The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands / Wolverhampton
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -3 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 9.09% 15.89% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.29% 16.35% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 1
Median salary £33,000 £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation 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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 68 104 71
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wolverhampton 88.31% 97.20% 76.34%
Number of salaries quoted 62 88 64
Median salary £35,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.77% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £31,500 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wolverhampton citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Wolverhampton

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Wolverhampton

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Test Automation in Wolverhampton over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 4 (44.44%) Games
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) QA
3 3 (33.33%) Confluence
4 2 (22.22%) Django
4 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Analytics
4 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
4 2 (22.22%) People Management
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Smart Home
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) Internet
4 2 (22.22%) C
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Automotive
4 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) JSON
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wolverhampton 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 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Bugzilla
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Games
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Junior
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Junior Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Manual Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Tester
2 2 (22.22%) Test Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Automation Tester
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Django
2 1 (11.11%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) JSON
2 1 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Internet of Things
1 2 (22.22%) Smart Home
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Analytics
1 2 (22.22%) Functional Testing
1 2 (22.22%) Manual Testing
1 2 (22.22%) People Management
1 2 (22.22%) Presales
1 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
1 2 (22.22%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Regression Testing
2 1 (11.11%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) C
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft