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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Test Automation over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 76 62
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.54% 0.39%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.63% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 2
Average salary - £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
645 635 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.97% 85.12% 76.91%
Number of salaries quoted 497 521 305
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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