Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 30 63
Rank change year-on-year -19 +33 -19
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 62 94 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 4.91% 8.04% 3.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.49% 8.77% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 56 57 43
Warwickshire median annual salary £29,000 £33,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.12% -22.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £31,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,250 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 1130 1072 1288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 89.40% 91.70% 90.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1025 829 1130
Warwickshire median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% -1.27% -1.25%
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,950 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,750 £61,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 -6 11 £32,500 -2.99% 1
Warwick -39 11 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Gaydon - 3 £37,500 -
Rugby - 2 £22,500 -
Test Automation
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
3 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
4 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
4 18 (29.03%) QA
5 16 (25.81%) Selenium
5 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
6 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
7 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
7 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
7 10 (16.13%) C#
7 10 (16.13%) Java
8 9 (14.52%) SQL
8 9 (14.52%) Finance
8 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
9 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
9 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
9 8 (12.90%) Node.js
9 8 (12.90%) Docker
10 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
10 7 (11.29%) Microservices
10 7 (11.29%) Oracle
10 7 (11.29%) Web Services
10 7 (11.29%) ISEB
10 7 (11.29%) Scrum
10 7 (11.29%) JIRA
10 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (11.29%) RESTful
10 7 (11.29%) Git (software)

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 (1.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (29.03%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) npm
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) BrowserStack
2 1 (1.61%) IaaS
2 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.61%) Wireless
2 1 (1.61%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.68%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.06%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (8.06%) QlikView
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.23%) MarkLogic
4 2 (3.23%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.61%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Selenium
2 11 (17.74%) Cucumber
3 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.29%) JIRA
4 5 (8.06%) JBehave
4 5 (8.06%) JUnit
4 5 (8.06%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (6.45%) Bugzilla
6 3 (4.84%) Ranorex
6 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
7 2 (3.23%) Babel
7 2 (3.23%) Grunt
7 2 (3.23%) gulp
7 2 (3.23%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.23%) webpack
8 1 (1.61%) CANoe
8 1 (1.61%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.61%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.61%) Zephyr
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Retail
3 1 (1.61%) Automotive
3 1 (1.61%) Banking
3 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
1 19 (30.65%) Test Analyst
1 19 (30.65%) Test Engineer
2 18 (29.03%) Graduate
2 18 (29.03%) Graduate Test Engineer
3 8 (12.90%) Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Tester
5 5 (8.06%) Lead Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Lead Software Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Automation Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) QA Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) QA Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Technical Test Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) QA Leader
7 3 (4.84%) Software Tester
8 2 (3.23%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) Node.js
2 7 (11.29%) RESTful
2 7 (11.29%) Web Services
3 6 (9.68%) CSS
3 6 (9.68%) HTML
3 6 (9.68%) XML
4 5 (8.06%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (8.06%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.06%) HornetQ
4 5 (8.06%) JMS
4 5 (8.06%) jQuery
4 5 (8.06%) Kafka
4 5 (8.06%) Spring
5 4 (6.45%) .NET
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET
6 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
6 3 (4.84%) HTML5
6 3 (4.84%) SOAP
7 2 (3.23%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.06%) Smart Meter
2 4 (6.45%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.23%) N-Tier
3 2 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Cloud Native
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.61%) Fintech
4 1 (1.61%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.61%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Linux
2 1 (1.61%) Unix
2 1 (1.61%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (38.71%) Configuration Management
3 10 (16.13%) Test Scripting
3 10 (16.13%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (14.52%) Software Testing
5 8 (12.90%) Software Engineering
6 7 (11.29%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
6 7 (11.29%) Microservices
6 7 (11.29%) Scrum
7 6 (9.68%) BDD
7 6 (9.68%) Continuous Delivery
7 6 (9.68%) Functional Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Manual Testing
7 6 (9.68%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.06%) Coaching
8 5 (8.06%) Dependency Injection
8 5 (8.06%) E-Commerce
8 5 (8.06%) MVC
8 5 (8.06%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (25.81%) JavaScript
2 10 (16.13%) C#
2 10 (16.13%) Java
3 9 (14.52%) SQL
4 5 (8.06%) Groovy
4 5 (8.06%) Ruby
4 5 (8.06%) Scala
4 5 (8.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (6.45%) Python
6 2 (3.23%) ES6
6 2 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.61%) C
7 1 (1.61%) C++
7 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.29%) ISEB
2 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.61%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (29.03%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Marathon
1 5 (8.06%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (43.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 5 (8.06%) Zoomdata
4 4 (6.45%) HP