The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 22 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 Middlesex region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 54 41
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 2 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex - 0.42% 3.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.58% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 17
Average salary - £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
250 347 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 74.18% 73.05% 78.66%
Number of salaries quoted 170 214 311
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Test Automation
South East

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Middlesex

Test Automation
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) JMeter
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Selenium
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 3 (75.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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%) JMeter
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) Selenium
1 3 (75.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) TeamCity
2 1 (25.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 1 (25.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Test Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Automation Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) TDD
2 3 (75.00%) Automated Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Shell Script