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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Automated Testing over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Automated Testing
Rank 67 70 66
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 6 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.00% 1.00% 1.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 1.25% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 7
Average salary £35,750 £47,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.73% +90.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
509 560 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 84.41% 80.23% 80.65%
Number of salaries quoted 448 485 463
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £39,469
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Automated Testing
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Automated Testing across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 1 £31,500 -33.68% 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 22 (70.97%) C#
2 21 (67.74%) .NET
3 20 (64.52%) SQL
4 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 18 (58.06%) Scrum
4 18 (58.06%) HTML
5 17 (54.84%) NUnit
5 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
5 17 (54.84%) Oracle
5 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
5 17 (54.84%) C++
6 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
7 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
7 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
7 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
9 7 (22.58%) ITIL
9 7 (22.58%) UML
9 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (22.58%) Refactoring
9 7 (22.58%) IIS
9 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
10 5 (16.13%) Line Management
10 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
11 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.90%) Selenium
12 3 (9.68%) WPF

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
2 7 (22.58%) IIS
3 2 (6.45%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (54.84%) NUnit
2 9 (29.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (12.90%) Selenium
4 2 (6.45%) TeamCity
4 2 (6.45%) WebDriver
4 2 (6.45%) Cucumber
4 2 (6.45%) Hudson
4 2 (6.45%) SpecFlow
4 2 (6.45%) Jenkins
4 2 (6.45%) JIRA
4 2 (6.45%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (6.45%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Software Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Software Engineer
3 12 (38.71%) Developer
3 12 (38.71%) Software Developer
4 10 (32.26%) Tester
5 7 (22.58%) Software Tester
5 7 (22.58%) Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Test Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Senior Software Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Software Test Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Web Tester
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Manual Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Automation Tester
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (67.74%) .NET
2 18 (58.06%) HTML
3 9 (29.03%) ASP.NET
4 7 (22.58%) .NET Framework
5 3 (9.68%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Scrum
2 17 (54.84%) Unit Testing
3 16 (51.61%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Manual Testing
5 8 (25.81%) Web Testing
6 7 (22.58%) Refactoring
6 7 (22.58%) ITIL
6 7 (22.58%) UML
6 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
7 5 (16.13%) Line Management
8 4 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (9.68%) Test Scripting
10 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.45%) TDD
10 2 (6.45%) BDD
10 2 (6.45%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.45%) Web Application Development
10 2 (6.45%) User Stories
10 2 (6.45%) Automation Testing
11 1 (3.23%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) C#
2 20 (64.52%) SQL
3 18 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 17 (54.84%) C++
5 5 (16.13%) VB.NET
6 2 (6.45%) Ruby
6 2 (6.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) ISEB
1 3 (9.68%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
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