Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 54 37
Rank change year-on-year -13 -17 +30
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 14 55 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.56% 4.37% 7.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 4.73% 8.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 38
Warwickshire median annual salary £30,000 £35,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.08% -0.69% +2.86%
10th Percentile £21,075 £26,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £37,500 £53,750 £52,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%

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 833 1,162 1,206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 92.76% 92.37% 93.06%
Number of salaries quoted 682 1,036 881
Warwickshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% -5.63% -
10th Percentile £25,775 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £60,000
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 +16 9 £30,000 -41.46%
Gaydon -2 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Test Automation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 8 (57.14%) Finance
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) Automotive
5 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) HP
5 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Degree
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Line Management
5 2 (14.29%) User Experience
5 2 (14.29%) DevOps
5 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
5 2 (14.29%) Case Management
5 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
5 2 (14.29%) HP ALM
5 2 (14.29%) Wiki
6 1 (7.14%) Infotainment
6 1 (7.14%) Threat Modelling

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 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) GitLab
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
1 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
1 1 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
1 1 (7.14%) Zephyr
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Analyst
1 10 (71.43%) Test Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Test Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Junior
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Junior Test Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) QA Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) QA Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Security Penetration Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Security Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
1 2 (14.29%) Wiki
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Scrum
2 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
2 3 (21.43%) Use Case
3 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (14.29%) Case Management
3 2 (14.29%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
3 2 (14.29%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
3 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (7.14%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (7.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP ALM
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (7.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) HP
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft