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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Test Automation
Rank 64 67 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Test Automation 2 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.41% 1.31% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.45% 1.46% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £85,000 £57,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -
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
441 547 606
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 89.45% 89.53% 84.87%
Number of salaries quoted 372 433 486
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Test Automation within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +12 2 £85,000 +47.82%
Test Automation
South West

Test Automation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 12 (100.00%) HP
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
2 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 10 (83.33%) Investment Banking
2 10 (83.33%) QA
2 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 10 (83.33%) Java
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 10 (83.33%) XML
2 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) Middleware
3 9 (75.00%) webMethods
3 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
3 9 (75.00%) SOA
3 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) MQSeries
3 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
3 9 (75.00%) Data Management
3 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
3 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Test Management
3 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
3 9 (75.00%) System Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Temenos T24
3 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
3 9 (75.00%) Green Hat

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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (75.00%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 3 (25.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (8.33%) YourKit
General
1 12 (100.00%) Banking
1 12 (100.00%) Finance
2 10 (83.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Test Leader
2 9 (75.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Test Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Performance Test Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Lead Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Tester
4 1 (8.33%) QA Leader
4 1 (8.33%) QA Tester
4 1 (8.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (83.33%) Middleware
1 10 (83.33%) XML
2 1 (8.33%) JMS
2 1 (8.33%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Software Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Asset Management
2 9 (75.00%) Automation Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
2 9 (75.00%) Data Management
2 9 (75.00%) Functional Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Regression Testing
2 9 (75.00%) SOA
2 9 (75.00%) System Testing
2 9 (75.00%) Test Management
2 9 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 9 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Non-Functional Testing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (8.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) ISEB
2 9 (75.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Degree
3 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (83.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) CA Service Virtualization
1 3 (25.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (8.33%) nmon
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) HP
2 10 (83.33%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Green Hat
3 9 (75.00%) IBM
3 9 (75.00%) webMethods
4 1 (8.33%) Dynatrace