The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Redhill region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 36 27 32
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redhill 1.63% 2.84% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.90% 3.25% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +8.00%
Test Automation
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Redhill
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
158 154 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Redhill 85.87% 87.50% 75.15%
Number of salaries quoted 137 132 103
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £40,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Redhill

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Redhill

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Redhill

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Redhill

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Redhill 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 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Scrum
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) HP
2 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
3 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 7 (46.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (26.67%) QA
4 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Hudson
5 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (20.00%) Degree
5 3 (20.00%) Spring
5 3 (20.00%) Maven
5 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) ProC
5 3 (20.00%) C

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Redhill by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Redhill 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Ant
1 3 (20.00%) JUnit
1 3 (20.00%) ProC
1 3 (20.00%) Maven
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) Hudson
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Ivy
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Test Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Build Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) JDBC
2 3 (20.00%) Swing
2 3 (20.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Scrum
1 8 (53.33%) Waterfall
2 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Automated Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (26.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Load Testing
4 3 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 3 (20.00%) Build Automation
4 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
2 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) ISEB
1 12 (80.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) HP
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle