The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hereford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Hereford region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 5 17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford - 35.71% 12.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 50.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 7
Average salary - - £27,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Hereford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
18 10 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hereford 81.82% 71.43% 77.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 2 42
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £45,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,015 £35,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
Herefordshire

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Hereford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Hereford

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Hereford

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Hereford

Test Automation
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Hereford

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation.

1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Hereford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Hereford region citing Test Automation also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Test Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Graduate
2 2 (66.67%) RF Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) RF Test Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Senior Test Engineer
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft