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 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 51 51 55
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 29 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 3.78% 1.96% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.64% 2.61% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 28 11 8
Average salary £30,000 £34,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +11.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,000 £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- -2.77%
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
625 422 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 81.38% 75.22% 74.50%
Number of salaries quoted 527 377 410
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,646 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £50,000
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 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
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 20 August 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Automated Testing within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 August 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 -11 12 £30,000 -12.40%
Taunton +3 10 £31,000 +40.90% 1
Street - 5 £50,000 -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,500 -
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 30 (58.82%) HTML
3 24 (47.06%) C#
4 23 (45.10%) Scrum
5 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
6 19 (37.25%) .NET
6 19 (37.25%) Java
7 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
8 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
8 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
9 14 (27.45%) CSS
10 13 (25.49%) Windows
10 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
11 12 (23.53%) Migration
12 11 (21.57%) Web Testing
13 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
13 9 (17.65%) Digital Media
14 7 (13.73%) Refactoring
14 7 (13.73%) Selenium
14 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
14 7 (13.73%) C++
14 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
15 6 (11.76%) UML
15 6 (11.76%) IIS
15 6 (11.76%) Oracle
15 6 (11.76%) ITIL
15 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
15 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 16 (31.37%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) IIS
3 2 (3.92%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (3.92%) MS Office
1 2 (3.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.96%) HTTP
1 1 (1.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (43.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (13.73%) Selenium
3 6 (11.76%) NUnit
3 6 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 5 (9.80%) JIRA
4 5 (9.80%) Bugzilla
4 5 (9.80%) WebDriver
4 5 (9.80%) TeamCity
4 5 (9.80%) Cucumber
4 5 (9.80%) Hudson
4 5 (9.80%) SpecFlow
5 2 (3.92%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (3.92%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.96%) JUnit
6 1 (1.96%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.96%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
6 1 (1.96%) Maven
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) EasyMock
General
1 9 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Aerospace
2 2 (3.92%) Electronics
2 2 (3.92%) Military
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (35.29%) Developer
2 14 (27.45%) Java Developer
3 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
4 12 (23.53%) Tester
5 10 (19.61%) Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Test Analyst
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (19.61%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (17.65%) Junior Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Junior Java Developer
6 9 (17.65%) Junior
6 9 (17.65%) Software Test Analyst
6 9 (17.65%) Software Tester
7 7 (13.73%) Senior C# Software Engineer
8 6 (11.76%) Software Developer
9 4 (7.84%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.84%) Test Engineer
9 4 (7.84%) Automation Engineer
10 3 (5.88%) .NET Software Developer
10 3 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (58.82%) HTML
2 19 (37.25%) .NET
3 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 14 (27.45%) CSS
5 6 (11.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.96%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.96%) jQuery
6 1 (1.96%) REST
6 1 (1.96%) Spring Integration
6 1 (1.96%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.96%) Play Framework
6 1 (1.96%) SOAP
6 1 (1.96%) Web Services
6 1 (1.96%) Swing
6 1 (1.96%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.96%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Digital Media
2 2 (3.92%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 13 (25.49%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (45.10%) Scrum
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineering
3 12 (23.53%) Migration
4 11 (21.57%) Web Testing
5 7 (13.73%) Test Scripting
5 7 (13.73%) Refactoring
6 6 (11.76%) Unit Testing
6 6 (11.76%) ITIL
6 6 (11.76%) UML
6 6 (11.76%) Service Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) User Stories
7 5 (9.80%) Automation Testing
7 5 (9.80%) BDD
7 5 (9.80%) TDD
7 5 (9.80%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (3.92%) Change Management
8 2 (3.92%) Validation
8 2 (3.92%) Test Strategy
8 2 (3.92%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.96%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (62.75%) SQL
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (47.06%) C#
4 19 (37.25%) Java
5 7 (13.73%) VB.NET
5 7 (13.73%) C++
6 5 (9.80%) Ruby
7 1 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (5.88%) ISEB
1 3 (5.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) Puppet
1 1 (1.96%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Oracle
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.96%) Telerik
3 1 (1.96%) Twitter
3 1 (1.96%) JBoss
Taunton, Somerset
UKHO
Salary: £23,680 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago