The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank - 52 43
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon - 0.28% 1.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.40% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Automated Testing
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Devon region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
290 247 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 78.80% 68.80% 70.74%
Number of salaries quoted 240 226 199
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,800 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.05% +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Devon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Devon region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Devon

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (50.00%) QA
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
4 1 (16.67%) HND
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) POSIX
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Genesys

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) NUnit
1 1 (16.67%) TeamCity
1 1 (16.67%) Hudson
1 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
1 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
1 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Hardware Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) POSIX
2 1 (16.67%) WPF
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 3 (50.00%) Test Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (50.00%) Coaching
2 3 (50.00%) Data Security
2 3 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (50.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) HND
2 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Genesys