The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 51 57 57
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 3 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.68% 0.82% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.53% 1.05% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £36,250 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.44% +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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 Woking region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
277 285 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 66.59% 77.45% 78.45%
Number of salaries quoted 243 264 281
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,900 £27,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,050 £60,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Woking

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Woking

Test Automation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 22 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 19 (86.36%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (54.55%) ISEB
3 12 (54.55%) ISTQB
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) TDD
3 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
3 12 (54.55%) System Testing
3 12 (54.55%) BDD
3 12 (54.55%) ATDD
4 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 10 (45.45%) User Stories
5 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
6 8 (36.36%) C#
7 7 (31.82%) C++
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Woking 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 19 (86.36%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Tester
2 10 (45.45%) Web Tester
3 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Tester
5 2 (9.09%) Test Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Software Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Testing
2 12 (54.55%) User Acceptance Testing
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (54.55%) TDD
2 12 (54.55%) Test Scripting
2 12 (54.55%) System Testing
2 12 (54.55%) BDD
2 12 (54.55%) ATDD
3 11 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 10 (45.45%) Performance Testing
4 10 (45.45%) User Stories
4 10 (45.45%) Scrum
5 3 (13.64%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (36.36%) C#
2 7 (31.82%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) ISEB
1 12 (54.55%) ISTQB