The table below looks at the statistics for Automation 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 Automation Testing over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automation Testing
Rank 65 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing Automation Testing 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.21% 1.00% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 1.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,250
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
Automation 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
370 321 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 78.06% 80.45% 74.20%
Number of salaries quoted 296 277 262
Average salary £34,500 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.15% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,576 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automation Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Automation Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Automation Testing
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Automation Testing Salary Trend in Devon

Automation Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing.

1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Automotive
3 1 (33.33%) Replication
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) QA
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TeamCity

Automation Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Devon region citing Automation 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 Automation Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (33.33%) Hudson
1 1 (33.33%) SoapUI
1 1 (33.33%) SpecFlow
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Software Tester
2 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Trainee Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Trainee
2 1 (33.33%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Replication
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing
3 1 (33.33%) BDD
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) Regression Testing
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Software Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Compatibility Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) ISEB
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft