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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank 76 67 68
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.28% 0.79% 1.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.36% 0.95% 2.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Average salary £29,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.89% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £47,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £53,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
556 528 546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 79.09% 83.41% 80.41%
Number of salaries quoted 441 463 390
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014. 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
Dorchester - 1 £26,500 -
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

Test Automation
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Security Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Dorset
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago