The first table below looks at the demand for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 July 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 Exeter region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 24 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 3 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 3.59% 2.75% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.58% 4.35% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 9
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +28.30%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
131 69 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 78.44% 63.30% 78.23%
Number of salaries quoted 111 53 108
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,800 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £53,500 £52,650
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
Automated Testing
Devon

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Exeter region.

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Exeter

Automated Testing
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing.

1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Data Security
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (16.67%) QA
4 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Exeter region citing Automated Testing 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 Automated Testing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Test Strategy
2 4 (66.67%) System Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Validation
2 4 (66.67%) Data Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter