
10 15 (33.33%) New Relic
10 15 (33.33%) Linux
10 15 (33.33%) JMS
10 15 (33.33%) Nagios
10 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management

Automated Testing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 7 (15.56%) CMS
1 7 (15.56%) EPiServer
1 7 (15.56%) IIS
1 7 (15.56%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (33.33%) AWS CloudFormation
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (2.22%) Google App Engine
4 1 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (28.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 22 (48.89%) Git (software)
2 15 (33.33%) Vagrant
3 10 (22.22%) Selenium
4 9 (20.00%) SoapUI
4 9 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (15.56%) NuGet
6 5 (11.11%) Babel
6 5 (11.11%) Grunt
6 5 (11.11%) gulp
6 5 (11.11%) webpack
7 3 (6.67%) Jenkins
8 1 (2.22%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.22%) JIRA
8 1 (2.22%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.22%) Robot Framework
General
1 12 (26.67%) Finance
2 7 (15.56%) Billing
2 7 (15.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 13 (28.89%) Senior DevOps
2 13 (28.89%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Developer
4 9 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
6 6 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 6 (13.33%) CMS Developer
6 6 (13.33%) EPiServer Developer
6 6 (13.33%) Senior Software Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) QA Test Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Automation Engineer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Engineer
8 4 (8.89%) Agile .NET Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Automation Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Selenium Tester
8 4 (8.89%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (68.89%) HTML
2 20 (44.44%) Node.js
3 16 (35.56%) CSS
3 16 (35.56%) Web Services
4 15 (33.33%) ActiveMQ
4 15 (33.33%) HornetQ
4 15 (33.33%) HTML5
4 15 (33.33%) JMS
4 15 (33.33%) Kafka
4 15 (33.33%) RESTful
5 14 (31.11%) Sass
6 11 (24.44%) .NET
7 9 (20.00%) CSS3
8 8 (17.78%) WCF
9 7 (15.56%) .NET Core
9 7 (15.56%) .NET Framework
9 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
10 6 (13.33%) jQuery
11 5 (11.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) CentOS
1 15 (33.33%) Linux
1 15 (33.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (71.11%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 15 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 15 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 15 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (33.33%) DevOps
3 15 (33.33%) Microservices
3 15 (33.33%) Scrum
4 14 (31.11%) MVC
5 10 (22.22%) Migration
6 9 (20.00%) Data Migration
6 9 (20.00%) Test Scripting
7 8 (17.78%) E-Commerce
7 8 (17.78%) Functional Testing
7 8 (17.78%) Non-Functional Testing
8 7 (15.56%) Content Management
8 7 (15.56%) OWASP
8 7 (15.56%) SOLID
9 6 (13.33%) TDD
9 6 (13.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (73.33%) JavaScript
2 18 (40.00%) Java
3 17 (37.78%) C#
3 17 (37.78%) Python
4 15 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 15 (33.33%) Groovy
4 15 (33.33%) Ruby
4 15 (33.33%) Scala
5 10 (22.22%) SQL
6 5 (11.11%) ES6
6 5 (11.11%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Docker
1 15 (33.33%) VirtualBox
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Consul
1 15 (33.33%) Docker Swarm
1 15 (33.33%) Kubernetes
1 15 (33.33%) Mesos
1 15 (33.33%) Nagios
1 15 (33.33%) Puppet
1 15 (33.33%) StatsD
1 15 (33.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) New Relic
1 15 (33.33%) VMware
2 5 (11.11%) Adobe
2 5 (11.11%) Zend
3 2 (4.44%) Oracle
4 1 (2.22%) Google