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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Automated Testing
Rank 56 54 50
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Permanent jobs citing Automated Testing 4 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 0.81% 1.72% 4.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.94% 2.11% 5.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 31
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
424 475 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 85.83% 81.90% 84.35%
Number of salaries quoted 371 392 556
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 26 February 2015. 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
Taunton +1 3 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Automated Testing
South West

Automated Testing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
2 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 14 (87.50%) C#
3 11 (68.75%) C++
3 11 (68.75%) Scrum
3 11 (68.75%) Oracle
3 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
3 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
3 11 (68.75%) NUnit
3 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
4 6 (37.50%) WPF
5 4 (25.00%) Selenium
5 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) XML
6 3 (18.75%) QA
6 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
7 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) Windows
8 1 (6.25%) UML
8 1 (6.25%) SharePoint

Automated Testing
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, 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 1 (6.25%) IIS
1 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (68.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (68.75%) NUnit
2 4 (25.00%) Selenium
2 4 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 10 (62.50%) Developer
2 10 (62.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (43.75%) Senior Software Developer
4 7 (43.75%) Senior Developer
5 4 (25.00%) Software Tester
5 4 (25.00%) Tester
6 3 (18.75%) Automated Tester
7 1 (6.25%) Analyst
7 1 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (93.75%) .NET
2 14 (87.50%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) WPF
4 3 (18.75%) CSS
4 3 (18.75%) XML
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Scrum
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineering
1 11 (68.75%) Unit Testing
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
4 1 (6.25%) Line Management
4 1 (6.25%) Refactoring
4 1 (6.25%) Release Management
4 1 (6.25%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
4 1 (6.25%) UML
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) C#
1 14 (87.50%) JavaScript
1 14 (87.50%) SQL
2 11 (68.75%) C++
3 3 (18.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) ISEB
1 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Oracle
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago