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 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
Automated Testing
Rank 68 74 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.93% 0.65% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.01% 0.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 0
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
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
493 382 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 91.30% 83.04% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 323 330 196
Average salary £39,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.21% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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%) Selenium
2 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
3 2 (33.33%) TestNG
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) JMeter
3 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) JUnit
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
3 2 (33.33%) Test Management
4 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Security Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) CMS
Development Applications
1 5 (83.33%) Selenium
2 2 (33.33%) HP UFT
2 2 (33.33%) JMeter
2 2 (33.33%) JUnit
2 2 (33.33%) SoapUI
2 2 (33.33%) TestNG
2 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (16.67%) MSTest
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Tester
2 2 (33.33%) Web Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Content Management
2 2 (33.33%) Scrum
2 2 (33.33%) Test Management
3 1 (16.67%) Defect Management
3 1 (16.67%) DevOps
3 1 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Security Testing
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Web Development
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) HP