The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire with a requirement for Automated Testing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 54 45 39
Rank change year-on-year -9 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 7 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.96% 2.62% 2.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.21% 3.03% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 6
Median salary £45,000 £27,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +63.63% -8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Automated Testing 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 Worcestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 317 297 188
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 88.55% 86.59% 82.82%
Number of salaries quoted 310 279 174
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Automated Testing
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Automated Testing in Worcestershire

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing in Worcestershire.

Salary trend for Automated Testing in Worcestershire

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -6 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Automated Testing
West Midlands

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (71.43%) PHP
3 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
3 9 (64.29%) Node.js
3 9 (64.29%) Jasmine
4 7 (50.00%) Sass
4 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
4 7 (50.00%) Grunt
4 7 (50.00%) User Experience
4 7 (50.00%) CSS3
4 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
4 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
4 7 (50.00%) HTML5
4 7 (50.00%) Mocha
4 7 (50.00%) BDD
4 7 (50.00%) gulp
4 7 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
4 7 (50.00%) Chai
4 7 (50.00%) Pay per click
4 7 (50.00%) Marketing
4 7 (50.00%) Subversion
4 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 7 (50.00%) Animation
4 7 (50.00%) JSUnit
4 7 (50.00%) SEO
4 7 (50.00%) HTML
4 7 (50.00%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) Web Services

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Git (software)
1 9 (64.29%) Jasmine
2 7 (50.00%) Grunt
2 7 (50.00%) gulp
2 7 (50.00%) JSUnit
2 7 (50.00%) Mocha
2 7 (50.00%) Subversion
3 2 (14.29%) Selenium
General
1 7 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Developer
1 9 (64.29%) JavaScript Developer
2 7 (50.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 7 (50.00%) HTML CSS Developer
2 7 (50.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Angular Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior JavaScript Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Tester
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Tester
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) Node.js
2 7 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 7 (50.00%) Chai
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
2 7 (50.00%) Sass
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) Ionic Framework
3 2 (14.29%) RESTful
3 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Animation
1 7 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 7 (50.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 7 (50.00%) BDD
3 7 (50.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 7 (50.00%) Pay per click
3 7 (50.00%) SEO
3 7 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
4 2 (14.29%) OOP
4 2 (14.29%) Open Source
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
4 2 (14.29%) Software Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 2 (14.29%) Test Strategy
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (7.14%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) PHP
2 9 (64.29%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISEB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB