The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 43 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 11 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.59% 3.07% 1.99%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.24% 3.80% 2.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 6
Average salary £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -3.07%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
Somerset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
340 237 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 80.00% 80.89% 82.78%
Number of salaries quoted 290 221 237
Average salary £35,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bath

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bath region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bath

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
2 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
2 3 (23.08%) ISEB
3 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (15.38%) C#
3 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Selenium
3 2 (15.38%) CMS
3 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
3 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.69%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
4 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
4 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.69%) Mockito
4 1 (7.69%) Puppet
4 1 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
4 1 (7.69%) Scrum
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Telerik
4 1 (7.69%) Subversion
4 1 (7.69%) Spring
4 1 (7.69%) Maven

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bath region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (15.38%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Mockito
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Eclipse
2 1 (7.69%) IntelliJ
Job Titles
1 11 (84.62%) Tester
2 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 10 (76.92%) Test Analyst
3 9 (69.23%) Software Test Analyst
3 9 (69.23%) Software Tester
4 2 (15.38%) Web Tester
5 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 1 (7.69%) Spring Integration
2 1 (7.69%) REST
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Flex
2 1 (7.69%) SOAP
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Web Testing
2 2 (15.38%) Web Application Development
2 2 (15.38%) Test Strategy
3 1 (7.69%) Build Automation
3 1 (7.69%) User Stories
3 1 (7.69%) Scrum
3 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.69%) Refactoring
3 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) PHP
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) ISTQB
1 3 (23.08%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Vagrant
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Telerik
2 1 (7.69%) JBoss