Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
West Midlands > Wolverhampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 16 31
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 10 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 6.37% 10.22% 2.58%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.99% 11.52% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 6
Wolverhampton median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% +27.27% -
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -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 Wolverhampton with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wolverhampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 143 165 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wolverhampton 91.08% 88.71% 79.40%
Number of salaries quoted 120 146 147
Wolverhampton median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £21,550
90th Percentile £62,750 £54,375 £58,500
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Wolverhampton

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

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 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Test Automation in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 19 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 Wolverhampton region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 6 (60.00%) QA
2 5 (50.00%) Smart Home
2 5 (50.00%) Django
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Python
3 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
4 3 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) C
4 3 (30.00%) C++
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Unix
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) ISEB
5 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
6 1 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional 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 (30.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (10.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) Internet
1 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (10.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Developer
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 1 (10.00%) Junior
4 1 (10.00%) Junior Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
4 1 (10.00%) QA Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) QA Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Django
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Smart Home
2 3 (30.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Defect Management
2 2 (20.00%) Functional Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (10.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Python
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
2 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft