The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidstone region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 25 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 Maidstone region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 19 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone - 5.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Maidstone
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
101 63 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidstone 78.91% 78.75% 75.93%
Number of salaries quoted 94 61 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Test Automation
Kent

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Maidstone

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Maidstone

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Maidstone

Test Automation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Maidstone

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Maidstone by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT jobs across the Maidstone 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 2 (100.00%) Ranorex
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SOAP
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) System Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP