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 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 24 37 36
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 1.35% 2.82% 0.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.47% 3.26% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 1
Average salary - £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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 Stevenage region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Stevenage
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
81 184 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stevenage 54.73% 86.38% 76.06%
Number of salaries quoted 60 129 103
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 11 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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%) Pharmaceutical
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Stevenage by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Test Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Software Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 2 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Load Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared