The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 53 46 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 3 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.88% 1.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.04% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £53,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.07% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
289 321 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 84.50% 79.85% 86.59%
Number of salaries quoted 258 300 207
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
Somerset

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bath

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bath

Test Automation
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) System Testing
2 8 (72.73%) MVVM
2 8 (72.73%) Digital Media
2 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
2 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Pair Programming
2 8 (72.73%) XAML
2 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
2 8 (72.73%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (27.27%) Java EE
3 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
3 3 (27.27%) Java
3 3 (27.27%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JUnit

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) RDBMS
1 3 (27.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) JUnit
General
1 8 (72.73%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Software Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Junior
2 4 (36.36%) Junior Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Software Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Junior Software Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Senior Test Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
1 8 (72.73%) Windows 8
1 8 (72.73%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (72.73%) TDD
2 8 (72.73%) Pair Programming
2 8 (72.73%) Unit Testing
2 8 (72.73%) System Testing
2 8 (72.73%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
1 8 (72.73%) XAML
2 3 (27.27%) Java
2 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Degree
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