The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 42 63 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 5 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.72% 1.05% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Test Automation
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
215 384 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 73.88% 80.33% 79.39%
Number of salaries quoted 199 325 240
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 4 (57.14%) Python
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 3 (42.86%) Erlang
2 3 (42.86%) Analytics
2 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 3 (42.86%) User Experience
2 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 2 (28.57%) Social Media
3 2 (28.57%) Heroku
3 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
4 1 (14.29%) BDD
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
4 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
4 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) JUnit
4 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
4 1 (14.29%) Java EE
4 1 (14.29%) Degree

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Heroku
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) Selenium
1 4 (57.14%) Cucumber
2 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 2 (28.57%) RSpec
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Maven
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Test Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) User Experience
1 3 (42.86%) Algorithms
2 2 (28.57%) Social Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Analytics
1 3 (42.86%) Functional Programming
2 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (14.29%) BDD
3 1 (14.29%) SDLC
3 1 (14.29%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Erlang
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
4 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
4 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle