The table below looks at the statistics for Automation Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automation Testing over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automation Testing
Rank 22 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 1.14% 2.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.72% 2.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,750 £34,500
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +3.62%
Automation Testing
Kent

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 204 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 65.91% 82.59% 78.05%
Number of salaries quoted 56 109 60
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,450 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Maidstone

Automation Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) ETL

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Maidstone region citing Automation Testing 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft