The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Thame region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 7 18 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 7.69% 5.17% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 7.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Thame region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Thame
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
7 38 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Thame 53.85% 65.52% 50.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 14
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Thame

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Thame

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Thame

Test Automation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Thame

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
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%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Thame by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Thame 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium IDE
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%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Usability Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft