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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Test Automation
Rank 55 - 43
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 4 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 1.12% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% - 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 2
Average salary £57,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
276 239 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 77.31% 70.50% 67.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 201 162
Average salary £36,000 £30,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -19.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £20,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,944 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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
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 24 April 2015. 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 - 4 £57,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Product Management
2 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Summit
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 7 (87.50%) ISO 9001
2 7 (87.50%) Java
2 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 7 (87.50%) ISO 14001
2 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (62.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
5 1 (12.50%) V-Model
5 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (12.50%) CSS
5 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

Business Applications
1 7 (87.50%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) NoSQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) RDBMS
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Team Leader
1 6 (75.00%) Software Team Leader
2 5 (62.50%) Software Development Team Leader
2 5 (62.50%) Development Team Leader
2 5 (62.50%) Java Team Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 5 (62.50%) HTML5
3 5 (62.50%) Spring
4 1 (12.50%) Ajax
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Management Information System
1 7 (87.50%) Open Source
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (87.50%) TDD
2 7 (87.50%) Business Analysis
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (87.50%) Product Management
2 7 (87.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (87.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (87.50%) Scrum
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) V-Model
3 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) Java
2 6 (75.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ISEB
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (87.50%) ISO 9001
1 7 (87.50%) ISO 14001