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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 68 67 57
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.22% 0.21% 1.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.26% 0.27% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £19,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -57.77%
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
384 375 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 85.71% 77.96% 87.82%
Number of salaries quoted 277 279 286
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 28 August 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 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (50.00%) QA
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
3 1 (25.00%) JMeter
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) JUnit
3 1 (25.00%) MS Office
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (25.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Selenium
1 2 (50.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) SoapUI
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) TestNG
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) JUnit
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) JMeter
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Analyst
1 2 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) QA Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Automated Tester
2 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (25.00%) DevOps
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) API Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Content Management
3 1 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Test Management
3 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) HP