The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Royston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 10 - 6
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 9.09% - 21.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.71% - 31.82%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 7
Average salary £45,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
Test Automation
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
28 5 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 84.85% 20.00% 68.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 5 21
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Royston

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Royston

Test Automation
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Royston 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%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) QA

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Royston 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.

General
1 4 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) Software Integration Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) UNIX
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Scrum
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA