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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 37 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 8 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 2.76% 0.43% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.76% 0.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 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
213 361 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 73.45% 77.30% 81.64%
Number of salaries quoted 203 319 227
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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 28 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
2 7 (77.78%) Python
3 6 (66.67%) Erlang
3 6 (66.67%) Analytics
3 6 (66.67%) Functional Programming
3 6 (66.67%) User Experience
3 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
4 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
4 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) Java EE
4 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) Oracle
4 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Maven
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
5 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) RDBMS
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle Database
1 2 (22.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Selenium
2 7 (77.78%) Cucumber
3 2 (22.22%) JUnit
4 1 (11.11%) Maven
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Automation Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Tester
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) User Experience
1 6 (66.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (11.11%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Analytics
1 6 (66.67%) Functional Programming
2 2 (22.22%) Automation Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Erlang
3 2 (22.22%) Java
4 1 (11.11%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Oracle