The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 63 61 49
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -12
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.67% 0.42% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.80% 0.54% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 1
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -38.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
Dorset

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
375 368 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 83.71% 77.97% 82.39%
Number of salaries quoted 277 264 258
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
2 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
4 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 3 (42.86%) C#
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 2 (28.57%) Java
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (28.57%) RAD
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Selenium
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) WebDriver
2 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 1 (14.29%) TestNG
3 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 1 (14.29%) JUnit
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
3 1 (14.29%) HP UFT
3 1 (14.29%) JMeter
3 1 (14.29%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Change Manager
1 2 (28.57%) Tester
1 2 (28.57%) Analyst
1 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) QA Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Applications Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Automated Tester
2 1 (14.29%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Configuration and Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (71.43%) Waterfall
3 4 (57.14%) Manual Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 3 (42.86%) SDLC
4 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (28.57%) Data Protection
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) RAD
5 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
5 2 (28.57%) Regression Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Release Management
5 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Security Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (14.29%) Test Management
6 1 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) VB
3 1 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) HP