The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Home Counties region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank - - 8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - - 8.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Home Counties region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Home Counties
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
16 6 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 88.89% 54.55% 63.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 34
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in the Home Counties

Test Automation
Salary Trend in the Home Counties

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in the Home Counties