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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 82 62 69
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +7
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 2 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.26% 2.50% 0.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.34% 2.92% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 2
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
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
593 616 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 77.92% 85.44% 77.43%
Number of salaries quoted 458 515 321
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Agile Software Development
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

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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%) Mule
2 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) FTP
1 2 (50.00%) iSCSI
1 2 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Maven
2 2 (50.00%) Selenium
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Gerrit
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%) QA Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Junior Tester
3 1 (25.00%) Junior
3 1 (25.00%) Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Business 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%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
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
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, 23days
Posted: 5 days ago