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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 75 85 74
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.65% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.76% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 2
Average salary £32,500 £37,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.16% -24.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
528 732 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.16% 81.15% 84.10%
Number of salaries quoted 392 580 498
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%

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 3 July 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
Bournemouth +1 3 £32,500 -12.16%
Poole - 1 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
5 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
5 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 4 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) SDLC
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (25.00%) RAD
6 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 3 (25.00%) SQL
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (25.00%) Selenium
6 3 (25.00%) Release Management
6 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (16.67%) Data Protection

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) VPN
1 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Selenium
3 2 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (8.33%) SoapUI
4 1 (8.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (8.33%) JUnit
4 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (8.33%) HP UFT
4 1 (8.33%) JMeter
4 1 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (8.33%) TestNG
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Analyst
1 4 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Tester
2 3 (25.00%) Change Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 2 (16.67%) Change and Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Change and Configuration Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Configuration and Release Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Release Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Automated Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) QA Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Test Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) Waterfall
3 5 (41.67%) Manual Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) Penetration Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Release Management
5 3 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (25.00%) Security Testing
5 3 (25.00%) ITIL
5 3 (25.00%) RAD
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) E-Commerce
6 2 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) Python
4 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) HP