The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 50 64 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.67% 0.24% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £85,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+161.53% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
Test Automation
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
262 360 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 87.92% 88.02% 84.26%
Number of salaries quoted 189 280 222
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Bournemouth region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Bournemouth

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bournemouth region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 17 (89.47%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 17 (89.47%) Banking
3 15 (78.95%) Middleware
3 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 15 (78.95%) XML
3 15 (78.95%) Unix
3 15 (78.95%) ISEB
3 15 (78.95%) Software Testing
3 15 (78.95%) QA
4 13 (68.42%) Test Management
4 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
4 13 (68.42%) Investment Banking
5 11 (57.89%) Data Management
5 11 (57.89%) webMethods
5 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
5 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
5 11 (57.89%) SOA
5 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
5 11 (57.89%) IBM
5 11 (57.89%) MQSeries
5 11 (57.89%) System Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Functional Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Integration Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Temenos T24
5 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
5 11 (57.89%) Green Hat
5 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) MQSeries
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
Business Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Temenos T24
2 2 (10.53%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 11 (57.89%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) Relational Database
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database
2 4 (21.05%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (10.53%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) HP UFT
2 6 (31.58%) LoadRunner
3 4 (21.05%) YourKit
4 2 (10.53%) JMeter
4 2 (10.53%) JUnit
4 2 (10.53%) Selenium
4 2 (10.53%) SoapUI
4 2 (10.53%) TestNG
4 2 (10.53%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (89.47%) Banking
1 17 (89.47%) Finance
2 13 (68.42%) Investment Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Test Leader
2 9 (47.37%) Middleware Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Test Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) QA Leader
3 6 (31.58%) Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Lead Tester
4 4 (21.05%) Non-Functional Tester
4 4 (21.05%) QA Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Automation Tester
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Leader
5 2 (10.53%) Performance Test Manager
5 2 (10.53%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Middleware
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 4 (21.05%) JMS
2 4 (21.05%) XML Messaging
3 2 (10.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (57.89%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 4 (21.05%) Management Information System
2 4 (21.05%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Unix
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Software Testing
2 13 (68.42%) Test Management
2 13 (68.42%) Test Scripting
3 11 (57.89%) Automation Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Configuration Management
3 11 (57.89%) Data Management
3 11 (57.89%) Functional Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Integration Testing
3 11 (57.89%) Regression Testing
3 11 (57.89%) SOA
3 11 (57.89%) System Testing
3 11 (57.89%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
5 6 (31.58%) Non-Functional Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Test Strategy
6 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (21.05%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (21.05%) Wealth Management
7 2 (10.53%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) ISEB
2 11 (57.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (21.05%) Degree
3 4 (21.05%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (31.58%) CA Service Virtualization
3 4 (21.05%) nmon
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) Oracle
3 11 (57.89%) Green Hat
3 11 (57.89%) IBM
3 11 (57.89%) webMethods
4 4 (21.05%) Dynatrace