Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 29 93
Rank change year-on-year -20 +64 -47
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 51 87 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.29% 7.67% 2.30%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.91% 8.50% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 62 30
Warwickshire median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -13.51% +15.63%
10th Percentile £24,750 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £41,450 £57,500 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +8.11%

Test Automation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,039 1,024 1,347
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 87.46% 90.22% 91.26%
Number of salaries quoted 870 817 1,086
Warwickshire median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,750 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% -4.71% +6.25%

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

Job postings citing Test Automation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Warwickshire

Test Automation
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leamington Spa +10 20 £30,000 -17.24%
Warwick -33 5 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Gaydon - 4 £41,250 -
Rugby - 2 £22,500 -
Test Automation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Warwickshire region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 13 (25.49%) Finance
5 12 (23.53%) XML
5 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 12 (23.53%) HTML
5 12 (23.53%) QA
6 11 (21.57%) Selenium
6 11 (21.57%) Web Services
7 10 (19.61%) C#
8 9 (17.65%) Web Development
9 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (15.69%) RESTful
9 8 (15.69%) .NET
9 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
10 7 (13.73%) MVC
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.73%) HTML5
10 7 (13.73%) jQuery
11 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
11 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
11 6 (11.76%) JIRA
11 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
11 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
11 6 (11.76%) Java
11 6 (11.76%) ISEB
11 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce

Test Automation
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 2 (3.92%) IIS
2 1 (1.96%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.92%) Simulink
2 2 (3.92%) Stateflow
2 2 (3.92%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.84%) Internet
2 2 (3.92%) FlexRay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (21.57%) Selenium
2 6 (11.76%) JIRA
3 4 (7.84%) Babel
3 4 (7.84%) Cucumber
3 4 (7.84%) Grunt
3 4 (7.84%) gulp
3 4 (7.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.84%) webpack
4 3 (5.88%) Bugzilla
5 2 (3.92%) CANoe
5 2 (3.92%) NuGet
5 2 (3.92%) Ranorex
5 2 (3.92%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.96%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.96%) Zephyr
General
1 13 (25.49%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (45.10%) Analyst
1 23 (45.10%) Test Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) Technical Test Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Graduate
3 8 (15.69%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 8 (15.69%) Test Engineer
4 7 (13.73%) Developer
5 6 (11.76%) Web Developer
6 5 (9.80%) Tester
7 4 (7.84%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) QA Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Senior C++ Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (7.84%) Senior Web Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.84%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (23.53%) CSS
1 12 (23.53%) HTML
1 12 (23.53%) XML
2 11 (21.57%) Web Services
3 8 (15.69%) .NET
3 8 (15.69%) RESTful
4 7 (13.73%) HTML5
4 7 (13.73%) jQuery
5 4 (7.84%) Browserify
5 4 (7.84%) Google Maps API
5 4 (7.84%) GWT
5 4 (7.84%) Node.js
5 4 (7.84%) OpenLayers
5 4 (7.84%) React
5 4 (7.84%) Redux
5 4 (7.84%) Sass
6 3 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 3 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (5.88%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Client/Server
1 4 (7.84%) User Experience
2 2 (3.92%) Infotainment
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.65%) Web Development
3 8 (15.69%) Configuration Management
3 8 (15.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 7 (13.73%) MVC
5 6 (11.76%) E-Commerce
5 6 (11.76%) Functional Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Manual Testing
5 6 (11.76%) Test Scripting
5 6 (11.76%) Test Strategy
6 5 (9.80%) Software Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 4 (7.84%) DevOps
7 4 (7.84%) DSDM
7 4 (7.84%) Scrum
7 4 (7.84%) SOA
7 4 (7.84%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.84%) Use Case
7 4 (7.84%) Validation
7 4 (7.84%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 19 (37.25%) SQL
2 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.61%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) C++
5 4 (7.84%) ES6
5 4 (7.84%) PHP
6 2 (3.92%) MATLAB
6 2 (3.92%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (11.76%) ISEB
2 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (27.45%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Google
2 4 (7.84%) HP
3 2 (3.92%) Oracle