The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stevenage region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 22 21 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 0.94% 1.71% 0.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.23% 2.38% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £40,000 - £45,000
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 84 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 76.42% 71.79% 81.48%
Number of salaries quoted 71 72 118
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Stevenage

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Stevenage

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Stevenage

Test Automation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 2 (100.00%) Selenium
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Rally
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) WATIR

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Stevenage 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 (50.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) JMeter
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) WATIR
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Tester
2 1 (50.00%) QA Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) QA Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Tester
2 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mapping
1 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) System Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Rally
1 1 (50.00%) VMware