The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 31 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 2.30% 5.38% 5.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.99% 8.62% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 9
Average salary £26,000 £35,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.76% +33.96%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
Automated Testing
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
134 58 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 77.01% 62.37% 72.02%
Number of salaries quoted 113 44 115
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 August 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 20 August 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%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Load Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Test Scripting
3 1 (16.67%) Manual Testing
3 1 (16.67%) UML
3 1 (16.67%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (33.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Twitter