The table below looks at the statistics for Automated Testing skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Automated Testing
Rank 49 67 66
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -1
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 26 4 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.38% 0.70% 2.93%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.26% 0.88% 3.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 20
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,672 £40,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £40,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +18.57%
Automated Testing
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 Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
494 453 664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 83.16% 79.20% 84.48%
Number of salaries quoted 447 393 578
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing Automated Testing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Automated Testing Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Automated Testing Salary Trend in Somerset

Automated Testing
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Automated Testing Salary Histogram in Somerset

Automated Testing
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 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
Bath - 12 £40,000 - 2
Taunton -9 7 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Street - 1 £30,000 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing Automated Testing 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Automated Testing.

1 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 29 (59.18%) HTML
4 27 (55.10%) .NET
5 26 (53.06%) C#
6 25 (51.02%) Unit Testing
7 24 (48.98%) Java
8 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
9 20 (40.82%) MongoDB
9 20 (40.82%) NoSQL
10 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
11 18 (36.73%) C++
11 18 (36.73%) ETL
12 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
12 17 (34.69%) Team Foundation Server
13 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
13 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (32.65%) ITIL
13 16 (32.65%) Windows
13 16 (32.65%) UML
14 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (30.61%) Oracle
15 14 (28.57%) Scrum
16 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
17 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
18 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
18 11 (22.45%) QA
18 11 (22.45%) IIS
19 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
20 9 (18.37%) Selenium

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 11 (22.45%) IIS
2 4 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 3 (6.12%) CMS
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.08%) Kerberos
2 1 (2.04%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
2 1 (2.04%) MPLS
2 1 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.82%) MongoDB
1 20 (40.82%) NoSQL
2 19 (38.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.12%) MySQL
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Redis
Development Applications
1 17 (34.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
3 9 (18.37%) Selenium
4 8 (16.33%) Cucumber
5 7 (14.29%) NUnit
6 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
6 3 (6.12%) Jenkins
6 3 (6.12%) JIRA
6 3 (6.12%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.08%) Subversion
8 1 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (2.04%) EasyMock
8 1 (2.04%) Eclipse
8 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.04%) JUnit
8 1 (2.04%) Maven
8 1 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (18.37%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 26 (53.06%) Developer
2 10 (20.41%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.37%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.37%) Senior Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Lead Developer
4 8 (16.33%) Tester
5 7 (14.29%) Analyst
5 7 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Java Developer
5 7 (14.29%) Test Analyst
6 6 (12.24%) Test Engineer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
7 5 (10.20%) Software Tester
7 5 (10.20%) SQL Developer
8 4 (8.16%) IT Engineer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Agile Java Developer
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium Automation Tester
9 3 (6.12%) Selenium Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (59.18%) HTML
2 27 (55.10%) .NET
3 21 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 17 (34.69%) .NET Framework
5 6 (12.24%) Web Services
6 4 (8.16%) CSS
6 4 (8.16%) WCF
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 3 (6.12%) Entity Framework
7 3 (6.12%) XML
8 2 (4.08%) LINQ
8 2 (4.08%) RESTful
8 2 (4.08%) WinForms
8 2 (4.08%) WPF
8 2 (4.08%) XSLT
9 1 (2.04%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.04%) jQuery
9 1 (2.04%) JSON
9 1 (2.04%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (10.20%) Digital Media
2 3 (6.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.12%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.04%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (2.04%) Blog
3 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.04%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.04%) EPoS
3 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
1 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
2 15 (30.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (10.20%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Unix
5 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Unit Testing
2 18 (36.73%) ETL
3 16 (32.65%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (32.65%) ITIL
3 16 (32.65%) UML
4 14 (28.57%) Scrum
5 13 (26.53%) Service Delivery
6 12 (24.49%) Refactoring
7 11 (22.45%) Test Scripting
8 8 (16.33%) Continuous Delivery
8 8 (16.33%) TDD
9 7 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Load Testing
10 6 (12.24%) Regression Testing
11 5 (10.20%) MVC
12 4 (8.16%) BDD
12 4 (8.16%) DevOps
12 4 (8.16%) Kanban
12 4 (8.16%) Line Management
12 4 (8.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) JavaScript
2 31 (63.27%) SQL
3 26 (53.06%) C#
4 24 (48.98%) Java
5 18 (36.73%) C++
6 6 (12.24%) Python
7 4 (8.16%) PHP
8 3 (6.12%) PowerShell
8 3 (6.12%) T-SQL
8 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
9 2 (4.08%) XPath
9 2 (4.08%) XQuery
10 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (8.16%) Degree
2 3 (6.12%) MCSD
2 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.12%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Oracle
2 8 (16.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) AppDynamics
3 1 (2.04%) BT
3 1 (2.04%) Facebook
3 1 (2.04%) Infobright
3 1 (2.04%) New Relic
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