The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walton-on-Thames 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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 13 14 5
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 9 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 21.95% 9.09% 22.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 24.32% 10.34% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 2
Average salary £30,500 £34,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.59% +32.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Test Automation
Surrey

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Walton-on-Thames
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
37 29 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walton-on-Thames 90.24% 87.88% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 6
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -3.03%
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Walton-on-Thames

Test Automation
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) XML
1 17 (100.00%) Python
1 17 (100.00%) InstallShield
1 17 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 17 (100.00%) QA
1 17 (100.00%) Time Management
1 17 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) Degree
2 16 (94.12%) ISTQB
2 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
2 16 (94.12%) ISEB
2 16 (94.12%) Red Hat
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) C++
2 16 (94.12%) UNIX
2 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 16 (94.12%) Solaris
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (58.82%) VoIP
4 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
5 8 (47.06%) C
6 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
6 1 (5.88%) Automotive

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Walton-on-Thames by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Walton-on-Thames 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (58.82%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 17 (100.00%) InstallShield
General
1 10 (58.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Analyst
1 17 (100.00%) QA Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) QA Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Tester
2 8 (47.06%) Junior
2 8 (47.06%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) UAT Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Junior Tester
4 2 (11.76%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) UNIX
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
1 16 (94.12%) Solaris
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 17 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 17 (100.00%) Time Management
1 17 (100.00%) Test Strategy
2 16 (94.12%) Software Engineering
3 12 (70.59%) User Acceptance Testing
4 10 (58.82%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) Python
2 16 (94.12%) Ruby
2 16 (94.12%) C#
2 16 (94.12%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (94.12%) ISEB
1 16 (94.12%) ISTQB
1 16 (94.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Red Hat