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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 44 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +5
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 0.77% 1.49% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 1.75% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £60,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
222 228 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 85.06% 84.76% 87.23%
Number of salaries quoted 191 217 237
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 27 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Selenium
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
3 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
3 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
3 7 (63.64%) Java EE
3 7 (63.64%) Degree
3 7 (63.64%) BDD
3 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
3 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 7 (63.64%) Oracle
3 7 (63.64%) Case Management
4 6 (54.55%) J2EE
5 2 (18.18%) Erlang
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Analytics
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
5 2 (18.18%) User Experience
5 2 (18.18%) Algorithms

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 7 (63.64%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle Database
1 7 (63.64%) RDBMS
1 7 (63.64%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 11 (100.00%) Selenium
2 9 (81.82%) JUnit
3 7 (63.64%) Maven
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Tester
1 7 (63.64%) Tester
2 4 (36.36%) Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Automation Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Software Test Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Automation Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Manual Tester
4 1 (9.09%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) Java EE
2 6 (54.55%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
1 2 (18.18%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) BDD
2 7 (63.64%) Case Management
2 7 (63.64%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 2 (18.18%) Erlang
3 2 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle