The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 82 63 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -2
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.35% 2.29% 0.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.46% 2.72% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 1
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
649 625 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.53% 84.12% 75.81%
Number of salaries quoted 507 512 289
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -6.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Dorset

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014. 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
Bournemouth -11 1 £19,000 -57.77%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) FTP
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) Informatica
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) JMS
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Spring
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Mule
3 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) SAS
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (25.00%) Mule
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Tester
2 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) JMS
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 1 (25.00%) ISEB
2 1 (25.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Informatica