The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Royston with a requirement for Test Automation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Test Automation
Hertfordshire / Royston
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 14 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Royston 19.05% 2.56% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 19.05% 2.86% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £42,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Test Automation is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Royston with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Royston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 21 35 25
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Royston 100.00% 89.74% 75.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 24
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +52.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £45,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Royston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Royston citing Test Automation as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Test Automation in Royston

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Royston

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

Salary trend for Test Automation in Royston

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Royston region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) SilkTest
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 9 (100.00%) Ranorex

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Royston by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) Ranorex
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) SilkTest
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Automation Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 9 (100.00%) Tester
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
1 9 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#