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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 79 88 80
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.46% 0.11% 0.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.53% 0.14% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £19,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.05% -49.33%
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
565 736 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.87% 81.33% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 423 581 522
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,995
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.67%

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 31 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 +5 2 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Poole - 1 £32,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 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 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (50.00%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Selenium
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Java
4 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
5 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (16.67%) TestNG
5 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (16.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Selenium
1 2 (33.33%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) SoapUI
2 1 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 1 (16.67%) TestNG
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (16.67%) JUnit
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) HP UFT
2 1 (16.67%) JMeter
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Software Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) QA Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Tester
3 1 (16.67%) Software Test Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) Manual Testing
3 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Security Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Test Management
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (16.67%) DevOps
5 1 (16.67%) Line Management
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) API Testing
5 1 (16.67%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) HP
Bournemouth, Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus
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