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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 24 26 -
Rank change year-on-year +2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 1.01% 0.84% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 0.99% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% -  
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 82 101 62
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 82.83% 84.87% 67.39%
Number of salaries quoted 76 83 54
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,850 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

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

Test Automation
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 23 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 Stevenage region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) CA Agile Central

Test Automation
Top Related 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 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JMeter
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) WATIR
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) QA Test Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Test Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware