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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Test Automation
Dorset / Bournemouth
Rank 44 55 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.90% 2.72% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.11% 3.02% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £40,250 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.84% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
180 463 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 80.72% 89.90% 81.28%
Number of salaries quoted 152 326 294
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 17 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (100.00%) QA
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Xbox
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Selenium
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET

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:

Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Test Lead
2 1 (50.00%) Head of Test
2 1 (50.00%) Head of Testing
2 1 (50.00%) QA Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SDLC
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) ISEB
1 2 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) QA