The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 50 55 58
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +3
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 7 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 2.39% 1.54% 1.50%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.68% 1.92% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £40,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £51,875 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Test Automation
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
261 313 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 89.08% 80.26% 80.30%
Number of salaries quoted 224 258 285
Average salary £33,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,950 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Test Automation Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Devon

Test Automation
Salary Histogram in Devon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Devon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Test Automation Salary Histogram in Devon

Test Automation
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Devon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 5 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Barnstaple - 1 - -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 14 (82.35%) QA
2 11 (64.71%) C#
2 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (58.82%) Selenium
4 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
4 6 (35.29%) User Stories
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) ISEB
5 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
5 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
5 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (23.53%) QA Automation
5 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
5 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
6 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (17.65%) Advertising
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) MVC
7 2 (11.76%) NUnit
7 2 (11.76%) Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) NuGet
7 2 (11.76%) DevOps
7 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
7 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Devon 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 1 (5.88%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.76%) NuGet
3 2 (11.76%) NUnit
4 1 (5.88%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Analyst
2 8 (47.06%) QA Analyst
3 6 (35.29%) Test Analyst
4 5 (29.41%) QA Test Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Analyst
5 4 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
6 3 (17.65%) Software Tester
6 3 (17.65%) Tester
7 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Developer
7 2 (11.76%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Graduate QA Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) QA Test Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Manager
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Penetration Tester
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Tester
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Test Analyst
8 1 (5.88%) Senior Tester
8 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) .NET
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 2 (11.76%) NHibernate
3 1 (5.88%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.88%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (64.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) Manual Testing
2 6 (35.29%) User Stories
3 4 (23.53%) QA Automation
3 4 (23.53%) Software Testing
3 4 (23.53%) Waterfall
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
4 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (11.76%) DevOps
5 2 (11.76%) MVC
5 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Project Management
5 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
5 2 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Open Source
6 1 (5.88%) Product Management
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C#
2 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (11.76%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
4 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) ISEB
1 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (82.35%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) HP
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