The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Automated Testing
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 28 19
Rank change year-on-year +16 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 2.08% 0.96% 3.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.22% 1.12% 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £31,500 - £27,500
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 Stevenage with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Stevenage
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 45 89 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 93.75% 85.58% 80.31%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 84
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Test Automation
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage 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 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 in Stevenage.

Salary trend for Test Automation in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
2 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 7 (50.00%) QA
3 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) SQL
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
4 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 6 (42.86%) JIRA
5 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 5 (35.71%) Scrum
6 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
6 3 (21.43%) BDD
7 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (14.29%) WATIR
7 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 2 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (14.29%) Windows

Test Automation
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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:

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (42.86%) MS Visio
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Selenium
2 6 (42.86%) JIRA
3 3 (21.43%) WebDriver
4 2 (14.29%) JMeter
4 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (14.29%) WATIR
5 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
5 1 (7.14%) SoapUI
5 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Analyst
1 13 (92.86%) Test Analyst
2 7 (50.00%) Automation Test Analyst
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Test Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (21.43%) Senior Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Analyst
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Selenium Test Analyst
6 1 (7.14%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) SOAP
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Manual Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Test Scripting
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Software Testing
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
7 1 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) C++
2 1 (7.14%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) ISEB
2 11 (78.57%) ISTQB
3 5 (35.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (14.29%) HP
2 2 (14.29%) VMware
Stevenage
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive benefits package
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