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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Automated Testing
South West / Somerset
Rank 20 55 64
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +9
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 74 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 11.97% 3.11% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.01% 3.52% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 66 19 3
Median salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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
569 540 446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 92.07% 88.52% 89.92%
Number of salaries quoted 473 454 387
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £29,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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
Taunton +11 21 £39,500 +5.33% 4
Bath +18 20 £38,750 +19.23% 2
Bridgwater - 2 £42,500 -
Street +11 1 £50,000 +66.66%
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.66%) Unit Testing
3 64 (64.65%) Scrum
4 63 (63.64%) Java
5 60 (60.61%) Software Engineering
6 49 (49.49%) .NET
7 43 (43.43%) ASP.NET
7 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
7 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
8 41 (41.41%) HTML
9 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
9 39 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 36 (36.36%) C#
11 35 (35.35%) SQL
12 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
12 34 (34.34%) Continuous Delivery
13 31 (31.31%) IIS
14 28 (28.28%) NoSQL
15 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
15 27 (27.27%) Windows
16 26 (26.26%) C
17 24 (24.24%) Line Management
18 23 (23.23%) Oracle
18 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
19 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
19 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
20 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
21 20 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
21 20 (20.20%) C++
22 19 (19.19%) System Testing

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 31 (31.31%) IIS
2 6 (6.06%) JBoss
3 1 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.01%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.02%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.02%) SaaS
3 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.06%) Internet
1 6 (6.06%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.34%) SQL Server
2 28 (28.28%) NoSQL
3 22 (22.22%) Hadoop
3 22 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 7 (7.07%) MySQL
5 6 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (6.06%) Redis
6 5 (5.05%) Big Data
7 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (39.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (16.16%) Visual Studio Team System
3 13 (13.13%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.13%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.13%) Visual Studio
4 9 (9.09%) Vagrant
5 7 (7.07%) Maven
5 7 (7.07%) Selenium
6 6 (6.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (6.06%) EasyMock
6 6 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 6 (6.06%) IntelliJ
6 6 (6.06%) JUnit
6 6 (6.06%) Mockito
6 6 (6.06%) Sonatype Nexus
6 6 (6.06%) Subversion
7 5 (5.05%) TeamCity
8 4 (4.04%) JIRA
9 3 (3.03%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 6 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 45 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 42 (42.42%) Developer
3 28 (28.28%) Java Engineer
4 22 (22.22%) Java Software Engineer
5 21 (21.21%) Java Developer
6 20 (20.20%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (18.18%) Senior Developer
8 16 (16.16%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 16 (16.16%) Software Developer
9 15 (15.15%) .NET Developer
9 15 (15.15%) .NET Software Engineer
10 14 (14.14%) Lead Software Engineer
11 12 (12.12%) Lead Developer
11 12 (12.12%) Senior Java Developer
12 10 (10.10%) Analyst
13 8 (8.08%) .NET Software Developer
13 8 (8.08%) Java Software Developer
13 8 (8.08%) Lead Software Developer
13 8 (8.08%) Senior Software Developer
14 7 (7.07%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (49.49%) .NET
2 43 (43.43%) ASP.NET
3 41 (41.41%) HTML
4 21 (21.21%) .NET Framework
5 17 (17.17%) Web Services
6 14 (14.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (10.10%) Entity Framework
7 10 (10.10%) WPF
8 8 (8.08%) REST
9 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
9 7 (7.07%) HTML5
9 7 (7.07%) JSON
9 7 (7.07%) RESTful
9 7 (7.07%) Spring
9 7 (7.07%) XML
10 6 (6.06%) CSS
10 6 (6.06%) Hibernate
10 6 (6.06%) WCF
10 6 (6.06%) WinForms
10 6 (6.06%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.02%) Replication
3 2 (2.02%) RIA
4 1 (1.01%) Blog
4 1 (1.01%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.27%) Windows
1 27 (27.27%) Windows Server
2 17 (17.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (65.66%) Unit Testing
3 64 (64.65%) Scrum
4 60 (60.61%) Software Engineering
5 34 (34.34%) Continuous Delivery
6 24 (24.24%) Line Management
7 20 (20.20%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (19.19%) System Testing
9 18 (18.18%) Refactoring
9 18 (18.18%) Release Management
10 15 (15.15%) ETL
10 15 (15.15%) MVC
10 15 (15.15%) Test Automation
11 14 (14.14%) ITIL
11 14 (14.14%) Service Delivery
12 13 (13.13%) DevOps
12 13 (13.13%) Software Delivery
13 12 (12.12%) Customer Requirements
13 12 (12.12%) UML
14 9 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 63 (63.64%) Java
2 39 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 36 (36.36%) C#
4 35 (35.35%) SQL
5 26 (26.26%) C
6 20 (20.20%) C++
7 18 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 6 (6.06%) PHP
8 6 (6.06%) T-SQL
8 6 (6.06%) XPath
8 6 (6.06%) XQuery
9 2 (2.02%) Python
10 1 (1.01%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.01%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 43 (43.43%) SC Cleared
1 43 (43.43%) Security Cleared
2 7 (7.07%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (5.05%) Degree
4 4 (4.04%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (1.01%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (6.06%) Active Directory
1 6 (6.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.05%) Puppet
2 3 (3.03%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (23.23%) Microsoft
1 23 (23.23%) Oracle
2 6 (6.06%) Infobright
3 4 (4.04%) Xamarin
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