The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 56 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 0.48% 0.64% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.77% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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 St Albans region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
189 130 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 91.30% 83.33% 82.63%
Number of salaries quoted 171 128 61
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,699
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +4.42%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Test Automation
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in St Albans

Test Automation
Top 11 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the St Albans 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%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Software Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA