The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kingston Upon Thames region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 44 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 1.28% 3.94% 1.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 4.85% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
Test Automation
London

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Kingston Upon Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
211 103 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kingston Upon Thames 89.79% 81.10% 88.80%
Number of salaries quoted 170 94 104
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Kingston Upon Thames

Test Automation
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
2 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) ISEB
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Kingston Upon Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Kingston Upon Thames 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.

Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) InstallShield
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Wealth Management
1 3 (75.00%) Web Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
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