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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 8 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 7.69% 4.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 6.06% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
33 33 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Royston 84.62% 76.74% 63.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 33 7
Average salary £55,000 £43,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.43% +24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £38,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 18 Related IT Skills in Royston

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) QA
1 4 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Wireless
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) C#

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Royston by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Automation Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) QA Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) QA Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) QA Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) QA Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Software QA Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Software Test Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 4 (66.67%) Test Automation Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Automated Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 4 (66.67%) QA Automation
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA