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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 60 61 46
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.74% 0.26% 0.65%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 0.33% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Average salary £32,500 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.90% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £55,000 £53,250
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £55,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -
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
351 303 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 86.24% 79.53% 80.26%
Number of salaries quoted 270 212 216
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 29 May 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 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) QA
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Test Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Change Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Change and Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Release Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) SDLC
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (33.33%) RAD
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (33.33%) Release Management
3 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Protection
4 1 (16.67%) DevOps
4 1 (16.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Java
2 1 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft