The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sevenoaks region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 April 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 Sevenoaks region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks - - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.96% -5.62%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Sevenoaks
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
25 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sevenoaks 78.13% 89.29% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 8
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
Test Automation
Kent

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Sevenoaks

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Sevenoaks

Test Automation
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Sevenoaks by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sevenoaks 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) SoapUI
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft