The first table below looks at the demand for Test Automation skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Dorset region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 58 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.95% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 1.32% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £47,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
442 378 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.34% 72.14% 72.40%
Number of salaries quoted 346 322 268
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.23%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Test Automation across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset region citing Test Automation 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 Test Automation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) NUnit
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Software Tester
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA