The table below looks at the statistics for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank - 48 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 4.34% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 5.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £61,250 -
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 Dorset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 599 734
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 85.51% 86.69% 84.56%
Number of salaries quoted 412 451 578
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Test Automation
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Test Automation Salary Trend in Dorset

Test Automation
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Test Automation.

1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) CA Service Virtualization

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 2 (100.00%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (100.00%) Banking
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Performance Test Manager
1 2 (100.00%) Test Leader
1 2 (100.00%) Test Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Non-Functional Testing
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 2 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) HP