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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 55 74 51
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -23
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 16 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.97% 0.22% 1.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.27% 0.27% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
490 370 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 90.91% 82.41% 86.35%
Number of salaries quoted 322 320 195
Average salary £39,000 £36,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.84% -6.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £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% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Java
1 19 (86.36%) HP
2 18 (81.82%) ISEB
2 18 (81.82%) XML
2 18 (81.82%) Banking
2 18 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 18 (81.82%) QA
3 17 (77.27%) Unix
3 17 (77.27%) Oracle
3 17 (77.27%) Middleware
3 17 (77.27%) Finance
4 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
5 14 (63.64%) Investment Banking
5 14 (63.64%) Test Management
5 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
6 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
6 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (59.09%) Data Management
6 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 13 (59.09%) Regression Testing
6 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
7 12 (54.55%) webMethods
7 12 (54.55%) IBM
7 12 (54.55%) MQSeries
7 12 (54.55%) SOA
7 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
7 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
7 12 (54.55%) Temenos T24
7 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (54.55%) MQSeries
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
Business Applications
1 12 (54.55%) Temenos T24
2 3 (13.64%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (13.64%) OLTP
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) HP UFT
2 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
2 5 (22.73%) YourKit
3 2 (9.09%) JMeter
3 2 (9.09%) JUnit
3 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
3 2 (9.09%) TestNG
3 2 (9.09%) WebDriver
4 1 (4.55%) JIRA
4 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
General
1 18 (81.82%) Banking
2 17 (77.27%) Finance
3 14 (63.64%) Investment Banking
4 3 (13.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Test Leader
2 9 (40.91%) Middleware Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Test Engineer
3 8 (36.36%) QA Leader
4 7 (31.82%) Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Lead Tester
5 5 (22.73%) Non-Functional Tester
5 5 (22.73%) QA Tester
6 2 (9.09%) Automated Tester
7 1 (4.55%) Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Test Architect
7 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (81.82%) XML
2 17 (77.27%) Middleware
3 5 (22.73%) JMS
3 5 (22.73%) XML Messaging
4 2 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) .NET
5 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (59.09%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
2 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (81.82%) Software Testing
2 15 (68.18%) Test Scripting
3 14 (63.64%) Functional Testing
3 14 (63.64%) Test Management
4 13 (59.09%) Configuration Management
4 13 (59.09%) Data Management
4 13 (59.09%) Regression Testing
4 13 (59.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Automation Testing
5 12 (54.55%) Integration Testing
5 12 (54.55%) SOA
5 12 (54.55%) System Testing
6 9 (40.91%) Asset Management
7 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (31.82%) Non-Functional Testing
8 5 (22.73%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (22.73%) Test Strategy
8 5 (22.73%) Wealth Management
9 3 (13.64%) Automated Testing
9 3 (13.64%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (86.36%) Java
2 1 (4.55%) C#
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (81.82%) ISEB
2 12 (54.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (22.73%) Degree
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
4 1 (4.55%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (81.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (22.73%) CA LISA
2 5 (22.73%) nmon
2 5 (22.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) HP
2 17 (77.27%) Oracle
3 12 (54.55%) Green Hat
3 12 (54.55%) IBM
3 12 (54.55%) webMethods
4 5 (22.73%) Dynatrace
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft