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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 49 38 71
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 17 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 4.11% 2.66% 0.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.72% 2.99% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 1
Median salary £33,581 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.93% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
360 268 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 86.96% 89.04% 85.14%
Number of salaries quoted 307 236 363
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,729 £22,524 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

The demand trend of job ads across the Devon region citing Test Automation as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Devon region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter -3 14 £35,000 -17.64%
Plymouth - 3 £26,000 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Test Automation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 13 (61.90%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 8 (38.10%) C#
5 8 (38.10%) ISO 9001
5 8 (38.10%) ISO 14001
5 8 (38.10%) Test Management
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 7 (33.33%) Python
7 5 (23.81%) Finance
7 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Java
7 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (23.81%) Retail
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
7 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
7 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) ATDD
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) Line Management
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
8 4 (19.05%) GitHub

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) GitHub
2 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
1 4 (19.05%) NUnit
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
2 3 (14.29%) Spock
3 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.76%) Gatling
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Protractor
4 1 (4.76%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (23.81%) Finance
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Test Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate
4 3 (14.29%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Test Automation Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Software Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Software Tester
5 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) JSON
2 2 (9.52%) RESTful
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) BDD
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) TDD
4 9 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 8 (38.10%) Test Management
6 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
7 5 (23.81%) ATDD
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (23.81%) Functional Testing
7 5 (23.81%) ITIL
7 5 (23.81%) Line Management
7 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
7 5 (23.81%) Performance Management
7 5 (23.81%) Resource Management
7 5 (23.81%) Test Scripting
7 5 (23.81%) Test Strategy
7 5 (23.81%) Waterfall
8 4 (19.05%) API Testing
8 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
2 8 (38.10%) C#
3 7 (33.33%) Python
4 5 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
6 3 (14.29%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) C
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 3 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (38.10%) ISO 14001
1 8 (38.10%) ISO 9001
2 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) SOASTA, Inc