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 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
Test Automation
Rank 40 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 29 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 6.47% - 0.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.55% - 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 3
Average salary £67,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
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%

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 28 August 2015.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (87.18%) QA
3 32 (82.05%) SQL
3 32 (82.05%) OO
4 31 (79.49%) Java
5 30 (76.92%) XML
5 30 (76.92%) OOP
5 30 (76.92%) Configuration Management
5 30 (76.92%) Banking
5 30 (76.92%) Data Management
5 30 (76.92%) Relational Database
6 29 (74.36%) Line Management
6 29 (74.36%) Mentoring
6 29 (74.36%) Coaching
6 29 (74.36%) Finance
7 28 (71.79%) IBM
7 28 (71.79%) Green Hat
8 27 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
8 27 (69.23%) Oracle Cash Management
8 27 (69.23%) OLTP
8 27 (69.23%) Oracle
8 27 (69.23%) Financial Institution
8 27 (69.23%) Middleware
8 27 (69.23%) Temenos T24
8 27 (69.23%) Cash Management
9 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
10 5 (12.82%) Open Source
10 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
10 5 (12.82%) BDD
11 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 27 (69.23%) Temenos T24
1 27 (69.23%) Oracle Cash Management
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (76.92%) Relational Database
2 27 (69.23%) OLTP
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) JMeter
1 3 (7.69%) Selenium
2 2 (5.13%) TestComplete
2 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.13%) JIRA
2 2 (5.13%) SpecFlow
2 2 (5.13%) Calabash
2 2 (5.13%) eggPlant
2 2 (5.13%) Appium
2 2 (5.13%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.13%) LoadRunner
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.56%) JUnit
3 1 (2.56%) HP UFT
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) TestNG
General
1 30 (76.92%) Banking
2 29 (74.36%) Finance
3 27 (69.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Architect
2 11 (28.21%) Test Architect
3 8 (20.51%) Test Automation Architect
4 7 (17.95%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Automation Test Analyst
7 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
8 1 (2.56%) Automated Tester
8 1 (2.56%) Software Test Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (76.92%) XML
2 27 (69.23%) Middleware
3 3 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
4 1 (2.56%) .NET
4 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (92.31%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (82.05%) OO
3 30 (76.92%) Configuration Management
3 30 (76.92%) Data Management
3 30 (76.92%) OOP
4 29 (74.36%) Line Management
4 29 (74.36%) Mentoring
4 29 (74.36%) Coaching
5 27 (69.23%) Non-Functional Testing
5 27 (69.23%) Cash Management
6 7 (17.95%) Test Scripting
7 5 (12.82%) Open Source
7 5 (12.82%) BDD
7 5 (12.82%) Software Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Performance Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Test Management
9 3 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
9 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (5.13%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 32 (82.05%) SQL
2 31 (79.49%) Java
3 4 (10.26%) C#
4 3 (7.69%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB
1 2 (5.13%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (87.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) IBM
1 28 (71.79%) Green Hat
2 27 (69.23%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) SOASTA, Inc
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) HP