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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 41 - 51
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 28 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.25% - 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.45% - 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £57,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
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
376 374 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 83.93% 78.90% 82.55%
Number of salaries quoted 279 268 266
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 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (89.66%) QA
3 25 (86.21%) Java
4 23 (79.31%) SQL
4 23 (79.31%) OO
4 23 (79.31%) Finance
5 21 (72.41%) OOP
5 21 (72.41%) Banking
5 21 (72.41%) Data Management
5 21 (72.41%) Financial Institution
5 21 (72.41%) OLTP
5 21 (72.41%) IBM
5 21 (72.41%) Middleware
5 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
5 21 (72.41%) Oracle
5 21 (72.41%) XML
5 21 (72.41%) Temenos T24
5 21 (72.41%) Cash Management
5 21 (72.41%) Non-Functional Testing
5 21 (72.41%) Green Hat
5 21 (72.41%) Line Management
5 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
5 21 (72.41%) Coaching
5 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
5 21 (72.41%) Oracle Cash Management
6 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
7 5 (17.24%) BDD
7 5 (17.24%) Open Source
7 5 (17.24%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) Test Management

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 21 (72.41%) Temenos T24
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) OLTP
1 21 (72.41%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) JMeter
1 3 (10.34%) Selenium
2 2 (6.90%) Cucumber
2 2 (6.90%) SpecFlow
2 2 (6.90%) Calabash
2 2 (6.90%) eggPlant
2 2 (6.90%) Appium
2 2 (6.90%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.45%) SoapUI
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) HP UFT
3 1 (3.45%) TestNG
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (79.31%) Finance
2 21 (72.41%) Banking
2 21 (72.41%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Architect
2 9 (31.03%) Test Architect
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation Architect
4 5 (17.24%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (13.79%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Tester
6 2 (6.90%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Automated Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) XML
1 21 (72.41%) Middleware
2 3 (10.34%) Gherkin
3 2 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Mobile App
1 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (79.31%) OO
3 21 (72.41%) Configuration Management
3 21 (72.41%) Data Management
3 21 (72.41%) OOP
3 21 (72.41%) Cash Management
3 21 (72.41%) Non-Functional Testing
3 21 (72.41%) Line Management
3 21 (72.41%) Mentoring
3 21 (72.41%) Coaching
4 8 (27.59%) Test Scripting
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
5 5 (17.24%) Open Source
6 4 (13.79%) Test Management
7 3 (10.34%) Integration Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Manual Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Automated Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
7 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (86.21%) Java
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 3 (10.34%) Ruby
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (89.66%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Oracle
1 21 (72.41%) IBM
1 21 (72.41%) Green Hat
2 2 (6.90%) SOASTA, Inc
3 1 (3.45%) HP
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