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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 14 8
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties - 1.54% 2.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.38% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
13 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Home Counties 81.25% 64.62% 87.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 20
Average salary £43,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £40,500 £43,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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