The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 14 - 7
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 5.00% - 21.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.45% - 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Automated Testing
Hertfordshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Royston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
31 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 77.50% 33.33% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 21
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Royston

Automated Testing
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing.

1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) QA

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Royston region citing Automated 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 4 (66.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) Software Integration Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) QA Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Integration Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Load Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
1 2 (33.33%) ISTQB
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA