Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 51 30
Rank change year-on-year -5 -21 +32
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 11 58 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 1.51% 4.51% 8.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.65% 4.97% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 53 56
Warwickshire median annual salary £46,000 £27,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +67.27% -16.03% -16.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £30,875
90th Percentile £48,300 £53,750 £53,125
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%

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 665 1,168 1,129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 91.47% 90.82% 92.69%
Number of salaries quoted 521 1,060 869
Warwickshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £58,750
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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
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 14 November 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
Nuneaton - 5 £46,000 - 2
Warwick +16 2 £45,000 -14.29% 2
Gaydon -2 2 £35,000 -6.67%
Atherstone - 1 £47,000 - 1
Test Automation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (54.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Case Management
6 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) QA
6 2 (18.18%) Wiki
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
7 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
7 1 (9.09%) Confluence
7 1 (9.09%) Selenium
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Marketing
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) JIRA
7 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (9.09%) Finance

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 (9.09%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) GitLab
1 1 (9.09%) JIRA
1 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (9.09%) Selenium
1 1 (9.09%) WebDriver
1 1 (9.09%) Zephyr
General
1 1 (9.09%) Automotive
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Test Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) QA Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) QA Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) QA Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Security Penetration Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Security Tester
2 1 (9.09%) Software Engineer
2 1 (9.09%) Test Consultant
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (18.18%) Wiki
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Regression Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Test Management
2 7 (63.64%) Test Strategy
3 6 (54.55%) Performance Testing
3 6 (54.55%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 5 (45.45%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (27.27%) DevOps
5 3 (27.27%) Waterfall
6 2 (18.18%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (18.18%) Case Management
6 2 (18.18%) Scrum
6 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
7 1 (9.09%) Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
7 1 (9.09%) Data Analytics
7 1 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
7 1 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
7 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB
1 6 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA