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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Test Automation
Rank - 74 54
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.80% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.94% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 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
681 635 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 76.52% 84.22% 75.05%
Number of salaries quoted 530 514 282
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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